Gala in the Garden

Benefits Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Guests enjoying dinner at Fairchild’s Gala in the Garden fundraiser

Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
305-667-1651, Ext. 3375

Set in a beautiful, floral landscape, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s annual Gala in the Garden fundraiser celebrates the advancements of the garden and the people who have made it possible throughout the years. The black-tie event is on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. and supports Fairchild’s programs in conservation science, education, and horticulture. Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa serve as this year’s Co-Chairs.

Guests can enjoy a cocktail reception, bid on luxury items at the Silent Auction, dine on an exquisite feast by Le Basque Catering, and dance by moonlight surrounded by the lakeside marquee’s breathtaking décor.

Eugenio & Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and Swanee & Paul DiMare

Individual tickets start at $750, and tables for ten can be reserved for $7,500. To purchase tickets, please contact Susannah Shubin at or call 305-667-1651, Ext. 3375.

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.

Guests dancing to the music of Soul Survivors Band

Special events include Chocolate, Mango, Orchid and Edible Garden Festivals in addition to an annual art exhibition, concerts, plant sales and more. Fairchild is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156. For more info, call 305-667-1651 or visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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