February 3 & 4, 2018
Our 17th year!

For the 17th year, the celebrated Vero Beach perennial favorite Gardenfest! is returning to beautiful Riverside Park, Vero Beach, the weekend of February 3rd and 4th, 2018.

Thousands look forward to this popular annual event hosted by the Garden Club of Indian River County.  Gardenfest! is what your garden has been waiting for! Vendors from all over Florida will be chosen by invitation only to bring together an incredible selection of quality items for your garden.

At Gardenfest! you’ll find a wide variety of plants, planters, pottery, fountains, furniture, lighting, statuary and other garden accessories. Plants for sale include palms, ferns, orchids, bromeliads, Florida natives, herbs, succulents, bamboo and roses.

Come stroll under the oaks and be inspired. Find that perfect addition to your garden. Have a garden question? Our always popular “Ask the Experts” will be back again to help.

Enjoy food for sale, wonderful raffle prizes and activities for the younger gardener.

Free Admission and parking. Open to all ages.

See you in the park for Gardenfest! Nature’s Finest Marketplace

Proceeds from the event are used by the Garden Club of Indian River County to study and assist in the protection and conservation of native plants and natural resources, to provide scholarships, and for civic beautification projects throughout the county.

This is a by-invitation only event for vendors. Interested in becoming a vendor for 2018?  Please check this web site for instructions.

Drop us an email if you want to be a sponsor or advertiser. Like us on Facebook.

Select the "About Us" tab on this site for club membership information.

The Garden Club of Indian River County Inc. has been a member of The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. since 1933 and is affiliated with the National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Thanks To Our Wonderful Sponsors!!  

Blue Ribbon Gardeners
Central Window of Vero Beach, Inc.
RE/MAX Associated Realty
Treasure Coast Sotheby's International Realty
Vero Beach Magazine
White Glove Moving and Storage/Pak Mail Beachside
Press Journal
B 94.7 Fresh Country, 93.7 GYL and 97.1 Ocean-FM

Green Thumb Gardeners
Allamanda Garden Circle of GCIRC
Tom Collins Insurance Agency Inc.
Florida Power and Light Company Inc.
Jack's Complete Tree Service
Jasmine Garden Circle of GCIRC
Poinsettia Garden Circle of GCIRC

Backyard Gardeners
Dace and King Stubbs Fund
Dorothea Baird

ASK THE EXPERTS – Event Schedule
Just stop by and chat – ask your questions and get expert advice.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:00 -10:00 Roses for the Florida Garden
Geoff and Debbie Coolidge
Cool Roses
10:30 -11:30 Be Nice - Plant Florida Friendly
Nickie Monroe
Environmental Horticulture Agent, U of Florida  | IFAS
12:00 - 1:00 Herbs, Herbs & More Herbs
Dennis Gretton
D&D Herbs
1:30 - 2:30 Orchids Made Easy
John Odom
Odom's Orchids
3:00 - 4:00 Drama in Your Garden
Spencer Porteous
DIGG Gardens
Sunday, February 4, 2018
9:30 - 10:30 Florida's Native Plants for Residential Gardeners
Janice Broda
Florida Native Plant Society - Eugenia Chapter
11:00 -12:00 Crotons and Cordylines
Mark Peters
Peters Crotons
12:30 -1:30 Birding in the Garden
David & Dee Simpson
Florida Bird Guides & Consultants
2:00 -3:00 Tropical's & Succulents Extraordinaire!
Antone Jones
Horticulturalist & Collector


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For more information contact (772) 567-4602 or email us

Sponsorships and Advertising Opportunities are available for 2018 ? please contact us

Interested in being a vendor for 2018Please click here

Please note that inquiries from potential vendors must be done through mail and can not be accepted by email or by telephone. Inquiries are reviewed by a committee of members which decides if invitations will be issued.

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