The Elkhart Rotary Club's signature fundraising event for the Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Wellfield Gardens

Join us at Wellfield Botanic Gardens on August 27th, 2016

Event Details and TICKETS

Taste of the Gardens Amazing foods!
Saturday, August 26, 2017
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Spend a summer day strolling through beautiful gardens, perusing fine art, listening to music and enjoying a sampling of tasty foods.

The tranquil gardens surrounding the ponds of Elkhart’s historic well field are filled with artists exhibiting wares from impressive sculptures to exquisite jewelry. A variety of area restaurants serve up their scrumptious fare, wine and beverages, while local musicians entertain throughout the day.

Save money with discounted presale tickets for Taste of the Gardens on August 26, 2017 – – just $6 for Adults. Children ages 12 and under are free. Don’t forget, adult tickets at the gate on August 26 are $8. [Please register for children’s free tickets that we may plan for future children’s activities.] ONLINE TICKET SALES END at 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 26
Click HERE to Purchase online

Food and drink tickets will be sold at the event.

Produced by the Elkhart Rotary Club, proceeds benefit Wellfield Botanic Gardens.


Taste of The gardens logo




Food Billboard


Gardens Billboard


Music Billboard


Art Billboard

Taste of the Gardens

Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors

Special thanks to this year’s Taste of the Gardens Sponsors! $5000 D & W Inc $2500 1st Source Bank $2000 Chiphone Federal Credit Union INOVA Federal Credit Union The Elkhart Truth – In Kind Sponsor $1000 Cornerstone CPA Group, LLP First State Bank Homan Lumber Mart, Inc Indiana Trust & Investment Management Company Stifel – The Elkhart Group Vala Marketing – In Kind Sponsor $500 A-One Signs & Graphics Collins & Company Crowe Horwath, LLP DJ Construction J A Wagner Construction Inc Mutual Bank Terry and Stacey Rodino Artist Award …Read More

Artists – – 2017 Artists application is out!!

Hi Artists.. The application for Taste of the Gardens, Saturday, August 26, 2017 is now available. Please download the Taste of the Gardens 2017 – Artist Application and follow the directions on the application. Deadline – July 14th !!

Award Sponsors and Judges for 2017

Award sponsors: Best Overall: Best Expression of the Gardens: Best Booth Display: Judges to be determined:

Taste of the Gardens media information

  For additional information or media inquiries, contact event committee co-chairs: Brian Housand – Eric Garton – or 602-284-5567  

Story of the Gardens

The Story of the Gardens The Elkhart Rotary Club conceived the Gardens as a community service project in 2002 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International. Over two years, the Club worked with a community steering committee to research and develop the concept, interview landscape architects and raise funds to create a Master Plan for Wellfield Botanic Gardens. The project was officially handed over to the Wellfield Botanic Gardens Board of Directors in 2005 to begin implementation of the Master Plan, which envisages 25 …Read More