Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

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.

Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens is sponsored in part by Visit Central Florida, by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and Citizens Bank & Trust. Other partners include: Ledger Media Group, Sun Media Group, Today & Tonight Magazine, WEDU, WUSF and Winter Haven Honda.

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.

Live Music

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.