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Botanical Gardens & EVERGLADES Wildlife Sanctuary

July 22-23

9:30am - 4:00pm

​If you like Dinosaurs then you’ll want to come to Dino Weekend at Flamingo Garden’s Lost World of Dinosaurs exhibit. At the Lost World of Dinosaurs exhibit you’ll discover some of the largest terrestrial creatures that ever lived, nestled among the jungle settings of Flamingo Gardens.

During Dino Weekend, you can meet Archaeologist and Historian Robert Feeney from the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History. Explore modern day plant and animal descendants. Unearth bones in the Dino Dig, touch real fossils, and see a real fossilized dinosaur egg. Make dinosaur crafts, play dinosaur games, and play on the dinosaur bounce house.

Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council. 

July 4th, 2017

9:30am to 4:00pm
In honor of our 90th Anniversary, Flamingo Gardens celebrates Fourth of July the old fashioned way, with "old time" contests, games, and BBQ! Meet Public Historian Robert Feeney and learn about early life in Ft. Lauderdale, the citrus industry and Florida cowboys. Challenge your friends and family to a watermelon or pie eating contest, sack race or hula hoop contest, and make July 4th crafts with the kids. DJ Digital Anarchy will be spinning your favorite '20s & '30s music. Wear your best '20s & 30's costumes and win prizes. Learn about old Florida history with a visit to the Wray Home Museum. For a special treat, try some of the Wray's famous BBQ ribs and have a picnic on the Wray Lawn*.

Step WAY BACK in time to the prehistoric era, and check out the
Lost World of Dinosaurs exhibit on display in the arboretum, included in admission. Unearth dinosaur bones in the Dino Dig, see real dinosaur eggs, touch a dinosaur bone, and meet Florida Historian and Archaeologist Robert Feeney in the Gallery 11-3pm. *Food and drinks additional.

2017 Season Calendar



June 17-18

Featured Creatures

July 4

Old Fashioned Fourth

July 22-23

Dino Weekend

August 12-13

Back 2 School Weekend

Sept 2-4

Lost World Closing Weekend 

September 9, 16, 23, 30

$7 Saturdays

October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29

Harvest Festival

​October 29

Story Time with the Good Witch

November 11

SwampFest Bluegrass Festival

December 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 29, 30

Garden of LIghts

December 16, 17, 23 

Santa's Little Helpers

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

July 7

5:00pm - 9:00pm
First Friday Food Trucks is back with some of the best food trucks in the area for your dining pleasure! DJ Anarchy spins the tunes in the parking lot from 5-9pm while South Florida Bluegrass Association presents live bluegrass in the courtyard from 6-8pm. As always, parking and entry to the food trucks is free.

Food Trucks in July:

Billy Bobs Corn
Che Grill
Dolci Peccati Gelato
Food Dude
Frankies Pizza
Garden Grill
Key West Conch Shack
Kratos Greek
Nacho Bizness
Pirate Brothers BBQ
Purple People Eatery
Sinful Sandwich
Top Fries
Red Zeppelin
Zombie Ice