2020 Event List

Friendship Botanic Gardens hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from the popular Easter Egg-Stravaganza Walk, to the Reptile Romp, Bug , Butterfly Bonanza, Opera in the Gardens, Haunted Trails & Family Fall Fest, Native American Celebration and Thanksgiving Day Turkey Walk and more!  Please visit our Venues page if you would like more information on location options for your special event. Dogs on a leash are always welcome.

Contact us at (219) 878-9885 for more information or to discuss hosting your special event!



Yoga in the Gardens will continue until the end of the season (Oct. 31) on Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. IF it is above 55 degrees! Classes are $12 cash paid directly to yoga instructor, April Fallon. Feel free to take a peaceful stroll through the Gardens after class! 

  • Possible dates include:
    • Oct. 22
    • Oct. 29 


November 26 - Gardens Gobble Gobble Turkey Walk - 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Central Time) - Embark on a scavenger hunt throughout the gardens and nature trails, find every hidden paper turkey and win a special Thanksgiving prize! Due to COVID-19, there will not be a cooking demonstration this year.  Free admission. 

Friendship Botanic Gardens

2055 East U.S. Highway 12

P.O. Box 8834

Michigan City, IN 46361