When: Sunday, August 21, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
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.
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.
A fun and educational activity that will encourage children to explore all parts of the garden.
Fairchild Farm Smoothies
Enjoy our famous mango smoothies made from mango pulp from the Fairchild Farm.
Explore and learn which fruits and vegetables grow in South Florida during the summer months.
To commemorate National Honey Bee Day, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will have these activities available to bring awareness to the community:
12:30 p.m. Bee Discussion (Tropical Fruit Pavilion)
1:45 p.m. Vanishing of the Bees Documentary (Garden House)
Join us for a 90 minute screening of Vanishing of the Bees, a documentary that is aimed at bringing awareness of the alarming disappearance of honeybees around the world.
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join us for the rhythms and beats of a
powerful drum circle.
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.
Enjoy enticing flavors prepared by some of Miami’s best food trucks. Sakaya Kitchen will creating savory Asian cuisine inspired by Chef Richard Hales. gastroPod will be whipping tasty eats. C.J.’s Peruvian Grill will be serving traditional Peruvian fare.
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.
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.
Local plant vendors will be selling heliconias, orchids, palms, cycads, bromeliads, aroids, cacti and succulents, flowering trees, herbs, gingers, fruit trees 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!
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