Special Events


May 2, 2014
First Friday Late Night at Flamingo Gardens
5pm to 9pm

Announcing LATE NIGHTS at Flamingo Gardens!
The first Friday of every month Flamingo Gardens will stay open until 8pm for your enjoyment while gourmet food trucks serve up the goodies in the front parking lot from 5-9. DJ Mike spins the tunes in the parking lot while South Florida Bluegrass Asscociation (SFBA) bands strum their stuff in the courtyard and gardens.

SFBA Bands in May are:
 The Dusty Road Rangers
Pine Island Express
Alligator Alley.

May Food Trucks include:
Che Grill
Churrasco Grill
Crazy About Chew
Dolci Peccati Gelato
Flour Power
Frankies Pizza
Fry Daddy
Jefe's Original Fish Tacos & Burgers
Key West Conch Shack
Kratos Greek
Legends BBQ
Red Zeppelin
Top Fries
US Pulps and Juices
Zombie Ice

Parking and admission to Food Trucks is FREE. Admission into Flamingo Gardens is HALF PRICE after 4pm ($9 Adults/ $5 Children 4-11)*. Last tickets are sold at 7pm and the Gardens will close at 8pm. Food Trucks will remain open and serving until 9pm.
*The Aviary will be closed and some animals may not be visible.
Narrated Tram Tour is additional and runs until 7pm.

May 3, 2014
Member's Day Plant Give Away & Sale
9:30am to 2:00pm

A Flaming Gardens Members Only Plant Distribution & Sale! Members, look for your bright green Member's Day plant voucher in the mail, and bring it to the Flamingo Road Chickee Hut on May 3 for a free plant. Individual, Senior, Student, and Single Parent Memberships receive 1 plant; Dual and Family
Memberships receive 2
 plants; and Sustaining Membership receive 3 plants.

Members will also receive 20% off at Zensations Garden shop, the gift shop, Tropical Smoothie bar, and Flamingo Cafe for that day; accompanying guests recieve half price admission. 

Check out the list of plants available for Member's Day

May 10-11, 2014
9th Annual African Violet Show & Sale
9:30am to 4:30pm

This Mother’s Day weekend join the Violet Patch of South Florida at Flamingo Gardens for the annual judged show of rare and exotic African Violets. There will be plants and supplies for sale, with Violet Patch members on hand to provide information and demonstrations about these beautiful plants. Find that special gift for mom at one of a variety of jewelry and accessories vendors. 

Mothers get in free on Mother’s Day, Sunday, with another regular priced admission.

May 11, 2014
Mother's Day Brunch
10:00am to 2:00pm

This Mother's Day, treat Mom to an extra special day with Mother's Day Brunch at Flamingo Gardens. Dine al fresco amid the gardens while enjoying the piano stylings of Barbara Gomulka. After the unlimited Brunch Buffet catered by Culinary Affairs, visit the Wray botanical collection and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary. Be sure to stop by the African Violet Show where you can purchase a rare and exotic African Violet for mom from among the hundreds on display and for sale by the Violet Patch of South Florida. 

Click here to see Brunch Menu

Brunch Tickets

Members: $34.95 adults age 12+/ $24.95 Child 4-11 
Non-member: $44.95 Adults/ $34.95 Mothers*/ $29.95 Child 4-11

Brunch tickets include admission to Flamingo Gardens and the African Violet Show. *Only one Mother ticket may be purchased for each regular priced adult or child ticket.

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

or call (954) 473-2955.


2014 Special Events:

May 10 & 11
9th Annual African Violet Show & Sale

May 26
Memorial Day Kidz Fest

June 14-15
Featured Creatures

July 4
Old Fashioned Fourth

July 19-20
Wet-N-Wild Weekend

August 9
Back 2 School Bash

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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