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Christmas in the Garden

Sunday, December 3, 2017

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.

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Get into the holiday spirit with fun for the whole family! Christmas in the Garden returns to Queens Botanical Garden with live musical performances, photos with Santa (fee required), tree lighting, garden tour, holiday crafts, New York Cares coat drive, workshop (fee required), and blowout sales at QBG Shop! Admission: FREE; $10 event parking rate in effect.

Schedule of Activities

  • 12 to 4:30pm – Photos with Santa • Fee required*
  • 12 to 5pm – Holiday Crafts • Free
  • 1 to 3pm – Swag and Wreath Making Workshop • $10*
  • Registration required:
  • Learn about conifers in a visit to our Pinetum and create a festive swag and wreath. All materials included.
  • 3 to 3:30pm – The Rough Dozen Acapella Music • Free
  • 4 to 4:30pm – The Rough Dozen Acapella Music • Free
  • 5 to 5:30pm – Caroling and Tree Lighting • Free

Blowout sales at QBG Shop!
Donate a coat for those in need
QBG is a collection site for gently used coats as part of the annual New York Cares coat drive.

*please note, some activities require additional fees.


Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street
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The event is free, but there is a cost for photos with Santa and for a wreath-making workshop, as well as $10 for parking.

Event Organizer

Queens Botanical Garden

Contact Number

(718) 886-3800

Contact Email


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