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Vero Beach Events: The Waterlily Celebration

In the summer, the McKee Botanical Gardens is a great place to be. It’s home to one of the more exciting Vero Beach events, the Waterlily Celebration. Find out everything you need to know about the event.

About the Event

On June 16, 2018, the McKee Botanical Gardens will host the 14th Annual Waterlily Celebration. As one of the best Vero Beach events, the celebration is worth attending. From 8:30 am until 2:00 pm, you can explore the gardens and learn about the plants.

Since the early 1900s, waterlilies have been an integral part of the botanical gardens. There are more than 80 species of waterlilies represented in the many acres of land. With over 400 waterlilies on the grounds, the gardens has a lot to see. You can view their bright blooms and take in their fresh fragrances.

The celebration brings crowds of photographers and artists to the gardens. Experts are on hand to share their impressive knowledge about the plants. Additionally, you can view the plants for sale and participate in a waterlily photo contest. Anyone (including children) can enter the contest; it’s a great opportunity to test your photography skills. All of the entries must come from waterlilies located in the botanical gardens.

Exploring This and Other Vero Beach Events

If you plan on exploring the Waterlily Celebration or other Vero Beach events, then you need a place to stay. For an affordable hotel in Vero Beach, contact us at the Vero Beach Inn and Suites. Book your stay with an affordable hotel Vero Beach.


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