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Special Event

James is Turning 6 Years Old!

August 4th, 2024
James’ Birthday Party at beginning Promptly at Noon!

James the Flamingo’s Fabulous Birthday Festivities at beginning Promptly at Noon

  • Sing “Happy Birthday” to James & watch him receive his special “Cake”
  • Special Giveaway to those dressed in their Flamingo Best*, 9:30am – 12pm
  • Visit the MODS STEMobile from 9:30am – 3:30pm
  • Animal Care Specialist Flamingo Talk, 2pm
  • Special Party Foods at the Flamingo Pond Snack Bar & Flamingo Pond Grill

Flamingo Gardens’ hours: 9:30am – 5:00pm (Last admission 4pm)

Join the flock; Come dressed in your Flamingo Best to celebrate James’ 6th Birthday.  James is an American Caribbean Flamingo, born and raised at Flamingo Gardens Botanical Garden and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary in Davie. James would like you to party with him on Sunday, August 4th.  Those who arrive by noon wearing their “Flamingo Best” will be given a special treat (*while supplies last).  Sign James’ birthday card, sing “Happy Birthday” and watch James open his gifts and eat his birthday treats, all promptly at noon.  Stay for lunch and enjoy celebratory food and drink specials available for purchase at the Flamingo Pond Snack Bar & Grill.  Later, enjoy informative Animal Specialist Talks about Flamingos at 2pm and Otter Talk & feeding at 2:30pm.

While in the Gardens, visitors can explore Dinosaurs Around the World – The Great Outdoors. This exhibit consists of 13 realistic, animatronic dinosaurs throughout the gardens. View a special exhibit, Dinosaurs Among Us, inside the Gallery.

James the Flamingo’s Fabulous Birthday Festivities, Dinosaurs Around the World exhibit in the Gardens, specialty weekend programming, Animal Specialist Talks, Wildlife Encounter presentations, Wray Home Museum, Butterfly Conservatory, and Narrated Tram Tour are included in admission price.  Tickets may be purchased online or on-site in the Welcome Center/Gift Shop.


$24 for ages 12+
$17 for ages 3-11
Flamingo Gardens members, SF Adventure Pass holders, and children 2 or younger are free.
Flamingo Gardens is located at 3750 South Flamingo Road in Davie, FL 33330. Specialty event & weekend programs may be subject to change.  Please check website for details prior to your visit.  For more information, visit or call 954-473-2955.

Dinosaurs Around the World is created and produced by Imagine Exhibitions Inc.

Sponsored by:

Major support for Flamingo Gardens provided by the 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.

The exhibit is included with admission to Flamingo Gardens and open to the public 7 days a week 9:30am to 5:00pm. Last tickets sold at 4:00pm.


Beth Jarvis

Special Programs Department

(954) 473-2955 x125

[email protected]