Upcoming Events in 2018

Friendship Botanic Gardens hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from the popular Maple Sugar Time, Bug Safari, Butterfly Bonanza, Native American Fest, Lyric in the Gardens, Turkey Walk, and our new Easter Egg Hunt and Haunted Trails Halloween event, large festivals and others!  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!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

AUGUST

Yoga in the Garden-Thursdays 9:00am-10:00am - August

All Levels Yoga in a lovely garden setting hosted by Yoga Instructor April Fallon, celebrating and connecting with natural beauty surrounded by natural beauty, enjoying bird song and the freshest of air. Classes $10 CASH ONLY-pay April directly.  $10 fee includes admission into the Gardens. Drop-In OR $72 for 8 class pass.  Bring your own mat. All Thursdays in August and September. Meet at Entrance at 8:50am to walk to class site.

SEPTEMBER

Yoga in the Garden-Thursdays 9:00am-10:00am - September 

All Levels Yoga in a lovely garden setting hosted by Yoga Instructor April Fallon, celebrating and connecting with natural beauty surrounded by natural beauty, enjoying bird song and the freshest of air. Classes $10 CASH ONLY-pay April directly.  $10 fee includes admission into the Gardens. Drop-In OR $72 for 8 class pass.  Bring your own mat. All Thursdays in August and September. Meet at Entrance at 8:50am to walk to class site.

Garden Golf Outing - Wednesday, September 12th 12:00pm

Come out to Briar Leaf Golf Club (La Porte) and have some fun playing golf in a different and fun format! Groups will play as a 4-some, with an interesting mix of styles and hole selections all throughout the course. Fun challenges and different formats will help us keep this outing moving! Advanced registration is required.

Polish Fest - Sunday, September 16th 11:00am-5:00pm

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.

Lithuanian 100-Year Celebration - Sunday, September 23rd 1:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for a lovely day of festivities! Lithuanian food, dancing, and music... and learn about Lithuanian Heritage! Tickets available the day of the event. Hosted by Lithuanian University Women Association.

 

OCTOBER

Haunted Trail and Family Fall Fest - Saturday, October 13th 3:00pm-6:00pm

Trick or Treat on our Spooky Trail. Enjoy crafts, games, food, and beverages by the bonfire! Family friendly "spooky" tickets available at the door or on website.

 

NOVEMBER

Native American Celebration and Thanksgiving Turkey Day Walk - Thursday, November 22nd 11:00am-4:00pm

Come count the turkeys on the Friendship Trail for a special prize! Experience Native American cooking techniques and learn how they lived. Enjoy a stroll around the Gardens, and Children's Crafts too! FREE ADMISSION!

 

DECEMBER

Christmas in the Gardens - Sunday, December 9th 2:00pm-5:00pm

An evening of Christmas fun and festivities for the whole family! Experience the Gardens when bathed in the glow of the Trail of Lights!

 

 

Please check out our Calendar of Events for 2018!

 

 

 

Friendship Botanic Gardens

2055 East U.S. Highway 12

P.O. Box 8834

Michigan City, IN 46361

219-878-9885