Thank you for coming to Arbor Fest! See you next year!
Sunday, April 24, 2016, 11am to 6pm
It’s a fun-filled day at QBG’s Arbor Fest! Celebrate Earth Week with a variety of activities for all ages, including a petting zoo, arts and crafts, live music, bouncy houses, face painting, games, garden tours, food and craft vendors, beer garden, and more!
ADMISSION: $10 Adults & Seniors; $8 Children (ages 4-18); Free for Children age 3 and under; Free for Members. Admission includes all attractions; food and beverage NOT included.
PLEASE NOTE: Free hours are suspended on this day. Event parking rate of $10 in effect. Free parking and admission passes not valid on event days, except for QBG Members. Cool Culture is accepted on this festival day. QBG does not accept reciprocal garden memberships on event days. IDNYC sign-up is suspended on festival days. IDNYC sign up is suspended on festival days (click here for details).
SCHEDULE (subject to change):
11am - 12pm Bird and nature Walk
11am - 4pm Learn about compost!
Farm & Compost Site
11am - 5pm Petting Zoo, children's crafts*, face painting*, seed planting*, bounce houses, and games
12pm - 6pm Beer Garden
12pm Compost ASP Tour. NYC Compost staff will show you how our Aerated Static Pile (ASP) composts large volumes of organic waste materials.
12 + 1:30pm Storytelling with Puppeteer Janice Buckner
1pm Garden Tour with Executive Director, Susan Lacerte
1 - 2pm Get "buzzed"! Beekeeper Urte is here to tell you all about bees!
1 - 4pm Bubble Performance by Bubbleton Bubbles
Performance Stage Area
2pm Tree Walk with arborist Frank Buddingh’
3pm Farm and Compost Tour
Farm & Compost Site
3pm Gallery Tour of "Portraits of Tall Friends" exhibit with Artist Carol Reid
3 + 4:30pm Musical Performances by BOO-YAH! ft. members of West End Blend
* WHILE SUPPLIES LAST
THANK YOU to our event sponsors: Resorts World Casino, Joe's Crab Shack, New York Life, and Assemblymember David I. Weprin.