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Visit and support Flamingo Gardens, the most natural Florida experience, 60-acres of lush gardens and fascinating wildlife.

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Established in 1927, Flamingo Gardens is one of the oldest botanical gardens and attractions in South Florida. Flamingo Gardens is the premier Everglades Learning Center and South Florida Wildlife and Botanical Sanctuary. Flamingo Gardens mission is to depict, preserve, and provide education about the natural and cultural heritage of South Florida and the Everglades in our botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary.

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Leadership Committee
The Florida Everglades is an ecosystem found nowhere else on earth, and its very existence is constantly under threat. In order to preserve this natural wonder, we all need to make changes. As the source of our drinking water, home to species of flora and fauna found nowhere else on earth, and a major layover...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Kenny Patterson

Melissa Auld
Our Volunteer Spotlight for for August is Kenny Patterson. Kenny has contributed almost 30 hours this month. Kenny has helped in our café, been a guide for our Lego Exhibit, helped at tram, and assisted in maintenance. Kenny will often volunteer for multiple shifts and cover a lot of ground with different departments throughout the...
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Eco-teers – National Weather Service Visit

Ashley Vieira
On Saturday July 29th our Eco-Teers toured the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA) Miami hurricane center, also known as the National Weather Service (NWS). Eco-Teers were lucky enough to get a comprehensive tour into their facility and speeches from the majority of their staff detailing their daily responsibilities and how that affects us as...
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Botanical Mystery Solved!

Genevieve Marcello
“Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it” – African Proverb Recently, one of Flamingo Gardens’ outstanding volunteers, Simone Kaplan, solved a botanical mystery for our Horticulture department. Simone is 17 and a student at Archbishop McCarthy High School. The project was part of this year’s High School Summer Research Internship...
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Official NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors™

Melissa Auld
We’re excited to share some fantastic news: Flamingo Gardens has taken a significant step towards enhancing community resilience and preparedness against extreme weather, water, and climate events. Flamingo Gardens has been accepted as a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™, joining a network of organizations dedicated to fostering a Weather-Ready Nation. Flamingo Gardens’ was encouraged to apply...
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Plastic Recycling: What Those Little Numbers Tell Us

Keith Clark
I’m often asked how best to reduce one’s carbon footprint. My answer is to just start somewhere- pick a project you feel comfortable with and start there. Regardless of your effect on carbon emissions and climate change, anything you do to help the environment is good for the planet. My comfort spot is recycling, but...
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Animal Habitat Repairs

Auggie Van Meter
Many of the animal habitats in our wildlife sanctuary are a decade old or more, and have weathered countless storms and sustained normal wear and tear. Flamingo Gardens is raising $150,000 to repair and maintain habitats for these animals that call our wildlife sanctuary home. Can you help us today with a gift to fund...
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Broward Attractions and Museums Month (BAMM)

Keith Clark
DISCOVER CULTURAL TREASURES IN YOUR BACKYARD! BROWARD COUNTY, Fla- September is Broward Attractions and Museums Month (BAMM), which encourages visitors to experience the diversity of cultural treasures throughout Broward County. During September, visitors may buy one admission and get a second admission for free to 13 participating museums and attractions in Broward County, while eight...
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Busy August for Eco-Teers: Promoting Sustainability and Protecting Beaches

Melissa Auld
As summer draws to a close, the dedicated members of the Eco-Teers have been busier than ever, working tirelessly to promote environmental awareness and take meaningful actions to preserve our natural world. From educational events to beach cleanups, August has been a month filled with impactful initiatives that highlight the organization’s commitment to sustainability. Promoting...
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Major support for Flamingo Gardens provided by Broward County Cultural Division, the Cultural Council, and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. 

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Flamingo Gardens is grateful for the support received from our corporate sponsors.
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Opening today at 11 Am

Tickets are discounted 25% as our alligator, turtles, bear, bobcat and otters are not accessible due to flooding. the tram tour also has been shortened and rerouted due to flooding.

We apologize for any inconvenience, some areas still may be closed due to flooding. If you have pre-purchased tickets you can use them at any time in the future.  

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During September, all visitors may buy one admission at regular price and get a second admission of equal or lesser value for free to Flamingo Gardens when you ask for BAMM!

BOGO tickets are ONLY available for purchase at the Gift Shop during the month of September.

Happy New Year

Flamingo Gardens will be closing at 4:00pm on New Years Eve (12/31) with last entry at 3:00pm.