Bernheim loves to celebrate nature all year long. Join us for one of our annual signature events.
BloomFest & Spring Plant Sale
Each May, thousands of children and their families flourish amid Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring complete with artisans, food vendors, musical entertainment and a whole host of children’s activities. Bernheim’s annual Spring Plant Sale coincides with Bloomfest and features a distinctive variety of trees and shrubs for springtime planting.
CONNECT at Bernheim
Bernheim’s Lake Nevin is the intersection of art, science and nature each August during CONNECT at Bernheim. Lake Nevin comes alive with spontaneous art, drum circles, light sculptures and musical performances from renowned artists along with hands-on art and science activities. Food trucks, beer and wine vendors and the mud play zone attract visitors of all ages.
BugFest & Fall Plant Sale
Bernheim’s BugFest creates a buzz of excitement each September. The fun-filled day celebrating all things buggy attracts thousands of children and families to learn more about their favorite six and eight-legged creatures. The annual Fall Plant Sale, held in conjunction with BugFest, offers a diverse selection of trees and shrubs, including many cultivated from Bernheim’s own collections.
Fall beauty is on full display at Bernheim’s ColorFest held annually in October. The colorful autumn landscape provides the backdrop for a weekend full of fun, family-friendly activities including the pumpkin launch, hay maze, mud pies and hayrides. Visitors also can enjoy live music, hand-on nature activities, local foods and Kentucky arts and craft vendors. ColorFest is Bernheim’s only two-day event and oldest celebration.