See “Bloom” on display in the Visitor Center daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 15! Bok Tower Gardens is proud to present exhibits that display artwork, historical stories, and cultural connections to the Central Florida region. Included with general admission.
Join us for a special reception inside the Visitor Center to meet local artist Susannah Herndon Peddie and celebrate her larger-than-life floral photography. Light hors d’oeuvres served, plus beer & wine bar. $10/person. Free to members only; member reservations by phone at 863.734.1222.
Commemorate the life of Edward Bok during special carillon concerts featuring some of his favorite music. Included with admission.
Join us in the Visitor Center Theater as NOVA and FRONTLINE join forces to investigate the science and politics of one of the most controversial issues of the 21st century: the truth about global warming. Included with Gardens admission.
Members get exclusive access to our annual plant sale the evening before it opens to the public. Skip the crowds, meet the vendors, and get first pick of plants and other natural products. The Blue Palmetto Café and Tower & Garden Gift Shop will remain open throughout the evening. Stop by the membership tent to meet the staff and participate in our silent auction. PLEASE NOTE: This special event is valid for members only and does not extend to guests.
See “Gardens & Groves” on display in the Visitor Center daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from October 16, 2015 to January 14, 2016. Bok Tower Gardens is proud to present exhibits that display artwork, historical stories, and cultural connections to the Central Florida region. Included with general admission.
Now two big days! Grab your lederhosen and join us for the 7th Annual Boktoberfest Plant Sale on Saturday & Sunday, October 17-18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Enjoy over 45 plant vendors, live German entertainment, clown shows, German food, craft beers, tree climbing, children’s activities, petting zoo, live carillon music, guest speakers, and much, much more! Members Only Plant Sale Preview is Friday, October 16 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Learn all about the mysterious flying mammal, the bat, with Shannon Carnevale, UF/IFAS Natural Resources & Conservation Agent. Making up one of the largest orders of mammals, bats are often synonymous with scary movies, but are one of the most important pollinators in the world. $10 per participant, includes Gardens admission. Reservations required at 863.734.1222.
Join us in the Visitor Center Theater for a showing of the PBS documentary, “The Private Life of Deer.” Included with Gardens admission.
Learn how to turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste into garden gold! Composting is easy, and we can teach you everything you need to start a successful compost pile in your yard. This program is presented by the UF/IFAS Extension Polk County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program. No reservations required.