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Botanical Gardens & EVERGLADES Wildlife Sanctuary

​Memorial Day Kidzfest

May 30

​KidzFest is a great day for kids, but fun for the whole family as well! Presented by Nicklaus Children's Hospital Broward Outpatient Centers, the annual festival features complimentary pony rides (10am to 4pm), butterfly encounter, animal presentations, kids games and activitities, arts & crafts, bounce house, music and live entertainment, plus a few surprises!

Click here for complete schedule of day's activities.

Best of all, KidzFest is HALF PRICE for kids ages 3-11 (only $6.45). Adults ages 12+ are $19.95 and children 2 and under are free. Narrated Tram Tour is included.


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May 7-8

9:30am to 4:30pm
Mother’s Day weekend, join the Violet Patch of South Florida for the annual display of rare and exotic African Violets. Violet Patch members will be on hand to provide information and demonstrations about these beautiful plants, with plants and supplies for sale. Admission to the African Violet Show & Sale is included with paid admission to Flamingo Gardens.

​Click here for complete schedule of weekend happenings.

Mothers get in free on Mother’s Day, Sunday, with another regular priced admission.


May 8

10:00am to 2:00pm
This Mother's Day, treat Mom to an extra special day with Mother's Day Brunch benefit at Flamingo Gardens. Dine al fresco amid the gardens while enjoying the piano stylings of Barbara Gomulka. After the unlimited Brunch Buffet, visit the Wray botanical collection and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary, as well as the African Violet Show & Sale!  
Click here for Brunch Menu

Tickets: $45.95 Adults/ $35.95 Mothers*/ $30.95 Ages 3-11
Member Tickets: $35.95 Adults/ $25.95 Ages 3-11


Call 954-473-2955 to see if there have been any cancellations.

Tickets include admission to Flamingo Gardens, the Narrated Tram Tour and the African Violet Show & Sale. Tickets sell out every year for this event, so be sure to buy your tickets in advance!

*Each Mother Ticket must be purchased with another Regular Priced Adult or Child Ticket.

May 7-8
11th Annual African Violet Display & Sale

May 8
Mothers Day Brunch

May 30
Memorial Day KidzFest

June 4

Members Day Plant Distribution

June 18-19
Featured Creatures

July 4
Old Fashioned Fourth

July 16-17
Wet & Wild

August 13-14
Back 2 School Weekend

September 5
6th Annual Native Bird Festival

October 8-9
6th Annual Great Scarecrow Competition & Harvest Fest

October 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Harvest Fest

October 30
Story Time with the Good Witch

November 12
SwampFest Bluegrass Festival

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

First Friday FOOD TRUCKS

May 6


Celebrate National Public Gardens Day with Late Night at Flamingo Gardens! The gardens will stay open until 8pm for your enjoyment while 18 Food Trucks serve it up in the parking lot from 5-9pm and Digital Anarchy spins the tunes. As always, parking and entry to Food Trucks is free. Entry to Flamingo Gardens is only $5 after 4pm. (Last Tram is at 4:30pm. Wray Home Museum closes at 5pm and Aviary will close at 7:30pm. Last garden entry is at 7:30pm.) ​Food Trucks in May to be:Che Grill Crazy About Chew Dolci Peccati Gelato Food Dude Frankies Pizza Gardens Grill Inspir-Asian Jefe's Original Fish Tacos & Burgers Key West Conch Shack & Grill Kratos Greek Nacho Bizness Pirate Brothers BBQ Red Zeppelin Sidecar Kitchen Sinful Sandwiches Top Fries Zombie Ice

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