To celebrate National Public Gardens Day, Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day, Bok Tower Gardens is offering complimentary admission days in May. [Read more…]
This week, the Daycation Kingdom family spent Earth Day exploring the trails at Bok Tower Gardens. [Read more…]
Food Network watchers can join “Retro Rad” Chef Emily Ellyn at Bok Tower Gardens for her three day culinary residency on March 24 through 26. [Read more…]
Bok Tower Gardens Christmas events, including the popular Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate, will bring yuletide cheer to the Lake Wales landmark starting November 25 through January 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m daily. [Read more…]
After months of construction and the successful conclusion of the Preserve the Legacy, Steward the Future capital campaign, new Bok Tower Gardens expansions will come into full bloom with the grand opening of several highly anticipated garden areas on September 10.
This week on Daycation Kingdom, Mike and Frauke take the kids out to Bok Tower Gardens for their Pokemon Go Event. [Read more…]
Visitors to historic Lake Wales now have two tasty new attractions to enjoy, because the Bok Tower Gardens Outdoor Kitchen and Edible Garden are now open.
Mike, Frauke, and the kids have a busy weekend, starting out with a fun Sugar Ray concert at the Epcot “Eat To The Beat” Concert Series. [Read more…]
Enjoy free admission and a special Dedication Day ceremony on Feb. 1 as Bok Tower Gardens commemorates its 85th anniversary. Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham will be in attendance. [Read more…]
Bok Tower Gardens is celebrating its 84th anniversary the weekend of Feb. 1 through 3, 2013 by opening the Singing Tower’s gates, guiding tours around the Tower’s exterior, performing special carillon concerts, and presenting a performance by Curtis Institute of Music president Roberto Díaz. [Read more…]
Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens has returned for its 18th year and is open every day through Jan. 6, 2013 for self-guided tours. Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens includes the traditional Pinewood home tour, new workshop activities, poinsettia displays, holiday concerts, winter walking tours and more. [Read more…]
Over at Bok Tower Gardens, two rare Victoria water lilies (Victoria ‘Longwood Hybrid’) have grown to an unusually large size in the Reflection Pool near the Singing Tower. Each plant has 20 or more lily pads that are five foot in diameter. [Read more…]
Join host Banks Lee as he brings you the latest attractions and theme park news from Central Florida. [Read more…]
Bok Tower Gardens is hosting an event just for dogs. On Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 during the Bok Tower Gardens’ Dog Day of Summer dogs of all breeds are invited to visit and help support a great cause. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to Humane Society of Polk County. [Read more…]
Bok Tower Gardens, for the fourth year in the row, will be having free admission and fun for the whole family from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. during Boktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. The plant sale has grown into an Octoberfest celebration that features a Biergarten with live entertainment, German food, craft and seasonal beers, face painting, silent auction and more. [Read more…]
By Kevin Yee
If you’re into botanical gardens, you’ll definitely want to check out Bok Tower Gardens, a privately-owned parcel of land just south of Legoland that includes the “singing tower” carillon, a period mansion from the 1930s, and grounds of botantical gardens and flowering plants. [Read more…]
Bok Tower Gardens has begun an international search for a new Singing Tower carillonneur. The carillonneur produces the iconic sound at Bok Tower Gardens by playing the 60 bells located inside the tower. [Read more…]
The holiday season at Bok Tower Gardens has begun and will continue through Jan. 1, 2012. This year marks the 17th annual Pinewood Estate holiday home tour as well as activities throughout the Gardens. This year’s theme is “Picture Perfect.” Central Florida designers and volunteers will bring award-winning films to life inside the 20-room mansion. [Read more…]
Bok Tower Gardens is hosting the third annual Boktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Visitors will receive free admission from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The event features live entertainment, German food, craft and seasonal beers, tree climbing, face painting, pumpkin painting, prize drawings and more. [Read more…]
On Saturday, Aug. 6, Bok Tower Gardens will open its doors to four-legged friends during the first annual “Bark Tower Gardens’ Dog Day of Summer”. Leashed and friendly dogs will be welcomed to the gardens from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with 50 percent of the event’s proceeds benefitting the Humane Society of Polk County.
From 9 a.m. to noon, some “special friends” in need of new homes will be available, as well as tips about adoption, health, safety and dog grooming. In addition, there will also be doggie boutique merchandise available for purchase, as well as “Ask a Vet” and “Ask a Trainer” experts on hand to answer questions. There will also be contests for the cutest, most unusual, owner look-a-like, most talented and best kisser, with prizes awarded to the top three pooches in each category.
Regular admission is required, as well as $5 per dog, which includes a doggie gift bag. In addition to being leashed, all dog waste must be disposed of by owners.
The activities and vendors will be available from 9 a.m. to noon:
- Ask A Vet
- Ask a Trainer
- Grooming Specialists
- Doggie Boutique
- All natural dog snacks
- Dog Contests