Special Events

Here at Ted Lare Garden Center we love spending time with our community! Join us and enjoy one of our many special events held throughout the gardening season. From Farmer’s Markets to art shows and seasonal events, we’ve got something that will please the whole family. See the special events below and mark your calendars!

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30th | 9am

Two egg-ceptional hunts await – one for kids ages 8 and above, and a special area for the little ones, ensuring every kiddo has a crack at the fun. Over 8,000 eggs, brimming with prizes and candy, are waiting to be discovered!
Don’t be tardy, as this thrilling hunt happens in a flash! The best part? It’s absolutely FREE!
Rainbow Ray Face Painting from 9am-11am. Choose from a plethora of AMAZING face painting options available for purchase!
Save the date and hop on over – no sign-up required!

Spring Open House

Saturday, April 27th | 9am – 5pm

Event info coming soon!

Art in the Garden

Saturday, May 18th | 9am – 3pm

Immerse yourself in a celebration of creativity at our Art Show! Discover the craftsmanship of 35+ talented artists from across Iowa, showcasing a diverse array of products including jewelry, home & garden décor, photography, painting, knit & crochet goods, felt art, woodwork, metal work, and much more!

Live Music from Ryne Doughty & more

Food & Drink From
Lucky Wife Wine Slushies & many more!Rainbow Ray Face Painting will turn YOU into a work of art!

Save the date and join us for a day of art, music, delicious food, and creative expressions. Let the vibrant energy of our Artisan Showcase inspire your senses!

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