Bridal events to hit Barker Mansion, Friendship Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens will be throwing a Bridal Tour on Sunday. Barker Mansion will be hosting a Bridal Fair on Saturday. 

MICHIGAN CITY — Planning to throw a wedding?

Two bridal fairs will be hitting Michigan City this weekend when the Barker Mansion and Friendship Botanic Gardens host events for prospective grooms and brides to be.

The first will be the Barker Mansion Bridal Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, where attendees can discover the magic of holding a wedding, bridal shower, or event at the historic Barker Mansion. View the grounds and event spaces of the mansion and meet local vendors. The event is free to the public. Registration is appreciated, though not required, via Eventbrite or by calling the mansion at 219-873-1520 x5.

The Barker Mansion is located at 631 Washington Street in Michigan City. Visit for details.

Then on Sunday,  Friendship Botanic Gardens will be hosting the Open House Bridal Tour Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with their Wedding Coordinator,Stephanie Graham! If you are planning an upcoming wedding, come check out the many ceremony and reception venues at Friendship Botanic Gardens on this free tour day. The staff at the Gardens have already started booking for 2019 and 2020, so come tour the Gardens and book your beautiful garden wedding soon!

Contact their wedding coordinator at or call 219-878-9885 to book the romantic experience of a lifetime. For more information, visit the gardens online at

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