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The Transit of Mercury

Things To Know

Join astronomers on the Oval Lawn for a rare astronomy event. Mercury, our solar system’s smallest and innermost planet, will transit across the face of the sun. This happens only 13 - 14 times in a century. The next occurrence will not be until November 13, 2032, so do not miss this planetary event! Included with general admission or membership.

Event Date & Time

November 11, 2019
8:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.


Included with general admission or membership

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Please Note:

Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at www.boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any ticketed event.