The Lights of the Season

December 2015
Photographs by: 
Randall Hill
Photographer Randall Hillgive us a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most anticipated holiday events—Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand Candles

Nights of a Thousand Candles now has a mobile app? Download it before you go to make your experience even more enjoyable! Includes a personal schedule you can filter by day and time. Download it by searching for Brookgreen Gardens.

More than 150 staff and volunteers start hanging lights in late September to be set up for opening night on December 3? Five miles of extension cords are used!


The holidays shine brighter at Brookgreen Gardens with 1 million LED lights. More than 37,000 people attended last year’s event.


Brookgreen Gardens ignites a joyous night for you and your whole family with more than 5,500 hand-lit candles.

Brookgreen Gardens’ Nights of a Thousand Candles
1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet
December 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19
3-10 p.m., Thursday through Saturday
$18 for general public , $10 for children
(843) 235-6000,