Update in regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

(Updated June 5, 2020 at 12:09 p.m.)

We are thrilled to welcome you back to Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota and Historic Spanish Point campuses beginning on the following dates:

  • Members only — Tuesday, May 26

  • General public — Wednesday, May 27  

The well-being and safety of our members, guests, volunteers, and staff are of the utmost importance to us.  Therefore, during this phase one re-opening, guest access will be limited to outdoor spaces only. 

Below, you will find details about contactless ticketing and other safety protocols in effect at both campuses.

MEMBERS

  • Members have access to both our Downtown campus and Historic Spanish Point campus.
  • Please bring your membership card (from either Selby Gardens or Historic Spanish Point) and ID with you.
  • Member guest pricing is as follows:
    • $7 per member guest at Historic Spanish Point campus
    • $10 per member guest at Downtown Sarasota campus
  • Tickets for guests may be purchased onsite at either campus using credit or debit cards – no cash will be accepted.
    • American Horticulture Society reciprocal memberships will be accepted at both campuses.

    • North American Museum Reciprocal and ROAM program memberships will only be accepted at the Historic Spanish Point campus.
    • To renew your membership at either campus, please visit Selby Gardens Membership, email membership@selby.org, or call 941.248.3525. In an effort to limit face-to-face interaction, we will not process renewal or new member requests in-person at either campus. 

    TICKETING AND CAMPUS INFORMATION

    Downtown Sarasota campus

    • Adult general admission is reduced to $15.
    • Tickets may be pre-purchased online for Downtown Sarasota campus ONLY.
    • The day of your visit, please bring either a printed receipt or have it available on your smartphone. 
    • Tickets are available onsite via contactless purchasing using credit or debit cards – no cash will be accepted.
    • The Tropical Conservatory, Museum of Botany & the Arts, Children’s Rainforest Garden, Kid’s Corner, and the Garden Shop will be closed.
    • A limited selection of refreshments will be available for purchase at the Selby House Café.
    • Water fountains will be closed.  Guests are encouraged to bring their own water.  Please no other outside food or beverage.


    Historic Spanish Point campus

    • General admission is reduced to $10.
    • Online ticketing is not available for the Historic Spanish Point campus.
    • Tickets are available onsite via contactless purchasing using credit or debit cards – no cash will be accepted.
    • The White Cottage, Mary’s Chapel, Guptill House, Packing House, and Gift Shop will be closed.
    • No dogs will be permitted onsite during phase one reopening.   
    • Water fountains will be closed.  Guests are encouraged to bring their own water. 

    SAFETY MEASURES
    In compliance with CDC guidelines, both campuses have implemented the safety measures below.  

      We are evaluating upcoming events, programs, and classes from June 30 onward.
      Summer camps at Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus and Historic Spanish Point campus are canceled for the entire summer.
      Please check back later for updates.

      If you have questions, see the contacts below. We appreciate your patience during this time of uncertainty.