Brookgreen Gardens to Host Nighttime Autumn Event

by Janean Flowe
Brookgreen Gardens Field of Light by Bruce Munro
Brookgreen Gardens to Host Autumn Nights in the Field of Light every Friday and Saturday in October

(Murrells Inlet, S.C.) – This October, Brookgreen Gardens will host Autumn Nights in the Field of Light, a new event showcasing Bruce Munro’s Field of Light, an immersive light display covering Brookgreen’s arboretum. Every Friday and Saturday night in October, a Lowcountry supper will be served and guests will be invited to stroll through the installation featuring over 12,000 stems of light in softly moving colors. Originally installed for Bruce Munro at Brookgreen: Southern Light, Field of Light will be the only installation on view for this event. Autumn Nights in the Field of Light will be held every Friday and Saturday in October from 7:00-9:30pm.


Aerial view of Brookgreen Gardens Field of Light by Bruce-Munro


Field of Light was the most raved-about installation from our summer show, and we are excited to continue to offer guests a chance to see this incredible work by Bruce Munro,” says Page Kiniry, Brookgreen Gardens president and CEO. “We hope guests will enjoy spending a beautiful fall evening indulging in Lowcountry fares and wandering through this wonderful light display designed by a world-renowned artist.”

Each night’s supper will consist of Frogmore stew, roasted oysters, and chicken bog. Tickets are $45 for members and $50 for the general public. A cash bar will be available for wine and beer purchases. VIP tickets are also available for $200, which include buffet and wine for two, reserved seating in the open-air Leonard Pavilion, preferred parking, and a copy of Bruce Munro’s book “Light.”


Brookgreen Gardens Field of Ligh by Bruce Munro


Due to COVID-19, Brookgreen Gardens has enacted safety protocols to ensure the safety of all visitors. All guests are asked to observe social distancing guidelines and wear a mask or comparable face covering to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In compliance with Georgetown County Emergency Ordinance 20-33, masks should always be used in any interior spaces, including public restrooms.

For more information About Brookgreen Gardens, visit or call 843-235-6000.

(September 2020)

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