Earth Day Plant out

Join us on Earth Day!
April 22, 2021 from 9am – 12pm

Volunteer to beautify the garden
We will be providing

  • Breakfast
  • Water
  • Fun Earth Day gift

RSVP 772.464.4672

Please bring your own gloves.

Showdown on the Green 2021

Golf Tournament Benefitting Heathcote Programs

Saturday, June 26, 2021, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start

Gator Trace Golf CourseFour Member Scramble format
$100/individual, $400/Foursome

Held at Gator Trace Golf Club
4302 Gator Trace Dr, Fort Pierce, Florida 34982

TICKETS available online at Showdown on the Green Tickets or Sponsorship Opportunities

1st, 2nd, 3rd, and last place. Closest to the pin. Longest drive.

Continental breakfast, snacks & awards,Box lunch, cart & greens fees; gratuities included.

For more information Call: 772-464-4672

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor $1,500

  • Two (2) golf foursomes
  • Special announcement at the event
  • Recognition on Facebook Event
  • Recognition in all event materials, advertising, and press
  • Recognition on event Sponsor Board
  • Display of advertising banner (provided by sponsor)
  • 4 Tee-Signs

Awards Luncheon Sponsor $1000

  • One (1) golf foursome
  • Special announcement at the event
  • Recognition in all event material
  • Recognition on event Sponsor Board
  • Recognition on Facebook Event
  • Your special signage at the event (provided by sponsor)
  • 3 Tee-Signs

Golf Package $500

  • One (1) golf foursome
  • Recognition in all event materials
  • Recognition on event Sponsor Board
  • 2 Tee-Signs

Friend of Heathcote Tee Sign Sponsor $100 or 2 for $150

Please email a high resolution (300 dpi) graphic or image to:

In the absence of a logo, a generic tee sign will be created with your business name.

  • 1 or 2 Tee-Signs
Heathcote CoHort Volunteers

Join Heathcote’s Volunteers

Your Talents, Enthusiasm, and Time are needed!

Join Heathcote’s CoHort volunteers who donate more than 12,700 hours of their time every year, making important and valued contributions to our programs, events, and development.

We offer numerous volunteer opportunities for various age groups and interests. As a Garden CoHort, you’ll enjoy spending time with our other dedicated volunteers as well as our talented staff.

To Get Started Volunteering at Heathcote:

Download our Volunteer Application and return it to Heathcote by mail or in person. For more information or to arrange a meeting to discuss your interest in volunteering at Heathcote, contact us at

Do you know someone who’d enjoy being a Heathcote volunteer? Share this page with friends and family!


Garden of Lights 2018

Garden of Lights Sponsors 2020

The Garden of Lights which runs from November 27, 2020 – January 2, 2021, 5:30 – 9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday nights, is Heathcote’s major fundraising event of the year and brings joy to all who attend. Our event sponsors help fund the Gardens’ year-round programs and further the organization’s mission to educate and inspire by providing a place of beauty and a resource for the conservation of our environment.

Tickets are available online or at the gate any night of the event.

Heathcote’s Garden of Lights would like to give special thanks to this year’s sponsors who helped make this event possible:


Visit St. Lucie


The Brown Family


  • Adams Ranch, Inc
  • David Martin
  • Tom & Judy Salmon
  • Nelson Family Farms
  • Stephen Cooper, PE & Associates
  • Drs. Douglas & Madeleine Warns




  • St. Lucie Title Services
  • Sheriff Ken Mascara
  • Vern & Maureen Melvin
  • St. Lucie Draft House
  • David Willbur Insurance LLC
  • WPSL Media Sponsor
  • Maredith Leonard
  • Captec Engineering, Joe & Trish Capra
  • David Hall
  • Hayslip Landscaping


Shining Star

  • Merrily Minardi
  • Donna Beck
  • Rick Creech Engineering
  • Norma Cassens Axx


  • Garden Goddess LLC
  • Staff at Heathcote Botanical Gardens
  • Anonymous
  • Carl L & Kathryn K Hensley
  • Slingerland’s, Inc.
  • Marcia Miller
Heathcote's Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights 2020

Garden of Lights now Open!  Garden of Lights Bonsai Gallery
Friday & Saturdays
Closed 12/25, Open Sunday 12/27


Heathcote Botanical Gardens 6th annual all-volunteer designed and created Garden of Lights holiday light extravaganza is planned for 2020 following CDC guidelines and with a mandatory mask requirement to keep everyone as safe as possible. This family-friendly annual holiday tradition has many fan-favorite displays from years past – the pond and waterfall, French market cart and bicycle, and some new displays this year – the peacock, “cracken” and amazing flowers made from recycled materials. Take photos with Heathcote the Bear.
You don’t want to miss this year’s Garden of Lights!
Tickets are available online here and at the gate. Prices are $5.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members, and $3.00 for children ages 6-12 years. Under 6 are free.
Please no pets at Garden of Lights.


No Dogs Allowed
Online ticket sales


Ticket Prices: $5.00 members, $10.00 non-members, $3.00 children 6-12 yrs, Free for children under 6yrs.

Garden of Lights not only brings joy to those who attend, but it is also Heathcote’s major fundraiser to underwrite the Gardens’ year-round education programs.
Sponsorships are available from $100 and up.

Volunteer Opportunities.

Garden of Lights Volunteer OpportunitiesDownload GOL Job Descriptions

Sponsorship Opportunities.

Sponsoring an event at Heathcote helps fund the Gardens’ year-round programs and furthers the organization’s mission to educate and inspire by providing a place of beauty and a resource for the conservation of our environment.

Please contact us at 772-464-4672.

Garden Festival Vendors

33rd Annual Fall Garden Festival

Mark your calendars!
Our very popular annual garden festival will be held on

Saturday October 17th, 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday October 18th, 10 am – 3 pm



Vendor Info

Questions, Please call Heathcote Botanical Gardens 772.464.4672 or email