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 lovely day of festivities! Lithuanian food, music, and dancing... and learn about Lithuanian Heritage. Hosted by Lithuanian University Women Association. Tickets available the day of the event or at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lithuanias-restored-100-celebration-tickets-49226177823
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.
Join us for an evening of Beer, Wine, Food, and Music amidst our stunning surroundings! Come and help support the Gardens and enjoy an evening out!
We are working on getting our breweries and wineries, but we wanted you to save the date -- we know it gets busy in the summer! More information will be coming soon.
Up N' Smoke will be back and we will have live music by Danny Moore - so you can listen to some tunes while you sip and stroll the Gardens! View our event page for more information.
Over 15 breweries and wineries
Tickets $40 (VIP $45 and gets you in an hour early)
Early Bird price will be $35!
|VIP (enter 1 hr early at 5:00 pm)||$45|
Join us for our annual Beer and Wine festival amidst stunning vistas and formal gardens. Sample a dazzling variety of craft beers from local breweries while rocking out to live music.
Join us on the evening of Saturday, August 19, at Friendship Botanic Gardens for a Bacchus and Beer Festival!
Sample from 15 of our area's favorite breweries and wineries.
Up 'N Smoke will be on site to serve up their famous barbecue. Live entertainment throughout the evening, featuring Matt Gabriel and John Vermilye.
Enjoy the beautiful views of the Gardens and Lake Lucerne while watching the stars come out. Sample, sip, set, and sway to the music while contributing to Friendship Botanic Gardens.
This is a 21 and over event. We will offer free craft soda and water to those who are DDs.
All proceeds go to Friendship Botanic Gardens
Fall Fest and Crafts Fair
Fall Fun, Crafts, Music, Trail Walks, and Food. Great Family Activity!
11:00-4:00 pm CST
Polish Fest returns to International Friendship Gardens! !! Last year there were over 1000 people in attendance. The Polish / English Mass will be at 11:00 A.M. The Festival goes from Noon-5:00pm.
E-Z Tones Polka Band will play from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and the Wesoły Lud Folk Dancers will perform at 2:00 P.M. and 3:30 P.M. Polish food will be served throughout the afternoon by the Cavalier Inn from Hammond, Indiana and a Beer tent and Family tent will be available. Baker’s Dozen will be selling their Polish pastries. There will be several vendors present, including Robert Tylisz with his wood carving, Pieces of Pottery (Polish Pottery), and several other vendors.
$5 Entrance Fee
12 and under FREE