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FAIRCHILD GARDEN CELEBRATES “WILD TO TABLE” AT INTERNATIONAL MANGO FESTIVAL

Sunday, May 21, 2017

 

Coral Gables, FL, May 15, 2017 – We’re wild about wild mangos! Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden as we celebrate the king of tropical fruit at the 25th Annual International Mango Festival on Saturday, July 1 – Sunday, July 2 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme, “From Wild to Table will explore wild cultivars and species and look at the future of mangos in a changing world.

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TRAVEL THROUGH TIME WITH ORCHIDS THROUGH THE ARTISTS’ EYES AT FAIRCHILD GARDEN

Monday, May 1, 2017

 

Coral Gables, FL, April 27th 2017 – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and American Orchid Society (AOS) are pleased to announce the opening of  Orchids Through The Artists’ Eyes, an exhibition of historic and contemporary botanical art all inspired by orchids, held in the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center. The exhibition will be on view daily from May 13 – June 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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WELCOME SPRING WITH FAIRCHILD’S SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL & PLANT SALE

Monday, April 3, 2017

 

Coral Gables, FL, March 27, 2017 – Celebrate the beginning of spring with an outdoor festival filled with delicious foods, gardening tips, and plant sales. The Spring Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is held Saturday, April 8 – Sunday, April 9 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

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CALLING ALL CHOCOLATE CONNOISSEURS TO FAIRCHILD’S CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Coral Gables, FL, January 9, 2017 – Indulge in artisanal chocolate and sweet treats at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s 11th Annual International Chocolate Festival. Celebrate Fairchild’s sweetest event throughout 83 acres of tropical paradise with artisan chocolatiers, interactive chocolate making displays, sweet samples, and cooking demonstrations. The three-day festival runs from FridayJanuary 20 – Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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ENTER BIRD PARADISE AT FAIRCHILD’S 7th ANNUAL BIRD FESTIVAL

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Annual Bird Festival in partnership with Tropical Audobon Society, from September 29 - October 2, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Two days of off-site birding tours on September 29 and 30 will take amateur and expert birders on engaging half-day or full-day walks through birding hot spots like Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and a Hawkwatch at Curry Hammock State Park (registration is required).

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FAIRCHILD RECEIVES $1.24 MILLION GRANT FROM NASA FOR GROWING BEYOND EARTH STEM EDUCATION PROGRAM

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Miami, FL, July 13, 2016 – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1.24 million grant from NASA for its Growing Beyond Earth STEM education program as part of the2015 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities. Fairchild’s proposal was one of nine selected from 73 applications.

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ARTIST MIRA LEHR PRESENTS SECOND NATURE ART EXHIBITION AT FAIRCHILD GARDEN

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, July 6, 2016Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the opening of artist Mira Lehr’s Second Nature multimedia exhibition, the newest show in the Art at Fairchild series held in the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center. The exhibition will be on view daily from July 22 – October 3, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN RECEIVES FOUR STARS FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, June 10, 2016 – On June 1, 2016, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden received the highest rating of four out of four stars from Charity Navigator, the U.S.’s largest evaluator of charities. The ratings assessed financial performance metrics, accountability and transparency performance metrics, income statements, and compensation. Fairchild received an overall score of 95.58 out of 100.00 with a 100% score for accountability and transparency.

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN’S INTERNATIONAL MANGO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE MANGOS OF CUBA

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, June 8, 2016 – The best part of summer has arrived – mango season! Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in celebrating the acclaimed ‘king of fruit’ at the 24th Annual International Mango Festival on Saturday, July 9 – Sunday, July 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This year’s theme,“Mangos of Cuba,” will explore the rich heritage of tropical fruit in the Caribbean’s largest island.

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FAIRCHILD GARDEN CELEBRATES NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDENS DAY WITH REDUCED ADMISSION AND MEMBERSHIP SPECIALS

Monday, April 18, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, April 19Created by the American Public Gardens Association, National Public Gardens Day is a countrywide celebration that invites communities to explore the beauty of their local green spaces while raising awareness of the important role public gardens play in promoting conservation, education, and environmental preservation. On Friday, May 6 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will honor this day with special admission prices: $20 for adults, $13 for seniors 65 and up, and $7 for kids 6-17.

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