National Public Lands Day/Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Admission is FREE with coupon. Get your coupon on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! website.

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.

Sunset & Symphony

Bok Concert Panoramic

Enjoy the sounds of the season with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Singing Tower carillon as they perform together on Saturday, December 5 during one of Central Florida’s favorite holiday concerts—Sunset & Symphony! Families and friends are encouraged to prepare themed picnics and experience a magical December evening as the sun sets atop Iron […]

St Patrick’s Day Carillon Concerts

Bok Tower Carillon

Stroll the blooming gardens as Irish favorites play on the carillon. Performance times are 1:00-1:30pm and 3:00-3:30pm.

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.

Presidents’ Day Carillon Concert

Bok Tower Carillon

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

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.

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Carillon Concerts

Bok Tower Carillon

Celebrate the life of humanitarian and civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. who championed the cause of unity among all people. Included with general Gardens admission. 30-minute concerts at 1pm & 3pm.

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.

Polk Arts Alliance

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