The Garden is closing to the Public at 3:30 pm today, June 7

A parent and child enjoy an illuminated holiday scene as a yellow locomotive passes them on a track

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 $35 Free
Senior (65+) $31 Free
Student (with valid ID) $31 Free
Child (2-12) $20 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 $54 $39
Child (2-12) $39 $29
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 $39 $29
Child (2-12) $24 $19
Child under 2 Free Free

All Aboard with Thomas & Friends™ performances will take place on January 7 & 8 and 13–16. Advance ticket reservation is strongly recommended. When reserving online, you will have the option to add tickets to your cart, at no additional cost, after selecting your admission to the Garden.

  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. NYBG GLOW and All Aboard with Thomas & Friends™ require separate 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 19 & 26; January 2 & 16

    Early Closures: November 30 (Conservatory and Holiday Train Show® close at 3 p.m.); December 24 (NYBG closes at 3 p.m.)

    Closures: November 24 (Thanksgiving) and December 25 (Christmas)

  3. NYBG GLOW is an outdoor color and light experience on 25 select nights from November 18, 2022–January 14, 2023. Discover the beauty of our landmark landscape and historic buildings after dark, breathtakingly illuminated with a 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


See how easy it is to get from NYBG to Metro-North– just 20 minutes from Grand Central!

A Metro-North miniature train on the track zipping by a miniature NYBG Library

Enjoy Holiday Train Show as a Member

Along with free admission to the Garden year-round, Members and Patrons receive free daytime tickets to the Holiday Train Show and you can visit as often as you like! 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