Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay Harbor

When you think garden, you probably think spring and summer, right? Wrong….Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay Harbor is open year round for all visitors. So, don’t think just because it’s a garden and you’re not visiting Portland, Maine in the spring or summer that you can’t come and see a captivating display of beauty. Coastal Maine Botanical visitors prepare to be wowed by what some are calling “The Miracle in Maine.” You will want to visit this spectacular garden that is full of phenomenal surprises year-round over and over again. Don’t wait for this magical wonderland, come and see it today!

"Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay Harbor"

Photo by William Brehm

You are sure to find a lot to do at the Botanical Gardens. Form fabulous events, extraordinary learning experiences, out of this world concerts, to fine arts, exhibits, fine dining, and memorable activities, there is fun for everyone! The theme for this year is “Feathers and Foliage” which celebrates birds and plants in Portland, Maine.

Come experience two-hundred and fifty-four acres of mystical miracles happening right before your eyes. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of music as you stroll through the vibrant display of color. Relish in the special events and walk the vivacious paths exploring all of the gardens’ energetic blooms. Go on a picnic and enjoy a scenic experience in one of the gardens or by the water. Conclude it with a stop at the showrooms in Freeport on the return trip home.

Engage your curious children in a program at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens as you delve into the captivating world of plants, gardens, nature, science, art, and culture. Enrich the learning experience through combining your visit with a trip to Bibby and Harold Alfond Children’s Garden and the Lerner Garden of the Five Senses, or a walk along our many trails.

Enjoy a blooming good time through the month of August as you experience the Maine Fairy House Festival. You will make & take crafts, have fun with fairy house building in the Bibby and Harold Alfond Children’s Garden; enjoy live performances, play Gnome Games, and the Great Bubble Machine; listen to small performances and partake in workshops; and lavish the mouth-watering Fairy Tea.

With just a glimpse of what the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden in Boothbay Harbor has to offer, you can see it’s truly a place worth visiting. For more information on events, concerts, shows, activities, and admissions, visit the website at

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