23rd Annual Gala in the Garden

Benefits Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Co-Chairs Frances Sevilla-Sacasa & Swanee DiMare

Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
305-667-1651, Ext. 3375

The 23rd Annual Gala in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates the advancements made throughout the year and those individuals who generously support Fairchild’s growth. Notable philanthropists from South Florida and beyond meet for an evening of unmatched beauty, delicious food, dancing and charity. Proceeds benefit Fairchild’s programs in education, conservation science, and horticulture. This year’s black-tie event is co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and begins Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

Gala guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, silent auction featuring hundreds of luxury items, a gourmet dinner exquisitely prepared by Le Basque’s food and décor artists, and dancing to the lively sounds of the Soul Survivors Band, all culminating in an unforgettable evening surrounded by tropical beauty.

Individual tickets start at $750, and tables for ten can be reserved for $7,500. To purchase tickets, please contact Susannah Shubin at SShubin@FairchildGarden.org or call 305-667-1651, Ext. 3375. For more information, please visit www.FairchildGarden.org/Gala.

About Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Established in 1938 and comprising 83 acres in Miami, Fla., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. The world-renowned plant collections feature palms, cycads, orchids, tropical fruit trees and more. Fairchild has the largest education program of any metropolitan area, reaching more than 200,000 schoolchildren each year with environmental programs like The Fairchild Challenge. It aims to inspire a greater knowledge and love for plants and gardening so that all can enjoy the beauty and bounty of the tropical world. Special events include Chocolate, Mango, and Orchid Festivals in addition to an annual art exhibition, concerts, plant sales and more. For more info, please visit www.fairchildgarden.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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