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Botanical Gardens & EVERGLADES Wildlife Sanctuary

July 4th, 2019


Celebrate July Fourth the old-fashioned way, with “Old Time” games, activities, and a BBQ. Challenge your friends and family to a watermelon or pie-eating contest or relax and enjoy some barbecue ribs on the Wray Lawn. DJ Digital Anarchy will be spinning your favorite 20’s & 30’s music. Wear your best period costume and win prizes.

Step way back in time and visit the Lost World of Dinosaurs exhibit on display in the botanical garden, dig for dinosaur bones in the Dino Dig, and see real dinosaur skeletons, fossilized dinosaur bones and interactive exhibits in the Gallery.

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

June 15, 2019

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Flamingo Gardens stays open late to enjoy the summer evening on Saturday June 15th. Enjoy all the attractions until 8pm, including added Narrated Tram Tours and Wildlife Encounters. At 8pm meet Paleontologist Robert DePalma in the Gallery, and then join the safari guides to search for dinosaurs in the gardens with your flashlights! Dino Safari starts at 8pm and is sure to be fun for children and adults alike!

Tickets are regular price for the entire day. Last tickets sold at 8pm. Trams, Wray Home and wildlife exhibits close at 8pm. Last Dino Safari starts at 8:45pm. Additional Late Nights to be held July 20 and August 17.

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

Late night & Dino safari

2019 Season Calendar

Old fashioned fourth


June 15-16, 2019

Featured Creatures

June 15, 2019

Late Night & Dino Safari

July 4, 2019

Old Fashioned Fourth

July 20, 2019

Late Night & Dino Safari

August 10-11, 2019

Back 2 School Weekend

August 17, 2019

Late Night & Dino Safari

August 31-September 2, 2019

Lost World of Dinosaurs Closing Weekend

October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, & 27
Harvest Festival

November 9

​December 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, & 29
Garden of Lights

December 14, 15, 21, & 22

Santa's Little Helpers

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

June 15-16, 2019

9:30am - 4:00pm
This Father’s Day weekend, Flamingo Gardens features the creatures of the Lost World of Dinosaurs and Echoes of Extinction exhibits. Meet Paleontologist Robert DePalma and learn about modern raptor and crocodilian dinosaur descendants from the experts with live animal and fossil presentations or take a guided tour of the exhibits to learn fun facts. Kids can make crafts and challenge dad to games. Best of all, Dads enter free with another paid full priced admission. (Limit 1 per group. No other discounts or coupons apply.)


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. The exhibit features 27 life-size replicas staged throughout the arboretum now until September 2. View full skeletons of a Nanotyrannus and a juvenile Triceratops in the Echoes of Extinction exhibit in the Gallery, accompanied by raptor and pterosaur fossils, fossil plants and their modern-day counterparts, and amber insects.Unearth bones in the Dino Dig, touch real fossils, and other interactive displays.

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