The Brookgreen Gardens Summer Lights Festival begins on Thursday, May 24, 2018, and runs every Wednesday-Saturday through August 19. Tickets are $20 for adults; $15 for kids (4-12). Members get a $5 discount. You must buy your tickets in advance.
The festival was created by Chinese Craftsmen in the tradition of Chinese Lantern Festivals. The exhibit will be in the Lowcountry Zoo, and feature larger-than-life, illuminated silk lantern sculptures shaped like a variety of native animals, insects and plants.
This event will also include music, food trucks, activities, Chinese paper cutting, and more.
Brookgreen Gardens is located at 1931 Brookgreen Drive (off of US 17 Bypass) in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.