Hours, Prices & Directions
Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Last admission from the entrance gate is at 5 p.m. The Visitor Center, Blue Palmetto Café and Tower & Garden Gift Shop are open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with limited hours on holidays.*
Pinewood Estate will be closed the following dates. Subject to change without notice.
May 17, October 30 – November 23, 2017: closed for holiday decoration
Operating Hours except blackout dates above
Summer: Open daily from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Spring: Open daily from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Christmas: Open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Best time to visit Pinewood Estate is 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Estate busy hours are from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The Singing Tower carillon concerts are at 1 & 3 p.m. daily with short selections played on the hour and half-hour. The carillon schedule features live concerts by Geert D’hollander mid-October through mid-May, Thursday to Sunday. Recordings from the Anton Brees Carillon Library collection can be heard during the summer months from mid-May to mid-October. Concerts can be heard throughout the Gardens and there is no additional ticket required. Entrance into the Singing Tower is available to certain membership levels during select events throughout the year. *All hours and schedules are subject to change without notice. The Café and Gift Shop are open noon – 5 p.m. on Christmas and Thanksgiving.
Bok Tower Gardens is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is supported by tax-exempt gifts and contributions. All revenue and membership support continues Edward W. Bok’s dream of helping to preserve and sustain this gift of beauty for future generations.
Purchase an annual membership for 365 days of free general admission.
All memberships include free Gardens admission and discounts on most special events, gift shop, and café purchases.
General Admission Adults $15, Children (5-12) $5, Children under 5 are free.
This ticket option includes admission to the Gardens, Pine Ridge Nature Trail, Preserve Trail and the Visitor Center complex.
Combo Admission Adults $21, Children (5-12) $10, Children 5 are free.
This ticket option includes General Admission and access to a self-guided tour of Pinewood Estate. Holiday Home Tour is an additional fee during the holiday season. Members can purchase individual tickets at the Entrance Gate for $5.
Bok Tower Gardens has reciprocal benefit partnerships with various museums and cultural institutions throughout Florida and the American Horticultural Society. If you are a member of these participating organizations, check your membership benefits to see what discount is available to you. These discounts can only be applied at the entrance gate upon arrival. Admission tickets are valid for one day and do not include admission to specially ticketed events. Parking at the Gardens is always free.
Directions to the Gardens
Bok Tower Gardens is centrally located between Tampa and Orlando in Polk County, Florida. For driving directions, please enter your starting location and click the “Get Directions” button.