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Fairchild’s NightGarden & discounts

During Miami winters, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden transforms itself into The NightGarden, an enchanted, illuminated experience full of fantasy and wonderment – where things like the Wise Talking Tree, Archimedes and Flying Fairies come to life.

This gorgeous magical garden is scheduled to open on Nov. 11, 2022, and run through Jan. 8, 2023.

NightGarden “Wise Tree.” Photo courtesy of Kilburn Live

Feast your eyes on stunning special effects and immerse yourself in a world of fantasy, where you can chat with a “wise tree” and use a special “FairyScope” (NightGarden’s augmented reality game) to search for fairies. While you’re at it, make this a special night out on the town and enjoy some of Miami’s most popular food trucks.

Admission prices vary depending on peak dates. Tickets range in cost from $25 for age 10 and younger to $30 for age 10 and older during non-peak dates. During peak dates in December, prices are $30 for age 10 and younger and $35 for age guests age 10 and older. Children up to 2 years old enter free of charge.

For military, police, seniors and students there’s a discount available for 10 percent off tickets , find it as a drop down option when purchasing tickets online. 

10% discount for group bundle of at least 6

15% discount for group bundle of at least 14

For more information on ticket prices, click here. Free self-parking is available.

(Video courtesy of Teresa Mears)

The NightGarden is located at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information, visit

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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Biscayne Times, Edible South FL and Miami Media Group. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today as Calendar Editor and arts writer and then worked for 13 years in public relations. She has her own blog Scene Around South FL.



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