Upcoming Events

MOONLIGHT WALK: MAY 6 (7PM - 11PM), 2017


Kanapaha's Moonlight Walk is a magical experience where there will be twinkle lights, lanterns, 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. Fly'n Hawaiian Concessions, Dixon Enterprises and Dominos will be out selling food and refreshments! Feel free to bring out a picnic basket, blanket or lawn chairs. Bringing a flashlight is recommended. Fifteen dollars for adults, $7 for children ages three to thirteen. Members receive a $4 discount. Please use cash or check for admission.


5pm -7pm: Gardens closes

7pm: Gardens open and food vendors available for purchase, find your spot on the lawn, 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: May 6th the gardens will close at 5:00pm and re-open at 7:00pm for the Moonlight Walk!

If you would like to participate as a food vendor, download application below:

moonlight walk application 2017

Painting courtesy of Tim Malles