September 8, 15, 22, & 29

9:30am - 4pm.

Saturday are just $7 in September! If you've never visited Flamingo Gardens, or desire to visit again and bring friends, now is a perfect opportunity. On Saturday, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2018, admission will be slashed to $7 for both adults and children ages 3 and up. Children 2 and under, and members of Flamingo Gardens, are admitted free. Plus enjoy $7 specials in the gifts shop, and $7 combo meals at the Flamingo Cafe and Tropical Marketplace. Narrated Tram Tour is included. No other discounts or offers apply.

October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28,

9:30am - 4:00pm

Fall into the spirit of the Autumn season during the Harvest Festival at Flamingo Gardens featuring a different theme each weekend. The four weekend festival features free hayrides from 10 am - 4pm, pumpkin patch and free decorating station, theme costume contests, bounce houses, live character interactions, "The Real Pirates of the Caribbean" exhibit in the Gallery, DJ Digital Anarchy spinning your favorite songs, games, crafts and activities, food and more for the whole family.  Each weekend has a different theme and additional activities:

Oct. 6-7  9th Annual Great Scarecrow Weekend

Scarecrows take over the garden. Enter your own creative scarecrow, or come and vote for your favorite. Click here for details.

Oct. 13-14 Pirates & Princesses Weekend 

Talk like a pirate and sing like a princess as live characters bring fairytales to life with performances and meet & greets for guests to enjoy. Join historian and archaeologist Robert Feeney with "The Real Pirates of the Caribbean" exhibit and presentations including actual shipwreck artifacts from the Age of Pirates including clothing, everyday items and weapons.

Oct. 20-21 Superheroes & Villains Weekend 

See your favorite superheroes and villains in action with live characters to meet & greet. Play superhero games to see if you have what it takes to be a superhero and defeat the bad guys.

Oct. 27-28 Halloween Weekend 

Set the Halloween mood with story times, special spooky presentations, trick or treating, and costumed friends to meet & greet.

​Presented by NBC Channel 6​​

$7 Saturdays in September


Monday-Sunday, 9:30am-5:00pm. (Box Office closes at 4pm)   954.473.2955

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

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

​2018 Season Calendar

first friday food trucks

September 8, 15, 22, & 29

$7 Saturdays in September

​October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28

Harvest Festival

Click for 2018 Scarecrow Contest Entry Rules & Application 

November 4

2018 Wedding Expo

November 10


​December 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, & 30

Garden of Lights

December 15, 16, 22, & 23

Santa's Little Helpers

For more information about events at Flamingo Gardens contact Cori Glick at 954-473-2955 x125 or email

Harvest Festival

Botanical Gardens & EVERGLADES Wildlife Sanctuary

October 5

5:00pm - 9:00pm

Food Trucks gather at Flamingo Gardens the First Friday of the month to tempt your tastebuds while Dj Anarchy spins the tunes in the parking lot. Entry to the Food Trucks area and parking is free.

​Food Trucks in October:​

Billy Bob's Corn


Frankies Pizza

Garden Grill


HipPOP Handcrafted Gelato Bars


​Jerk It

Key West Conch Shack

Kratos Greek

Miami Grilled Cheese
Needa Pita

Out of the Box

Pirate Bros
Red Zeppelin
Sinful Sandwiches
Zombie Ice