Last updated: 11/8/2021
1534 Mound Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Closed Christmas Day. 3 p.m. closing on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, and New Years Eve.
Call for current admission rates.
Mike McLaughlin, VP of Horticulture and Site Operations
Jeannie Hendrick-Perales, VP for Exhibits and Engagement
Jennifer Rominiecki, President and CEO
Lynn Hobeck Bates, VP for External Relations
Shavonne Simon, Staff Accountant
Hermione Gilpin, VP for Institutional Giving
Tina Scarpino, Senior Director, Human Resources and Guest Relations
Mandi Arthur, Senior Director, Finance and Information Systems
Craig Kenkel, Senior Director, Events
Mark Elliott, Senior Director, Facilities
Angel Lara, Senior Director, Glasshouse Collections
John McCarthy, VP for Historic Spanish Point
Darrell Ayers, Senior Director, Special Projects
Experience nature in full bloom at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, a 9-acre tropical oasis on the sparkling shores of Sarasota Bay. Here you will encounter the world's most spectacular living collection of rare tropical plants in open-air and under-glass displays, including more than 6,000 orchids and 3,600 bromeliads in incredible living color.
To further the understanding and appreciation of plant life, with emphasis on epiphytes, and to provide enjoyment to all who visit the Gardens.
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