Faeries, Sprites, & Lights Coming To Minnetrista

Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista. Photo provided.Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista. Photo provided.

By: Stephen Mortland—

Muncie, IN— Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista will take place July 26–28.  Minnetrista’s Oakhurst Gardens will be transformed into a sparkling wonderland where crafts, music, dancing, and colorful lights come together in a magical event for the whole family. Doors will be open from 5–9 p.m. Tickets are $8 per person, $7 for members, and kids 2 under get in FREE. A $6 presale will also be running through Monday, July 18.

Register now for the Faerie Spa with a professional stylist from Ambers Beauty School. Your child will sparkle as she or he is transformed in true faerie fashion—with custom hair, bright nail art, and all magic needed for an evening of enchantment. The Faerie Spa event will be July 27; 1:30–2:30 p.m. and 2:30–4 p.m. and costs $35/child. Registration deadline is July 23. 

At the Faerie Tea Party join your child in their favorite faerie outfit and imagine the faeries in the same setting the Ball children did. Enjoy teatime, hors d’oeuvres, and crafts and activities with fellow faeries in the Minnetrista gardens. The Faerie Tea Party event will be July 28; 10 a.m.–Noon and also 1–3 p.m. and costs $15 per person. Please register by July 20.

For more information or to register for these events, visit minnetrista.net or call 765.282.4848. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date information on our exhibits and events.


Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, a historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit www.minnetrista.net.