Heathcote’s Fall Garden Festival: More Than Just Plants!

Gardeners and plant enthusiasts, mark your calendars! Heathcote Botanical Gardens is thrilled to invite you to our 37th Annual Fall Garden Festival, taking place on October 12th and 13th. This beloved event celebrates the beauty of nature while offering so much more than just plants.

What to Expect:

  • Vendor Extravaganza: Explore a variety of plant and flower vendors alongside over 45 local vendors, offering an array of products and services. From garden supplies and landscaping services to unique crafts and gifts, there’s something for everyone to discover.
  • Children’s Activities: Bring the whole family for a day of fun! Children’s activities near the Children’s Garden will educate and inspire young minds about nature, gardening, and conservation.
  • Food & Refreshments: Enjoy delicious treats available for purchase, ensuring you stay energized throughout the festivities.
  • Educational Demonstrations: Learn from the experts! Adult educational demonstrations will take place at the Bonsai pavilion, providing valuable insights into conservation efforts and garden-related instructions.

Event Details:

  • Date: October 12th – 13th
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Location: Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
  • Admission: Free (suggested donation of $1.00 is appreciated)

Join Us for a Weekend of Discovery: Spend the weekend with us and explore the endless possibilities for your yard while supporting local vendors and learning from educational presentations. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, there’s something for everyone at Heathcote’s Fall Garden Festival. Interested in being a vendor or presenter at our Fall Garden Festival just complete the 2024 Garden Festival Vendor Packet Vendor Packet UV and we will be in touch.

About Heathcote Botanical Gardens: As the green heart of the Treasure Coast, Heathcote Botanical Gardens has been serving as a place of botanical beauty and environmental education for 37 years. Our mission is to inspire and educate visitors while conserving our natural environment. Explore our themed tropical and native plant gardens, including the United States’ largest public display of tropical Bonsai. Don’t miss out on our historic Heathcote House and other garden galleries, each offering a unique glimpse into the region’s history and biodiversity.

Plan Your Visit: We welcome tour groups, school field trips, garden club outings, and more. Schedule your group’s outing today and discover all that Heathcote Botanical Gardens has to offer.


Join Us as a Vendor for Heathcote Botanical Gardens’ 37th Annual Fall Garden Festival!

We are thrilled to announce the 37th Annual Fall Garden Festival at Heathcote Botanical Gardens, and we are inviting past vendors to join us once again for this celebrated event! This year’s festival will take place on October 12-13, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. We look forward to having you with us to make this event even more spectacular.

Why Become a Vendor?

The Fall Garden Festival is a cherished community event that draws thousands of visitors each year. As a vendor, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your products to a diverse and engaged audience. This year, we’re enhancing the festival experience by changing up the access points for guests, ensuring better visibility for all vendors. We’re also adding new vendor locations along the parking entrance areas to improve your exposure.

Vendor Benefits:

  • Increased Visibility: With new guest access points and vendor locations, your products will be seen by more visitors.
  • Extensive Advertising: We are ramping up our advertising efforts through social media, print, and other media outlets to attract even more attendees.
  • Community Engagement: Connect with thousands of garden enthusiasts and potential customers in a vibrant, festive setting.

How to Apply:

  1. Download the Vendor Application:  Download the 2024 Garden Festival Vendor Packet Vendor Packet UV form.
  2. Complete the Application: Fill out the application with your details and preferences.
  3. Submit Your Application:
    • By Mail: Send the completed application along with a check to Heathcote Botanical Gardens.
    • By Email: Email the completed application to us (info@heathcotebg.org), and we will invoice you for the vendor fee.

Important Details:

  • Vendor Spots: Each vendor spot is 10×10. If you require more space, you can reserve additional spots.
  • Space Assignment: Spaces are assigned in the order that applications and payments are received, so be sure to submit your application early to secure your preferred location.
  • Setup Information: Further details regarding setup will be provided as we get closer to the event date.

Additional Information:

  • Advertising: We will be heavily advertising the event in the community via social media, print, and other media channels to ensure a high turnout.
  • No Payments via Social Media: Please note that we do not accept payments or billing through social media apps. Always refer to our website for details or contact information if uncertain.

Contact Us: For more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at 772.464.4672 or via email at info@heathcotebg.org.

Join Us:

Don’t miss this chance to be part of one of the Treasure Coast’s longest running and most beloved garden festivals. Join us as a vendor at the Heathcote Botanical Gardens’ 37th Annual Fall Garden Festival and take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to showcase your products, connect with the community, and support a local non-profit.

We look forward to welcoming you back and making this year’s festival the best one yet!