Wonder Gardens hosting Earth Day Celebration April 20

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (March 19, 2024) – Wonder Gardens is hosting an Earth Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 that features fun, interactive activities for children of all ages and a special Earth Day Market with local vendors.

The park will be open that day for general admission from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the Earth Day Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Event activities that are free with paid admission include education stations, a scavenger hunt, yoga demonstrations, tarot readings, touch tables, yard games, arts and crafts, and photo opportunities. Special activities available as a separate ticket purchase on the day of the event include face painting, animal meet and greets, and terrarium building. Vendors for the Earth Day Market include hand-made specialty gifts and products from local small businesses.

“Earth Day is an annual reminder to protect Earth’s natural systems,” said Katie Grimes, education and volunteer manager at Wonder Gardens. “We look forward to partnering with the community to promote sustainability and education.”

No advance registration is required.

About Wonder Gardens

The Wonder Gardens, a charitable zoological park and botanical garden established in 1936 in Bonita Springs, is home to rescued birds and reptiles nestled among sprawling banyan trees and plantings. While preserving the best of this site’s history, the nonprofit cares for rescued, rehabilitated, and non-releasable animals, is upgrading wildlife enclosures and growing the botanical beauty of the property, while delivering education programs and events and further engaging the community to enjoy this jewel in historic Downtown Bonita Springs. The Wonder Gardens at 27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs is one of the few remaining cornerstones of Old Florida, an enduring symbol of the history of the region, as well as a resource for learning about the environment and wildlife. For information, visit wondergardens.org or call 239-992-2591.

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