This Sarasota Bay bayfront property in an open-air and under-glass botanical garden featuring more than 20,000 colorful and exotic plants. The overall gardens and greenhouses at Selby occupy approximately 11 acres while the entire campus setting is comprised of 16 acres.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens features an outdoor butterfly garden, bromeliad garden, bamboo garden, epiphyte garden, fern garden, a mangrove walkway, and a breathtaking tropical conservatory display garden with more than 6,000 orchids! There is also an on-site cafe and gift shop.
The Children’s Rainforest Garden at Selby Botanical
Children and adults will enjoy the Children’s Rainforest Garden. Its tropical jungle environment is where kids can freely explore and play. Featuring a 16′ waterfall, swinging bridges, field research stations to inspire curious minds, caves for exploring, and an adventure trail in addition to an Amazon village with an amphitheater! The Children’s Rainforest Garden’s single entry/exit assures that no child can enter or exit without parental supervision. Read Selby Botanical Gardens’ featured blog article – click here!
Selby Botanical Gardens is a favorite Sarasota wedding and event venue and offers special events throughout the year including garden concerts.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a Sarasota attraction you won’t want to miss.
The Garden is closed Christmas Day.