Special Events


August 1, 2014

First Friday Late Night at Flamingo Gardens
5pm to 9pm

It's LATE NIGHT at Flamingo Gardens! 
The FIRST FRIDAY of the month Flamingo Gardens stays open until 8pm for your enjoyment. Enjoy the best food trucks in Fort Lauderdale in the front parking lot from 5-9pm. DJ Mike spins the tunes in the parking lot while the South Florida Bluegrass Asscociation (SFBA) band, Jacksonian Music Factory,
 strums their stuff in the courtyard.

August Food Trucks include:
Che Grill
Churrasco Grill
Crazy About Chew
Flour Power
Frankies Pizza
Fry Daddy
HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars
Jefe's Original Fish Tacos and Burgers
Key West Conch Shack
Kratos Greek
Legends BBQ
Nacho Bizness
Purple People Eatery
Red Zeppelin
Top Fries
Veggie Xpress
Zombie Ice

Parking and admission to the Food Trucks event and Bluegrass Band concert is FREE. Admission into Flamingo Gardens is ONLY $5 for adults and kids after 4pm*. Last tickets are sold at 7:30pm and the Gardens will close at 8pm. 
Food Trucks will remain open and serving until 9pm.

* Members & Children 2 and under free. Tram and Wray Home will be closed. The Aviary will close about 7pm and some animals may not be visible.

August 9-10, 2014
Back 2 School Weekend
9:30am to 4:30pm

Flamingo Gardens presents our 2nd Annual Back 2 School weekend, sponsored by Broward Family Life Magazine and IKEA Sunrise, to benefit The Childrens Home Society of Florida. Enjoy a final weekend of Summer Break at the botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary with free pony rides, special animal presentation, a bounce house, music, and more! Food and merchandise vendor fees and sponsorships of the event go directly to buy books bags and school supplies for children of The Children's Home Society of Florida.

Donate a school supply item to receive
Half Price Admission!

$9 ages 12+/ $5 ages 3-11/ free 2 and under, with donated school supply item. Narrated Tram Tour additional.

Sponsored by:
To Benefit:

September 1, 2014
Labor Day Native Bird Festival
9:30am to 4:30pm

Flamingo Gardens is for the birds this Labor Day, September 1st with the 5th Annual Native Bird Festival. Experience the birds that make Florida their home with live bird exhibits, birding classes, aviary tours and special live bird presentations. Visit with the Sierra Club, Audubon Society and other wildlife organization booths to learn more about Florida’s wild inhabitants and habitats. Best of all, LABOR DAY IS HALF PRICE ADMISSION!

Donate a school supply item to receive 
Half Price Admission!

$9 ages 12+/ $5 ages 3-11/ free 2 and under, with donated school supply item. Narrated Tram Tour additional.


2014 Special Events:

August 9-10
Back 2 School Weekend

September 1
Labor Day Native Bird Festival

October 11-12
Harvest Festival &
4th Annual Scarecrow Competition

October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
Haunted Nights

October 26
Story Time with the Good Witch

November 15

December 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Garden of Lights

December 13, 14, 20, 21
Santa's Little Helpers

For questions about any special event please call 954-473-2955 or email events@flamingogardens.org
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