Midwest Pond & Koi Society
The Midwest Pond & Koi Society (MPKS) are families with a common hobby: koi ponds, garden ponds, koi keeping and plants! We meet the 3rd Friday of the month from January through October. You do not have to be a member to attend a meeting.
25th Annual MPKS Koi and Trade Show
June 23 – 25, 2017
The Max Athletic & Exposition
Don’t miss this incredible weekend of displays, presenstations, exhibits and more. Learn More
MPKS 2017 Garden & Pond Tour
July 22nd – 23rd & July 29th – 30th 2017
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The cost is $15.00 per family and allows you to tour all four days.
This is our 27th year of MPKS members opening their backyards to the public. The Garden and Pond Tour is divided into regions to help minimize the travel time and increase your enjoyment of leisurely visiting the gardens and ponds. The Tour is self-guided, so you may pick and choose to visit one or all of the many beautiful gardens and ponds listed. Learn more >>
MPKS is a not for profit, hobbyist organization whose members share a common interest in koi (Japanese colored carp), goldfish, water gardens and backyard ponds. Our members reside mostly in Chicago and surrounding counties as well as Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Missouri.