Spice Up Your Summer at The Gardens

Jun 01, 2021 — Aug 31, 2021

Add a little pep in your step as you enjoy a summer display of pepper plants at Bok Tower Gardens during Spice Up Your Summer.

Spice Up Your Summer – the Sweet, Hot & Tangy Way

Enjoy a spicy stroll through the Gardens as hundreds of edible and ornamental pepper plants add a rainbow of color and texture. We know peppers can be sweet, hot, and terrifically tangy, and this summer you can learn more about the world of these vibrant plants.

Workshops include:

Spice Up Your Home Garden

While you’re there, stop by The Shop at Bok and take the beauty of peppers to your home garden or landscape. You will find many peppers available for purchase, including the bushy bright yellow euchu and everyone’s favorite, the purple flash.

Make Time for a Spicy Lunch or Dinner

Turn up your taste buds at The Blue Palmetto Cafe. The summer menu will feature Chef Fulwood’s World Famous Salsa, plus his all-new Roasted Poblano Pepper Guacamole. Plan accordingly because the Cafe is also hosting Taco Tuesdays and serving delicious Sangria by the bottle or glass.

Free Admission Dates

Wawa is sponsoring ‘Wawa Summer Fun Days’ on select dates at Bok Tower Gardens throughout Spice Up Your Summer. You can enjoy complimentary admission the last Friday of the month, May – September compliments of Wawa. Committed to the communities they serve, Wawa is keeping the Gardens growing with their generous support.

For a complete list of related events, go to boktowergardens.org.

About Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens, located in Lake Wales, has welcomed more than 23 million visitors since 1929 and there is something to discover for visitors of all ages. Throughout the year, the Gardens offer unparalleled opportunities for artistic, cultural, personal and spiritual enrichment.


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