Address & Phone
Fellows Riverside Gardens / Davis Education & Visitor Center
123 McKinley Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44509
Open daily, year-round Sunrise to Sunset
Davis Center Hours
Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Closed Mondays & Observed Holidays
Shop in the Gardens Hours
Tuesday – Friday, 10:30 am – 3 pm
Saturday, 10:30 am – 4 pm
Sunday, Noon – 4 pm
Kravitz’s Garden Café & Inspired Catering Hours
Tuesday – Friday, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 10:30 am – 4 pm
Observed Holidays: Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year’s Day
D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center
Since opening in 2000, the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center has been the centerpiece of Fellows Riverside Gardens. This architecturally intriguing, multipurpose facility serves as a hub for horticulture, programs, and special events.
The D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center was constructed entirely through donations and given to the Mill Creek MetroParks for the community to enjoy.
The John C. Melnick, M.D. Mill Creek Park Museum highlights the history of both Mill Creek Park and Fellows Riverside Gardens. The Andrew and Carol Weller Gallery is host to a wide assortment of exhibits throughout the year.
The Maxine Antonucci Library contains collections of horticulture books for both adults and children. The Arseny Melnick Observation Tower provides breathtaking views of Lake Glacier and Fellows Riverside Gardens.
Garden Cafe by Kravitz —serving homemade soups, fresh-to-order salads, light wraps, signature sandwiches, and specialty beverages all while offering spectacular views of Lake Glacier. The gift shop, Shop in the Gardens, offers a unique, regular changing collection of gifts for all occasions.
The D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center offers several rentable facilities suitable for weddings and other special events. Rentable facilities include Kidston Classroom, Radius Room, Garden Cafe, and Rossi Auditorium. Learn more about these facilities.
More than just a “beauty spot,” the educational mission of the Gardens is achieved through offering numerous interesting classes, tours, and exhibits.
The Andrew and Carol Weller Gallery hosts a wide assortment of exhibits throughout the year.
The Antonucci Horticulture Library
The Maxcine Antonucci Library contains collections of horticulture books for adults and children. The volunteer librarians will assist you in locating books to answer your gardening questions or search the library catalog. Books are available for checkout to Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens members. The library offers an inviting atmosphere for adults and “Mimi’s Corner,” a special place for children.
Arseny Melnick Observation Tower
The observation tower is a two and one-half story metal and glass structure. There is a wraparound observation deck that allows for a breathtaking view of Lake Glacier as well as Fellows Riverside Gardens. The tower is accessible by stairs and an elevator, so all visitors can enjoy the view.
John C. Melnick, M.D. Mill Creek Park Museum
This museum highlights the history of Mill Creek Park as well as Fellows Riverside Gardens.
Weddings & Rentals
The most beautiful place for your special event, Fellows Riverside Gardens can accommodate most any rental or wedding needs.
View our Virtual Walkthrough of the lower level of the D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center.
Garden Café by Kravitz
The Garden Café by Kravitz continues the delicious food traditions of its proprietor’s renowned deli with a refreshing, elegant spin. Choose from homemade soups, fresh-to-order salads, light wraps, and signature sandwiches. There is even a kids menu so that the entire family can be satisfied. Be sure to join us on Sunday for a leisurely breakfast before a stroll through the Gardens.