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Botanical Gardens & EVERGLADES Wildlife Sanctuary

SwampFest Bluegrass Festival

November 12

9:30am to 5:00pm

South Florida Bluegrass Association presents SwampFest Bluegrass Music Festival live at Flamingo Gardens on Saturday, November 12th and features Grammy-nominated bluegrass artists Special Consensus. Local bands scheduled include Dusty Road Rangers, Jacksonian Music Factory, Alligator Alley, and Pine Island Express. Bring your own acoustic instrument to play in the all-day Jam Tent.

Admission is $19.95 ages 12 and up/ $12.95 ages 3-11. Children 2 and under, as well as members of Flamingo Gardens or South Florida Bluegrass Association, enter free. Narrated Tram Tour is included in the price of admission.

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October 22, 23, 29 & 30

Our Harvest Festival has become so popular that we're offering the hayrides and pumpkin patch fun four weekends in a row! Presented by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Broward Outpatient Centers the festival will feature free hayrides from 10 am - 4pm, pumpkin patch, pumpkin decorating station, bounce houses, DJ Digital Anarchy spinning your favorite songs, games, contests and Fall crafts and activities for the whole family. Visit every weekend for different fun & games!


Oct. 22 & 23- Superheroes Weekend

Come meet some of your favorite Super Hero characters!(PLEASE NOTE: Hayrides stop early at 2:30 on Saturday, Oct 22, for a wedding.)

October 29 & 30- Story Time Weekend

Great for the younger kids, with stories time at different times in the garden and costume contest  to follow!



Harvest Fest Weekends are a HALF PRICE WEEKENDS so admission is only $9.95 ages 12+, $6.45 ages 3-11, Children 2 or younger and Members are free. Free Hayrides and Narrated Tram Tour is included with admission. Please, no outside food, coolers or pets allowed.


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October 30

Kids will love story time with the Good Witch and her creepy animal friends at this beloved annual event. Story Time starts at noon on the Wray Lawn, then stick around to meet and greet the Good Witch, pose for photos with the animals, and enter the costume contest. Come early in the day to enjoy FREE HAYRIDES from 10am to 4pm, plus the Pumpkin Patch and complimentary decorating station. Best of all, the day is HALF PRICE ADMISSION!

Admission to the Story Time with the Good Witch is only $9.95 ages 12+, $6.45 children 3-11, free for members and children 2 or younger. Free hayrides and Narrated tram tour is included. No additional discounts apply.

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​October 22-23
Harvest Fest- Superheroes Weekend 

October 29- 30
Harvest Festival- Storytime Weekend

(Hayrides stop early at 2:30 on Saturday, Oct 22, for a wedding.)

October 30

Harvest Festival & Story Time with the Good Witch

November 12
SwampFest Bluegrass Festival

Featuring the Grammy-nominated band 
Special Consensus

December 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18
Garden of Lights

December 10-11, 17-18
Santas Little Helpers

For questions about any special event please call 954-473-2955 or email

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