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Selby Gardens’ Lights in Bloom named winner by USA TODAY

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December 13, 2019
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (Selby Gardens) is pleased to announce that Lights in Bloom is a winner in the 2019 USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights. USA TODAY announced that Selby Gardens’ Lights in Bloom made the top ten list at 9th place out of a field 20 nominees from around the country. Lights in Bloom was selected as a nominee in November by an expert panel and the public voted for this honor.

“We couldn’t be more excited and proud,” says Jennifer Rominiecki, president and CEO of Selby Gardens. “To be selected and recognized as one of the best holiday light shows in the nation is a true honor. I must thank our partner Affairs in the Air for transforming the Gardens into this truly spectacular event and to those who voted for us in this competition.”

USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company that owns provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world.

Lights in Bloom is on view select nights beginning December 14, 2019 through January 4, 2020. Tickets are $20 for Selby Gardens’ members and $25 for others. Advance tickets purchases are strongly recommended. Tickets can be purchased at Space is limited nightly and those with pre-purchased tickets will enter the Gardens first.
Lynn Bates, VP of External Relations
(941) 366-5731 x225


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