Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens is an annual celebration for all ages and one of the best times of year to visit. The ever-popular Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate is the highlight of Bok Tower Gardens’ season of holiday-themed events, but the Christmas fun doesn’t stop there. Visitors will enjoy poinsettia, bromeliad and amaryllis displays, live music on the 205-foot Singing Tower carillon, Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra (Dec. 1), winter walking tours, and a variety of educational programs.
Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate
Ticket sales begin November 23
November 23 – January 6
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Holiday Home Tour will give a first hand experience of post WWII era Florida and an in depth look into Mr. Bucks family as they come visit for the Christmas holidays. Join the three oldest Buck siblings Lucy, Dorothy and Leonard as they unfurl their amazing stories from the many adventures they had at Pinewood Estate.
The 20 room, 1932 Mediterranean-style estate’s decorations change each Christmas, and no two years are ever the same. Children are invited to participate in a fun hunt for a family of Pinewood Christmas squirrels. Join us on Saturday afternoons from 12:30 pm -2:30 pm for live Music in the courtyard outside the Estate.
Live Jazz at Pinewood Concert Schedule
Nov. 28: Emanon Jazz Dec. 1: Ben Torres & Marilyn Friedland Dec. 1: AcousticDose Dec. 22: Marcus Brixa Dec. 5: Ron Betts Dec. 26: Dean Johansen Dec. 8: Gerri Blount Dec. 29: Bryan Rivers Dec. 12: Omari Dillard Jan. 2: Ron Betts Dec. 15: Lee Hunter Jan. 5: The Sofa Kings
Christmas Carillon Concerts LIVE!
Nov. 23 to Jan. 6
Geert D’hollander performs Christmas music from around the world at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. every Thursday through Sunday on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon. Included with general admission.
Winter Walking Tours
Nov. 23 to Jan. 6
Gardens’ volunteers lead an hour-long winter walking tour, sharing information about the flora and fauna and guiding visitors through the Gardens from the Visitor Center to the Singing Tower.
Tours are Mondays through Saturdays at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. only. Included with general admission.
Holidays at Hammock Hollow
Nov. 24, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 22, Dec. 29 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn more about Florida’s wildlife and plant life during the winter season. Included with general admission or membership.
Nov. 28, Dec. 1, Dec. 5, Dec. 8, Dec. 12, Dec. 15, Dec. 19, Dec. 22, Dec. 26, Dec. 29, Jan. 2, Jan. 5
Join us on Saturday afternoons from 12:30pm – 2:30pm for live Music in the courtyard outside the Estate.
Holidays at Hammock Hollow: Meet Mrs. Claus
Dec. 9 and 23 | 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Meet Mrs. Claus for pictures and enjoy story time on the Sabal Stage in Hammock Hollow. Included with general admission or membership.