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2017 Calendar

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January 2-Winter Hours Resume

Gardens open Friday-Saturday 10am-4pm

April 1 Spring/Summer Hours Begin

Gardens open Wednesday-Sunday 10am-4pm

April 8 Fairy House Making Class 10:00am-12pm

Lakewold Gardens is pleased to host a Fairy House making class in preparation for our 2017 Fairyfest in May. Join David Baird of Fairie Gardens Design and Nursery as he walks you through the process of designing and creating your own fairy masterpiece. Once completed, take your amazing creation home to adore, or choose to have it displayed in the gardens during Fairyfest. $20 per participant includes all necessary supplies. You are welcome to bring flora and fauna of your own to decorate with. Contact Cora at for additional information or to reserve your spot. You can also register online by clicking here.

April 13, 6-8pm Lakewold Gardens’ Annual Meeting

Don’t miss this opportunity to spend the evening with Lakewold Gardens. As we outline upcoming projects and reflect on the last year, enjoy wine and hors’deouvres in our newly renovated Sunroom. Donald S. Olson, author of ‘The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour’ will join us with stories of Northwest gardens. Seating is limited. Please email Cora at to RSVP or online by clicking here.

May 5-14 MayFest

Our annual celebration of spring includes a variety of exciting exhibits, displays and performances. Come walk the gardens and enjoy the majesty of the spring flowers in bloom. Click here for more information.

May 12-14 Spring Bling Jewelry Sale

Hosted on Mother’s Day Weekend, this is the perfect opportunity to find that unique, rare, or vintage gift of jewelry for the special ladies in your life.

May 17-21 Fairyscapes in the Garden

Join us for an amazing display of over 60 fairy houses scattered throughout our 10 acre garden. Click here for information on Fairyfest.

May 19-21 Fairyfest

Back by popular demand. This family-friendly event is sure to delight the young and young-at-heart with all things fairy. Celtic music, beautiful dancing, art, and activities are fun for the whole family. Click here for information on Fairyfest.

June 3, 8:30am-12pm - Rhody Deadhead Party

A great opportunity to get your hands dirty and help with care of our beautiful rhododendrons. This fun, productive morning will start with complimentary breakfast at 8:30 am. To participate, please contact Cora at or online by clicking here.

June 7-11, 10am-4pm - Rainier League of Arts

Rainier League of Arts presents:  "Spring Sensations Art Show" at Lakewold Gardens.  Enjoy many works of art created by award winning artists and take a stroll through the beautiful Lakewold Gardens!  Oil paintings, watercolor, acrylic and mixed media pieces will be on display. Artists will be on site to demonstrate their art. The FREE art show is from Wednesday, June 7th through Sunday, June 11th from 10am to 4pm. (Lakewold admission fees apply). You are invited to meet the artists at the Reception on Sunday, June 11th from 2pm - 4pm (light snacks will be served during the reception). Click here for show flyer.

June 22 & July 27, 6:30pm, Second City Chamber Series

Northwest’s finest musicians once again come together to perform entertaining chamber music in The Wagner House. Guaranteed to enrich and delight, come early for an evening stroll through the gardens and then relax to the moving sounds of the Second City Chamber Series. Please visit for additional information and to purchase tickets.

Wednesdays in August-Free admission for military

August 23, 4:30pm-6:30pm Picnic with Purpose

This annual open-house is our way to say “thank you” to our members and volunteers. Staff, volunteers and new members will enjoy a chance to mingle over good food. Please contact Cora at to RSVP or online by clicking here.


September 16, 10am-2pm Community Kids Day

A day for the kids at Lakewold Gardens! Join us along with many community partners in garden-related activities for the whole family. No reservations required.

September 15, Lakewold Fall Hours begin.

Gardens open Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm




November 2-5, Beautiful Tables Showcase

Lakewold’s pre-holiday extravaganza continues the tradition of displaying inspiring and creative ideas for entertaining at home.The Wagner house will be filled with over 30 themed table settings for all to see. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite!

November 11, Free admission for Military

Holiday Closures

The gardens and administrative offices will be closed November 23rd-26th and December 17th-January 1st.

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Lakewold Gardens
12317 Gravelly Lk Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Fax 253.584.3021
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 39780
Lakewood, WA 98496