Groovin’ in Gardens Summer Concert Series



Live music performances provide the soundtrack to magical evenings at Wellfield Botanic Gardens’ Groovin’ in the Gardens – Summer Concert Series. The concert lineup features an eclectic assortment of music by popular artists of the area and beyond. Gates open at 6 p.m., concerts begin at 7; get your space under the event tent or on the lawn and stroll the beautiful garden trails while listening to nature’s symphony before enjoying the concerts as the sun sets. Some chairs and tables are available for seating under the tent or you’re welcome to bring your own chairs or a blanket for the grass surrounding the event tent.

Food and Drink Options:

  • Navarre Hospitality Catering will be onsite every evening serving a variety of food and drink and will provide a cash bar.
  • That Guy’s Gourmet Ribs will be onsite June 25, July 16, 23, 30, August 6 and 20.
  • Picnics may be brought into Wellfield after 6 p.m. on Concert evenings. PLEASE NOTE: Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into the Gardens but may be purchased onsite. Coolers are subject to search.


  • Concerts are Thursday Evenings, June 18-August 20, 2020 at 7 p.m.
  • Ticket pricing includes parking, admission to the garden, and this special opportunity to enjoy Wellfield after hours
  • Purchase your tickets in advance to receive a discount
  • There are NO TICKET FEES when purchasing online

June 18 – Jazz Festival Kickoff Concert featuring: To Be Announced
June 25 – Memphis Underground

July 2 – Paul Decker & The Real Deal
July 9 – Taiko Drumming – as a part of 季節 Kisetsu: The Year of the Island Garden 
July 16 – Whistle Pigs
July 23 – High Life
July 30 – Tumbleweed Jumpers
August 6 – Darryl Buchanan
August 13 – Small Paul & The Remnants
August 20 – Q Sonics

Ticket Info

Member Season Tickets: Get all concerts for $40
Member Child (ages 3-18) Season Tickets: Get all concerts for $24
Public Season Tickets: Get all concerts for $70
Public Child (ages 3-18) Season Tickets: Get all concerts for $32
Children under age 3 are free with paid adult (please select free child ticket option)

Individual advanced discount tickets may be purchased online or in person until 3 p.m. on the day of the concert: 

Member Adult: $8 ($6 in advance)
Member Child (ages 3-18): $4 ($3 in advance)
Public Adult: $10 ($8 in advance)
Public Child (ages 3-18): $5 ($4 in advance)
Under age 3 are free with paid adult (please select free child ticket option)


Wellfield Botanic Gardens

  • 1011 N. Main Street, Elkhart, IN 46515-0476