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The 73rd Annual Ramble
The 73rd Annual Ramble

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When: Friday, November 8, 2013 - Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Celebrate seven decades of South Florida history at our 73rd Annual Ramble!

The Ramble is South Florida's most loved garden party.  Experience the blend of old and new with art, antiques, rare books, a farmers market, the largest plant sale in South Florida and much more. 

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

  • Plants—With more than 15,000 plants, it is the largest sale of the year in South Florida.
  • Antiques and Collectibles—Fabulous finds for anyone interested in acquiring items of quality, beauty and distinction.
  • Design:Fairchild— Green design and furniture show at the Lakeside Marquee Tent.
  • Garden & Artist Marketplace— Large selection of garden-related items.  Original paintings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures and ceramics.
  • Old & Rare Books—Thousands of books covering a wide range of subjects including an incredible selection of botanical and art books. Donate books.
  • Delicious Food—Gourmet vendors, conch fritters, local artisan ice cream and more.
  • Live Music—Enjoy fantastic local and visiting musicians including the unique sights and sounds of the Dutch Waterpoorter Street Organ. 
  • Farmer’s Greenmarket—Herb booth, farmers organic produce, fresh baked goods, jams, honey and more.
  • Nell’s Tea Garden—Tea service, umbrella tables and ladies in lovely hats serving teas of many flavors.
  • Kid Way—Educational displays, live performances, carnival games, arts and crafts, face painting and more!.
  • Science Trail—Speak to the scientists of Fairchild and learn about what they do. Along the Science Trail on the Mulch Path.

Check out The Ramble program!



Bike Valet

Green Mobility Network will be here Saturday and Sunday offering their unique bike valet service at the South Gate. Bike and $5! If you walk or ride your bike to Fairchild, you will receive $5 off the admission price for adults and $2 for children. It's our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation.

Thank you to our sponsors:


Admission: Free for Fairchild Members and children 5 and under.

Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17. 

Eco-discount: If you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild, receive $5 off admission for adults and $2 off admission for children. Members, remember to bring your Rewards Card to earn your gift passes! 

Military Discount: We are pleased to offer active military personnel free admission. In addition, admission for spouses is $20 and children $10. Please present Military IDs.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.

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