Flicks in the Garden: “Casablanca”


Bogart and Bergman’s classic romantic drama.

Flicks in the Garden: Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in this 1993 romantic comedy. The final film in the Spring Flicks series at Bok Tower Gardens.

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.

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Service, Scott Banks, 2010

Full choir, brass ensemble, live carillon performances and Easter message. Service is from 7-8am. Admission is free from 6-8am. A buffet breakfast will be served in the Blue Palmetto Café following, for an additional fee.

Concert Under the Stars

Bok Concert Panoramic

The Gardens’ premier outdoor live music event! Concert Under the Stars features annually-changing blue-jazz, pop-grass performances for all ages in a unique festival atmosphere. This year’s concert includes progressive American folk rock and “newgrass” band, The Greencards. Advance: $20 adults. $8 children ages 5-12. Children under 5 admitted free. Day of: $25 per person. $10 […]

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

BokTower_032913_152(by Chad Baumer)

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

National Public Gardens Day

National Public Gardens Day (May 9, 2014) is a national day of celebration to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and their important role in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education in communities nationwide. Your Bok Tower Gardens membership also allows you into other participating gardens throughout the nation. Visitors […]

Pops by the Lake

Imperial Symphony Orchestra “pops” concert at the Lake Mirror Amphitheatre on the Frances Langford Promenade.

Mayfaire Saturday Night

Mayfaire Saturday Night

A FREE community event celebrating the arts and athletes and is held after the art show closes around the Frances Langford Promenade on Lake Mirror. There will be live music by the Orlando band MPiRE, as well as food and drinks available for purchase. The artist and race award results are announced at approximately 8 p.m. A […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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