Open Garden Day NYC

Saturday, July 20, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Free // Rain or shine

Join the community gardening movement and tour dozens of community gardens across NYC!

On Saturday, July 20, dozens of GreenThumb  community gardens will be opening their gates to the public on the same day. Enjoy a day of free activities and share in our gardens. Activities will include arts and music, greening and composting, food and environmental justice events, garden workdays, and much more.

Highland Park gardens

Share your day!

We want to see how you spent the day in a garden! Use the hashtag #OpenGardenDayNYC and tag @greenthumbgrows on Instagram or Twitter or @GreenThumbNYC on Facebook. We will share some of your posts, with credit, on our accounts throughout the summer.

Locations Map

Use this map to discover Open Garden Day events near you or check out some of our favorites.


Locations List


About GreenThumb

GreenThumb, established in 1978, provides programming, material support, and technical assistance to over 550 community gardens in New York City. The open gardens on Open Garden Day NYC represent some of the more than 550 community gardens overseen by GreenThumb, the largest community gardening program in the country. Gardens range from small community spaces meant for relaxation to large plazas and urban farms. More than 20,000 community gardeners volunteer their time to manage these vital open spaces. 

Get Involved

Want to visit a community garden? No need to wait for Open Garden Day NYC! Community gardens are regularly open all across the city. Visit our Find a Garden page to find a garden near you and its hours of operation.

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