Upcoming Events


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.


5pm -6pm: Gardens closes

6pm:  Admissions tables and Gardens open, get here early to find your spot on the lawn.

7pm: Food vendors available for purchase. Alachua Astronomy Club out viewing the Moon!

8pm: Luminaries are lit, Alachua Astronomy Club out viewing the cosmos, and Keith Peters begins playing original music.

11pm Event ends

Note: The day of the Moonlight walk the gardens will close at 5:00pm and re-open at 6:00pm for the Moonlight Walk!


There is some free parking on the grounds of the gardens.



Painting courtesy of Tim Malles