Guide to Quilt Gardens Along The Heritage Trail

May 30 - September 15

The Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail joins quilting, gardening, and art into a one-of-a-kind event featuring more than a million vibrant blooms, 16 gigantic gardens, and hand-painted super-sized murals.

Quilt garden flower designQuilt garden alternating pattern aerial view

This colorful patchwork of quilt-inspired gardens and hand-painted, quilt-themed, super-sized murals deliver dazzling views in the communities of Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, and Wakarusa. It’s the only experience of its kind in the world!

Maps, Resources & Info

Download the 2020 Quilt Gardens Map.

Every quilt garden and quilt mural has its own intricate pattern, many are original designs and each has its own unique story. Each of our unique communities that host quilt gardens & murals have their own special character and fun finds you’ll want to explore.

Quilt Gardens Fast Facts

FacebooCheck out updated photos of the gardens

Twitter: Stay up-to-date on all Quilt Gardens happenings

Details: Basic info to help you plan your visit to the Quilt Gardens

Quilt Gardens 911: Are you here and have questions? Call our helpful guest service professionals at 800.262.8161 to get your questions answered

View more fun suggested group itineraries.

Groups of 20 or more

Check out the new Quilt Gardens tour options – exclusive to groups of 20 or more


Master Gardener Guidebooks

Download the 2019 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2018 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2017 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2016 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2015 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2014 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2013 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2012 Master Gardener Guidebook
Download the 2011 Master Gardener Guidebook

Other Resources:
See the gardens, together with hand painted murals absolutely free from May 30 thru September 15. There’s nothing else like it!

Check out updated photos of the gardens growing on our Facebook Fan Page

Stay up-to-date on Twitter @ElkhartCountyIN

Be sure to take advantage of the many other sites and experiences nearby.