Royal Poinciana Fiesta

79th Annual Royal Poinciana Fiesta BUS TOUR

Sunday, Jun 12, 2016 - Monday, Jun 13, 2016

11:30am - 9:00pm

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

11:30 am

Bring a picnic lunch and explore the Kampong, former home of David Fairchild, located at 4013 Douglas Road, Coconut Grove.

1:00 pm

Boarding for a narrated bus tour of the area’s most dazzling royal poincianas and other exceptional trees.  Reservations are required--limited seating!  Please register on the website, or email

The fee is $25 per person.


MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

Tours will be narrated by Larry Schokman, Director Emeritus of the Kampong, and Steve Pearson, Director of the Gifford Arboretum at the U of M. Refreshments will be served after the tour at the Kampong.

6:30 pm

Reception in the Garden House at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables.  Use the south entrance.

7:00 pm

1st of two tram tours of the Garden.  Inside, enjoy the jazz music of Joe Donato, and take the opportunity to purchase poinciana-related items from our talented artists.  The Royal Poinciana queen and her Court will be announced and presented with scholarship funds.  Learn the winner of the Larry Schokman book award, presented to a community member exemplifying the Tropical Flowering Tree Society’s goal to “Color the Horizon.”  Join us for wine and cheese, the famous Royal Poinciana punch, and cake.


Event Location

The Kampong & Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Coral Gables, Florida, 33133

Event Fees

Bus Tour
$ 25.00