Monday, February 18, 2013

Spring Garden Festival


Spring Garden Festival at
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
March 23 (9am-5pm) & March 24 (10am-5pm)
4700 SW 58th Dr Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 372-4981
"This is Gainesville's premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 200 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods. Also featured are a walk-through butterfly conservatory, children's activities area, live entertainment and live auctions. Parking is free and two off-site parking areas are serviced by shuttle buses. The theme for this year's festival is "Passalong Plants," representing the staple plants that are passed along from generations and between friends."
Admission:
Adults: $8
Children(2-13): $5
Cash only (no credit cards) at these events for admission. A $2 discount is given for members of Kanapaha. SUNDAY IS CONSIDERED TO BE FAMILY DAY AND CHILDREN GET IN FOR HALF PRICE! Pets are not allowed at these festivals.
This is a family friendly event and there are a lot of activites to choose from. Some of them include the butterfly house, the children's area, performances on the main stage, summerhouse display and scheduled seminars and many more.
For more information on the event, please be sure to visit http://www.kanapaha.org/spring.htm