Seasonal Hours & Admission

April 1 – October 31 (“Spring and Summer Season”)
Daily 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Please review our our calendar of events prior to your arrival. Wellfield may close certain parts of the garden for private events at any time. Please message us on Facebook, email or call 574-266-2006, x105 with any questions regarding your visit.

Visiting on a Tuesday? If you’re an Elkhart County resident, please click HERE to register to visit in order to receive your free admission (special thanks to the Community Foundation of Elkhart County for making this possible!)


November 1 – December 31 (“Fall Season”)
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 pm 
Closed on Mondays
Note: Special Hours apply for Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights

Special 2021 Holiday Hours – We will be closed on:
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25
Christmas Eve: Friday, December 24
Christmas Day: Saturday, December 25
Monday, December 27 – Saturday, January 1st (New Year’s Day)
Winter Hours begin Sunday, January 2

January 2 – March 31 (“Winter Season”)
*Open Saturday and Sunday, 12-5 pm
(*weather permitting – call 574-266-2006 or check our Facebook Page for closure info)
Note: Closed Monday through Friday

General Admission Rates:

Members are FREE 
Click here to learn about Membership
Adults (13 and over): $8
Children (ages 3-12):  $4
Children under 3: Free

  • Wellfield is closed on January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
  • CFEC_Horz_GreenFree Admission Days for Elkhart County Residents Presented by the Community Foundation of Elkhart County
    • General Admission for Elkhart County Residents is free of charge on Tuesdays during our ‘Spring and Summer’ (April-October) and ‘Fall’ Seasons (November-December). REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – please click HERE to register for free admission.
    • General Admission for Elkhart County Residents is free of charge on Sundays during our ‘Winter’ Season (January-March).
  • Please note: During Free Admission Days for Elkhart County Residents, customary rates still apply for field trips, group tours and group admission (10+ guests), rentals, and may apply for special programs and events. Please be prepared to show proof of county residency.
  • General admission pricing may not apply during special ticketed events.

Reciprocal Admissions
Membership has its privileges, and one of the best parts of membership is American Horticultural Society’s reciprocal benefits you receive. Your Wellfield membership grants you free admission (and in some cases, other perks!) to over 340 public gardens. For more information on reciprocity, visit AHS Reciprocal Gardens. For more information on membership at Wellfield, click HERE.

Group Tours
Want to bring a group to the Gardens? Click HERE to find out more about group tours and rates.

Trained service animals are welcome. Dogs with Wellfield registration (available as an add-on to their human’s membership) are permitted during general admission hours, but please, leave Fido at home when we’re having a special event. Wellfield is not responsible for pets left in cars.

All visitors are prohibited from possessing openly carried or concealed firearms or other weapons, regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess weapons has been issued.

Need more info? Check out our Guidelines page and our frequently asked questions. Or call us, 574-266-2006. Like us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up on all the latest news!