Easter Sunrise Service
Mar 27, 2016
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Bok Tower Gardens will present the 90th annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, March 27 at 7:00 a.m. with free admission from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. An annual tradition since 1926, worshipers are invited to experience the majesty of the sun rising over the horizon atop Iron Mountain. Accessible parking, shuttle service, and seating for guests will be available. The Entrance Gate, Visitor Center and Gift Shop will open at 6 a.m. Donations are suggested.
Gardens’ carillonneur Geert D’hollander will begin the celebration at 6:30 a.m. with a selection of seasonal music performed on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon. This year’s service will feature inspirational music presented by the Parkview Christian Center Gospel Choir. Pastor Henry Babers, of the Parkview Christian Center, will deliver an Easter sermon. The service will conclude with a half-hour concert performed by carillonneur Geert D’hollander on the 60-bell Singing Tower carillon.
Following the service, the Blue Palmetto Café will offer a special buffet for $10.95 per adult; $7.95 per child under 12. Scrambled eggs, Spanish eggs, bacon, sausage, grits, homestyle potatoes, assorted pastries, fresh fruit, and beverages including regular and decaf coffee and Florida’s Natural orange juice will be served.