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La Calavera Catrina
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April – August: Explore 9 colorful, larger-than-life skeleton sculptures of La Catrina, one of the most recognizable figures of Día de los Muertos, by Ricardo Soltero.

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See what’s happening in the Garden on your next visit.

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June 03

Family Fun Day

Gainesville

Come join us the first Saturday of each month, May - Oct., and discover a variet...

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June 03

Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - October: Enjoy a signature cocktail o...

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June 14

La Calavera Catrina Children's Art Workshop

Gainesville

World-renowned, Los Angeles artist Ricardo Soltero, creator of the La Calavera C...

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June 14

Light Bites & Garden Insights Gainesville

Gainesville

Contributing-level members and above are invited to enjoy light bites and a behi...

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Explore a Woodland Oasis

The Gainesville Garden is more than just a garden - discover acres of natural woodland beauty by walking one of a multitude of maintained trails throughout the forest.

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Forest Pond

Find flowering water lilies and ornamental aquatic plants breaking the surface of this peaceful pond behind the Ivester Visitor Center.

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Find Your Bloom

The Garden is brimming with blossoms in a number of woodland settings: ponds, overlooks, and more. Where's your favorite spot?

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Choose a different path.