86th Annual Royal Poinciana Fiesta

June 10, 2023 · June 11, 2023

Multiple, n/a, n/a, FL 33134

Presented by the Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Sunday, June 4, 6-9 p.m.

A Poinciana Fiesta celebration party and reception in the Garden House of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, will feature displays of Highwaymen paintings and vintage postcards featuring the Royal Poinciana. Refreshments will be served and the 2023 Royal Poinciana Fiesta Queen and Court scholarships, the Larry Schokman Book Award and the Poinciana Ambassador Award will be presented. RSVP here.

Wednesday, June 7, 7-9 p.m.

Join in for a fun experience painting Royal Poinciana trees at Miami Art Club, 7795 W. Flagler St.  All supplies included. RSVP here.

Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m.

Simpson Park and South Miami Avenue Walking Tour presented by Dade Heritage Trust.  View what remains of South Florida’s natural hammock at the Royal Poinciana tree-lined South Miami Avenue. RSVP here.

Saturday, June 10, 1 p.m.

Royal Poinciana Symposium at the Coral Gables Public Safety Building Community Room, 2151 Salzedo Street.  Steve Pearson, former Director of the Gifford Arboretum and past president of the Tropical Flowering Tree Society, will present the history of the Royal Poinciana, its origins in South Florida and its use by early settlers, as well as information on the care and horticultural aspects of the tree, and the inspiration it has provided in art, music and poetry. Free parking is available in Lot 13, 234 Navarre Ave.

Saturday, June 10, 2:30-5 p.m.

Royal Poinciana trolley tours begin in front of the Coral Gables Public Safety Building, 2151 Salzedo St., and will highlight the best trees and blossoms of the 2023 season. RSVP here.

Sunday, June 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Bike tour led by Bike Walk Coral Gables, starting at the Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave. RSVP here.

Sunday, June 11, 2 p.m.

Planting of two Royal Poinciana trees at New Beginnings Church, 15300 SW 288 St., Homestead, FL. The public is invited to attend.