24th Annual Gala in the Garden
Benefits Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Eugenio and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa, Swanee and Paul DiMare
Frances Sevilla-Sacasa, Lydia Touzet, and Daysi Johansson
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
305-667-1651, Ext. 3309 (Morgan Brooks)
Set in a breathtaking, floral landscape, Gala in the Garden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is lauded as one of the must-attend social events of the season. Now in its 24th year, the black-tie event draws a crowd of notable philanthropists from South Florida and beyond for an evening of unmatched tropical beauty and festivity for a good cause.
This year’s Gala in the Garden is co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa with proceeds supporting Fairchild’s science, education, and conservation initiatives. The event will be held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Gala guests will enjoy a cocktail reception under the stars, silent auction featuring luxury getaways and world-class experiences, exquisitely prepared gourmet dinner, live music and dancing, and stunning décor surrounded by the lush landscapes of Fairchild.
Individual tickets start at $1,000, and tables for ten can be reserved for $10,000. To purchase tickets, please contact Morgan Brooks at MBrooks@FairchildGarden.org or call 305-667-1651, Ext. 3309. For more information, please visit www.FairchildGarden.org/Gala.
About Fairchild Tropical Botanic GardenEstablished 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.