Royal Poinciana Fiesta 2018

This year’s Royal Poinciana Fiesta will be hosted at a different location. The activities will all be held within the City of Coral Gables, who has generously offered to sponsor major parts of this year’s event.

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Fiesta Opening & Workshop (NEW) hosted by the City of Coral Gables Landscape Beautification Advisory Board at 10:00 AM -11:30 AM at the Scout Hut located at 1107 S Greenway Dr, Coral Gables, FL 33134.
Speaker – Stephen Pearson
Gifford Arboretum Director

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Poinciana Flower Arranging and Workshop (NEW), sponsored by the Coral Gables Garden Club. This is a chance to learn decorative uses for your Poinciana flowers, including how to make beautiful corsages with them. 10:30 AM at the Coral Gables Garden Club Meeting Room located on the right (or west) side of the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134. The Meeting Room is west of the pool and you should park in the parking lot on the west side of the Hotel.

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

9:30 AM – 11:30 PM Waterway Canoe Tour (NEW)
Day out on the Coral Gables Waterway – Leisure canoeing experience – Miami Eco Adventures and the Coral Gables Museum Staff. Royal Poincianas will be highlighted during the tour.

Details and registration call 305-603-8067

6:30 PM – Painting Royal Poinciana Trees at Bottle & Bottega (NEW) A “cocktail party with a paintbrush”. Join us for a fun experience painting Royal Poinciana Trees at this unique event. Bottle & Bottega is located at 2765 SW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33133. The event will begin at 6:30 and all supplies are included. Take a wonderful DIY painting home with you! This event will be $35 per person. Sign up online at (limited seats available).

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

1:30 PM—Trolley Tours of Coral Gables (NEW LOCATION) Trolley tours will depart from the Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way Coral Gables, FL 33134
Sign up today at

Monday, June 11th, 2018

6:30 PM Tram Tours of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden beginning at 6:30 PM & 7:00 PM.

7:30 PM Coronation of the Poinciana Queen and Court scholarship recipients beginning at 7:30 PM. Refreshments, Cake, and the famous Royal Poinciana Punch will be offered. The announcement of the Schokman Book Award recipient will also be announced.
****Event will be in the Rose Art Building, enter through the Visitor Center (North Entrance)****

Lively musical selections from Joe Donato, an incredible Jazz musician that you won’t want to miss!