23rd International Carillon Festival

MAR. 4 - 12: Celebrating 88 years of musical inspiration, Bok Tower Gardens presents the 23rd International Carillon Festival. To celebrate the beauty, music and distinctive value of the carillon tower, don’t miss this full sensory festival of music spotlighting world-renowned musicians performing on the majestic Singing Tower.

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This Season's Colors

Beautiful splashes of color are on display year-round at Bok Tower Gardens. Click here to see what our visitors are experiencing today. And be sure to experience our peak bloom mid-January through early-April.

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Join Food Network Star EmilyEllyn in the Outdoor Kitchen

MAR. 24 - 26: Are you ready for an unbelievable weekend with Retro Rad Chef Emily Ellyn? She'll be demonstrating some delicious and modern remixes on classic dishes with featured ingredients from Bok Towers’ Edible Garden.

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The timeless elegance ofPinewood Estate

Nestled in the heart of seven and one-half lush acres at Bok Tower Gardens is Pinewood Estate, the enchanting 20-room Mediterranean-style mansion. Originally named “El Retiro,” meaning “retreat” in Spanish, the Estate was built in the early 1930s for Charles Austin Buck, a Bethlehem Steel vice president. Now this historic Estate is open for tours throughout the year to visitors of Bok Tower Gardens.

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Fun + FlavorfulFermentation Festival

APR. 1: Spend April Fools' Day at the Gardens learning healthy new tricks in the Outdoor Kitchen. Enjoy a morning of probiotic tea from Mother Kombucha, early afternoon with AM Acres of Lake Wales making Chevre cheese, then wrap it up exploring the science behind beer. Samples will be available at each course.

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The Singing Tower,Like No Other

Looking up at the 205-foot neo-Gothic, art deco Singing Tower is an experience like no other. Designed by famed architect Milton B. Medary, the Tower houses one of the world’s finest carillons. Music fills the Gardens daily at 1 and 3 p.m.

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Experience the magic ofBok After Dark

APR. 10: As the sun sets across Iron Mountain, discover the magic of the Gardens after dark! Festivities begin at 5pm with wine tasting and live music on the Café Terrace featuring Classern Quartet (Feb 9) and the Jason Baker Trio (Apr 10). Then follow our lit pathways to the Singing Tower for a special carillon concert.

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Find Your Favorite Place

Bok Tower Gardens is a contemplative and informal woodland setting offering a series of romantic recesses and tranquil resting spots, picturesque vistas and breathtaking views. Acres of ferns, palms, oaks and pines fashion a lush backdrop for spectacular seasonal colors.

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Welcome to Our Historic Landmark

Our gardens are open 365 days a year, and boast must see scenery and architecture. The Singing Tower and gardens provide ideal backdrops for family picnics, dining at our cafe, or as a wedding ceremony and reception venue. Also enjoy bird watching, geocaching and photography opportunities while trail hiking. Close to Tampa and Orlando, Bok Tower Gardens is available for corporate or social events.

Special thanks to our Share The Gift corporate sponsors