Wylde Center holds 6 major events and several smaller community events each year. Sponsorship is a great way to get your brand in front of the Decatur and Atlanta community and be associated with the respected brand of a beloved local non-profit. Levels and benefits are listed below. Details will vary slightly event to event. Custom packages and in-kind packages are available. Please contact Blair Keenan (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information or or purchase sponsorship. If you are interested in Business Membership, a year-long way to gain exposure for your business or brand, please see details on our business membership page or download our full 2017 WC Business Partner Packet.
April 13 – 16 – Wylde Center Plant Sale and Members Only Preview
2,000 attendees from all over metro-Atlanta come to shop Wylde Center’s wide selection of vegetables, annuals, herbs, fruit trees and native plants. Open plant sale continues through 5/31.
April 23 – Earth Day Birthday!
Wylde Center is turning 20, and we are celebrating 20 years of growing, educating and greening metro Atlanta at our Earth Day Birthday Party! Wylde Center’s free, family centered Earth Day event brings over 400 people to enjoy music, crafts, & food!
May 6th – 7th – Into the Wylde: A Tour of Gardens
A ticketed event, 200 tour some of the most beautiful gardens in the greater Decatur and Atlanta areas.
June 24th – Wylde Center’s Annual Beer Garden Fundraiser
With 450 attendees, this annual, sell-out event features local breweries, restaurants and a silent auction.
July 15th – Mulberry Fields Gone Wylde!
A free, public event to celebrate summer and enjoy live music, games and refreshments. 200 attendees expected.
Nov 10 -11 – S’mores for All Membership Drives
Free, public events drawing 400 attendees for s’mores and storytelling in the gardens.
Nov 29 – Dec 2 – Deck the Wylde Wreaths! Holiday Fundraiser
A ticketed event for 150 community members to gather their friends for a fun, social, crafting activity – creating a beautiful wreath for the holiday season!
January 22 – Annual Seed & Scion Swap
A free public event to share seeds/scions, knowledge and enthusiasm for different plant varieties with other gardeners and farmers from all over our bio-region.
February 8 – Wylde Center Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
A celebration to honor all of the hardworking volunteers who help make Wylde Center’s mission a reality.
May 4 – State of the Wylde Center
A free event for Wylde Center Members to join us for breakfast and learn about all that’s happening at the Wylde Center, from updates on current projects to plans for the future.
May 7 – Wylde Center Plant Swap!
A free public event for friends and neighbors to gather in the garden and trade plants and knowledge. This new event expects approximately 50 attendees
May 21 – Edgewood Spring Sprout Festival
A free, public event to celebrate spring at the Edgewood Community Learning Garden! 100 attendees expected.
June 3 – Picnic in the Park 5-8pm @ Hawk Hollow
Neighbors bring their families and a picnic baskets to Hawk Hollow for live music in the garden. A free public event with 100 attendees expected.
August 4 – Wylde Center Members Ice Cream Social & Membership Drive
A special event for Wylde Center members to enjoy sweet treats and to introduce a friend to Wylde Center membership. 75 attendees expected
Sept 2 – Oct 14 Wylde Center Fall Plant Sale
An ongoing, open sale for community members to purchase plants for the fall garden. 250 attendees expected throughout the sale.
Oct 5 – Growing Circle Appreciation Event
A special and unique appreciation event for Wylde Center donors at or above the Growing Circle membership level of $500 per year. 40 attendees expected.
Oct 29 – Hallo-Wylde! Membership Appreciation Event
A fun, fall festival for Wylde Center members to enjoy games, music and other fall activities while showing off their creativity in a costume contest. 100 attendees expected.