Thursday, June 13, 2013

FAIRCHILD GARDEN CELEBRATES THE MANGOS OF MEXICO AT 2013 INTERNATIONAL MANGO FESTIVAL Coral Gables, FL, June 13, 2013 - Did you know Mexico has both rainy and dry seasons that make for a great mango growing climate? Or that Mexico is the dominant supplier of mangos to the U.S. and a main supplier to markets worldwide? Come learn this and more at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 21st Annual International Mango Festival on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 from 9:30 a.m. -...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

MIAMI'S FIRST-EVER BUTTERFLY MIGRATION PARADE TAKES FLIGHT AT FAIRCHILD GARDEN Coral Gables, FL, May 7, 2013 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden loves butterflies, and we want the whole community to join us in celebrating our winged friends. On Saturday, May 18, Fairchild is hosting Miami's first-ever Butterfly Migration Parade, a day full of butterfly-themed family fun. Participate in the whimsical parade down Old Cutler Road from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., then spend the...

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Earth Day at Fairchild

Friday, April 19, 2013

FAIRCHILD GARDEN CELEBRATES EARTH DAY WITH REDUCED ADMISSION PRICE Coral Gables, FL, April 10, 2013 - What better way to celebrate Earth Day than outdoors among tropical plants, fresh air and sunshine? On Monday, April 22, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is offering $7.50 admission for Earth Day in honor of Fairchild's 75th anniversary of opening to the public. Discover 83 acres of nature on foot or by tram with tram tours running every half hour from 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m....

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Farm-to-table cooking demonstrations at the Food and Garden Festival

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

LOCAL CHEFS TO TEACH FARM-TO-TABLE COOKING AT FAIRCHILD GARDEN'S FOOD & GARDEN FESTIVAL Coral Gables, FL, April 5, 2013 - Who says eating well has to be boring? Come to the Food & Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to learn how to make delicious meals that the whole family will love. Local chefs will teach you how to make everything from seared scallops to vegan cashew cheese. Cooking...

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Food and Garden Festival Lectures

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

LEARN UNIQUE GARDENING TIPS FROM LOCAL EXPERTS AT FAIRCHILD'S FOOD & GARDEN FESTIVAL Coral Gables, FL, April 5, 2013 - If you've ever wanted to grow your own fruits and veggies, the Food & Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is the place to learn how. On Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., attend lectures hosted by Fairchild staff and local experts to learn how to start your own edible garden or improve the one you already...

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Food and Garden Festival 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

FOOD & GARDEN FESTIVAL AT FAIRCHILD FEATURES LOCAL FOODS AND PLANTS FOR SALE Coral Gables, FL, April 9, 2013 - Edible gardening is in this season. Come to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for the annual Food & Garden Festival featuring the 34th Annual Spring Plant Sale to celebrate the arrival of spring. Sample delicious seasonal foods, learn how to care for and maintain your edible gardens throughout the summer months, and take home plants grown by Fairchild and local plant societies....

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Orchid Festival

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in celebrating all things Orchidaceae - better known as the beloved orchid plant - at the 11th Annual International Orchid Festival. For three days, guests can immerse themselves in a tropical landscape brimming with orchids. The festival is Friday, March 8 - Sunday, March 10, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Browse more than 10,000 orchid plants on sale from international vendors and learn how to care for them at the gardening workshops and...

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Chocolate Festival

Thursday, January 10, 2013

TREAT YOURSELF TO A SWEET WEEKEND AT FAIRCHILD'S INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL The Mayans used it to cure ailments. The Aztecs used it as a form of currency. Spanish aristocrats made it into a sugary drink. Regardless of how they used it, civilizations throughout history have shared one thing in common: their love for chocolate. Celebrate all things chocolate at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 7th Annual International Chocolate Festival, sponsored by Whole Foods Market and...

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Gala in the Garden

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A BOTANICAL TAPESTRY AWAITS GUESTS OF FAIRCHILD'S GALA IN THE GARDEN Gala in the Garden, the annual "social event of the season," arrives at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Now in its 20th year, the black-tie event is Fairchild's major yearly fundraiser, with all proceeds supporting programs in conservation science, education, horticulture and collection management. The theme of this year's Gala is "Botanical...

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Splendor in the Garden

Sunday, January 6, 2013

FASHION HITS FAIRCHILD THIS JANUARY AT THE "SPLENDOR IN THE GARDEN" FASHION SHOW Fashion will flourish at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. for the second annual Splendor in the Garden fashion show and luncheon. In partnership with luxury specialty store Neiman Marcus Coral Gables and co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa, the garden will blossom into a fashion hotspot as models stroll the runway in the latest spring...

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