Enjoy the Perfect Pairing of Springtime Beauty & Local Wines
Come spring, the Garden is in full bloom, setting the scene for this wine lover’s weekend. Enjoy samplings from more than a dozen New York wineries, listen to live music, and learn about the science behind winemaking along Tulip Tree Allée. Drop by the spring preview of the NYBG Farmers Market for freshly baked goods and other delicious treats. Don’t miss a prime photo opportunity to capture over 670,000 daffodils on display at Daffodil Hill as well as the Liasson Narcissus Collection in Daffodil Valley.
$43; includes a Tasting Glass ($15) and All-Garden Pass ($28)
$15; Tasting Glass only; All-Garden Pass is free for Members
Advance purchase recommended to guarantee admission; events do sell out.
Adults 21 and over; please bring ID. Tickets include all special weekend activities plus All-Garden Pass admission, which includes access to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Tram Tour, and more.
Spring Season sponsored by
Wine Tasting & Refreshments
Tulip Tree Allée
Purchase a souvenir NYBG wine tumbler and join us for a flight of palate-pleasing wines from all over New York State.
Participating wineries include:
Bashakill Vineyards, Wurtsboro, NY
Benmarl Winery, Marlboro, NY
Brimstone Hill Vineyard & Winery, Pine Bush, NY
Brooklyn Oenology Winery, Brooklyn, NY
Brotherhood Winery, Washingtonville, NY
City Winery, New York, NY
Clinton Vineyards, Clinton Corners, NY
Croteaux Vineyards, Southold, NY
Enlightenment Wines Farm and Meadery, Brooklyn, NY
Fjords Vineyards, Milton, NY
Hudson-Chatham Winery, Ghent, NY
Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Millbrook, NY
Mysto Mead, Carmel, NY
Pazdar Winery, Scotchtown, NY
Torne Valley Vineyards, Hillburn, NY
Tousey Winery, Germantown, NY
Warwick Valley Winery, Warwick, NY
Whitecliff Vineyard, Gardiner, NY
Winemakers New York, Massapequa, NY
Wineries interested in participating can submit information here.
NYBG Farmers Market Preview
11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Stop by to preview vendors from the NYBG Farmers Market, voted one of the top 10 Farmers Markets in NYC by TimeOut New York, opening June 13, 2018.
Browse a variety of specialty items and prepared foods for purchase, including infused olive oils, savory jams and tomato sauces, artisan cheeses, and so much more.
Participating vendors include:
Arlotta Food Studio
Anthis Greek Food
Anna Maria’s Savory Jams
Cooperstown Cheese Company
Honey Locust Farmhouse
La Petite Occasion
Penny Lick Ice Cream Cart
VN Food to go
Wave Hill Breads
Unwind and Drink Wine: Live Music by Gina Cimmelli
Sets at 12, 1, 2, & 3 p.m.
Library Building Steps
An Independent Music Award-winning singer/songwriter, Gina Cimmelli has been touring with her five-piece folk pop band, Gina’s Picture Show, for nearly 10 years. They have performed at venues throughout the northeast, including Tavern on the Green, Joe’s Pub, Jimmy Lloyd Songwriter Showcase, The Bitter End, and Rockwood, and her music can be heard on various TV shows and commercials.
Botany of Wine: Beyond the Grape
1 & 3 p.m.
An NYBG botanist talks about the diversity of plants that have gone into making wine around the world for thousands of years.
DIY Paper Daffodils
Come capture the beauty of botany and learn to create your own DIY daffodils out of paper—yours to take home! Supplies and instructions provided. Available while supplies last.
Guided Tours of Daffodil Hill
12:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Meet at Reflecting Pool
Join a Garden Guide to explore the historic Narcissus collection at Daffodil Hill while enjoying the most vibrant outdoor collections.
Photo Op Highlights Tour
1:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Reflecting Pool
Follow master photographer Douglas Dubler around Daffodil Hill as he points out prime photo opportunity locations.
As we move toward our goal of planting one million daffodils in honor of NYBG’s recent 125th Anniversary, we invite you to help support the Garden and its initiative by donating to support the effort.
Best of Spring