December 14, 2013
HOLIDAY IN THE GARDENS CELEBRATION
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
Date: December 14th, 2013 10am-4pm
The gardens are beautiful this time of year and come alive with Holiday decorations. Children will enjoy the Holidays around the World Playground, which will include hands-on arts and crafts, face painting, games from different cultures and prizes. Children may also share their holiday wish list with Santa at the Visitor Center and get their photo taken for a nominal charge.
Mrs. Claus will also host a Tea Party in the Gardens! Children can join one of three tea sessions throughout the day at 11am, and 2:00pm. Each session will be $5 and will include tea, reindeer sandwiches, craft time, and story telling with Mrs. Claus. You can pre-register by calling 386-446-6783 spaces are limited!
Visitors can also do their holiday shopping with a wide variety of arts and crafts vendors in the events field. Other activities include the Friends Second Saturday Holiday plant sale, an exciting chance drawing and live entertainment throughout the day on the new stage at the park! Food vendors will be available including the Friends Bake Sale, kettle corn and more.
There will be a gingerbread house contest taking place during the event. If you are interested in entering a gingerbread house into the contest please contact 386-446-6783 for the rules.
In lieu of regular park entrance fees, admission will be the donation of a toy or one non-perishable food item per person. The toys collected will be distributed by the Flagler County Marine Corp Toys for Tots program. The Church Women United Foundation will create food baskets with the food items and distribute to those in need throughout Flagler County.
Fees: Admission will be the donation of a toy or one non-perishable food item per person.
Contact: Contact park for more information.
Directions: Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is located two miles south of Marineland, off A1A.