Constitution Park & Arboretum

Constitution Park & Arboretum includes a community center with a game room and recreation room with an adjoining full kitchen. This park features a playground, two tennis courts, and an outdoor basketball court. The Arboretum, our "Tree Zoo," is approximately nine acres of land containing over 200 exotic trees from five continents around the world. These trees are displayed along a half-mile walking path, fully accessible by wheelchair. The types of trees included in the tree zoo are Flowering Tropical Fruit, Exotics, Palms, Wetlands, Bamboo, Natives, and the Butterfly Garden. The tropical rain forest houses two misting waterfalls. 

Building Hours of Operation 

  • Monday - Friday
    9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday
    Rentals ONLY

Park & Arboretum HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Daily
    Sunrise to Sundown

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Rentals

The facility is available for rentals during the week and weekends. It is available to rent in 4-hour time blocks on weekends or hourly on weekdays. 

Saturday & Sunday Ceremony time blocks include:

  • 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM 
  • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM 
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

RENTALS

This facility is available for rentals during the week and weekends. It is available to rent in 4-hour time blocks on Friday - Saturday or hourly Monday - Thursday. Set up and break down must be done in the time rented, please plan according when booking your event.

Friday time blocks include:

  • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday time blocks include:

  • 8:00 AM –12:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM – 05:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Sunday time blocks include:

  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM – 05:00 PM
  • 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Rental Capacity Resident Fee Non-Resident Fee
Main Room - 4 hour block 60 $200 $400
Small Pavilion - day rental 20 $75 $150
Arboretum Ceremony - 3 hours block 70 $300 $450

*Proof of residency must be provided: Utility bill and Drivers license.

A $75.00 security deposit fee and tax will be added to the total cost of your pavilion rental. The deposit fee will be refunded if the pavilion is left clean, returned to its original condition, and vacated by the designated time on the permit. 

A $150 security deposit fee and tax will be added to the total cost of your ceremony permit. The deposit fee will be refunded if the area is left clean, returned to its original condition, and vacated by the designated time on the permit.  

Checks will only be accepted for payment 5 weeks prior to the rental date. Other forms of payment include credit cards, cash, and money orders.

Alcoholic beverages and/or gambling in any form are not allowed on City property.

Constitution Park currently does not allow bounce houses at this time.

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WHO: Everyone
WHEN: Every Friday and 1st Saturday of the month
TIME: 10:00 AM
FEE: Free

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deerfield beach arboretum speaker program

Join us here in Constitution Park's main room for a free monthly horticultural seminar featuring guest speakers ardent in the field of horticulture and arboricultural topics.

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WHO: Everyone
WHEN: Every 2nd Tuesday of the month

TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FEE: Free

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Volunteer

The survival of the Arboretum and Nursery depends largely upon the volunteers and members in every area of operation. As a volunteer, you gain personal satisfaction from accomplishing challenging and rewarding tasks that are as varied as the plants on the ground. A T-shirt is provided as a thank you. 

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Arboretum Volunteers:

  • Planting, weeding, fertilizing, and pruning
  • Gathering seed and seedlings
  • Aquatic maintenance
  • Spreading mulch
  • Irrigation repairs
  • Transplanting
  • Walking tour guides
  • Developing new areas in the Arboretum 

Nursery Volunteers:

  • Growing plants for upcoming sales
  • Weeding the plants
  • Re-potting to larger containers
  • Pruning
  • Planting seeds and cuttings 

Other ways for volunteers: 

  • Joining committees for membership, volunteering at fundraising events 
  • Working at the Friends booth during community events 
  • Leading environmental education programs for school classes

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Arboretum Work Day 

Get your hands dirty with us! Volunteers are always welcome to lend a helping hand in keeping the Arboretum looking green and healthy. Teens from the high school are invited to help too... don't forget to bring your community service form so all your hard work is signed off!

WHO: Everyone
WHERE: Arboretum at Constitution Park
WHEN: 1st Saturday of the month
TIME: 9:00 AM
FEE: Free

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Friends of the Arboretum

Membership donations and volunteer work support the Arboretum. This support allows for the purchase of new plants, equipment, and maintenance. The benefits of becoming a Friend are $20 vouchers for a free tree redeemable at the Spring Tree Sale, Winter Friend Tree Sale, or the Friends Nursery to replace one lost to citrus canker. Additionally, free monthly horticulture seminars featuring guest speakers ardent in the field of horticulture/arboricultural topics. Learn more about the Friends of the Deerfield Beach Arboretum.

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Nursery

H.W. "Zeke" Landis Nursery, also known as the Friends Nursery, houses numerous plants for display in the arboretum and also sells to the public. Come and see our nursery!


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Arboretum Plant Sales