The Seasons of Wellfield

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.

Fabulous Fall

Yoga in the Gardens – returns in 2020!

Scarecrow Picnic
Returns Sunday, September 20, 2020

Monsters in the Garden
Returns Saturday, October 17, 2020

Veteran’s Day (observed)
Sunday, November 10, 2019
FREE ADMISSION Active and Retired Military

Gardens are open 12-5 pm

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights
Bigger and brighter in 2019!
Friday and Saturday evenings 5:30-8:30 pm, November 29 through December 28, 2019, and Sunday, December 23rd! 
Get your discounted tickets until November 28! New in 2019: tickets are good ANY NIGHT, must be presented at the door. Click HERE for more info!

Where’s Santa? Holiday Hunt – Friday, December 6, 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.

Spring Splendor 2020:

First Saturday Bird Walks

Monday Evening Bird Walks
Mondays, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – 
Dates TBD
For more information on our bird walks, click here: Bird Walks

CAPS Superhero 5KApril 2020

Four Winds Garden Club Plant Sale May 2020

National Public Gardens WeekMay 7 – 17, 2020

Mother’s Day LuncheonSunday May 10, 2020

Sensational Summer 2020:

“Crocus Awakens” Quilt GardenSummer 2019

First Saturday Bird Walks   8 a.m., April – November. Free with admission, registration is appreciated.
Monday Evening Bird Walks5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Free with admission, registration is appreciated. Click HERE to register.
Yoga in the Gardens Saturdays, June through September 9:15 a.m. – tickets available online or in our Visitors Cottage. Buy ahead and save! Member discounts apply.

A Summer Evening in the Gardens Our premier party of the year! Returns June 2020

Groovin’ in Gardens Summer Concert Series
Returns June 2020!

Taste of the GardensOur Sensational Summer Finale!
Returns SUNDAY, August 23, 2020 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For more information or questions about our programs email or call 574-266-2006.





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  2. I heard about your winter events on the radio,,is it true that you have fire pits that the public can come out and enjoy ? if so can I please get some info about it,like times and days it will be going on..Thank you,Dave Geesaman Elkhart..

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