An illustration of the holiday train show featuring a yellow train driving in the Conservatory across the empire state building, chrysler building, and one world trade center, surrounded by plants.

Tickets & Visit Info


Advanced purchase of timed-entry tickets are recommended to guarantee admission; tickets do sell out.

A separate ticket for NYBG GLOW is required; to see both the Holiday Train Show® and GLOW, add the Holiday Train Show to your GLOW ticket during the online check out process.

Includes daytime access to the Holiday Train Show, Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, and Tram Tour, plus Garden features including the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden and outdoor collections.

Pricing Public Patron/Member
Adult $32 Free
Senior (65+) $30 Free
Student (with valid ID) $30 Free
Child (2-12) $18 Free
Child under 2 Free Free

Includes evening access to the Holiday Train Show in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory and NYBG GLOW installations across the grounds.

Pricing Public Patron/Member
Adult $49 $35
Child (2-12) $34 $25
Child under 2 Free Free

Includes evening access to all NYBG GLOW installations across the grounds; does not include access to the Holiday Train Show.

Pricing Public Patron/Member
Adult $35 $25
Child (2-12) $20 $15
Child under 2 Free Free
  1. The Holiday Train Show® takes place in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, which is accessed with timed entry tickets. Although these tickets are sold in 15-minute increments, you may spend as much time enjoying the exhibition as you wish.

    Get your tickets online before you visit for guaranteed access to the exhibition. Members, bring your Member Card and parking pass with your tickets.

  2. The New York Botanical Garden is generally open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday.

    On dates with NYBG GLOW, the last daytime entry is at 4 p.m. Access for GLOW ticketholders begins at 5 p.m.

    NYBG GLOW: 5–10 p.m., select dates

    Monday Openings: December 20 & 27; January 17

    Early Closures: December 10 (Conservatory and Holiday Train Show® close at 3 p.m.); December 24 (NYBG closes at 3 p.m.)

    Closures: November 25 (Thanksgiving) and December 25 (Christmas)

  3. NYBG GLOW is an outdoor color and light experience on 25 select nights from November 24, 2021–January 22, 2022. Discover the beauty of our landmark landscape and historic buildings after dark, breathtakingly illuminated with a newly expanded 1.5-mile colorful experience. Round out your experience with an after-dark visit to the Holiday Train Show® under the glow of the Haupt Conservatory by purchasing a special combination ticket.

    Learn more about NYBG GLOW


Enjoy Holiday Train Show as a Member

Benefits include access to the exclusive Member and Patron pre-sale beginning September 28, free All-Garden Pass tickets, and more. Join Now.


Contact Us

Need additional information? Direct your questions to Ticketing Support between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET daily at

Visitor Center, VC, Reflecting Pool, entrance