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LIFE IS BETTER HERE: GARRETT - As Seen on Indiana's News Center.

Saturday, April 26th
Time: 7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Street Barns on E. Quincy St.
Please see attached file for more information

Garrett Parks & Rec Summer Programming for all Ages
Schedule and Information| Registration Form

Summer Sixties Music Festival, Saturday August 16th at Feick Park
Vendor Registration Form

Garrett Dining and Drink Establishments

City of Garrett Spring/Summer Newsletter

City Hall Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on holidays

Report a Code Violation or Voice a Concern

Annual Water Report

Explore Garrett Scavenger Hunt!

Report an Electric Outage
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
After business hours:260.357.5151 and press "1" to be connected to DeKalb County Central Dispatch.

Brush/Limb Pick-Up
2014 Schedule:
March 31 - April 4
May 5 - 9
June 2 - 6
July 7 - 11
August 4 - 8
September 2 - 5
September 29 - October 3
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"Garrett's Growing Green", 3 Ways to Recycle in Garrett

• Drive Through Recycle; Marv A. Hall Recycle Center, 121 N Cowen St.

Hours: Wednesday Evening 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday Afternoon 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Morning 8:00 – 12 Noon

• 24 Hour Drop Off Recycling, at the corner of N. Cowen Street and W. Quincy Street, just north of our Recycle Center. Enter at Cowen St and exit the one-way alley turning north to Quincy St.

• Curbside Recycling now offered in Garrett! Call Republic Services to sign up 1.800.876.9001. Click here for more information from National Serv-All, A Republic Co.


Welcome to the City of Garrett! 

Our city offers; safe neighborhoods, great schools, a proactive police & fire department, hardworking city departments, great small and local businesses, and many churches in which to worship.

Our six parks and city pool are favorite places for many families during the warm weather months, as well as our Public Library, Museums, indoor Silver Screen Theatre and the outdoor Auburn-Garrett Drive-in Theatre, Golf Course, Restaurants, Sacred Heart Grotto, and the J.A.M. Recreation Center!

A strong sense on Military Pride is shown through activities sponsored by our local V.F.W. and American Legion.  Civic, business, and non-profit groups assist with many local functions and community wide activities.  Our historical downtown has beautiful flowers and designs provided by our local garden club.

The Garrett Chamber of Commerce provides resources and networking with our local businesses and community leaders.

Annual Events in our city:
• Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Breakfast
• 2014 City Spring-Summer Newsletter Available

• Summer Parks and Recreation event registration/volunteer information (call: 260.357.3836 or email sue@garrettindiana.us)
• Memorial Day Celebration
• Pool opening day scheduled for Saturday, May 31st, open daily Noon to 8 p.m.

• Fun Friday Day Camp, ages 4 – 12, each Friday in June from 9:30 a.m. – Noon, June 6: "Retro Day" at the Garrett Bowl, June 13: "Jr. Chef" at the Eastside Park, June 20: "Be a Star" at the Eastside Park, June 27: "Big Splash Day" at the Garrett Pool.
• Kayak Lessons at the Garrett Pool, age 16+, Dates: June 3 & 17, July 1 & 15 Time: 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
• Jr. Lifeguarding Classes, age 11 – 14 at the Garrett Pool, Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., June: 16, 18, & 19 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
• Bucket List Series, age 39+ We all have our own individual bucket lists! Garrett parks and recreation is offering a Bucket List Series to bring our adventure seekers in our community together, meeting once a month! Join us June - November to meet new people and try new things! First Monday of the Month at 6 p.m. (September date is the 8th, due to the Labor Day Holiday)
• LOFTS at the Garrett Pool each Friday in June 11:00 a.m. – Noon, LOFTS= adult Lap Open swim, Family swim (with special needs), & parent Tot Swim. ☼Must have pool season pass ☼Weather requirements: 70 degrees, no rain.
• Clean and Feed at Ocker Park, all ages, Join us at Ocker Park to Clean up the park and feed the fish in our 1 acre pond. Each Tuesday in: June & July from 10 – 11:00 a.m.

• Clean and Feed at Ocker Park, all ages Celebrate Independence Day at Garrett Heritage Days July 3 & 4, the two day festival offers; A parade, concert, a 5K walk-run, car show, contests, free city swim meet & coin toss, BBQ, concessions, vendors, dessert auction, entertainment, pageant, and ends with our annual fireworks display sponsored by The Garrett Rotary Club!
• Kayak Lessons at the Garrett Pool, July 1 & 15 Time: 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
• LOFTS at the Garrett Pool each Friday in July 11:00 a.m. – Noon (No LOFTS on July 4)
• Bucket List Series, age 39+
• Dive-In Movie at the Garrett Pool, all ages 8:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening swim and watch Disney's Finding Nemo at the Garett pool on Friday Night, July 11th (rain date Saturday, July 12th) ☼Parent(s) must accompany children 10 and under. ☼ Pool rules & entrance fee applies.

• Tuesday, August 5th - "National Night Out" sponsored by the Garrett Police Department
• Bucket List Series, age 39+
• Saturday, August 16th -" Summer Sixties Music Festival" featuring live entertainment, food and craft vendors and more at Feick Park Saturday, August 16th, Garrett American Legion Post 178 Car Show, Dinner, and Beer Deck in conjunction with the Summer sixties Music Festival
• Saturday, August 16th, Pool closing day
• Sunday, August 17th - A DeKalb County Humane Shelter benefit "Dog Swim" is held at the pool (after the season closes).

• Bucket List Series, age 39+

• City Fall-Winter Newsletter Available
• Sunday, October 5th - A Caboose Festival is held at Heritage Park in October celebrating our Railroad History
• Bucket List Series, age 39+
• Halloween Family Movie Night with popcorn and crafts!
• Trick or Treat Downtown from 4 – 5 p.m., Citywide from 5 – 7 p.m.

• Veterans Day Celebration
• Residents are invited to add a family decoration/ornament to our community Christmas Tree next to city hall
• Annual DeKalb County Horseman Association's Christmas Parade of Lights" down town.

• Santa Arrives in town, visit Santa at the Silver Screen Theatre
• Santa Paws event to benefit our city dog park initiative, bring your pawed pets to have pictures taken with Santa!

(events subject to change)

We invite you to “Choose Garrett, A Growing Community”



130 S. Randolph St.   |   P.O. Box 332   |   Garrett, IN 46738  |   Phone: 260.357.3836   |   Fax: 260.357.3200