Back 2 School Weekend

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  • Flamingo Gardens
  • access_time Aug 12, 2017 09:00am -
    Aug 13, 2017 05:00pm
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  • info_outline Paid Entry Only
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Enjoy a final weekend of summer break at the Back 2 School Weekend at Flamingo Gardens. Enjoy free pony rides from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. both days, special animal encounters, bounce houses, activities and games. Visit a variety of informational and craft vendors while DJ Digital Anarchy spins popular tunes. Explore creativity with crafts to make and take, or challenge friends to contests and games. Best of all it is a HALF-PRICE WEEKEND!

This is a HALF PRICE WEEKEND so admission is only $9.95 ages 12+, $6.45 ages 3-11. Children 2 or younger and Members are free. Narrated Tram Tour is included with admission. Please, no outside food, coolers or pets allowed.

ACTIVITIES located in Wray Lawn Area

9:30 AM - 4PM Games & Crafts

9:30 AM - 4PM Bounce house and Tropical slide provided by Bounce House Broward

9:30 AM – 4PM Vendors and Informational booths

9:30 AM – 4PM Dino Dig-be a paleontologist and dig up dino bones!

ENTERTAINMENT located at Wray Lawn Stage

10AM – 4PM DJ/ MC Digital Anarchy spins your favorite music

11AM – 3PM Horacio the T-rex- meet and take photos with a dinosaur WATERSLIDES located across from the wedding gazebo

9:30 AM – 4PM Cool off on the Waterslides or play in the foam pit. Separate toddler area with slide and foam pit just for the younger kids!

View life-size dinosaur replicas throughout the Arboretum.

In the Gallery see dinosaur and other fossils from millions of years ago.

Meet & speak with an Archaeologist

Take a guided tour of the exhibit to learn fun facts- every hour beginning at 11am – 2pm

PRESENTATIONS Times to be determined

View live feed from the Hell Creek Formation dig site and talk with Paleontologist Robert DePalma while taking a virtual tour of the site. Located in the meeting room.

10 AM – 3 PM Meet and talk with Archaeologist Robert Feeney to learn about fossils and dinosaurs. Located in the Gallery.

CONTESTS located at Wray Lawn Stage (Times to be determined)

Dino Egg Races

Hula Hoop Contest

Potato Sack Races


Hot dogs, fresh deli sandwiches, salads, chili, fruit cups, snacks, cold drinks, ice cream. Big Orange Fruit smoothies, cold drinks and popcorn. Garden Grill Pulled pork sandwich, chicken sandwich, grilled burgers, chicken nuggets, portobella mushroom sandwich, onion rings, fries, snacks and drinks.

EVERGLADES WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS 11:30 AM Wildlife Encounter Show 1:30 PM Wonders of the Everglades 3:30 PM Wildlife Encounter Show

NARRATED TRAM TOUR 10AM – 4PM 25 minute narrated tram tour of botanical gardens . 

HISTORIC WRAY HOME 10 am – 4:30 pm Guided tour of the Wray Home museum