November 15 – January 19 

Holiday Train Show

Step into an annual tradition where G-scale model trains zip around landmark replicas in the Haupt Conservatory, humming along a quarter-mile of track through a city in miniature. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—only at NYBG!

Dates throughout November, December, and January 

Bar Car Nights

On these nights exclusively for adults 21 and over, a complimentary cocktail and the wintry landscape of NYBG set the scene for festive outdoor adventures, with an after-dark viewing of the Holiday Train Show® as the centerpiece.


Winter Music, Films, & Tours

Live musical performances, poetry exhibitions, and screenings of cherished films set the tone for a full season of holiday entertainment, while regular tours explore 250 acres of winter beauty.

November 15 – February 22 

Flora Illustrata

In this sumptuous exhibition, visitors are introduced to some of the Library’s most fascinating works—exceedingly rare books, stunning botanical artworks, illustrated manuscripts, medieval herbals, nursery catalogs, explorers’ notebooks, and more.


Science Talk Blog

Join us on Science Talk, our newest blog dedicated to exploring the efforts of The New York Botanical Garden's world-class scientists—from the field to the lab.


Shop in the Garden

Find thoughtful gifts among our selection of botanical books, home décor, archival prints, rare plants, and unique items for all ages. Gift certificates, wrapping, and shipping services are available. All purchases support The New York Botanical Garden!


Give the Gift of Membership

Wrapping 250 acres with a bow is easy! This holiday season, surprise your special someone with a Garden Membership, opening the doors to a full year of seasonal beauty, benefits, discounts, and so much more.


Enjoy Wonderful Winter Classes!

Take part in a brand new season of classes in Botanical Art & Illustration, Botany, Crafts, Floral Design, Gardening, Horticultural Therapy, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Nature Writing & Photography, and Wellness & Fitness.


MasterCard® Experiences

Experience the Garden like never before with Priceless New York, unlocking unique experiences, exclusive ticket offers, and unforgettable memories—only when you use your MasterCard.