Dog Day of Summer

Benefits the Humane Society of Polk County. Regular admission for humans, $5 for dogs. Dogs must be on a leash. Learn more about this event.





Anton Brees’ Birthday Carillon Concert

The Carillon concert takes place at 1pm and 3pm. Serving from 1928 until 1967, Mr. Anton Brees was as the first carillonneur at Bok Tower Gardens.





Grandparents Day Admission Special

Free admission to Bok Tower Gardens on Sept 11 with grandchild.





Expansion Celebration at Bok Tower Gardens

Hammock Hollow Children's Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens Celebrates the Future on Saturday, September 10 with the Grand Opening of the Largest Expansion in 87 Years of History. After months of construction and the successful conclusion of the Preserve the Legacy, Steward the Future capital campaign, Bok Tower Gardens comes into full bloom with the opening of several highly anticipated […]





Learn the Secrets of Antique Heart Cypress

Part of the Lunch & Learn series. Takes place in the Alexander Discovery Center. Learn more and RSVP for the class on the Bok Tower Gardens website.





Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens is November 27 – January 3. Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 9am-5pm. Christmas Combo Admission includes: Admission to Bok Tower Gardens Admission to the Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate Poinsettia displays, carillon concerts, winter walking tours, and more! $20 adults / $9 children (5-12) / $7 members […]





Florida Citrus Celebration

Bok Tower Gardens partners with the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame to present an inside look into Florida’s citrus industry through a variety of fun, free programs. Special tours, films and activities take place throughout the Nov. 7-8 weekend, and everything is included with regular Gardens admission. Rates are $12 for adults and $3 for […]





Artist Reception

November 5th meet-the-artist reception for “Garden & Groves,” oil paintings by local artist Blair Updike, on exhibit in the Visitor’s Center from October 16, 2015 through January 14, 2016. Meet the artist, Blair Updike, and share her love of blue skies, gardens and groves, twisted trees, and the way light plays across meadows and bays. […]





Saturday Gardening Series

Edible Perennials with Master Gardeners





Presidents’ Day Carillon Concert

Bok Tower Carillon

Celebrate Presidents’ Day by enjoying carillon music while strolling the gardens.





Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494