Taltree Arboretum & Gardens
450 W. 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385-9231
Phone: (219) 462-0025
Alt Phone: (219) 742-2571
Fax: (219) 462-0848
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is a dog-friendly oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands, and prairies that offers a variety of events, classes and exhibits year-round.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (CST)
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CST)
Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special events.
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. (CST)
Bring your toddlers for a nature-themed story followed by a related activity or craft. Pre-registration is required. Held every other Wednesday; Sept. 14 & 28, Oct. 12 & 26, Nov. 9 & 23, Dec. 7 & 21.
1:00 5:00 p.m. (CST)
This family-friendly event kicks off with a haunted railway garden of skeletons, ghosts, spiders, and haunted houses. Special activities on the weekends.
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CST)
Adult-only event celebrating oak-aged brews and hard ciders. Guests will learn about the oaks, taste great brew and food pairings and vote for the top pairings to be featured at the next fest.
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CST)
Get into the holiday spirit with a classic Christmas story time. Enjoy cookies, cocoa, story and craft time. Hang out with Santa and see the Railway Garden's train in action. Held on Sat .the 3rd, 10th & 17th.