McKee Botanical Garden welcomes moms for Mother’s Day


“The Garden” by Krystial Comins

On Sunday, May 13, McKee Botanical Garden will offer free admission to all mothers with any paid admission to the Garden in celebration of Mother’s Day. Treat Mom, Grandma, or someone who is like a mother to you, to a special Mother’s Day this year…take her to lunch at Sealantro at the Garden Café and then thru the Garden to enjoy over 10,000 native and tropical plants, historic structures, and one of the largest collections of waterlilies in the state of Florida. She will also enjoy the “It’s A Jungle Out There!” Exhibition featuring 24 life-size metal jungle animal sculptures on display throughout the Garden made especially for McKee.  This exhibition has been held over until the end of summer.

Sealantro at the Garden Café is now taking reservations for Mother’s Day. Enjoy lunch on the lovely terrace or in the air-conditioned café. They will be offering a full menu plus lots of specials with plenty of options for vegan and gluten free guests. An attractive, well-priced selection of beer and wine is also available. To reserve a table, call 772-794-0601, extension 111. The Café will be open from noon to 4:00 pm.

Summer admission rates: $10 adults, $9 seniors and $5 children ages 3 to 12. McKee members and children under 3 free. The Garden is open on Mother’s Day from Noon to 5:00 pm. The last admission ticket is sold at 4:00 pm. 

McKee Botanical Garden is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to nurture and enhance a historic garden in a unique tropical setting for the education, enjoyment and enrichment of all.  McKee Botanical Garden is located at 350 US Highway 1 in Vero Beach.

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