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Wonder Gardens plans WonderWeen Oct. 31

The safe and fun outdoor trick or treat event will feature treats and surprises

By Staff | Oct 3, 2021
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Wondering if there is a safe, outdoor Halloween event that will delight children young and old? The Wonder Gardens is planning a fun trick or treat event with treats and surprises on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Children can explore the lushly landscaped botanical gardens and interact with more than 300 rescued, rehabilitated and non-releasable birds and reptiles while visiting “Gator Sweet Tooth” trick or treat stations throughout the gardens offered by area businesses. In addition, a WonderWeen scavenger hunt and Tic Tac Toe, a pumpkin toss and an educational boneyard with fossils will be offered.

Costumes are optional but encouraged, and the event is free to Wonder Gardens members. Admission is free for children under age 3, $7 for ages 3 to 12, $12 for ages 13-64 and $10 for ages 65+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For information, visit wondergardens.org or call 239-992-2591.

Wonder Gardens is at 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs.

About Wonder Gardens

The Wonder Gardens, a charitable zoological park and botanical garden 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 85-year history, the non-profit cares for more than 300 resident 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.