Fairchild Events



Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Coral Gables, FL, December 12, 2017 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce outdoor exhibition The Art of Balance, a series of gravity-defying sculptures by Polish artist Jerzy Kędziora. The newest installation is part of Art at Fairchild, the seasonal program that invites international artists to display their works throughout the 83-acre tropical oasis. Nine of Kędziora’s pieces will be on view daily from December 16, 2017 – March 31, 2018.

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Recipe

Monday, January 15, 2018

Vegan Dark Chocolate


3/4 cup Cocoa butter, melted

1/4 cup agave nectar

2/3 cup cacao powder

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of sea salt, finely ground


Melt cocoa butter until no pieces remain. Add in agave nectar slowly while whisking. Add in cacao powder and whisk until mixture is even and smooth. Pour in vanilla extract. Grind a pinch of sea salt and add to mixture. Evenly pour mix into chocolate molds. Add desired toppings. We suggest: cacao nibs, coconut flakes or freeze-dried fruit. Place into refrigerator until set.

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Splendor in the Garden

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:30 AM to
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:30 PM



FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables along with co chairs Barbara Hevia and Lydia Touzet and honorary chairs Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla Sacasa and presenting sponsor MERCEDES–BENZ Coral Gables and Cutler Bay cordially invite you to the 6th annual Splendor in the Garden, an afternoon of Fashion and Philanthropy


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12th Annual International Chocolate Festival

Friday, January 19, 2018 9:30 AM to
Sunday, January 21, 2018 4:30 PM


Indulge in chocolate delicacies during the season's most delicious event: The International Chocolate Festival! Enjoy fine chocolate samples from artisan chocolatiers, lectures on chocolate making and demonstrations from Miami's master chefs and chocolatiers! Take our ChocoWalk to learn about the life cycle of a cacao plant, with stops in our Rainforest and more. Find out everything you ever needed to know about chocolate from the experts. 

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 6:00 PM to
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 9:00 PM


Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features?

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India’s Favorite Snacks: Samosas and Pakoras

Friday, January 26, 2018 9:30 AM to
Friday, January 26, 2018 1:00 PM


Are you ready for more mouthwatering Indian favorites by our favorite Indian chef? In this hands-on class, Chef Billo will gently guide you in the creation of these two very popular Indian snacks – samosas and vegetable pakoras – along with a complement of chutneys made from tamarind and mint.

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Artistic Flower Macro Photography

Saturday, January 27, 2018 2:00 PM to
Saturday, January 27, 2018 5:00 PM


Learn to capture the best of what’s in bloom at the Garden. This class will review the best camera settings to create different interpretative flower images in the garden.

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The Art and Science of Growing Orchids in South Florida

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10:00 AM to
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:00 PM


If you are a beginner to orchids or have been growing them and want to learn more, this is the orchid class for you.

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Photographing the Super Moon at Fairchild

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:30 PM to
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 8:30 PM


For the experience of a lifetime, join us to photograph the super moon. This blue and super moon comes close to Earth which makes its status as a super moon.

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Low Carb – Low Fat Gourmet Cuisine

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 9:00 PM


Learn ways to trim the fat and lower the carbs. Your food will be so delicious you’ll never know that you are dieting.

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