Children’s Garden Family Day

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Children’s Garden Family Day

Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts in the Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden! Free, drop-in event.

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Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355

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About this event

Photographed: Small group of young people wearing masks use pots, shovels, and their hands in a large shared digging bed.

Sunday, March 12, 2023, 1-4 PM

Learn about the Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden! Join us for planting activities and crafts, and learn about all the wonderful programs we have for children ages 2 to 12. Activities resume while supplies last.

  • $5 suggested donation*; FREE
  • Ages 2-12 years old, must be parent-accompanied
  • NOT a drop-off program
  • Advance registration recommended; drop-in welcome upon availability
  • Parking: there is a $10 parking fee in effect on this day.
  • This is a rain or shine program. Please dress for all weather.
  • While indoors at QBG, mask wearing is required.
  • *This event is free. A suggested donation of $5 or any amount is optional and goes toward sustaining the Garden’s landscape, innovative programs, and environmental education. You can donate when registering here. We thank you for your generosity!


    Although the event is mostly outdoors, part of the program is taking place in an enclosed area with limited space. Mask-wearing is encouraged during these encounters and is required while indoors, in our bathrooms and gift shop. Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring this event is safe for everyone!


    In the case that an event is cancelled, you will be notified via email.


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    Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) occasionally photographs or films visitors and activities on site to support our mission in promotional media and materials, including print, online, broadcast, and social media. By attending this event, you grant permission to QBG use your likeness in perpetuity, in all forms of print and digital media used to promote, publicize, or advertise the Garden, its activities, and programs. QBG cannot be held responsible for third-party outlets. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


    QBG staff strives to provide a place of peace, beauty, and safety for the quiet enjoyment of our visitors. QBG is a living museum, a collection of gardens for the study, culture, exhibition, and display of plants. We encourage our visitors to explore, enjoy, and be respectful of our plant collections and to be considerate of fellow guests as well. For more guidelines on garden etiquette, click here.


    By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus. For driving directions and more information, please visit our website.


    On-site parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. There will be a $10 parking fee for the day. For more information, please check our website or call 718.886.3800.


    QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. QBG is located on property owned by the City of New York, and its operation is made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Borough President, the New York City Council, State elected officials, the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. For more information, visit or call (718) 886-3800.

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