Harmonious Fare “Jazz in the City”

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As the sun sets atop Iron Mountain, the relaxing tones of the carillon transport you to a jazzy nightclub in the heart of the big city. Enjoy delicious food and drinks from vendors paired with the evening’s musical theme, for an additional fee. $5 per person. Free for members.

22nd International Carillon Festival

Geert de Hollander

Features “New Music on Old Bells” Live performances daily throughout the festival at 1pm and 3pm. Bok Tower Gardens welcomes four emerging guest carillonneurs who will debut world premiere performances on the Singing Tower carillon during the 22nd International Carillon Festival (ICF) March 8-16, 2014. These world-renowned artists are pioneering new sounds on the carillon, […]

Lunch & Learn Guided Tour & Concert

Bok Tower Door

Bring a picnic lunch and attend a guided tour of the Singing Tower exterior highlighting its history, artistry, architecture and construction, followed by a carillon concert and historical artifacts display. Included with admission. March 10 through 14 – Lunch & Learn Guided Tour & Concert noon–1:30 p.m. During the 22nd Annual Carillon Festival.

Moonlight Carillon Concert

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Enjoy a carillon concert under the light of the full moon. It’s a unique opportunity to visit the Gardens after-hours and have a light dinner at the Blue Palmetto Café. $5 per person. Free for members.

Sunset Carillon Concert: “St. Patrick’s Day”

St Patrick’s Day Carillon Concerts

Bok Tower Carillon

Stroll the gardens and enjoy the many shades of green as tunes from Ireland play on the carillon. Included with admission. Performances from 1:00-1:30pm and 3:00-3:30pm.

Moonlight Carillon Concert

Bok Tower Sunset w-moon

Enjoy an hour-long carillon concert by Geert D’hollander. Visitors are encouraged to stroll through the torch-lit pathways and explore the Gardens under the light of the full moon. The Blue Palmetto Café will remain open until the concert begins. Admission begins at 5 p.m.

Carillon Classic 5k Run/Walk

Presented in partnership with the Dick Pope Polk County Chapter of the FPRA at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. Register for the event HERE.

Harmonious Fare: Cinco de Mayo

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Enjoy a Mexican fiesta as Latin-themed music plays on the Singing Tower carillon.

Mother’s Day Concerts & Plant Sale

Bok Mother's Day

The gates of Bok Tower Gardens will be open for free to all mothers with a day featuring special 30-minute carillon concerts (1pm and 3pm), a plant sale in the Tower & Garden Gift Shop (9am-5pm), and a special lunch in the Blue Palmetto Café.

Polk Arts Alliance

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