Special Events


October 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2014
Haunted Nights at Flamingo Gardens
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Bad things happen at the carnival!  
This annual special outdoor benefit for Flamingo Gardens is sponsored by Spirit Halloween stores and features live actors and animatronic props staged throughout the Garden's West Arboretum with two Haunted houses. The faint of heart and young children should be wary as it is sure to scare! 

Haunted Nights is an outdoor night time event held from 7-9pm to raise funds to benefit the botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary.  General admission is $8 per person. 
No member passes, discounts or coupons.  This night time event is not recommended for children under 10.  Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


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October 26, 2014
Story Time with the Good Witch
11:30am to 4:00pm

Kids will love story time at Flamingo Gardens with friendly witches and their creepy pets! The fun begins with a costume parade at 11:30 am through the haunted woods to find the witches' cottage. Story time is at Noon in the BBQ Pavillion followed by a costume contest, free hayrides from 1-4pm, bounce house, spooky games, crafts and other tricks and treats. Visitors can also explore the great scarecrows throughout the boo-tanical gardens or visit the pumpkin patch. Sure to be fun for all but best for younger children.

Come in costume on October 26th and get Half-price admission- $9 adults 12+, $5 children 3-11, free for members and children 2 or younger.

November 9, 2014
Massage Therapy Awareness Day
9:30am to 4:30pm

Join the Florida State Massage Therapy Association for their annual Massage Therapy Awareness Day at Flamingo Gardens. Expert Massage Therapists will be on hand to provide samplings of various massage therapy techniques in the gardens along with presentations on the benefits and different modalities of massage therapy.

November 15-16, 2014
SwampFest & Bluegrass Music Festival
9:30am to 4:30pm

Celebrate the Everglades at Flamingo Garden's SwampFest featuring special animal presentations, guided Swamp Tours, live Bluegrass music presented by the South Florida Bluegrass Association, with special guest appearances and more.

Saturday, November 15 features Dusty Road Rangers, Jacksonian Music Factory, and 2-3 more bands TBA. Sunday, November 16 features Alligator Alley, Pine Island Express, plus 2-3 other bands TBA.


2014 - 2015 Special Events:

October 17, 18, 24, 25
Haunted Nights

October 26
Story Time with the Good Witch

November 9
Message Therapy Awareness Day

November 15-16
SwampFest & Bluegrass Music Festival

December 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Garden of Lights

December 13, 14, 20, 21
Santa's Little Helpers

January 17-18
Flamingo Fest

February 8
Gala in the Gardens

February 21-22
Garden & Bonsai Festival

March 14
Walk in the Wild

April 4-5
International Orchid & Bromeliad Show

May 9-10
Violet Show & Sale
Mother's Day Brunch

June 20-21
Featured Creatures

July 4
Old Fashioned Fourth

July 18-19
Wet & Wild

August 15-16
Wet & Wild B2S

For questions about any special event please call 954-473-2955 or email events@flamingogardens.org
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