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September 5, 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 "Dusty Road Rangers" strums their stuff in the courtyard for free!

September Food Trucks TBA:
Churrasco Grill
Crazy About Chew
Dolci Peccati Gelato
Empanada Truck
Flour Power
Frankies Pizza
Jefe's Original Fish Tacos and Burgers
Key West Conch Shack
Kratos Greek
Legends BBQ
Nacho Bizness
Purple People Eatery
Red Zeppelin
Top Fries
US Pulp & Juices
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.



September 6, 13, 20 & 27 2014
$6 Saturdays in September
9:30am to 4:30pm


Flamingo Gardens is slashing admission to only $6 for adults and children on Saturdays in September! children 2 and under enter free. Enjoy $6 meal combos at the Cafe and Tropical Smoothie Bar, plus select sale and clearance items in the Gift Shop at 60% Off and more. 
Narrated Tram Tour additional. No other discounts or offers allowed.



October 11-12, 2014
Harvest Fest &
Great Scarecrow Competition
9:30am to 4:30pm


Harvest Fest features free hayrides from 10 am - 4pm, Punkin' Patch, free bounce house, a Fall market, scavenger hunt and Fall crafts and activities for the whole family.  Scarecrows will take over the botanical gardens with the 5th annual scarecrow competition.  Enter your own imaginative interpretation of the classic scarecrow or vote for your favorite to win the "People's Choice" award.  Judging takes place at noon and winners will be announced at 2pm.  Admission to Harvest Festival is half price for the day!

HALF-PRICE DAY!  $9 ages 12+, $5 children 3-11, free for members and children 2 or younger.

CLICK HERE FOR SCARECROW CONTEST ENTRY FORM




October 17, 18, 24 & 25, 2014
Haunted Nights at Flamingo Gardens
7:00pm to 9:00pm


Bad things happen at the carnival!  
This annual special outdoor benefit for Flamingo Gardens is sponsored by Spirit Halloween stores and features live actors and animatronic props staged throughout the Garden's West Arboretum with two Haunted houses. The faint of heart and young children should be wary as it is sure to scare! 

Haunted Nights is an outdoor night time event held from 7-9pm to raise funds to benefit the botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary.  General admission is $8 per person. 
No member passes, discounts or coupons.  This night time event is not recommended for children under 10.  Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

 






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2014 Special Events:

September 1
Labor Day Native Bird Festival

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


October 17, 18, 24, 25
Haunted Nights

October 26
Story Time with the Good Witch

November 15
SwampFest

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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