Garden Walk & Faire

Garden Walk

Welcome to the Elmhurst Garden Walk and Faire – please join us on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The gardens are open from 10 am to 3 pm.

Tickets $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event.

Tickets can be purchased at these Elmhurst locations until 3 pm Saturday, July 13th:

  • Amlings Flowers 331 N. York,
  • Carousel Flower Shop 527 S. York,
  • Elmhurst Camera Photo Boutique 535 Spring Rd.,
  • enzee Boutique 140 N. York,
  • NuCara Pharmacy 101 W. Vallette,
  • The Uptown Shop 129 N. York,

or send your check and SASE to Elmhurst Garden Club  P.O. Box 383  Elmhurst, IL  60126. You can also purchase tickets the day of the walk in Wilder Park at the ticket booth on Cottage Hill. We accept cash or checks.

This year we have 5 glorious private and 2 public gardens. The Faire in Wilder Park  features vendors with unique garden accessories and one-of-a-kind pieces and a large selection of perennials.  The Faire is free and open to the public between 10 am and 4 pm.

Proceeds from the Garden Walk Benefit the Community:

Scholarships

  • Awarding annual scholarships to Illinois students in horticulture, landscape architecture, botany and environmental studies
  • Awarding scholarships to York Community High School students for experiential science programs
  • Donating scholarships to Elmhurst Park District children’s summer camps

Public Spaces

  • Holiday decorating of Elmhurst Public Library
  • Maintaining the Herb Garden in Wilder Park
  • Contributing to horticultural development at Elmhurst College Arboretum
  • Maintain landscaping at Churchville Schoolhouse
  • Mentoring York High School Garden Club
  • Improving and maintaining campus appearance at Ray Graham Learning Center
  • Contributing to Elmhurst Cool Cities Coalition for public environmental programs

Become a Sponsor:

We invite you to become a sponsor of this community event. Space in our Garden Guide booklet can be reserved for your business.

Click here for Sponsor letter and information

Click here  for Sponsor Brochure

Faire Vendors:

Interested in displaying your wares at the Faire? Click here for the Boutique Vendor Response Form. The form is due by June 10. There is a $50.00 fee due with the application. The number of booths in the boutique will be limited in order to assure adequate room for vendors’ displays and traffic between them. Applications for spaces will be filled in the order they are received.

  • Applications received by June 8 will be listed in the Garden Guide booklet.
  • Each reservation includes a 10′ x 12′ (approximately) space. Vendors must supply their own tables, chairs, and canopies, tent or tarps as desired. A vendor may reserve adjacent booth space(s) in which to display his/her own merchandise for an additional $30 per space.
  • We ask that you be ready for customers by 9:30 am. The Faire will end at 4 pm and we request that you plan to stay until then. We will send additional details about two weeks before the event.

We welcome your comments and questions. Please contact through the contact page on this web site.