An Inspirational Experience


The Arrival of Spring


May 5th-7th - Ikebana International #147

Ikebana International is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana, Japanese flower arranging. With chapters all over the world we are honored to have the Tacoma-Olympia chapter presenting oIkebanaver 20 displays in the living room of the Wagner House. Demonstrations in the Library courtyard, weather permitting. For more information about Ikebana International please visit

May 5th-7th - Reid Ozaki, Studio Potter

Reid Ozaki has been a professional studio potter for over 40 years. In addition, he has been a teacher for more than 20 years. He has worked in porcelain with different glaze effects and is currently working in brown stoneware. His past garden influence with his grandfather sparked his interest in traditional Japanese arts. Reid's works will be displayed in the Sunroom and will be available for purchase. For more information on Reid, please visit

May 5th-14th - Lakewold Historical Display

Enjoy the beauty of Lakewold’s library and learn about our more than 100 years of history. The display will provide visitors insight into the various stages of the Wagner House.

May 5th-14th - Mountain Valley Arts Club

In existence since 1972, the MVAC attracts artists to share knowledge in the visual arts. This exhibit, on display upstairs in the Wagner House, will also include painting and jewelry demonstrations throughout the week. Visitors can enjoy observing artists Linda Taylor, Paul Langston, Sheryl Willis-Frank, Barbara Waid and Kathy Thompson.

May 5th-14th - CPHS Photography Students

The Clover Park High School Photography students instructed by Mr. Jeffery Hurdus will display photos that have been taken over the last six months, at Lakewold. Participating students will have the opportunity to sell their photos, while the public chooses their favorite

May 6th - It's Espresso on the Go

Will be onsite with beverages available for purchase.

May 9th-14th - Lakewood Arts Commission Exhibit

The mission of the Lakewood Arts Commission, consistent with guidance from the Lakewood City Council, is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for the enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts. This exhibit is a compilation of pieces from local artists and will be on display in the Wagner House. For more information on the Arts Commission please visit

Columbia Bank

Thank you to our sponsor for over 10 years of support bringing this festive event to our visitors.


May 12th-14th - Mother's Day Weekend

Join us for the return of Lakewold’s Jewelry Fundraising Sale. With a variety of new, lightly worn, gently used and vintage pieces, the proceeds will be used for plant material in the gardens. Check out our new featured local artist display.

Green Fay Saturday, May 13th 11am-12pm

Join Green Fay for a  musical interpretation of all things wild and magickal, sacred and soulful. At times hauntingly melodic, other times raw and edgy. 

Pashmina Palace May 12th-14th 10am-4pm

Annika Jones brings her handmade scarves for purchase. Made with organic fibers, these local artist accessories are sure to complete every wardrobe! Your purchase also supports the work of domestic violence and homeless related charities along with Lakewold Gardens.

Bath Bakery May 12th-14th 10am-4pm

Enjoy shopping for relaxation! Local artist Janoviea Jackson presents her bath bombs, scrubs and soaps - all made with natural ingredients.

Features of Creature in Flowers and Foliage

On Mother’s Day Debi Schmid and Lise Hedegaard will join us for a signing of their book Plants in Disguise


On Mother's Day, It's Espresso on the Go will be onsite with beverages and pastries available for purchase.



All military service branch personnel enjoy the gardens for FREE.


Buy one, get one FREE on all paid admissions to the gardens.


20% discount off one item in Garden Shop or nursery (except consignment items).


One FREE locally harvested Marigold Seed Packet while supplies last.


Complimentary admission pass to PowellsWood Garden in honor of National Public Gardens Day.

During MayFest check-in on Yelp or Facebook to receive a FREE PASS to visit the gardens during the months of August and September.

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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