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IT'S A JUNGLE OUT THERE! Extended through Summer, 2018

This amazing exhibition, created by The Ark Collective in Nairobi Kenya, features 24 beautiful sculptures hand-crafted specifically for McKee. Using reclaimed materials discarded from the car industry and old oil barrels, a group of 19 African artists, created this collection for McKee.

FAIRY AND PIRATE FESTIVAL

Once upon a time, in a garden not far away, lies an enchanted place, on a special day...join us for a day of fantasy, enchantment and imagination. This family-friendly event includes a treasure hunt, face painting, crafts and games, fairy manicures and pirate tattoos, a balloon twister, dancing around a Maypole, a wishing bush, and building your own fairy house at the Gnome Depot.

THE GARDEN CAFE

Sealantro at the Garden Café features an array of hot and cold sandwiches, salads and house made soups, including vegan and gluten free options. A children’s menu is also available every day while groups of 10 or more can pre-order express boxed lunches. Open Tuesday - Saturday 11am-3pm and Sunday Noon-4pm. 772.794.0601 ext. 111. NOTE: Please no picnicking or outside food is allowed to be brought in. Sealantro at the Garden cafe can accomodate all dietary restrictions.

'THE ROYALS' BY PATRICK DOUGHERTY

For three weeks Patrick and his dedicated team of volunteers worked tirelessly bending, lifting, climbing scaffolding, weaving, trimming, and shaping the willow branches despite numerous days of inclement weather. On January 24, 2016 the masterpiece was completed and will remain on-site at McKee until nature and time cause it to breakdown.

GARDEN DISCOVERY BACKPACKS

For children ages 3-12, McKee's Garden Discovery Backpacks are perfect for charting your own Garden adventure! Each backpack contains an educational guide and a variety of tools for exploration. Choose from five themes: Garden Explorer, Things with Wings, It's a Bug's World, Plantastic and Survival: Lost in the Jungle.
Located on a tropical hammock at the southern gateway to Vero Beach, Florida, McKee Botanical Garden is where native plants and exotic botanicals combine with Old Florida charm.

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In addition to horticultural beauty, McKee Botanical Garden is a valued resource for cultural enrichment, hosting a variety of programs each season including world-class art exhibits, educational offerings and special events. The Garden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been endorsed by The Garden Conservancy as a project of National Significance.

McKee Botanical Garden is a private, not-for-profit organization that continues to grow and develop through the support of individuals, foundations and corporations, and from income generated through admissions, gift shop sales and rentals. We look forward to your visit

350 US Highway 1. Vero Beach, FL 32962
Telephone (772) 794-0601
McKee Botanical Garden