Holiday discounts and events especially for UF faculty and staff

Throughout the months of November and December, UF faculty and staff have access to a number of special holiday offers and discounts. Check out the following upcoming promotions right in our backyard — and don’t forget about UF’s GatorPerks discount program as you plan your holiday shopping, travel and entertaining.

  • The UF Environmental Horticulture Club will host its annual Poinsettia Sale from Dec. 9-11. More than 40 varieties of poinsettia will be offered for sale; bowls and special arrangements will also be available. Appointment-only pick-ups will be available on Dec. 9. Non-appointment pick-ups will be available on Dec. 10-11 from the Horticulture Greenhouse behind Fifield Hall on 2475 Memorial Rd.
  • The University Press of Florida Holiday Book Sale offers the perfect gift for every reader. Order with code XM21 for discount prices and free shipping through December 16. Orders over $50 will also receive a free UPF tote bag while supplies last.
  • The Florida Museum is hosting a UF faculty and staff appreciation day on Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. UF employees may show their valid Gator1 cards for one free admission to the Butterfly Rainforest and Tiny Titans exhibits and receive a 10% discount in the Museum gift shop! Florida Museum members may also enjoy a 20% discount at the Collectors Shop from Nov. 28 through Dec. 19.
  • On Dec. 20, Cirque Musica will present Holiday Spectacular at the O’Connell Center to celebrate the holiday season. Tickets available on and at the University Box Office.
  • The Craft Festival is back at the O’Connell Center from Dec. 4-5. The event showcases crafts that are authentically made by talented artisans and crafters, and provides an excellent opportunity to shop for unique merchandise and gifts for the holidays.