JOIN US AT THE GARDENS
Our goal is to engage a diverse audience with a variety of events that bring us together to celebrate, learn, and rest in the beauty of the Gardens. We proudly host over 50 annual events, offered almost exclusively at no cost to participants. We invite you to join us at our next event! Follow us on Facebook for current information.
We will continue to monitor health and safety protocols and updates in relation to COVID-19, including how to work with community partners, to safely and meaningfully bring opportunities to you from the Gardens.
Join us at one of our signature events:
Plant Sale and Gardening Fair
Summer Garden Party and Auction
Picnics and Performances
What Can We Do
But that’s not all, you can also…
- Bocce Ball – New court in 2023!
- Yoga Buds – Little bodies mimic nature shapes
- Line Dancing – Fun for all ages
- Golf Croquet – Weekly open play time
- Cornhole – A family favorite
- May Pole Dance – Bringing an old tradition back
Create and Learn!
- From Garden to Glass – Mix it up in the garden
- Bird Watching – Discover our feathered friends
- Let’s Garden! – Tips for the backyard gardener
- Garden Explorers – Kids of all ages explore and learn
- Gardeners of Tomorrow – Middle school and high school youth garden to make a difference
- Art in Bloom – Paintings and floral displays intertwine
Clear Lake Public Library brings to the Gardens…
- Story Time – Something for the wee ones, 0-5 years
- Strolling Stories – For families of preschoolers
- Fall Story Walk – Bilingual story in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month
- Garden Fiesta – Experience the beauty of Latinx culture
- Preservation Celebration – Preserve food, flowers, culture, and the environment
- Farm to Table Harvest Dinner – Dine amid automn’s glory
- Pumpkin Palooza – It’s all about the pumpkin
At the Gardens, our goal is to engage a diverse audience with a variety of events that bring us together to celebrate, learn, and rest in the beauty of the Gardens. We proudly host over 50 annual events, offered almost exclusively at no cost to participants. We invite you to join us at our next event!
Volunteer Open HouseApril 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Central Gardens of North Iowa OpensMay 1
Down and DirtyMay 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm