Immerse yourself in every season at Wellfield Botanic Gardens. Experience the unique events, diverse educational programs, garden exhibits, and seasonal gifts throughout the year at Michiana’s most beautiful location.
To view upcoming Educational programming, visit our Education Page.
Complimentary Membership Orientation and Update
Join Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director Eric Garton for a (weather permitting) tour/update of the Gardens; make sure you are getting the most out of your membership! Dates are scheduled throughout the year; click the link above to view upcoming sessions and to RSVP.
Spring Splendor: Emergence
First Saturday Bird Walks
April through November – 8 a.m.
Registration is appreciated, please click HERE
Monday Evening Bird Walks
Mondays, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
April 8 through June 10
For more information on our bird walks, click here: Bird Walks
Annual Garden Display – Spring Emergence
Through Memorial Day Weekend
National Public Gardens Week– May 12-18, 2019
A Celebration of the Nation’s Public Gardens; National Public Gardens Day was created in 2009 to drive local and national exposure to the importance of building vibrant, relevant gardens committed to community enrichment and environmental responsibility through community engagement, sustainable practices and conversation.
Sensational Summer: Natural Patterns
Quilt Garden – “Crocus Awakens”
May 30-September 15, 2019
A Summer Evening in the Gardens – Our premier party of the year!
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Groovin’ in Gardens Summer Concert Series
Thursday Evenings at 7 pm, June 20 through August 22, 2019 (No concert on July 4)
Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Touring Company
Taste of the Gardens Our Sensational Summer Finale!
SUNDAY, August 25, 2019, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra presents “Heroes and Legends – Music of Stage & Screen”– Sunday, September 8, 2019
Salvation Army Feast to Feed – Sunday, September 8, 2019
Scarecrow Picnic – Sunday, September 22, 2019
Elkhart County Museum Association – Free Day – Saturday, November 9, 2019
Veteran’s Day (observed) – Sunday, November 10, 2019
FREE ADMISSION Active and Retired Military
Gardens are open 12-5 pm
Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights
Returns November 22 – December 27, 2019!
Where’s Santa? Holiday Hunt – Friday, November 29, 2019
In partnership with Michiana Pay It Forward Foundation and in support of Toys for Tots, a special evening at Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights
National Squirrel Appreciation Day – January 21 (Annually)
An unofficial holiday started by North Carolina wildlife rehabilitator Christy McKeown in 2001. Join us on Facebook for an engaging, interactive day of trivia, fun facts, and other squirrel-related antics from dawn til dusk, celebrating our furry friends.
For more information or questions about our programs email email@example.com or call 574-266-2006.