Bok Tower Gardens Hours

Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., with last admission at 5:00 p.m. The Visitor Center, Blue Palmetto Cafe, and Shop at Bok are open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Hours may vary on holidays and special event days)

Daily admission

Daily admission will be capped to ensure safety.

For your convenience, tickets are available online and onsite. Should the daily visitor capacity be reached, the gate will close.

Visitors are required to have a cloth mask or face covering when visiting the Gardens. All visitors are required to have a mask and it must be worn while interacting with Bok Tower Gardens Staff or while inside interior spaces./b> We do not require masks for individuals with health conditions or children under 2. Our mask policy extends to our interior areas at this time; however, we are closely watching CDC guidelines and will make changes based on the information available. If the policy is amended, the information will be posted here. Our staff has been trained to work with families that need additional assistance.

We are not requiring visitors to use masks or face coverings while in outdoor spaces when physical distancing can be achieved. We highly encourage all visitors to respect our team and others by participating in this safety measure. The Bok Tower Gardens staff is required to wear masks while in public areas or when in close proximity to visitors. We also request visitors to bring hand sanitizer, bottled water, and snacks.

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Tickets include:
Single-day admission to select Garden areas and the 3.5-mile pine trail preserve hiking trail. Access to Garden areas is subject to change without notice.
Adult admission is $15, Children (ages 5-12) $5, children under 5 are free, Dogs are $5. Reciprocal admission for participating gardens and cultural institutions will be offered.

Purchase Gardens Admission
Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate. Discounts have been temporarily suspended.

Military Admission

Active duty military with proper I.D., including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard, and Reserve members, receive free Gardens general admission every day of the year, with up to four additional friends and family members admitted at half-price. Retired military are admitted at regular price, but are admitted free of charge on the following holidays: Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Armed Forces Day.

Frequently Asked Questions: We are living in a time of great uncertainty and our daily operations have changed to accommodate physical distancing and safety procedures. Learn more about our operating procedures during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Planning Your Visit During Phase One Operations
We are opening the Gardens with your safety as our greatest priority.

Pinewood Estate Historic Tours are not available; however, visitors may enjoy the exterior gardens of Pinewood Estate. Shuttle Service to the Tower and Pinewood Estate is also not available.

You are permitted to bring in outside food and beverage but encouraged to use a blanket in our picnic areas. Water fountains will not be available. You may bring in water bottles or purchase at The Blue Palmetto Cafe.

Visitors have two options for ordering from the Blue Palmetto Café. Visitors may Order Online or place an order in person. Indoor seating is available at the Blue Palmetto Cafe in compliance with State of Florida guidelines. The Shop at Bok is open.

The Shop at Bok is open or visitors can shop online.

Temporary Visitor Guidelines:
Consider visiting another day should you not feel well or have symptoms of COVID-19. Practice social distancing by staying six feet apart from others. Use every day preventive measures (e.g. wash hands, cover coughs, etc.). Cloth face coverings are strongly encouraged for indoor areas. All visitors are asked to use a cloth face covering when interacting with the Bok Tower Gardens staff.

Become A Member
Membership to the Gardens supports our mission and provides you with admission benefits and more. You can also apply the daily admission fee towards a membership. Membership can be purchased online.

Refund & Cancellation Policy


Tickets for admission, programs and special events are transferable and non-refundable. Seating is available on a first–come, first-served, self-seating basis. Outside food, drinks, coolers and chairs are welcome for picnicking and outdoor events.