Visitors taking in the sights of the Holiday Train Show® during a Bar Car Night.

Bar Car Nights

November 24 & 25;
December 1, 2, 8, 9, 22, 23, 29, & 30;
January 6 & 13

7–10:30 p.m.

On these nights exclusively for adults 21 and over, a wintry stroll in the festive outdoors with live entertainment sets the mood for an after-dark viewing of the Holiday Train Show®.

Advanced purchase recommended to guarantee admission; events do sell out.

Non-Member $35 / Member $25 (Adults 21 and over)


Have a Mastercard? On December 1, 8, 22 or 29, start your Bar Car Night with an exclusive champagne pre-party in NYBG Shop.

A performer at the Holiday Train Show's Bar Car Nights.

Bar Car Entertainment

More details coming soon!

Mittens holding hot cocoa.

Festive Treats and Signature Drinks

Warm up with a selection of drink specials and spiked hot beverages available for purchase from a full bar. Snack on savory treats and sweet bites from the Pine Tree Café.

A young couple in the Aquatic Plants Gallery during an evening event.

Young Garden Circle Lounge

On January 6, upgrade your experience for skip-the-line access, an open bar, and light bites. Or become a Young Garden Circle member and attend YGC events throughout the year for free.

NYBG's LGBT logo.


December 8 (LGBT Night)
NYBG is a member of NGLCCNY and proud to partner with them and the Loft for the LGBT @ NYBG series. LGBT @ NYBG is an initiative that hosts events throughout the year to celebrate the LGBT community and its’ allies.

Program Partners: