Lilac Gardens of Lindsay

Description (Service) The Lilac Gardens of Lindsay is a non profit, volunteer, stand alone committee of the Lindsay and District Horticultural Society. They have a partnership with the City of Kawartha Lakes Parks and Recreation Department, who authorized planting lilacs in a portion of Logie Street Park and Mayor James Flynn Park. The Logie Street site contains about 600 shrubs highlighting close to 230 varieties and 16 species of Lilacs, James Flynn features another 85 or so. 
Their annual, signature event, the Lilac Open House/Festival, is held at peak bloom time, usually about the last week of May.  
The Lilac Gardens of Lindsay is a member of the International Lilac Society and has the largest collection between the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton and the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa. 
The Trans Canada Trail through the Park & Gardens makes for ease of accessibility.
Service Details
Hours Public park open all hours
Dates Festival: Please call 705-324-7577 for dates or go to website
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes ; City of Kawartha Lakes and beyond 
We invite groups to tour the gardens during Open House/Festival days. Buses welcome
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Any volunteers with a love of gardening and pride of Community.
Application Call Secretary 705-324-7577, or email
Languages English - Website, Publications
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Logie Street Park (main location), Others include: Jim Flynn Park, Sir Sandford Fleming College, Caressant Care, Riverside Cemetery, Victoria Manor, Polito Lincoln Sales, and in front of Target in parking lot Kent Street West
Located In Community Kawartha Lakes
Address & Map
Logie Street Park
Logie St S
Lindsay, ON
View Google Map
Intersection Lindsay Street South and Logie Street
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking Useable, Entrance Useable ; The wheelchair friendly Trans Canada Trail dissects the Park & Gardens - roadside parking - entrances useable; public Port-a-Johns throughout The Lilac Festival each May/June
Contact Information
After Hours Phone 705-341-4577
Primary Contact Lloyd McEwan, Chairman, Lilac Gardens of Lindsay Committee; Phone: 705-324-7577; Email:
Alternate Contact Maureen McEwan, Secretary, Lilac Gardens of Lindsay Committee; Phone: 705-324-7577; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Nelia Steward, Memory walk Coordinator, Lilac Gardens of Lindsay Committee; Phone: 705-878-1810; Email:
Primary Executive Betty Mitchell, President, Lindsay Garden Club (Lindsay & District Horticultural Society
Alternate Executive Lena Wilms, Vice - President, Lindsay Garden Club (Lindsay & District Horticultural Society)
Mailing Address c/o Lloyd McEwan, Lilac Gardens of Lindsay 
212 Mary St W 
Lindsay, ON K9V 2N8