National Public Gardens Day free entry and discount


National Public Gardens Day is Friday, May 8. If your mother likes gardens, taking her to see one might be a great Mother’s Day Gift. To visit most of the gardens, you’ll need to sign up in advance. In and near Miami-Dade County, three gardens are participating, including one that is usually open only by appointment: […]

Fairchild discount Sundays in August

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Enjoy the tranquility and lush beauty of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden this Sunday, Aug. 3, and every Sunday in August 2014 for a reduced price. On Sundays in August, Fairchild discount admission will be $15 for adults, $10 for seniors 65 and older, $7 for kids ages 6 to 17. Members and children 5 and younger […]

Free first Wednesdays at Fairchild garden


Update: Fairchild has cancelled these free days. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is offering free admission the first Wednesday of every month from June to November, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit a tropical rainforest, view world class art, dine at an award winning café and do it all surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of nature. […]

Free Fairchild program for children with autism and their families

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is presenting for free the Plants and People Program for Children with Autism and Their Families on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. This program gives an opportunity for children with autism to experience nature and step away from their highly-structured routines in a safe environment. Parents and their children will receive […]

Free concert Sunday at Fairchild


Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has been featuring chamber music this week, with scheduled and impromptu music performances in the garden. Now we all have a chance to attend the 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 1, performance free, without paying garden admission. Celebration, the final performance of GardenMusic, will include the Schumann Piano Quartet, Schoenfield’s Cafe Music […]

Veterans Day weekend at Fairchild


Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11 – 13, veterans and active-duty military personnel will be admitted to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden at no charge. Visit from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Click here for a coupon worth $2 off the regular admission price. If you walk, ride a bike or take public transit to the garden, […]