Winter Solstice Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony at Queens Botanical Garden
Sunday, December 8, 2013
12:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.
Get into the holiday spirit with an afternoon of family fun, including a winter Garden tour, botanical crafts (additional fee), and live musical performances, as well as our Holiday Marketplace. Plus, join us for our Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:30pm!
Noon to 5 p.m.: Refreshments and treats for purchase from La Bella Torte
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Photos with Santa (fee applies; must be on line by 4pm)
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Tour the Garden in winter
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Botanical craft activities (additional fee; while supplies last)
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Concert by the Rough Dozen, an acappella group performing seasonal songs
4:30 p.m. to 5p.m.: Tree-lighting ceremony and sing-along
Parking Garden open (fees apply). Garden admission is free November 1–March 31.