Halloween at the Garden

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Halloween at the Garden

Come for a festive, spooky afternoon of Halloween fun!

When and where

Date and time

Location

Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St New York, NY 11355

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Little ones show off their Halloween costumes, walk our Trick-or-Treat Trail, make crafts, and enjoy live performances—including a magic show! Adults 21+ can enjoy harvest beers and ciders for purchase at the Beer & Wine Garden. Meet our Compost team to learn about the creepy-crawly organisms that turn our food scraps into black gold! And be sure to support local businesses at our vendor fair!

ADVANCE TICKETS strongly recommended. Walk-ins welcome upon availability.

PRICING

Included in Garden Admission. While the event is free, the event is included in Garden admission to be paid in advance on Eventbrite or at Garden entry the day of the event:

Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE.*

Free admission hours are suspended and $15 parking rate is in effect on this day.

Your ticket supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

*Not yet a Member? Starting at just $40, Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission--including on festival days!--and gift shop purchases, parking passes and discounts, reciprocal admissions benefits at over 300 gardens, and more. To become a Member and start enjoying all the benefits, click here: http://queensbotanical.org/membership

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CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS

This event is rain or shine and will proceed in light rain. In the case that there is inclement weather, we will cancel the event, notify you via email, and refund paid tickets. There are no refunds otherwise. We thank you in advance for your understanding! Your ticket supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

COMMUNICATIONS

By purchasing tickets and attending QBG events, you hereby opt in to receiving communications from the Garden. You may receive updates about future QBG events and news through the addresses you provide. If you do not wish to receive future communication, simply click the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of an email or write to info@queensbotanical.org.

GARDEN ETIQUETTE

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: https://queensbotanical.org/etiquette

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY

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. If you do not give QBG permission to take and use your image, you must notify an event organizer or staff when you arrive for this event. QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

GETTING TO QBG

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: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

PARKING

Parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For more information: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

ABOUT QBG

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 www.queensbotanical.org or call (718) 886-3800.

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Know Before You Go

What is Halloween at the Garden? What is included in my ticket?

Halloween at the Garden is a festive, family-friendly event and safe way to enjoy Halloween with a garden flare!

Ticket includes:

  • Trick-or-Treat Trail for kids
  • Crafts
  • Live performances, including a magic show
  • Activities with our Compost team to learn the creepy-crawly organisms that turn our food scraps into black gold!
  • Adults 21+ can enjoy harvest beers and ciders for purchase at the Beer & Wine Garden.
  • Vendor fair

Should I sign up for Membership?

Yes! Starting at just $40, Membership gets you unlimited year-round FREE Garden Admission and free or discounted tickets to select programs, such as Pumpkin Patch, Flower Patch, festivals, performances, and more. Members enjoy invitations to Members-exclusive events, discounts on gift shop purchases and parking passes, and reciprocal benefits at over 300 gardens nationwide! To become a Member and start enjoying all the benefits, click here: http://queensbotanical.org/membership

Membership supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

What else can I do at the Garden in addition to the activities listed above?

Your Patch ticket includes admission to the Garden–explore our 39 acres! Here are some tips:

  • Pro Tip: Get tickets to our Pumpkin Patch for this day and enjoy a two-for-one experience! Pumpkin Patch ticket holders get admission to the Patch AND the Garden, so Halloween is included–a big bonus! Pumpkin Patch tickets are only $10 for an adult, $14 for a child age 4 and up, FREE for children three and under, and $2 for Members! Click here for more information.
  • Explore the gardens: https://queensbotanical.org/gardens
  • Look for botanical highlights: https://queensbotanical.org/botanical-highlights
  • Shop the QBG Store: https://queensbotanical.org/store/
  • See art in the Gallery and outdoors throughout the Garden: https://queensbotanical.org/artinthegarden
  • Plan your day! Check out our calendar to see what’s happening the day you visit: https://queensbotanical.org/calendar
  • Munch lunch alfresco! Purchase snacks or a light meal at the QBG Store or take in your takeout! We have a selection of light, grab-and-go meals–sandwiches, salads, and wraps–as well as snacks and beverages, available at the QBG Store located at the Visitor & Administration Building. You are also welcome to bring your takeout to the Garden to enjoy. Check out some local eateries and explore the diverse culinary offerings just steps away from the Garden. While there is no designated space indoors to eat and drink, you are welcome to enjoy these items outdoors on our covered Terrace, located right outside the QBG Store, on a bench throughout the grounds, or in our Arboretum. Just remember to discard all refuse in a trash or recycling receptacle and remember to take your belongings! If you plan to leave and return to the Garden on the same day, please keep your admissions receipt handy.

This event is rain or shine and will proceed in light rain. In the case that there is inclement weather, we will cancel the event, notify you via email, and refund paid tickets. There are no refunds otherwise. We thank you in advance for your understanding! Your ticket supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

What is your refund policy?

This event is rain or shine and will proceed in light rain. In the case that there is inclement weather, we will cancel the event, notify you via email, and refund paid tickets. There are no refunds otherwise. We thank you in advance for your understanding! Your ticket supports Queens Botanical Garden, the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

How do I get to the Garden?

QBG is located at 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY. We are easily accessible by car and public transportation. For more directions on how to get here: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

Do you have parking? How much does parking cost?

Parking is available year-round during open hours at our Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing. A $15 event parking rate is in effect on this day. For more information: https://queensbotanical.org/directions

Are there restrooms?

Restrooms are located by the QBG Store at the Visitor & Administration Building.

What are your Covid health & safety protocols?

  • Please follow our current health & safety guidelines, found on our website: https://queensbotanical.org/know-before-you-go
    • Outdoors, individuals are not required to wear masks, however individuals may choose to still wear them.
    • Indoors, masks must be worn in shared spaces such as the QBG Store, Gallery, restrooms, etc.
    • Hand sanitizer dispensers are available at multiple stations throughout the Garden.
    • High-touch surfaces are disinfected throughout the day.
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