• Free and open to the public May 30, 2021, to Sept. 15, 2021 

  • Named Best Festival or Event in 2017 by the Indiana Tourism Association 

  • Named Best of the Best event by the American Bus Association, the nation's leading professional tour operator & tour supplier association for the last three years

  • Started in 2007 with two test gardens, including one site that participates to this day: Das Dutchman Essenhaus 

  • 200-plus volunteers needed to plant, water, weed and maintain the gardens 

  • 2,000 estimated man-hours put in by the 200-plus volunteers 

  • Estimated 1 million-plus blooms at all 16 Quilt Gardens 

  • Six cities and towns of Elkhart County have at least one Quilt Garden (Bristol, 1; Elkhart, 5; Goshen, 4; Middlebury, 3; Nappanee, 2; Wakarusa, 1) 

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Is there a map of the Quilt Gardens and Quilt Murals?

Yes, here is a map that shows the Quilt Gardens and Quilt Murals locations, names, and location address.

Quilt Gardens Map

When can I see the Quilt Gardens?

The Quilt Gardens are viewable May 30 - September 15 each year.

Learn more about the quilt gardens.

Are the Quilt Gardens and Quilt Murals all in one location?

No, they are not all at one location. The 16 Quilt Gardens and 23 hand-painted Quilt Murals are spread throughout the cities and towns of BristolElkhartGoshenMiddleburyNappanee, and Wakarusa along the Heritage Trail in Elkhart County.

 

How do the Quilt Gardens and Quilt Murals look right now?

The Quilt Gardens are currently at their peak and look beautiful! We have had a lot of rain & heat but our volunteers have been working hard with Mother Nature's challenges. The Quilt Murals are looking fabulous as well. We hope you enjoy them! 

Are the Quilt Gardens Accessible?

Quilt Gardens are best experienced from the walkways and lawns surrounding each site's location. Some Quilt Gardens can be viewed from your vehicle, but that does not provide the optimal experience. A few Quilt Gardens locations provide viewing platforms accessible by a handful of steps. Most Quilt Murals are visible from the car or sidewalk. 

What are the addresses for the Quilt Gardens?

Just enter the address in your favorite map app on your mobile device for easy directions to each location. You can also download the map for the Quilt Gardens and Quilt Murals,

Quilt Gardens location addresses