Presented by the Tropical Flowering Tree Society

Saturday, June 8, 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 for Walking Tour.

Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m.

Royal Poinciana Symposium at at the Pinecrest Library, 5835 SW 111th Street, Pinecrest, in partnership with the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade. 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 S. Florida, information on the horticultural aspects of the tree, and the inspiration it has provided in art. The event is free and free parking available in surrounding area. RSVP for Symposium.

Sunday, June 9, 6-9 p.m.

A free 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 2024 Royal Poinciana Fiesta Queen and Court scholarships, the Larry Schokman Book Award and the Poinciana Ambassador Award will be presented. This event is free and open to the public, but guests are requested to bring a dish to share or make a donation. Park and enter at the Fairchild South Entrance on Old Cutler Road (the old, traditional entrance to Fairchild)

RSVP for celebration party.

Wednesday, June 12, 7-9 p.m.

Join in for a fun experience "Cocktail Party with a Paint Brush," painting Royal Poinciana Trees at this unique event, no previous art experience necessary. All supplies are included. Take home a wonderful DIY painting! This event will be $45 per person. Wine and light refreshments. Miami Art Club, Mall of the Americas/Midway Crossing #18, 7795 W. Flagler Street, Miami.  Entrance near Marshall’s blue sign. 

Saturday, June 15

The Tropical Flowering Tree Society, along with the Opa-locka Preservation Association, and TREEmendous Miami will host a tree planting in the historic city of Opa-locka as part of the 2024 Royal Poinciana Fiesta. A ceremony will kick-off the plantings at the historic Opa-locka Seaboard Air Line Railroad Station located at 490 Ali Baba Avenue, Opa-locka, FL 

Sunday, June 16, 2-5 p.m.

The Royal Poincianas Trolley Tour begins at the Coral Gables Library, 3443 Segovia Street, highlighting the best trees and blossoms of the 2024 season, narrated by two poinciana experts and past presidents of the Tropical Flowering Tree Society. RSVP here.

Sunday, June 16, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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