Come count the turkeys on the Friendship Trail for a special prize! Experience Native American cooking techniques and learn how they lived. Children's Crafts too! Enjoy a stroll around the Gardens! FREE Admission
Haunted Trails & Ghost Stories
- October 13th 3 - 6pm CDT
- Trick or Treat on our Ghost Trail and enjoy the Bonfire!
- Pumpkin Craft and Game
- Face Painting
- Beer & Wine for Adults!
- Up N Smoke BBQ Food Truck-Hot Dogs & more!
- Children $2 (1-12)
- Babies 12 months and under FREE
- Ages 13 & over $5\
A Spooktacular afternoon/evening of family fun. Kids are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for a night of family-friendly scares set in the winding nature trails of Friendship Botanic Gardens. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank.
Join us for a very popular day of festivities! Polish food, dancing, and music... and learn about Polish Heritage. Tickets available the day of the event. Hosted by the Polish Heritage Association of Michigan City.
See these wonderful creatures in all stages and watch Monarch butterflies released. Make your own butterfly feeder! FREE Admission
Stroll the Gardens and enjoy your cocktails while listening to live Jazz, dancing, and playing lawn games like bocce ball! Dress in 1920's attire optional. Tickets on sale on Eventbrite, on our website or at the door on the day of the event. Advanced purchase is recommended.
Enjoy music by local artist Johnny V as he does a tribute to Neil Young and the Classics. Also experience the Taste of Michigan City's Up N Smoke food truck. Family friendly! Music, Food, Beer, Wine. Tickets on sale at the door on the day of the event. Gates open at 6:00 and music starts at 7:00! $5 admission charge (ages 12 and under free)!
Come celebrate Native Peoples of the region. Demonstrations, exhibits, crafts and open-fire cooking! FREE Admission
Interested in learning more about bugs? Join us for an afternoon of exploration of invertebrate life in various habitats of the Gardens! FREE Admission
Join us for an afternoon of reptile and amphibian adventures throughout the pristine natural habitats of the Gardens! Learn about the roles slimy & slithery creatures play in ecosystems through hands-on science activities.
Enjoy a lovely Spring stroll or hike through the Gardens. Ring the bells, bring a picnic... enjoy the sunshine! Mother's Admitted FREE