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Brookgreen Gardens

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1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5072
+1 843-235-6000
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Holiday Spectacular!

Wow. This is one of the best holiday lighting displays I've ever seen. Acres and acres of lights... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Summerville, South Carolina
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Worth another visit

Nights of a Thousand Candles, on until December 18. Recommend a visit to see all of the "real" wax... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Greenville, South Carolina
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A beautiful 9,170-acre green park located 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-5072
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Wow. This is one of the best holiday lighting displays I've ever seen. Acres and acres of lights decorating the different garden "rooms." Many, many candles are hand lit every evening by volunteers. The tree lighting ceremony was startling, going from pitch black to oh...More

Thank tripper123
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Nights of a Thousand Candles, on until December 18. Recommend a visit to see all of the "real" wax candles; best part is to arrive early and watch all the volunteers light the candles, just before they begin flipping the switch to turn on the...More

Thank DCSC001
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This event now in its 13th year is spectacular and just when you think it can't get any better it does. New to the event this year was a blown glass display from Conway Glass. There are candles and lights everywhere. The event this year...More

2  Thank gemcityer
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was much better that I ever expected. There were lights everywhere. A train display both inside and out. I don’t think my pictures will do this justice. Just know that you will have to do a lot of walking. They have “strollers” for those...More

1  Thank 1961Cynthia
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This place was amazing will definitely bring anyone who visit me from out of state will love the statues and what they represent and such a great architectural experience👍

1  Thank LINDA W
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The slogan that Brookgreen Gardens uses is certainly applicable to their "Nights of a Thousand Candles." We have been to this event many times and each year, it seems to get better. Now that you have to buy tickets online for a specific day, it...More

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 4 December 2016

All I can say is "Wow!" The Night of a Thousand Candles is an experience that must be had. We were there for the tree lighting at 5:45 and it was awe-inspiring. All the various gardens and displays were gorgeously decorated and the entertainment was...More

Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Truly spectacular. A visual mastery of lights. Pictures will not do it justice. Do yourself a favor and take your time to appreciate the incredible work that goes into this truly special holiday display.

Thank JoJo-OIB
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have been her several times, but this time we went for the Christmas time of Night of a Thousand candles. There are 5000 hand lit candles throughout the gardens. There are also many different types of lights all over the area. It is truly...More

1  Thank mndw
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Every trip to SC includes a trip to Brookgreen. If you are fortunete to be in the area the first three weeks in December I highly reccomend their Night of a Thousand Candles. The grounds are illuminated with luminaria and myriad lights. I 've tickets...More

1  Thank dughlas2016
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Stevie C
12 January 2018|
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Response from Lauren J | Property representative |
Hi, I work at Brookgreen, we have had mostly very positive feedback on the exhibit. Kids love it and some big kids too! It's only here through April.
Tammy F
9 December 2017|
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Response from WakeSpursFan | Reviewed this property |
We have visited in Sept. and Oct. Both times were ideal weather, and, the gardens are planted with evergreens and non blooming seasonal plants that extend the “flowering” season. It really is unique in the fact that it’s as... More
7 December 2017|
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Response from slaterinde | Reviewed this property |
The fee is $16 per person, but if anyone in the vehicle is military or retired military, or a senior citizen, then a $2 per person discount applies to everyone in the vehicle. This discount may also apply for police... More