Wickham Park is a non-profit, private foundation whose property extends into both Manchester and East Hartford, Connecticut.
The park contains 250 acres of gardens, open fields, woodlands, ponds, picnic areas, sports facilities, and other attractions.
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NEXT SCHEDULED EVENT
31st Annual Santa's Workshop
December 13th through 23rd
A free event sponsored by Wickham Park. Children of all ages enjoy visits with Santa and his elves and refreshments with Mrs. Claus.
Santa's Workshop provides a chance for children to enjoy an uncommercialized Christmas experience.
Guests are welcome to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to area food pantries.
Hours are 3-6pm weekdays and 1-5pm on weekends.
Come and create a new family tradition.
Photo Credit: The Hartford Courant
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In our 25 acres of themed gardens you will encounter a variety of plant materials, design styles, structures and statuary.
Choose from gardens that feature ponds, fountains, unique gazebos, and our famous Moon Bridge.
This seven page special publication appeared in the Journal Inquirer on Thursday September 15th 2011 and is a celebration of the exquisite gardens, history, benefactors, volunteers
and donators that make Wickham Park such a distinguished and cherished place. Included is a message from Wickham Park's Director, Jeff Maron.
Gardens inspired by England, Italy, and the Orient are among the eight ornamental enclaves amid these 250 green acres. The playground and nature center attract youngsters, while the picnic tables and grills offer the perfect pit stops for any age. Plus aviary, bird sanctuary, tennis and volleyball courts, software diamonds, hiking and biking trails, and 18-hole disc-golf course.
Sensory Garden Model Railroad Open on Weekends
The Sensory Garden Model Railroad is now operating on weekends! For more information or to inquire about volunteer opportunities, contact Chuck Oakes, Designer, Engineer, and Volunteer Coordinator at 860-644-1128.