Lunar New Year Celebration at Queens Botanical Garden

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  • Start: Feb 09 2019 12:00
  • Finish: Feb 09 2019 16:00
  • Time zone: America/New_York
Celebrate the Year of the Pig at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family!
Please note: $10 parking rate in effect.
SCHEDULE(subject to change)
12 to 4pm:Crafts ActivitiesIncluding origami, red envelope decorating, paper cherry blossoms, paper lantern makingFree; Visitor & Administration (V&A) Building Auditorium
Zodiac Animal Face Painting$5; V&A Building Auditorium
12 to 12:30pm & 3 to 3:30pm:Zodiac-Themed StorytimeFree; Visitor & Administration (V&A) Building Meeting Room
1 to 1:45pm & 2 to 2:45pm:Sumi Ink Workshops with Artist Chemin HsiaoFree; Drop-in; Limited seating; First-come, first-served; V&A Building Meeting Room
2 to 2:30pm & 3:30 to 4pm:Performances by DCH Lion Dance TeamFree; Oak Allee & Terrace
All Day:Year of the Pig Community Art DisplayFree; Terrace
Plant Sale Sponsored by COTS TravelStarting at $5; QBG Gift ShopTake a lucky plant home from QBG’s Lunar New Year Plant Sale sponsored by COTS Travel! From jade plants to peace lilies, you’ll find out more about these auspicious beauties all week at the shop.
Spend the day at the Garden! Check out QBG's Art in the Garden exhibition, "Organic Emergence," at the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. Free.

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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, click here.
By public transportation, take the number 7 subway line to Main Street, the Long Island Rail Road (Port Washington line) to Main Street/Flushing, or the Q44-SBS or Q20 bus.
By driving, please click here for more information.
Parking is available year-round during Garden open hours at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street, Flushing, NY 11355. Parking Fee: $6 per vehicle; $10 per vehicle during festival days such as Harvest Fest and Arbor Fest (includes tax). Parking vouchers are not applicable for festival parking rates. Please call 718-886-3800 to inquire about hours and admission on special event days or visit our website.
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.