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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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A New Butterfly Pavilion

Keith Clark
Flamingo Gardens is raising $225,000 to construct and maintain a Butterfly Pavilion, or Lepidopterarium, specifically intended for the breeding, display, and release of Broward County native butterflies with an emphasis on education. The 1,600-square-foot pavilion will be accessible to the public for self-guided tours, guided tours, and class field trips. SUPPORT THE BUTTERFLIES THE NEED...
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Story Time in the Children’s Garden

Sunday, December 4th, 2022
Help promote early childhood literacy, healthy minds and bodies, and artistic imagination by joining us on the first Sunday of each month for Story Time in the Children’s Garden. This months book - Rosie’s Rescue: Rosie the Roseate Spoonbill by Edward Ritts!

America’s Everglades: Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher

October 1st - December 31st, 2022 - Daily
America’s Everglades: Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher will be on display in the Gallery at Flamingo Gardens from October 1 – December 31, 2022. With his century-old camera, Clyde Butcher has been exploring and documenting the Everglades for decades.
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10 Things to Know About the Wrays and the Wray Home Museum

Joleen Koehly
Flamingo Gardens was originally founded as Flamingo Groves, a citrus orchard, by Floyd L. and Jane Wray. The Wrays came to Florida in 1925 and were deeply intrigued with the horticultural possibilities of the subtropical locale. They purchased land around and including Long Key in the Everglades, beginning what was to become one of the...
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Flamingo Gardens’ Garden of Lights

December 16 – 23 & 26 - 30, 2022 * Sun - Thurs: 5:00pm – 10pm & * Fri & Sat: 5:00pm – 11pm
Thousands of lights and holiday decor fill the Arboretum and Wray Lawn at Flamingo Gardens! Flamingo Gardens' annual holiday event features an after-hours, self-guided walk through the botanical gardens adorned with thousands of lights and decorations.
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Eco-teers Tree Tops Park Invasive Plant Removal

Melissa Auld
On Sunday, October 23, 2022, the Eco-teers volunteered at Tree Tops Park in Davie. The project focused on removing invasive plant species such as the air potato and the snake plant These plant species spread ferociously and can displace and prevent native plant growth. A healthy plant community has a variety of shrubs and trees, but invasive...
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Your Guide To Unique Holiday Gift Giving

Donna Chen
As the holidays approach, we hear more and more about the experience-based and personalized gifts trends- the gifts that keep giving. Flamingo Gardens has these types of unique options of gift giving to thrill everyone on your list. The Gift that Keeps on Giving – A Gift of Membership is a gift of a year...
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Holiday Artisan Market

Most Weekends In December
The perfect way to shop for holiday gifts from talented local artisans. The outdoor market takes place in the entrance courtyard. You’ll be able to find jewelry; bags, pashminas, accessories, candles, handmade soaps, carved wood items, suncatchers, organic fabric children’s clothing, and more!
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Chris’ Curiosities

Chris Maler
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Chris’ Curiosities Hello, and welcome to the inaugural edition of Chris’ Curiosities, a semi-regular column where I discuss some of the more interesting and unique plants which can be found in Flamingo Gardens.   In today’s edition, we dive into the weird world of Arums (Araceae), by looking at one...
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Flamingo Gardens is supported in part by the following
Broward Culture
NEW Florida Depart of state division

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, Department of State, Division of Arts & Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. 

Flamingo Gardens is grateful for the support received from our corporate sponsors.

Happy Thanksgiving

Flamingo Gardens will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov 24th, so our team may enjoy the day with their families. 

We will be open normal hours on Black Friday!