Special Member Days
Members-Only Preview Day
Friday, November 17, 2023
Friday, January 5, 2024
On the Member Days above, take advantage of exclusive Member benefits including free parking, 20% off at NYBG Shop, 15% off dining, and up to 4 half-price tickets for guests.
Members-Only Preview Schedule
Holiday Train Show Roaming Guides
11 a.m.–4 p.m. | Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
Learn about the exhibition from our knowledgeable guides, who will share insights into the model trains, crafted displays, and the real-life buildings that inspired them.
Amazing Conifers Tour
1:30–2:30 p.m. | Meet at the Reflecting Pool
The Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum is a historic collection of towering pines, elegant spruces, and mountain firs from around the world. Join an expertly trained docent for a tour of these exquisite specimens.
Evergreen Express Pop-Up
1:30–4 p.m. | Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, GreenSchool
Investigate evergreen specimen samples, craft your own evergreen swag to bring home, or cozy up with a favorite winter-themed book from the Children’s Garden collection.
Design Your Own Botanical Miniatures
12–3 p.m. | Enid. A Haupt Conservatory, Tropical Rainforest House
In Applied Imagination’s inspired artworks, a black walnut becomes a clock, and a grapevine becomes a balcony railing. Design your own space using stamps to bring this experience home with you!
Holiday Train Show Treasure Hunt
10 a.m.–5 p.m. | Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Palm Dome
Go on a journey to meet the plants featured in the Holiday Train Show! Search for seed pods, fruits, and leaves—some familiar and some fantastical! Access the Treasure Hunt via the Bloomberg App or pick up a physical copy in the Palm Dome.