Rootstock Plant & Garden Festival

By: Jessica Roberts

Rootstock Plant & Garden Festival is one of Bok Tower Garden’s biggest events! Shop from more than 45 amazing vendors and celebrate the start of the Florida gardening season.

Rootstock At Bok Tower Gardens

Rootstock At Bok Tower Gardens

Dig Into Rootstock!

Stock up on beautiful plants, citrus trees, tillandsia, succulents, orchids, natives, roses and more during Central Florida’s largest plant and garden extravaganza, presented by Duke Energy.

Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens

Live Music!

Enjoy tunes and blooms with this amazing line up of musicians. Geert D’hollander will also present THREE live carillon concerts!

9:00 a.m. – Polkweed Muzique
10:30 a.m. – Carillon Concert
11:00 a.m. – AcousticDose
1:00 p.m. – Carillon Concert
1:30 p.m. – Groove Infusion
3:00 p.m. – Carillon Concert
3:30 p.m. – Rusty Wright Band

Sawadee Thai Food Truck

Sawadee Thai Food Truck

The Food Scene

Enjoy fresh and healthy cuisine from Sawadee Thai Food  and Catering Oasis. Dig into delicious Thai creations, grill bowls, street tacos, shaved ice, kettle corn and more! OR, stop by The Blue Palmetto Cafe for menu favorites that include grilled Cuban paninis and chicken gyros.

Sip and savor refreshing beverages at the Beer & Wine Garden while enjoying great local music.

Succulent Planter At Bok Tower Gardens

Succulent Planter At Bok Tower Gardens

Make A Succulent Planter

Make-n-Take a beautiful succulent planter at The Shop at Bok. You pick the planter and succulents and our plant experts will help you create a one-of-a-kind centerpiece!

The Shop at Bok will also be featuring assorted pepper plants and patio fruits!

Animal Encounters At Bok Tower Gardens

Animal Encounters At Bok Tower Gardens

Awesome Animal Encounters

Get up close and personal with native Florida wildlife presented by Avian Reconditioning Center, Reptile Discovery, Florida Bat Conservancy, Archbold Biological Station, the UCF Bug Closet and Polk County Master Gardeners at the Alexander Discovery Center between 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Learn more about pollinators at the Duke Energy Pollinator Power Experience.

Hammock Hollow Children's Garden

Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden

Fun for the Whole Family

Your children can celebrate the colors of fall inside Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden beginning at 10:00 a.m. (and while supplies last). Kids will learn how to use natural materials
to make art at Doodlebug Art Place and they’ll “tie dye” fabric with
roselle and decorate a gourd.

You may also be interested in Lake Wales, Bok Tower Gardens or Lake Wales History Museum.

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