Fall Plant Festival


Thank you for attending our Fall Plant Festival. See us next year for our Spring Plant Festival, April 15th & 16th.

USF Botanical Garden Fall Plant Festival, October 8th & 9th from 10 am through 3 pm.

                USF Botanical Garden Fall Plant Festival

DATE: October 8th - October 9th                 TIME: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open to members at 9:30 AM

  • $5 Admission
  • Free for Members
  • Children under 12 are free!
  • Free parking and children's activities!

Please do your part to keep the Gardens beautiful for all to enjoy by following these simple RULES:

  • Stay on established paths
  • Removing plant material is prohibited
  • Smoking and Vaping are prohibited on USF property
  • Stay in guest areas
  • Follow all signage 

Children's Activities 

  • Storytime - Children's Area Deck:  11:00. 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 each day
  • Children's Nature Art: Sun Prints - Pavilion:  12:30 each day 
  • Children's Nature Art: Kindness Rocks - Children's Area- 1:30 each day 

Workshops:  Pavilion

Steve Grace from Grace's Hydro Organic: Saturday 11:00
Tampa Audubon: Saturday 1:30, Sunday 11:00
Raleigh Barns from Third Insight Design on Sugar Cane: Sunday 2:00
USF Bee Workshop:  Saturday & Sunday noon

Fall vendors 

3 Seasons Growers
ABC Tropical Plant Nursery
Beach Shack Chic 
Begonia Society of Tampa Bay
USF BeeKeeping and Apiary Information
Boyce Nursery
Bromeliad Guild of Tampa Bay 
Buddy Brew Coffee 
Cactus & Exotics 
Cactus Island Nursery 
Calusa Palms Nursery
Central Florida Cactus & Succulent Society
Critter Companions by Kenny Coogan
Donut You Want Me Baby
Elting's Exotic Plants 
Eva's Ideas  
Florida Fresh Live Herbs 
Garden Trails 
George Griepenburg
Grace's Hydro-Organic Garden Center 
Grassroots Nursery
Greenleaf Worm Farm
Island Bamboo Garden 
J&P Nursery 
Juanita's Herb Growers  
Lemon Graft 
Louis Del Favero Orchids
Louise's Healing Salve 
Lutz Nutz Company 
Mad Plants 
My Crazy Plant Life 
Nature's Clay Art 
Prana Farms 
Rainmaker Nurseries
Rare Fruit Council 
Skoops Italian Ice 
Southern Blooms LLC 
Spring Lake Tropicals
Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society 
Tampa African Violet Society 
Tampa Audubon 
Tampa Bay Gesneriad Society 
Tampa Bay Orchid Society 
The Little Adventure Farm
Third Insight Design 
Thunderstruck Bonsai 
Wallace Nursery 

Vendor Map

The vendor map is below.  You may also access the map in the link above. Vendor Map