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Hollis Garden

A picture of Hollis Garden fountain

614 E. Orange Street, Lakeland, FL 33801 | 863.834.2280

Hollis Garden is a botanical display garden set in a neo-classical architectural environment complete with patterned flower beds, public art, and ornamental fountains. Hollis Garden is a formal garden, a 1.2-acre site located within historic Lake Mirror Park. Here you will find over 10,000 flowers, ornamental shrubs, and native trees.


Hollis Garden is closed on Mondays.

September – May
Sunday - Thursday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Monday: CLOSED
Friday & Saturday: 10  AM – 4 PM

Exclusive use rentals:
Friday & Saturdays: 4 PM - 6 PM

June - August
Sunday - Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Monday: CLOSED

Exclusive use rentals:
Friday & Saturdays: 6 PM - 8 PM

Hollis Garden Brochure with images and info about Hollis Garden - Info on page

Hollis Garden Brochure with images and info/map of Hollis Garden - Info on page

Rental Information


Garden Rules*

  1. No pets, picnics, or alcoholic beverages.
  2. No confetti or litter, including glitter (up to a $100.00 fine per City Ordinance, Section 70-3).
  3. Stay on established paths & lawn areas. Do not close gates.
  4. Please stay out of plant beds. No climbing (trees, rocks, ledges or fountains) & no swimming.
  5. Please refrain from picking flowers, fruits & plants.
  6. No fireworks, smoke bombs, birthday cake smashing, Easter egg hunts, geocaching, or loud music.
  7. No skateboards, bicycles, or sporting activities.
  8. Children must be closely supervised at all times!
  9. Please properly dispose of your trash.
  10. Power outlets are not provided for public use.


No photo shoots during scheduled events.
Lighting props and drones are not permitted.
Photo shoots may not hinder other guests from enjoying the garden.

*Staff may make additional requests based on events, capacity, weather, or garden maintenance needs.  

Thank you for your care – Enjoy your visit!

Volunteer Info

Interested in learning all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into maintaining Lakeland's premiere botanic garden? Or do you enjoy getting your hands dirty and want to help out?! Fill out our form below to receive information about volunteer opportunities at the Garden.

  • Volunteer Interest Form

    At this time, we are specifically looking for volunteers for our upcoming event Plantae Palooza. We are limited to 10 volunteers for this event.

    Hollis Garden Volunteer Form

    This field is only used to identify any minors that may need parental permission to volunteer. Not all Hollis Garden projects would be appropriate for children or may require direct parental supervision.

    Select all days or events available (all are morning or during the day)

    Volunteers are not guaranteed a shirt - but when inventory or budget allows we like to share whenever we can!

    Select all that you are willing and able to assist with.

    All volunteers will be required to sign a hold harmless waiver to help out around the Garden

    For questions or other volunteer opportunities email LakelandParkRec@lakelandgov.net or call 863-834-6035



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