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Free Sundays in August
Free Sundays in August

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When: Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Enjoy the wonder of Fairchild, every Sunday in August and the first Wednesday of every month from June to November, for free.

A day at Fairchild is a day in paradise. Where else can you visit a tropical rainforest, view world class art, dine at an award winning café and do it all surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of nature? Only at Fairchild.

Spend a day exploring 83 acres of tropical palms, cycads, flowering trees and breathtaking vistas. Don't miss plant sales, live music, yoga, food trucks, and free tram tours (limited seating) on these special Sundays. 

Rainforest Exploration

Be sure to stop by Fairchild’s Rainforest to learn about its structure and diversity. You’ll discover some commonly used products produced from materials found within a rainforest.

Nature Hunt

A fun and educational activity that will encourage children to explore all parts of the garden.

Tropical Fruit Pavilion

Fairchild Farm Smoothies      
Enjoy our famous mango smoothies made from mango pulp from the Fairchild Farm.

Edible Garden                         
Explore and learn which fruits and vegetables grow in South Florida during the summer months.

Live Music (Garden House

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.        Join us for the rhythms and beats of a 
                                              powerful drum circle.

Free Yoga (Garden House

11:00 a.m.                          Rina Yoga teachers will be offering classes for
                                             the whole family. Bring your own mat and towel
                                             and wear comfortable, loose clothing. 

Local Food Trucks (Cycad Circle

Enjoy enticing flavors prepared by Miami’s best food trucks. MexZican Gourmet will be serving authentic Mexican food created by Chef Ze Carlos Jimenez. Sakaya Kitchen will dish up savory Asian eats inspired by Chef Richard Hales. Stop by Real Sorbet for a frozen treat to help you cool off on the warm summer day.

The Shop at Fairchild Special! 

Enjoy 10% off of all regularly priced merchandise in the Shop on every Sunday of Free Sundays (August 7, 14, 21, 28). Fairchild Members will receive an extra 10% off in addition to their membership discount.

Membership Discounts

Become a member of Fairchild during Free Sundays in August and receive a 50% discount on Associate, Associate Plus, Family and Friends and Sustaining membership categories. Already a member? Then save 10% when you renew your membership! Offers available only in person during Free Sundays in August.


Plant Sale 

Local plant vendors will be selling heliconias, gingers, cacti and succulents, Caribbean plants, palms, fruit trees, herbs, orchids and more varieties of plants suited for South Florida. Need to know more about the plants? There is no better person to ask then the grower themselves! 


Remaining Free Days

Sunday, August 14, 2011
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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Discounts for Members
Discounts for Members
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