Exploring the Thrills: Heathcote Botanical Gardens “Run Whatcha Brung Poker Run” and Engines in the Garden Event

Poker Run, Vintage Car & Tricked out Bike Show


If you’re a lover of adrenaline-fueled adventures and the soothing charm of botanical gardens, mark your calendars for Saturday, May 18th, as Heathcote Botanical Gardens gears up for an exhilarating event you won’t want to miss. Nestled at 210 Savannah Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982, this picturesque haven is about to transform into a hub of excitement and beauty. Become a sponsor for this awesome event: email us at info@heathcotebg.org

The Poker Run: A Thrilling Adventure

Kicking off at 9:30 am  from the Westside VFW Post 8058, the “Run Whatcha Brung Poker Run” promises an adrenaline-packed journey through scenic routes, culminating in the serene grounds of Heathcote Botanical Gardens. This isn’t your average poker run; it’s an opportunity to rev up your engines and experience the thrill of the ride, all while supporting a cherished community gem.

Participation is a steal at just $10 per hand, offering a chance to win big while contributing to a worthy cause. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a newcomer to the poker run scene, everyone is welcome to join the fun and soak in the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts.

Engines in the Garden: Showcasing Vintage Charms

But that’s not all – for those with a passion for vintage cars and tricked-out bikes, the Engines in the Garden event beckons. Picture your prized possession gleaming amidst the lush greenery of Heathcote Botanical Gardens, vying for attention and admiration.

To showcase your wheels in all their glory, simply complete the application  and email it to us. The entry fee is $25 per vehicle/motorcycle, a small price to pay for the chance to claim bragging rights and vie for prestigious awards, including 1st to 3rd place and the coveted People’s Choice accolade. email us at info@heathcotebg.org

An Afternoon of Delights

As the engines cool down and the excitement simmers, the festivities continue at Heathcote Botanical Gardens. Live music sets the tone, courtesy of Dave and the Wave, entertaining attendees with toe-tapping tunes that are sure to get you moving.

Browse through a curated selection of vendors, tantalize your taste buds at food trucks offering culinary delights, and quench your thirst with refreshing beverages – all against the backdrop of nature’s splendor. Admission for spectators is free, although donations are gratefully accepted to support the maintenance and development of Heathcote Botanical Gardens.

Don’t Miss Out – Register Today!

With the promise of high-octane thrills, vintage charm, and a delightful afternoon in store, there’s no better way to spend a Saturday than at Heathcote Botanical Gardens’ “Run Whatcha Brung Poker Run” and Engines in the Garden event. Whether you’re a participant, a spectator, or simply someone seeking an unforgettable experience, join us on May 18th for a day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and the timeless beauty of nature.

Register now, mark your calendars, and get ready to rev your engines for a day you’ll cherish forever. See you there!