Winter Wonder Weekend at the Garden

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Winter Wonder Weekend at the Garden

Season's greetings with fun for the whole family!

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

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About this event

Take part in multi-cultural celebrations and discover the best of December with free live musical performances, a tree lighting, menorah display, selfies with Santa (donations welcome), holiday crafts, a tree tour, and storytime. Indulge in holiday shopping with sales at the QBG Store and support local businesses at the outdoor Holiday Market! Enjoy a selection of beverages at the Holiday Bar for purchase. On Saturday, December 3, watch an ice sculpture in the making and on Sunday, December 4, see its final form on display!

Tip: Dress for the weather! This event is mainly outdoors on the covered Terrace at the Visitor & Administration Building, Wedding Garden Plaza, Oak Allee, and Entrance Plaza.

Free • $5 suggested donation*

* 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 on Eventbrite or at Garden entrance. We thank you for your generosity!

$15 event parking rate is in effect on this day.

Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome.

Check back for schedule information!

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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:

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.

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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 or call (718) 886-3800.

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