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, including Little Sprouts, 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.

Sensational Summer: Young at HeART

Our summer kicks off with the Young at HeART seasonal exhibit in the Annual Garden, celebrating the grand opening of the NEW Children’s Garden this summer, a gift from the Rex and Alice A. Martin Foundation! 

“Star Flower Power” Quilt Garden
May 30-October 1, 2018

Young at HeART Seasonal Exhibit
Through Summer in the Annual Garden

Community Music NightFree Admission 5 p.m. to close
June 7, 2018

Summer Evening in the Gardens Our premier party of the year!
June 14, 2018

Natural Building Materials Essentials Workshop
June 15-16, 2018

Groovin’ in Gardens Summer Concert Series
June 21 – August 23, 2018

Yoga in the Gardens
Saturdays, June through September

Bottlecaps & Corks
June 30, 2018

Nutrition Class: Debunking Common Weight Loss Myths
Saturday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Presented by Gina Schade
Come for yoga, stay for the class! Registration is appreciated!

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Touring Company
‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Wellfield
August 5, 2018

Taste of the Gardens
Our Sensational Summer Finale this year moves to SUNDAY, August 26, 2018

Fabulous Fall

Elkhart County Symphony Pops Concert at Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Sunday, September 9 at 4 p.m.

Scarecrow Picnic
September 23, 2018

Monsters in the Garden
October 20, 2018

Elkhart County Museum Association – Free Day
November 2018

Veteran’s Day

Sunday, November 11, 2018
FREE ADMISSION Active and Retired Military

Open 12-5pm

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights
Returns November 23 – December 29, 2018!

Where’s Santa? Holiday Hunt
November 30, 2018
In partnership with Michiana PayitForward Foundation

and in support of Toys for Tots!

National Squirrel Appreciation Day
January 2019

Great Backyard Bird Count
February 2019

Spring Splendor

Annual Garden Installation (tbd 2019)

Little Sprouts Preschool Program
Bird Walks
Elkhart County Museum Association FREE ADMISSION DAY
April 2019

CAPS Superhero 5K
April 2019

Garden Party: Springtime Soup and Garden Dialogues
May 2019

National Public Gardens Day
May 10, 2019

Goshen at the Gardens

Mother’s Day Luncheon 
May 12, 2018

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

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