Walking Tour Series: Botanical Immigrants Tour

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Walking Tour Series: Botanical Immigrants Tour

Learn about the global origins of plants at the Garden in honor of the upcoming Immigrant Heritage Week!

By Queens Botanical Garden

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, April 1 · 11am - 12pm EDT


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

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

Join our botanical immigrants tour to learn about the global origins of plants at Queens Botanical Garden and how they’re used in different cultures throughout the world.

This tour is in honor of Immigrant Heritage Week, which is celebrated annually in April to remember April 17, 1907, the day when more immigrants entered through Ellis Island than any other date in the City's history.

$10 Non-Member / $8 Member* (includes garden admission)

Meeting Location: Visitor & Administration Building Terrace

Registration required; walk-ins welcome upon availability.

*Not yet a Member? Membership gets you discounts on select programs, year-round FREE garden admission, 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: queensbotanical.org/membership

Walking Tour Series:

Explore all facets of Queens Botanical Garden on bi-weekly walking tours! Join us for one or all the delightful walks throughout our 39 acres:

March 4 : Walking Tour Series: Early Spring Bulbs & Ephemerals

March18: Walking Tour Series: Early Spring Bulbs & Ephemerals

April 1: Walking Tour Series: Botanical Immigrants Tour

Scroll below for more information to "Know Before You Go."

Know Before You Go

Health & Safety

Reference current health & safety guidelines, found on our website: https://queensbotanical.org/know-before-you-go

Refund Policy

Tickets are non-refundable, except in the event of a cancellation by the organizer. 


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


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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.

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 fellow guests. For more guidelines on garden etiquette: https://queensbotanical.org/etiquette

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


On-site parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. For parking fees, please call 718.886.3800 or check our website: queensbotanical.org/directions

About Queens Botanical Garden

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.

About the organizer


Queens Botanical Garden (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.

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