Sixth Annual Boktoberfest Plant Sale

Bok Tower Gardens Oct. 18 A FREE Community Event Celebrating the Start of Florida’s Gardening Season LAKE WALES, Fla. – The Sixth Annual Boktoberfest celebration takes place Saturday, October 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bok Tower Gardens and marks the start of Florida’s gardening season. Admission is free. Members of the Gardens […]

Edward Bok Memorial Carillon Concerts

Commemorates the life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who died Jan, 9, 1930, less than a year after his Singing Tower was dedicated. 1pm and 3pm.

Jewels from the Brees Library

Bok Tower Sunset w-moon

Enjoy a carillon concert under the light of the full moon, a unique opportunity to visit the Gardens after hours. Opt to have a light dinner at the Blue Palmetto Cafe for an additional fee before the concert. Hear musical selections from the Brees Library.

Music at Pinewood: Rising Artist Series

Pinewood Estate Front

The Rising Artist Series features up-and-coming artists in the intimate setting of Pinewood Estate. Faculty and hand-picked scholars from Harrison School for the Arts perform a variety of classical programs with piano, strings, woodwinds, guitar and vocals. Harrison School for the Arts provides an opportunity for talented students to develop their artistic and academic abilities […]

Founder’s Day Weekend

Bok Tower Door

Visitors are offered a rare opportunity to pass through the historic iron Yellin gates, cross the moat, and take a closer look at the Tower’s Great Brass Door. Carillonneur Geert D’hollander performs special concerts at 1pm and 3pm, during which time the moat will close.

Love in Bloom Reunion Celebration

BokTower_032913_152(by Chad Baumer)

A reunion for couples who were married at Bok Tower Gardens. Bring photos, make new memories, and cross the moat. Reservations required.

Valentine’s Day Carillon Concert

Photo of Geert de Hollander playing the Bok Tower Carillon taken by Mike Potthast.

Enjoy carillon music while strolling the gardens. Performances at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Valentine’s Dinner: An Evening of Vintage Charm

Pinewood Estate Front

Elegance with acoustic guitar music inside the history 20-room Pinewood Estate mansion. Full-course dinner, cocktails and romance included! Reservations required as space is limited.

Presidents’ Day Carillon Concert

Bok Tower Carillon

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

Moonlight Carillon Concert: Opera Evergreens

Bok Tower Carillon

A unique opportunity to visit the Gardens after-hours and enjoy a concert under the light of the full moon.

Polk Arts Alliance

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