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WINTER PLANT SALE
February 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on February 7, 2021 at 9:00 am
Stroll & Shop in a Socially Distanced, Outdoor Environment
(West Palm Beach, FL – January 12, 2021) Mounts Botanical Garden, Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden, today announced the addition of a major new weekend event, Winter Plant Sale,February 6-7, 2021.
“Our Fall and Spring Plant Sales have historically been very popular, so we decided to add a Winter Sale next month,” says Mounts Curator-Director Rochelle Wolberg. “In these very challenging times, our goal is to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for our vendors and the public.”
Visitors can stroll in a relaxed environment while shopping for a wide variety of plants, shrubs, trees, garden accessories, and fine crafts. The Mounts Botanical Garden Nursery and Vintage Thrift Shop will also be open with a variety of plants and unique treasures for home and garden.
Public health and safety remain prime priorities. Mounts Botanical continues to adhere to Palm Beach County and CDC requirements and guidelines. The sale will be held at reduced capacity, and the 40-50 vendors expected will all be outside, spaced for safety, and located throughout the Garden.
Winter Plant Sale
General Sale Information
+ The dates/hours are Saturday, February 6, 9 am to 4 pm (with Mounts Members’ preview from 8 to 9 am); and Sunday, February 7, 9 am to 3 pm.
+ The Entrance/Exit will be located at Gate 2 Only in the former DMV parking lot. The front entrance gate and back area gate will be closed.
+ Event Parking is in the adjacent old DMV lot and the Mounts front entrance lot (there’s a pathway to Gate 2). No on-street parking.
Tickets Should Be Purchased in Advance
+ Admission is FREE for Mounts members starting at 8 am on Saturday only. A current membership card is required.
+ Advance admission for nonmembers is $10 (general/ages 13 and up); $5 (children 5-12). Advance ticket sales close at 5 pm on February 5.
+ Gate admission is by credit card only at $12 and $5.
+ Reciprocal Admission Program members are $5. The ticket must be purchased at the gate by showing a membership care.
+ Tickets can be purchased in advance online at https://www.mounts.org/product/winter-plant-sale/ and are applicable either Saturday or Sunday.
+ All tickets are nonrefundable but, if not applied during the Winter Plant Sale, may be used for Garden admission through April 30, 2021.
Mounts Health & Safety Guidelines
+ Masks are mandatory.
+ All vendor booths will be set up to encourage social distancing.
+ Hand sanitizing stations will be available.
+ There will be no carry out assistance. Visitors should bring their own wagon or cart.
+ There will be no food vendors.
+ Individuals at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 (including older adults and vulnerable people of all ages with certain underlying medical conditions) should avoid in-person events and gathering at this time.
Conveniently located just minutes away from downtown West Palm Beach, Mounts Botanical Garden is now open to the public 9 am to 3 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. Still available for viewing is the family-friendly and ecology-conscious exhibition Cutting Corners: A Stickwork Exhibition, a massive, willow sculpture located in the Great Lawn area.
About Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County:
With a mission to inspire and educate through nature, Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden. Visitors to this 14-acre tropical oasis will see an acclaimed collection of 25 unique garden areas containing more than 2,000 species of tropical and sub-tropical plants, including Florida natives, exotic and tropical fruit trees, herbs, palms, roses, cactus, bromeliads and much more. The award-winning Windows on the Floating World: Blume Tropical Wetland, completed in 2017, is a guest favorite. Mounts Botanical Garden is part of the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Department, in partnership with the University of Florida and the non-profit Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden. The Garden is sponsored in part by The Board of County Commissioners, the Tourist Development Council and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. Mounts Botanical is located at 531 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach. For more information, please visit www.mounts.org.