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The Children's Garden

1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236-4111
+1 941-330-1711
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For children only

The way we look at it, this is a junkyard. An expensive one at that! A park or playground should... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Sarasota, Florida
via mobile
A fun place for imagination

Took our 3 yr old granddaughter as an alternative to the Jungle Gardens. She enjoyed it starting... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Toronto, Canada
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1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236-4111
+1 941-330-1711
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The way we look at it, this is a junkyard. An expensive one at that! A park or playground should not have rusted metal. Period! However, the little ones actually like this place. I heard it was fun from others but when we first went...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Took our 3 yr old granddaughter as an alternative to the Jungle Gardens. She enjoyed it starting with the dress up house. Pirates ship , Hobbitville and the 7 dwarfs house were her highlights. Reasonably priced and fun with pleasant staff.

2  Thank 2010worldtraveller33
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I just discovered this charming and creative garden when looking to entertain my 5 year old granddaughter. She loved it and raced around from place to place but her favorite spot was the tree house. I loved the room with all kinds of costumes where...More

1  Thank Sandra E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you have small children 4/5 and under, this is the place for you. 6 and up might be bored. Open Tues-Sun 10am to 5pm, 2 and under free, 3-12yrs 5+ tax, teen-adult 10+tax,60+seniors 9+tax. Parking is free. There is a small parking lot area...More

1  Thank margaretmarie
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Children's Garden is the perfect whimsical spot for letting little ones run wild, play dress up, pretend they are living in the woods, putting on a play or living in a secret house. Ideal spot for play dates, get togethers, parties and general fun....More

1  Thank SRQmom38
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The kids loved it! It was such a surprise and so enchanting! Great place to let your kiddos explore freely and see what they can get into! We stayed for story time which was sweet and you can tell the people really love the work.

1  Thank jenpeden14
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We are locals, and this is my children's favorite place. It offers a lot for unstructured play and imagination. Don't forget your camera!

1  Thank tracybp2017
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My children loved playing here. We stayed for a couple hours exploring all the different parts. Glad we came.

1  Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Our 4 year old son absolutely loved exploring at the children's garden and would have probably stayed there forever if we would've let him. There is seating in the centre for a picnic but I would just recommend sitting there and letting your kid run...More

1  Thank stephellens
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I LOVE THIS PLACE, my child and I made new friends on our first visit and stayed the whole day... we both had a blast. It is the most magical place in Sarasota for sure. It's cute, exciting, and inspires imagination and liberation from the...More

1  Thank Jessica B
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Ashley J
24 June 2017|
Response from SRQmom38 | Reviewed this property |
There are no food options, only a cute gift shop. She may sell water. You can bring in all your own food.
11 March 2017|
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Response from SRQmom38 | Reviewed this property |
Perfect spot for larger groups of kids and appropriate from toddlers up. Bring food, water and bug spray.
Vicki H
12 February 2017|
Response from SRQmom38 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, perfect for toddlers and young kids alike.