Tai Chi in the Gardens

Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi surrounded by the serenity of the Gardens. Individuals of all ages and physical conditions can use the fluid movements to help release tension, increase balance and relax. This seasonal activity runs on Saturdays from 8:30-9:30am from October 6-April 6, with the exceptions of November 24 and December 22. $10 members, $17 […]

Cooking With Beer

Learn to make delicious beer-inspired recipes Chef Matthew Fulwood of Blue Palmetto Café. Class includes hearty samples and craft beer. $45 member/$52 non-member.

Meditation with Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowls

Sound healing with Reiki Master Kristen Tenpenny. Members $15, nonmembers $22.

Xina Scuderi: The Smallest Details

Photographs by Xina Scuderi featuring details of wildlife and nature. The exhibition is located in the Visitor Center at Bok Tower Gardens. Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Last admission from the entrance gate is at 5 p.m. The Visitor Center, Blue Palmetto Café and Tower & Garden Gift […]

Full Bloom Ahead! Peak Bloom Celebration

Bok Tower Gardens rings in the spring blooming season with an all-new festival dedicated to highlighting the cultural and horticultural arts. Peak Bloom celebrates the majesty of Mother Nature, a full calendar of events and beautiful floral displays in each room of Pinewood Estate from February 1 through March 31. During this annual rite of […]

Soup’s On With Chef Amy Freeze

Enjoy a hearty ‘Farm to Table’ winter-themed menu, including soups, stews, a craft beer-infused dessert, and drinks. Reservations are required.

Bok Tower Gardens Announces Amended Operating Schedule Due to Hurricane Irma

The Gardens will be closed on Saturday, September 9, Sunday, September 10 and Monday, September 11. Pending no storm damage, the Gardens will reopen on Tuesday, September 12. The public will not be allowed to enter the Gardens until a safety assessment has been conducted and the all clear is given. Informational signage will be […]

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.

Polk Arts Alliance

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