Monsters in the Gardens – October 16, 2021

Join us for MONSTERS IN THE GARDENS at Wellfield Botanic Gardens on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 4-7 p.m. -rain or shine- for some safe, family-friendly, and socially-distanced Halloween fun!

Tickets are available at the gate at 4 p.m. – all tickets are $10 each

Monsters are invading Wellfield Botanic Gardens!

Bring the whole family out for some, fun, and family-friendly events featuring a Contactless Candy Quest around the Promenade! All are welcome to come dressed in costume (or not). This event is intended for all ages and is not intended to scare, but to amaze, educate, and entertain. In addition to Wellfield’s Fabulous Fall displays, we have fun activities for all ages!

Indiana Wild Logo

Indiana Wild's animal show Wellfield (1)Join us at 4:30 and 6:00 p.m. for live animal shows with Indiana Wild! Indiana Wild is a nonprofit organization which provides culturally based live animal programs for schools, childcare facilities, camps and churches. The shows will begin at 4:30 and 6:00 p.m. and last approximately 45 minutes.

Foxwood Raptor & Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be onsite during the event showing us some of the animals they are working with and showing our monsters a scary good time! To learn more about Foxwood, click HERE.

Halloween Stories in the Garden!
Chuck Pieri from the Elkhart Public Library will be reading some spooky stories and singing some scary songs in our Children’s Garden – take a rest during your quest and listen in!

Everyone’s favorite prognosticator, “Madame Z”, will be doing some just-for-fun fortune telling in our Island Garden – what will she predict is in YOUR future?

Ethos Science 2 Go bus

ETHOS Innovation Center’s “Science 2 Go” bus and its mobile laboratory will be onsite doing some spooky, hands-on experiments!


Need a bite to eat? Hot Dog Eddy’s Hot Dog Eddy's (1)will be onsite serving up delicious hot dogs and snacks! Get ’em while they’re hot. And if you haven’t been to Hot Dog Eddy’s, check out their restaurant located on South Main Street in Elkhart.


On the day of the event, ALL TICKETS ARE $10 EACH. Purchase tickets in advance, save some $$!

Dress for the weather and come on out for some “monstrous” fun!

Haven’t been to Wellfield yet this year? There is construction affecting access to the Gardens. Please visit our website for the latest info before you visit.

As a reminder, please leave Fido at home, as dogs are not allowed at Wellfield’s special events. In the event of cancellation due to severe/unsafe weather (please remember, the event is rain or shine, we will only cancel due to severe/unsafe weather), your ticket is good for one (1) standard admission (not valid for special events) expiring one year from date of event. If the event is cancelled, we will post on this page and on our Facebook page. Activities subject to change.

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