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Bar Car Nights

November 23, 29, & 30;
December 7 (SOLD OUT), 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28, 2019;
January 3, 4, 11, & 18, 2020

7–10:30 p.m.

All Aboard for Adults-Only Nights at the Holiday Train Show

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 Holiday Train Show® as the centerpiece. Purchase a spiked hot chocolate and grab a bite from the Bronx Night Market Pop-up, then set out to explore the night’s offerings. Warm up around our handcrafted fire pits and feel the joy of the season with artistic ice carving, festive performers, dueling piano singalongs, and DJ sets curated by Uptown Vinyl Supreme.

Non-Members $38 / Garden Members $28 (Adults 21 and over)


Advanced purchase recommended to guarantee admission; events do sell out.
When purchasing a ticket, select an entry time to enter the special exhibition space to view the 
Holiday Train Show®.

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Enjoy Festive Drinks and Pre-Show Dinner

Warm up with a selection of specialty cocktails, beer, wine, spirits, hot chocolate, and other beverages available for purchase from our seasonal bars. On Saturday nights, enjoy a pre-show meal or light bite at the Hudson Garden Grill (last reservation at 5:30 p.m.). Make your reservations on

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Explore the Holiday Train Show

Marvel at model trains zipping through an enchanting display of more than 175 famous New York landmarks—imagine the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Rockefeller Center, and other favorites—each delightfully re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, acorns, and cinnamon sticks.

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