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Welcome To Friendship Botanic Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens is a community treasure and an oasis of formal gardens and nature trails tucked in an old-growth forest surrounding Trail Creek in Michigan City, Indiana. We are a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization.

Upcoming Events

Yoga in the Gardens with April Fallon

May 20, 2021 09:30
Experience all-levels yoga in a vibrant garden setting hosted by yoga instructor April Fallon each Thursday morning extending from May 20 to August 26 at 9:30 a.m.! Unplug and connect…

Paws & Pints

June 5, 2021 14:00
Walk for animals! Join us for “Paws & Pints” at the beautiful Friendship Botanic Gardens. It’s a wonderful place to walk your dog – and a hidden gem in Northwest…

Bug Safari

June 13, 2021 14:00
Interested in learning more about bugs? Join us for an afternoon of exploration of invertebrate life in various habitats of the Gardens from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 13th. Free…

Visitor Info

Admission Prices

1 – Day Pass


Seniors (65+)


Discount Thursdays

$5.00 for everyone

Children 12 & Under

FREE Everyday

Active Duty Military

FREE with ID

May 1 through October 31
Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday

9 am – 5 pm (Central)


Closed to the Public

Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday

10 am – 4 pm (Central)

Weather permitting: 45 degrees+ & NO precipitation