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Conservatory: 327-7184 Pool/Gym: 327-7327
Arts Center : 327-7066
Indy Parks Main: 327-7275

GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY is located within the 136 acre Garfield Park, on Indianapolis' near south side. The facility is open to the public and offers workshops, gardening demonstrations, youth education and guest lecturers on horticulture and landscaping. The conservatory features special exhibits throughout the year, including holiday poinsettias, orchids and the spring bulb show!


Upcoming Closures
Tuesday November 4
Thursday November 27

Conservatory Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.     Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Sunken Garden Closure Times:
10:00 p.m. through Sept. 15
9:00 p.m. Sept. 16 - Oct. 15
5:00 p.m. Oct. 16 - Spring 2015

Daily Admission: $1       Special Event Admission $3


Call 327-PARK or click here to register online.

Garfield Park Conservatory Photo Contest
Date: Friday October 3     Time:6-9 p.m.      Admission:$3 per person     Ages: 12+
Do you enjoy photography? Have you taken some great shots here at the Conservatory and Gardens? Do you long for an outlet to share these special images? If you answered yes, then consider entering the GPC Photo Contest. Photo submission is free, limited to one entry per person and you could win a $50 gift card to Roberts Camera or a $25 gift card to the Garfield Eatery on Shelby St.

Click here for contest details
Click here for the artist loan agreement

Seed Savers
Date:Saturday October 11      Time: 10:30-11:30 p.m.     Fee: $5 per person      Ages: Adult
Join us and learn to be a savvy seed saver! Save money on next year’s gardening by learning seed saving tricks and tips. See what seeds can be collected from our Children’s Garden for you to take home to your garden. Registration required (221579).

Terrific Topiary
Date: Sunday October 19     Time:2-3 p.m.     Fee:$15 per craft     Ages: 5+
Decorate a pot and create your own ivy topiary. You’ll be set with a handmade holiday center piece! This program is open to all ages, though young children will need an adult to stay and help. Registration required (221575).

Creepy Creatures
Date:Monday October 27     Time: 10-11 a.m.     Fee:$4 per child      Ages: 2-5
Put on your Halloween costume and come learn about some creepy and not-so-creepy creatures! Have fun meeting live critters and doing a craft. Registration required(221572).

Haunted Conservatory
Dates:October 29-30     Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.     Fee: $2 per person
Get spooked as you walk through this year’s Haunted Conservatory! It will be less scary from 5:30-7 p.m., and the real haunting begins at 7 p.m. (recommended for ages 8+). Make sure to check out other fun (and free!) events at the Arts Center and Family Center as a part of Ghoulish Garfield!

Site last updated March 6, 2013


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