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 14 Quilt Mural sites.

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!

Check out galleries of past years’ Quilt Gardens and plan your next visit now. 

Maps, Resources & Info

Download the Quilt Gardens Map.

Download the Master Gardener Guidebook

Download the Quilters Chronicles

View Quilt Gardens addresses to put in your favorite map application for directions

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.

 

Enhance Your Experience

Quilt Gardens Fast Facts

Most recent photos of the Quilt Gardens

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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

Quilt Gardens FAQ

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

2021 Quilt Gardens Photos

 

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