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The Ramble
The Ramble

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When: Friday, November 20, 2009 - Sunday, November 22, 2009 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Where: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

The Ramble has been extended to three days!

Exclusively for members: Early admission each day at 9:00 a.m.

The Ramble is South Florida's most loved and oldest garden party.  Come and experience a blend of old traditions and new introductions with Nell's Tea Garden, the largest plant sale in South Florida, antiques and collectibles, garden themed art, old and rare books, our famous Kid Way, live music and the incredible ramble raffle.   

For a coupon worth $5 off admission, click here.

For a full program, click here.

Here is a list of what’s being offered at this year’s Ramble: 

  • Plants—With more than 15,000 plants for sale, it is the largest sale of the year in South Florida
  • Nell’s Tea Garden—Making old traditions new—complete with tea service, umbrella tables and ladies in lovely hats serving teas of many flavors
  • Slow Food Demonstrations--Visit the Greenmarket Area sponsored by Slow Food Miami where well-known South Florida chefs will demonstrate their culinary skills with fresh, organic food
  • Antique and Collectibles—Fabulous finds for anyone interested in acquiring items of quality, age, beauty and distinction including a lovely owl collection
  • Garden & Artist’s Marketplace—Offering a large selection of garden-related items and original paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures and ceramics
  • Old & Rare Books—Thousands of books covering a wide range of subjects at great prices with an incredible selection of botanical and art books
  • Kid Way—Face painting, interactive music shows, musical performances, carnival games, butterfly face painting and more for children
  • Farmer’s Greenmarket—Buy fresh herb plants for the season at the Herb booth, stock up on organic produce, fresh baked goods, mango salsa, honey, homemade soaps and more
  • Garden of Chocolate—The world of chocolate from cacao plants to homemade chocolates cookies. 
  • Fabulous Food—Choose from gourmet pizza, crepes, conch fritters, mango passion fruit ice cream, hot dogs, corn on the cob and more
  • Live music—Enjoy the unique sights and sounds of the Dutch Waterpoorter Street Organ, steel kettle drums and more 
  • The Fairchild Challenge Presents: A Botanical Fashion ShowSaturday, November 21, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. (middle schools), 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (high schools). Students from South Florida's middle and high schools walk the runway during Ramble and show off their "Miami chic" outfits made exclusively of real plant materials.

Admission:  Fairchild members and children 5 and under. Non-members: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and up and $10 for children 6-17.

For a coupon worth $5 off admission, click here.

The Antiques and Collectibles and the Rare Book booths are seeking donations for the 69th Annual Ramble.  Items may be picked up. More information.

If you are a vendor, click here for applications.

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