ALL EVENTS

 

2019

 

GUIDED WALK: NOVEMBER 2 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

VETERAN'S DAY SPECIAL: NOVEMBER 11

Any enlisted or retired military, get in free on this day. Thank you for your service to this country!

GUIDED WALK: DECEMBER 7 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

2020

BAMBOO SALE: JANUARY - MID FEBRUARY

Every winter, Kanapaha holds an Annual Winter Bamboo Sale. In January, Kanapaha issues a descriptive sales/availability listing of bamboos that are being offered during January and February on a dug-to-order basis.

How to order...

Orders for bamboo may be phoned in to 352-372-4981 starting in January. Buyers will be advised of the date orders will be ready for pickup and payment will be needed when orders are placed. There are no refunds issued after the bamboo has been dug. Bamboo Sale is in January and mid February only. Order are prioritized by the date the customer is willing to come pickup the bamboo since some orders may exceed availability. For more info, click here

GUIDED WALK: JANUARY 4 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

CAMELLIA SHOW: JANUARY 4 (1 PM-5 PM) - 5 (9 AM-4 PM)

This two day event features prize-winning camellias of all sizes, shapes, and colors. There will be judged exhibits of japonicas, reticulatas, hybrids, and species. In addition to their outstanding winter beauty, some of the varieties are fragrant. This show is geared toward educating the public about the care, culture, and appreciation of camellias, both in the greenhouse and in the landscape. Regular admission price for non-members and members are admitted free of charge. For more information on the show please visit the Gainesville Camellia Societies' website at: www.americancamellias.org

GUIDED WALK: FEBRUARY 1 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

GUIDED WALK: MARCH 7 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL: MARCH 21 (9 AM - 5 PM) & 22 (9 AM - 5 PM)

This is Gainesville's premier horticultural event. The Spring Garden Festival features about 125 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods. Also featured are live entertainment and live auctions. The children's area is included with the admission price and includes potting up a plant to take home, a photo opportunity, a bean bag toss, and many arts and crafts. Parking is free. Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for children three to thirteen. Cash only (no credit cards) at these events. A $2 discount is given for members of Kanapaha. No pets allowed during the festival please. For more info, click here

GUIDED WALK: APRIL 4 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

GUIDED WALK: MAY 2 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

MOONLIGHT WALK: MAY 2 (7 PM - 11 PM)

Kanapaha's Moonlight Walk is a magical experience where there will be laser lights and approximately 1500 luminaries along a 1.25 mile walkway. There will also be live entertainment and the Alachua Astronomy Club will be out with telescopes to view the cosmos. Vendors will be out selling food and refreshments! Feel free to bring out a picnic basket, blanket or lawn chairs. Bringing a flashlight is recommended for getting to and from parking lot. Fifteen dollars for adults, $7 for children ages three to thirteen. Members receive a $4 discount. Please use cash or check for admission. Besides service dogs, no pets allowed during this event.

MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL: MAY 10

FREE admission to mothers of all ages!

GUIDED WALK: JUNE 6 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10: .  Regular admission price for non-members and members are admitted free of charge.

FATHER'S DAY SPECIAL: JUNE 21

FREE admission to fathers of all ages!

GUIDED WALK: JULY 4 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

GUIDED WALK: AUGUST 1 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

GUIDED WALK: SEPTEMBER 5 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

GUIDED WALK: OCTOBER 3 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

FALL PLANT SALE & ORCHID SHOW: OCTOBER 24 & 25 (9 AM-5 PM)

Each October, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens holds an Open House & Fall Plant Sale, in conjunction with the Gainesville Orchid Society, inviting visitors to see the facility ADMISSION FREE. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens formally opened to the public in October of 1986 and the Open House is a means of celebrating our 'birthday.' In addition to viewing the botanical gardens, approximately 50 booth will be set up selling a wide variety of plants. The American Orchid Society will have their annual American Orchid Society's judged show that will coincide with the Fall Plant Sale and will take place inside Kanapaha's entrance building. Bring cash because most vendors do not accept credit cards. Pets are not allowed at these festivals.

GUIDED WALK: NOVEMBER 7 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

VETERAN'S DAY SPECIAL: NOVEMBER 11

Any enlisted or retired military, get in free on this day. Thank you for your service to this country!

GUIDED WALK: DECEMBER 5 (10 AM - 12 PM)

Kanapaha offers a guided tour of the Gardens the first Saturday of every month, starting at 10:00 am.  Regular admission price for non-members.

Gainesville Camellia Society (view website): Third Sunday 2:00 p.m.
Gainesville Orchid Society (view website): Fourth Monday 6:30 p.m.

(Meeting times are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm. 352-372-4981)

Funded in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County


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