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.
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.
Date: Sunday, November 10
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.