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Fruit Fest

Discover the delicious world of tropical fruit at Bok Tower Gardens’ Fruit Festival. Start your morning with excellent plant lectures by leading horticulture experts. The fun continues as you sip, sample, and delight in a bounty of fruits and gourmet dishes from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Round out your day in the Gardens with an afternoon stroll and live music on the Terrace from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

During the Fruit Festival, purchase “Bok Bucks” and then sample gourmet small plates and tropical fruit wines in the Magnolia Room, a variety of fresh, exotic tropical fruit in the Alexander Discovery Center, and fresh fruit juices in the Outdoor Kitchen. Fruit Fest lectures are included in general admission. Bok Bucks are required for small plates and samples.

Schedule of Events
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Horticulture Presentations (presenters are TBD)
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sampling and Small Plates
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Live Music on the Terrace

Event Date & Time

Saturday, July 13, 2024


Admission is free for members / $20 non-member adult, $10 kids (ages 6-17), Kids 5 and under are free
Sampling and Small Plates require Bok Bucks – only available on site

Buy General Admission

Please Note:
Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at 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.