Garfield Park Conservatory offers a wide range of engaging and fun programs for all ages. Click on the links above to get specific information on upcoming programs and events. Still have questions?

 

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Conservatory Guided Tours

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the Month at 2:30 PM

for a Master Gardener Led Tour of the Conservatory
Free with Paid Admission

Click on the program title to access the registration page.

 
 

Herbal Gifts - Kids

Date: Saturday, November 2

Time: 10 – 11:30 am

Fee: $5      Ages: 6 to 13

Join the Central Indiana Herb Society for their annual holiday workshop full of herbal gifts ideas for teachers, parents, family, and friends. Workshop will include recipes, snacks, and herbal gifts to take home. Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy the fun. Registration required. $5 payment to instructor at door.

 

Visitor Appreciation Day

Date: Sunday, November 10

Time: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

FREE

In appreciation of all of our wonderful visitors and supporters, admission to the Conservatory is FREE on this day. Enjoy our unique tropical experience, including waterfalls, orchids, animals and more - all for free!
 

Jungle Tales

Date: Tuesday, November 12

Time: 10 - 11 am

Fee: $5 per child     Ages: 2-5

Bring your preschooler to this program with a focus on the natural world.  Join us for a different nature-related story, activity and craft each month.  Registration required.
 

Conservatory Crossing

Date: Friday, November 29 & Tuesday, December 31

Times: Monday - Saturdays 10 - 5 pm | Sundays 1 - 5 PM

Fee: $4 per person | $10 per family (2 adults max.)      Ages: All

 

Come enjoy our winter wonderland! See the Conservatory decked out in its holiday best with a brilliant display of poinsettias and enjoy model trains and villages, and thousands of twinkling lights.

Special evening hours until 8pm December 20-22, and 27-28.

 

Conservatory Crossing

Date: November 29 – December 31

Time: Monday – Saturday 10:00 am-5:00 pm   |    Sundays 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Fee: $4 per person or $10 per family (2 adult max.) Ages: All

 

Come enjoy our winter wonderland!  See the Conservatory decked out in its holiday best with a brilliant display of poinsettias and enjoy model trains and villages, and thousands of twinkling lights.  Special evening hours until 8pm December 20-22, and 27 & 28.

 

Herbal Gifts - Adults

Date: Saturday, December 7

Time: 10 – 11:30 am

Fee: $5      Ages: 16 and up

Join the Herb Society of Central Indiana for a holiday craft workshop.  Attendees to this popular program will receive snacks, recipes, and handouts in addition to the opportunity to make gifts for family and friends. Registration required.

 

Train Tales

Date: Tuesday, December 10 & Wednesday, December 11

Time: 10 - 11 am

Fee: $6 per child     Ages: 2-5

Bring your preschooler to this program with a focus on the natural world.  Join us for a different nature-related story, activity and craft each month.  In December, we will have Train Tales to enjoy Conservatory Crossing and a Wednesday session is also available.  Registration required. ​

 

Christmas at Garfield

Date: Saturday, December 14

Time: 10 - 1 pm

Fee: FREE     Ages: All

Enjoy free holiday activities throughout Garfield Park! Don’t miss crafts at the Arts Center, games at the Family Center and Santa Claus at the Conservatory.  ​

 

Holiday Storytime

Date: Friday, December 20

Time: 6:15-7:15 pm

Fee: $15 per family or $7 per person     Ages: All

Join us for a reading of The Polar Express complete with hot chocolate, a craft and a chance to explore Conservatory Crossing. This program is geared towards kids ages 4-8, but all families are welcome.  Program fee includes admission to the Conservatory (open until 8pm).  Registration required, as space is limited.