Fairchild Events



Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Coral Gables, FL, December 12, 2017 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce outdoor exhibition The Art of Balance, a series of gravity-defying sculptures by Polish artist Jerzy Kędziora. The newest installation is part of Art at Fairchild, the seasonal program that invites international artists to display their works throughout the 83-acre tropical oasis. Nine of Kędziora’s pieces will be on view daily from December 16, 2017 – March 31, 2018.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, January 5, 2018 1:00 PM to
Friday, January 5, 2018 3:00 PM


Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Recipe

Monday, January 15, 2018

Vegan Dark Chocolate


3/4 cup Cocoa butter, melted

1/4 cup agave nectar

2/3 cup cacao powder

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of sea salt, finely ground


Melt cocoa butter until no pieces remain. Add in agave nectar slowly while whisking. Add in cacao powder and whisk until mixture is even and smooth. Pour in vanilla extract. Grind a pinch of sea salt and add to mixture. Evenly pour mix into chocolate molds. Add desired toppings. We suggest: cacao nibs, coconut flakes or freeze-dried fruit. Place into refrigerator until set.

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Splendor in the Garden

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:30 AM to
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:30 PM



FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables along with co chairs Barbara Hevia and Lydia Touzet and honorary chairs Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla Sacasa and presenting sponsor MERCEDES–BENZ Coral Gables and Cutler Bay cordially invite you to the 6th annual Splendor in the Garden, an afternoon of Fashion and Philanthropy


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