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Reptile Romp

Learn about the roles slimy and slithery creatures play in ecosystems through hands-on science activities. Kona Ice Truck will be on site for slushee treats! FREE ADMISSION. 

July 9 Music Under the Stars with Johnny V

Bring your own blanket or relax in our lawn chairs and enjoy live music under the Celebration Pavilion. There will be different food & beverage options each month. Kids can enjoy our ArcelorMittal Children’s Garden during the event. Tickets are $10/adult; children 12 & under…

Bug Safari

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 admission!

Paws & Pints

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 Indiana. Your $10 admission includes a beer from Zorn Brewery and treats for your furry…

Opening Day

Opening Day - Saturday, May 1st 9-5 p.m. Central Friendship Botanic Gardens opens to the public Saturday, May 1st at 9 a.m. Central. Explore our 3 miles of walking paths and hiking trails, have family fun in our ArcelorMittal Children's Garden and play area, work out along…