Gardens’ Carillonneur Geert D’hollander will begin the celebration at 6:30 a.m. with seasonal compositions performed on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon. Reverend Esther Robinson of First United Methodist Church of Lake Wales will provide the message, and Dr. Jonathan Reed will accompany soloist Xela Pinkerton. Bagpiper Ben Pugh and the choir of First United Methodist Church of Lake Wales will provide special music. The Entrance Gate, Visitor Center, and The Shop at Bok will open at 6:00 a.m. Donations are encouraged.
Shuttle service will not be available. Attendees are encouraged to bring personal wheelchairs or mobility carts. Dogs are also not permitted at the service but are welcome to enter the Gardens after 8 a.m.
Event Date & Time
Sunday, April 9, 2023
7:00 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Gates open at 6 a.m.
Free Admission Until 8 a.m.
Easter Unlimited Breakfast Buffet at the Blue Palmetto Cafe
Breakfast Buffet Served from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.*
$20 adults ● $10 children (under 12)
Bok Tower Gardens Members receive a 10% discount
Scrambled Eggs Bar featuring Chef Matt’s World Famous Fresh Salsa ● Shredded Cheese ● Sour Cream ● Hot Sauces
Crispy Bacon, Country Sausage Links, Assorted Breakfast Pastries, Freshly Diced Fruit, Buttery Grits with Shredded Cheese
Buffet ticket includes Beverage
Hot Coffee, Florida’s Natural Orange Juice,
Iced Tea, and Pepsi Fountain Drinks
Advanced Orders Have Reached Capacity. We will have 100 tickets to sell on Easter Morning. Please come to the Blue Palmetto Cafe to purchase tickets while supplies last.
* Please Note *
Blue Palmetto Café regular menu will not be available until 11 a.m.
Grab & Go items will be available for purchase.
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 5 pm, 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 educational program.