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FAIRCHILD GARDEN AND THE VILLAGE OF PALMETTO BAY PARTNER TO PLANT ENDANGERED ORCHIDS FOR THE MILLION ORCHID PROJECT

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, April 15, 2016 – Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and the Village of Palmetto Bay have partnered to increase the number of native and endangered Florida orchids as part of the Million Orchid Project. The conservation initiative, which began in December 2012 with the opening of Fairchild’s DiMare Science Village, aims to grow one million endangered orchids and reintroduce them to South Florida’s urban spaces. Palmetto Bay officials, Fairchild staff, and students of the BioTECH @ Richmond Heights High School botany magnet program will join on Earth Day, Friday, April 22 at 8:00 a.m., to plant native orchids in trees at the triangular median located at 16725 S. Dixie Highway in Palmetto Bay.

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FAIRCHILD OFFERS SUMMER CAMP FOR NATURE AND ART ENTHUSIASTS

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, April 2016 – Exploring tropical flora and fauna, investigating the rich world of science and art, and fun and exciting outdoor activities are in store at the summer camps held at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Become a certified Junior Naturalist at the Junior Naturalist Summer Camp or sharpen your creative talents at the Drawn to Nature Art Camp.

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CELEBRATE THE SPRING SEASON AT FAIRCHILD’S SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL & PLANT SALE

Monday, March 21, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, March 22, 2016 – Celebrate the arrival of spring with an outdoor festival brimming with delicious foods, gardening tips, and plant sales to prepare for a great growing season. The Spring Garden Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is Saturday, April 9 – Sunday, April 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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A WORLD OF ORCHIDS AT FAIRCHILD’S INTERNATIONAL ORCHID FESTIVAL

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, February 29, 2016 – Journey through a world of orchids at the 14th Annual International Orchid Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, where more than 10,000 orchid plants will grace the Garden. The three-day festival is Friday, March 11 – Sunday, March 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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GUESTS ENJOYED A “STARRY, STARRY NIGHT” AT FAIRCHILD’S GALA IN THE GARDEN

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, February 9, 2016 – More than 400 guests attended the 23rd Annual Gala in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on the evening of Saturday, February 6. The event was co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa with Joyce Burns serving as Philanthropic Chair. Proceeds supported Fairchild’s programs in conservation science, education, and horticulture.

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CLYDE BUTCHER BRINGS “PRESERVING EDEN” PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION TO FAIRCHILD GARDEN

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, January 27, 2016Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the opening of an installation featuring works by celebrated photographer Clyde Butcher. The traveling exhibition, titled “Preserving Eden,” consists of 32 black and white photos featuring Florida’s natural landscapes and Butcher’s personal bond with the environment. The exhibition will be on view in Fairchild’s Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Arts Center from Saturday, February 13 to Saturday, April 30, 2016.

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GRAMMY-NOMINATED VOCALIST RENEE OLSTEAD TO PERFORM AT FAIRCHILD’S VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, January 25, 2016 – There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than spending time with your loved ones amid 83 acres of tropical beauty. On Sunday, February 14 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., visitors to the lush Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will be serenaded by the lovely vocals of Grammy-nominated artist Renee Olstead at the annual Valentine’s Day Concert. Pack a picnic basket and blanket and enjoy a romantic night under the stars.

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INDULGE YOUR SWEET TOOTH AT FAIRCHILD’S CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Monday, January 4, 2016

Coral Gables, FL, January 5, 2016 – Satisfy your taste buds and delight in a weekend of sweet treats at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s 10th Annual International Chocolate Festival. Discover a world of chocolate throughout 83 acres of tropical paradise with artisan chocolatiers, interactive chocolate making displays, sweet samples, and cooking demos. The three-day festival runs from Friday, January 22 – Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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FAIRCHILD UNVEILS AN ORCHID ODYSSEY IN THE SIMONS RAINFOREST

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, December 30, 2015 – With spectacular colors, intricate shapes, and awe-inspiring patterns, orchids have long been one of Miami’s most beloved flowers. Now, visitors to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden can see an array of these unique plants as part of the Orchid Odyssey exhibition in the Simons Rainforest. The collection comprising numerous species and varieties, including Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, Dendrobium, and Vanda, will be on view now until April 30, 2016.

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GALA IN THE GARDEN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR FAIRCHILD GARDEN’S EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION INITIATIVES

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Coral Gables, FL, December 2015 – The 23rd Annual Gala in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates the advancements made throughout the year and those individuals who generously support Fairchild’s growth. Notable philanthropists from South Florida and beyond meet for an evening of unmatched beauty, delicious food, dancing, and charity. Proceeds benefit Fairchild’s programs in education, conservation science, and horticulture. This black-tie event is co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

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