Celebrating the 2021 Holidays in Florida's Gardens

A fir tree decorated with poinsettias with a container full of candy canes in front

Many of Florida's botanical gardens and state parks celebrate the year-end holidays with events, workshops, lights, and more. This is just a few; check with your local Extension office to see what's happening in your community.

Alred B. Maclay State Park, Tallahassee: 32nd Annual Camellia Christmas, Friday, December 3, 2021 5-8 pm

Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales: Let Your Spirit Soar: Holidays in the Gardens, multiple events November 26 – January 2

Eden Gardens State Park, Santa Rose Beach: Luminary Stroll on the Grounds, Saturday, December 11, 2021 5-8 pm (CST)

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami: The Night Garden, select dates, November 12 – January 2

Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo: Holiday Lights in the Gardens, November 26 – January 2

Fort Cooper State Park, Inverness: Nights of Lights, December 10-12, 5:30-8:30 pm

Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead: Tropical Winter Adventure, December 18-19

Harry P. Leu Gardens, Orlando: Dazzling Nights, November 19 – January 9

Harry P. Leu Gardens, Orlando: Holiday Blooms at Leu, December 1 – 31

McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach: Magic of McKee Festival of Lights, several events throught the month of December

Mounts Botanical Garden, Palm Beach County: Garden of Light, December 1-23

Naples Botanical Garden, Naples: Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden, select dates, November 26 – January 2

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, Micanopy: Holidays on the Prairie, Saturday, December 11, 2021 4-7 pm

Savannas Preserve State Park, Port St. Lucie: Holiday Folk Jam and Song Circle, Sunday December 12, 3-4:30pm

Selby Gardens Downtown Campus, Sarasota: Lights in Bloom® an Open-Air Holiday Light Show, Select dates, December 11 – January 2

Do you know of a holiday garden event in your community? Let us know!

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