Fall Garden Festival, featuring the 76th Annual Ramble

Fall Garden Festival, featuring the 76th Annual Ramble

When: Friday, November 11, 2016 9:30 AM to Sunday, November 13, 2016 4:30 PM

The Fall Garden Festival Featuring the Ramble truly has something for everyone! A huge plant sale of Fairchild-grown plants and plants from vendors offering edible plants for your own fall garden, ornamentals, orchids, succulents, exotics and more.

There's Plenty to do at the Fall Garden Festival featuring the Ramble

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Friday November 11 

11:00 a.m. 
Gardening Demonstration - top of the Bailey Palm Glade, across from the Herbs booth 
Five Rules for a Successful Herb Garden
Carolyn Copolla, Redland Herb Farm 

Saturday November 12 

10:30 a.m. 
Gardening Demonstration 

Information coming soon! 

11:30 a.m.
Gardening Demonstration
A New Generation of Mango's
Dr. Noris Ledesma, Curator of Tropical Fruit, Fairchild 

12:30 p.m. 
Gardening Demonstration 

Exciting New Plants from Fairchild Expeditions in the Far East Chad Husby, Botanical Horticulturist, Fairchild

1:30 p.m. 
Cooking Demonstration 

All About Peppers! 
Michael Heckart, Wicked Mike's 

2:30 p.m. 
Cooking Demonstration 

Cheese Making 101 Hani Khoury, Hani's Mediterranean Organics

Sunday November 13 

12:30 p.m. 
Gardening Demonstration 

Five Rules for a Successful Herb Garden 
Carolyn Copolla, Redland Herb Farm 

1:30 p.m. 
Gardening Demonstration
Exciting New Plants from Fairchild Expeditions in the Far East 
Chad Husby, Botanical Horticulturist, Fairchild  

2:30 p.m. 
Cooking Demonstration 

Chef information coming soon! 

All Weekend 


Engage with Fairchild educators and see science in action! And, enjoy botanical carnival style games and face painting! 

Also, interact with local environmental organizations and learn how they are making an impact locally and globally. 


Food and more! Cooking demos by Miami's top chefs, samples, food from some of our favorite vendors and all you need to create your own spiced up dishes for fall and winter.

Holiday shopping and treasure hunting! Vendors will be offering jewelry, garden goods and crafts, candles, soaps, art and much more. Hunt for treasures in the Fairchild Antiques & Collectibles Market inside the Garden House—furniture, paintings, antique prints, trinkets, toys, and who knows what else! And visit the rare and antique/used book sale for books on nature, science, gardens, history and so much more. You are bound to find some unusual books to appeal to any taste.

Food Vendors
Casa Paella, Cinnamon-Horn-Rolls, CrepeMaker, Dutch Magic Enterprises, Eat Da Bone BBQ, Greek Food, Gerbaud Bakery, Karts of All Kinds, M&R Caribbean Conch, Native Conch, Victoria's Flavors Unlimited

Garden Marketplace
Anderson Landscaping, Atizana Inspired, Bee My Honey, BirdsSquirrelsN.com, Calamarie: Eco. Handmade. Art , Candles by Fatima, Inc., DecoSusi, Emilio Robba, Fair Trade Marketplace, Floribbean, Fossil Lamps, Gloria Janell, Gringa Flan, Hani's Mediterranean Organics, In Your Face Delights, Karen's Kreations, Keez Beez LLC, Lakonia Greek Products, Maddie's Hats & Designs, Nic & Luc Fine Foods, One, Two, Tree - Pest Free, pequeñas indulgencias, Sessions Woodworks, Inc., Surf 'n Suds Soap, SusiLicious BakeShop, Verde Community Farm, Wicked Mike's, World Spicery

Environmental Education Providers
Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve/MARS, Dade Chapter Native Plant Society, Deering Estate, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, Miami Blue NABA, Miami Dade Water and Sewer, Pelican Harbor Seabird Station, Sierra Club, Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative, South Florida National Park Service, Tropical Audubon Society, USCG Sea Partner's/Officer Snook, Young Friends of the Everglades
Water Keepers, Wildlife Animal Rescue

Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Shen Yun 


Experience local craftsmanship and get a firsthand glimpse on woodturning, jewelry making, pottery and more.

American Needlepoint Guild Royal Palm Chapter, Ceramic League of Miami, South Florida Jewelry Arts Guild, South Florida Woodturners Guild

Artist Studio, Room A, Corbin Building 

Shop unique, handmade art work created by students from Fairchild's art class instructors and students. 

Bev’s Boosas, Donna Torres, Marie Ferraro, Pauline Goldsmith, Susan Randall

Antiques & Collectibles, Garden House 

Discover rare finds, antiques, vintage furniture and jewelry and one of a kind books. 

Nell's Tea Garden, Baobab Courtyard at the historic Gateshouse                                     

Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. An additional charge of $20.00 per adult and $15 for children' over 12 years old is required for Nell's Tea Garden. 

Enjoy an authentically delicious experience of scones, savories & sweets accompanied by specially blended teas created for Fairchild. 

Plant Sale, Cycad Circle Area 

Pick up Fairchild plants and many more from local plant societies and nurseries. 

Albert Livingston Tree Farms, Bello Tropicals, Casey's Corner Nursery, Greenhouse Orchids, JG's Tropical Plants, Kreative Gardens, PCK Orchids & Exotic Plants, Peters Crotons & Cordylines, Rare Fruit Council International, So Orchids, South Florida Cactus & Succulent Society, Inc., Steve Stern's Exotic Palms, Tropical Fern & Exotic Plant Society, Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Music, Garden House Lawn 

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Hal Roland, Tropical Steel Drums 
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Brazilian Explosion 

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Whainy Bee Steel Drums 
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
The Rambling String Band  - making Fairchild festival debut! 

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m 

Whainy Bee Steel Drums 
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Solar Dogs 

Music, Amazonia Pond 

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hal Roland Tropical Steel Drums 
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Hal Roland Tropical Steel Drums 

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Admission Pricing
Free for Fairchild Members
Adults: $25
Seniors (age 65 and up): $18
Children (ages 6-17): $12
Free for children 5 and younger


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Donations Needed! 
Fairchild Antiques & Collectibles is collecting vintage finds, antiques, collectibles (china, linens, ceramics, jewelry) and rare or old books. To make a donation, contact Natalie White (nwhite@fairchildgarden.org). All proceeds from the Fairchild Antiques & Collectibles support Fairchild's mission.

Travel Information:
The Fall Garden Festival is located in Coral Gables, Florida, about 10 miles south of Miami International Airport
detailed driving directions can be found here. Nearby hotels include Hotel Indigo (call hotel for discounted rate and shuttle service offered to FTBG guests), Sonesta Coconut GroveThe Biltmore Hotel, and the Miami Marriott Dadeland.

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Press and Media Inquiry
Please contact Maureen Tan, Public Relations Manager at 305.667.1651, ext. 3392 or mtan@fairchildgarden.org.

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

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