Preserving Peace in our Community

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An International Peace Garden was developed by the Multi-Cultural Committee as a site for quiet times and peaceful reflection. It is located on the grounds of the Coral Springs Center for the Arts and contains native Florida trees/plants. The unique feature of the Peace Garden is the collection of magnificent carved sculptures from international artists who used materials from all corners of the world in their work. This effort was coordinated by the Coral Springs Museum of Art. The Garden was dedicated on September 21, 2005 in honor of the United Nation’s International Day of Peace. This site is used to host monthly Silent Peace Walks and Annual International Day of Peace celebrations.

In 2010 a handcrafted copper Peace Pole with the inscription “May Peace Prevail on Earth” written in various languages, was planted for permanent display in the garden. The Peace Pole is the garden’s centerpiece as it stands as a symbol that peace is what everyone desires, independent of the way they express it.

If you have never visited the Coral Springs International Peace Garden, please visit and enjoy the beautiful artwork in a serene environment. The Garden is located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive, adjacent to the Coral Springs Center for the Arts.

International Day of Peace

Every year, the Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee celebrates the International Day of Peace which is commemorated worldwide on September 21st.

For several years, we have hosted an early morning celebration at the Peace Garden, using local talent from our schools and houses of worship. The community is encouraged to participate in the “Imagine Peace” Wish Tag Project. The event is free and open to the general public.

International Day of Peace Celebration