Holidays at Bok Tower Gardens

Holidays at Bok Tower Gardens

The spirit of the holidays surrounds Bok Tower Gardens with a natural palette of red and green, from the lively cardinals to the seasonal greenery throughout the Gardens. Visitors will enjoy the 25th Anniversary Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate, poinsettia, bromeliad and amaryllis displays, live music on the 205-foot Singing Tower carillon, Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra (December 7), winter walking tours, and a variety of seasonal programs.

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Holidays at the Gardens Schedule of Events

Holiday Home Tour

November 29 – January 5, 10:00-5:00p.m.
On the National Register of Historic Places, the 1932 Mediterranean-style Pinewood Estate is a step back in time to the grandeur and glamour of a bygone era. Lavishly decorated and celebrating 25 years of splendor, this year, the Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate brings the majesty of Mother Nature in all 20-rooms of this historic home. Children are encouraged to participate in a fun search for a family of Pinewood squirrels, Tucker, and Tillie, who are hiding throughout the Estate. Combo admission to the Gardens and Pinewood Estate Holiday Home Tour is $25 adult, $12 (child ages 5-12).

Holiday Walking Tours

November 29 – January 5, Mon-Sat: 12 P.M. & 2 P.M., Sun: 2 P.M.
Mon-Sat: 12 P.M. & 2 P.M., Sun: 2 P.M.. Walking tours of the Gardens start at the Visitor Center.

Holidays at Hammock Hollow

Saturdays: November 23 – December 28
Discover Florida Cranberry: November 23. 10 A.M. -12 P.M..
Holiday Birding Traditions: November 30 & December 7. 10 A.M. -12 P.M.
Holly-day Plants: December 14 & December 21. 10 A.M.-12 P.M.
New Year Traditions from the Netherlands: December 28. 10 A.M.-12 P.M.


November 23, 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Learn how to create unique holiday décor using palm fronds. $15 members, $30 non-members.

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Shop at Bok Museum Store Sunday

December 1, 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Free admission for shopping beginning at 4 P.M.

Shop at Bok Holiday Open House

December 5, 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Free admission for shopping beginning at 4 P.M.

Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert

December 7, 4:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
The concert of the season enjoy a pre-show performance by Steamin Quartet from 4–5:30 P.M. and a magnificent concert by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at 6 P.M. Advance tickets: $30 members/$35 non-members, $10 child. Day of concert: Price increases to

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Succulent Holiday Wreath Workshop

December 7. 10:00a.m.– 12:00p.m., 1:30p.m.–3:30p.m.
Create your succulent wreath for the holidays. All supplies included $50 members, $65 non-members.

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Unique Holiday Centerpiece

December 14, 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m.
Create a unique holiday table piece using fruit, succulents, and orchid blooms with assorted foliage. $60 members/$75 non-members.

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Cork vs. Craft Dinner Holiday Rematch

December 14, 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Enjoy a dinner of four courses, each paired with a beer and a wine designed to explore the advantages of each pairing and reveal why these combinations are popular. $55 non-members/ $65 non-member.

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Carillon & Chorale Holiday Concert

December 15, 4:00p.m.
Enjoy a holiday concert that combines the talents of chorale members from Harrison School for the Arts with the Singing Tower carillon. Included with general admission or membership.

Christmas Day Carillon Concert

December 25, 1:00p.m. & 3:00p.m.

New Year’s Day Carillon Concert

January 1, 1:00p.m. & 3:00p.m.

*Holidays at Bok Tower Gardens is sponsored in part by Visit Central Florida, and by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.


1151 Tower Boulevard

Lake Wales, Florida 33853



Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and Visit Central Florida.
A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of consumer Services by calling toll-free within the state. 1-800-435-7352. registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Charitable Registration Number: CH1161

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