The New York Botanical Garden

Holiday Train Show

Holiday Train Show®

November 19, 2016–January 16, 2017

Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, all under the glow of the Haupt Conservatory. With a recent 3,000-square-foot expansion and all-new bridges and landmarks, this year’s exhibition is our biggest train show yet!

Giving Tuesday

Days to Reach Our Goal

Will You Help Us Ensure a Healthier Future for Our Planet and Our Children?

Together, we can and we must

Bar Car Nights

Bar Car Nights

November, 2016–January, 2017

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

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Poetry Reading: Billy Collins & Eamon Grennan

December 10, 2 p.m.

Two great friends—Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate and Poet Laureate of the NYBG, and beloved Irish poet and former Vassar College Professor Eamon Grennan—read their own poems and have a dialogue on their experience of writing poetry.

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A Special Winter Harmonies Concert

December 18, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m.

Experience a special Winter Harmonies Concert in Ross Hall, featuring performances of seasonal classics by the acclaimed Cassatt String Quartet along with visual artist Rebecca Allen.

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Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art

October 8, 2016–February 12, 2017

Presented in partnership with the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, this exhibition features masterworks of the botanical art collection belonging to the late Rachel Lambert (“Bunny”) Mellon.

Give the gift of NYBG Membership

Gift Memberships

Surprise and delight friends, family, and colleagues with a unique year-round gift. Starting at just $85, your recipient will enjoy fantastic benefits including unlimited admission, invitations to Member events and previews, special discounts, and much more.

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Learn Something New This Holiday Season!

Registration Now Open.

Enjoy intro and advanced classes this holiday season in Botany, Botanical Art, Crafts, Gardening, Floral Design, Horticulture, Horticultural Therapy, Landscape Design, Photography, and Wellness!

NYBG Shop

NYBG Shop

Bring the Garden home!

Explore NYBG Shop’s dazzling winter wonderland of glittering ornaments, home decor, unique holiday gifts, and toy trains for kids of all ages. All purchases support NYBG!

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Mastercard exclusive savings

New Seasonal Offers

Save 10% on All-Garden Pass tickets online with Mastercard®. Plus, get exclusive access to Priceless New York experiences, like Bar Car Night Champagne Pre-Parties and VIP Seating during All Aboard with Thomas & Friends.

NYBG/125: Celebrating Our Anniversary

In celebration of NYBG’s 125th anniversary, we’re hosting a year of lively new exhibitions and events to mark this momentous occasion. Join us for this milestone by sharing your favorite memories of the Garden!


What's On

Sun, Dec. 11 - Hours: 10 a.m.—6 p.m.

25th Annual Holiday Train Show

Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon's Botanical Art

Holiday A Cappella

Featured: What in the World is Botanical Art? A Live Demonstration & Talk

Celebrating The New York Botanical Garden: 125 Years

Evergreen Express

Holiday Guides

Plants of the Winter Solstice Tour


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What's On

Sun, Dec. 11 - Hours: 10 a.m.—6 p.m.

25th Annual Holiday Train Show

Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon's Botanical Art

Holiday A Cappella

Featured: What in the World is Botanical Art? A Live Demonstration & Talk

Celebrating The New York Botanical Garden: 125 Years

Evergreen Express

Holiday Guides

Plants of the Winter Solstice Tour


View Calendar

NYBG/125: Celebrating Our Anniversary

In celebration of NYBG’s 125th anniversary, we’re hosting a year of lively new exhibitions and events to mark this momentous occasion. Join us for this milestone by sharing your favorite memories of the Garden!