A Night at Niblo's Garden
Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
Imagine an outdoor pleasure dome, strung with lights, adorned with fountains and featuring the top musicians, dancers and entertainers of the time. That was the scene at Niblo’s Garden – the premier entertainment house of 19th-century New York.
Niblo himself was a flamboyant character and he had a habit of turning his Green-Wood plot (purchased well ahead of time) into a pleasure garden of its own – inviting friends, hosting picnics, and even stocking the nearby pond with goldfish.
To celebrate the man and his spirit, join us on this unique night to bring the glory of Niblo’s Garden to Green-Wood! In front of his grand mausoleum, see a fabulous one-of-a-kind outdoor show. Bring a blanket, some wine and take in fire jugglers, trapeze artists, opera singers and even Niblo himself – all under paper lanterns and a starry sky.
$30 for members of The Green-Wood Historic Fund/$35 for non-members
The Green-Wood Historic Fund's mission is to maintain Green-Wood's monuments and buildings of historical, cultural and architectural significance; advance public knowledge and appreciation of this significance; and preserve the natural habitat and parklands of one of New York City's first green spaces.
Please note: all ending times listed are approximate, and all tickets are non-refundable unless event is canceled or rescheduled (in which case ticket price minus service fees can be refunded).
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