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Botanical Gardens & EVERGLADES Wildlife Sanctuary

January 21-22

9:30am to 4:30pm

​Celebrate Flamingo Garden's 90th Anniversary with the great pink bird at Flamingo Fest 2017! The centerpiece of Flamingo Fest 2017 is the Fabulous Flamingo Contest. Kids and adults, craftsmen and artisans, present their creatively decorated pink flamingo yard ornaments on display throughout the botanical garden path. Flamingo Fest guests are invited to vote for their favorite "Fabulous Flamingo"!

In the gallery, The Flamboyance of Flamingos exhibit features photographs by local artists coupled with flamingo fun facts. Throughout the day, catch live entertainment, “flamingo” street performers, stilt-walkers, puppets, and more. Wear your favorite flamingo attire for a chance to win prizes! 




February 18

9:30am to 4:30pm

Presented by Broward Family LIfe magazine, Camp Connections brings together representatives from many local and out-of-state camps so parents can efficiently compare programs, ask questions, learn about costs and take advantage of early registration.

Guests will experience a high-energy interactive, family-friendly environment with camp program booths, live performances & animal encounters, camp demonstrationsTote bags for first 300 attendees, bounce house, games & activities, food trucks & much more!

To Register go to:

Presented by Broward Family Life.
Sponsored by Flamingo Gardens

Gala in the Gardens

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

2017 Season Calendar



January 21-22

Flamingo Fest

February 12

Gala in the Gardens

February 18

Broward Family Life Camp Connections

March 11-12

Garden Festival & Bonsai Show

April 15-16

Orchid & Bromeliad Show

May 13-14

African Violet Show

May 14

Mother's Day Brunch

May 27-29

KidzFest/ Lost World Opening Weekend

June 17-18

Featured Creatures

July 4

Old Fashioned Fourth

July 15-16

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

February 12, 2017

5:00pm-6:00pm VIP Reception
​6:00pm-8:00pm General Admission

Join the Friends of Flamingo Gardens on February 12, 2017 for the 90th Anniversary celebration Gala in the Gardens benefiting the botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary. The annual culinary fundraiser is presented this year by AmTrust Bank, a division of New York Community Bank, and offers guests delicious food samplings from the area's finest restaurants and caterers paired with a variety of premium wines and craft beers amid the beautiful botanical gardens. Dine under the stars while enjoying live music and bid on the many great prizes in our silent auction items valued at over $40,000. 
You don't want to miss this year's Gala, nor a few special surprises in honor of Flamingo Gardens 90th Anniversary.

General Admission: $60/ $50 Members 
VIP Tickets: $85/ $75 Members

VIP Tickets include advance VIP Reception from 5-6pm, reserved table seating and entry to VIP International Wine Gallery for exclusive pemium wine tastings. ​​

Tickets also available at the Ticket Booth or by phone at (954) 473-2955

February 3

5:00pm - 9:00pm

Come celebrate the new year with 18 Food Trucks from 5-9pm. Digital Anarchy spins the Pop tunes in the parking lot and South Florida Bluegrass Association presents live Bluegrass in the Courtyard, 6-8pm. As always, parking and entry to Food Trucks is FREE!

Food Trucks for February TBD

Flamingo Fest 2017