Stroll Among the Flowers During One of Our Greatest Spectacles of the Year
Celebrate the peak of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden’s spring color with live music, plant care demonstrations, and expert-led tours.
Get an in depth look at the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden with guided tours, plus enjoy live music among the roses.
Rose Garden Tours with Q&A
11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, & 3 p.m.
Meet at the entrance to the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
Grow your knowledge of roses with this in-depth look at the collection and discover the best blooms to grow in your area, the amazing varieties of color and fragrance, and the history of rose cultivation.
Enter to Win a Rose Plant
12:30 & 2 p.m.
At the entrance of the Rose Garden
Enter to win a rose plant to take home! Learn how to care for it from one of our experts on site during the weekend.
Winner must be present at time of drawing to win.
Live Music Among the Roses
In the Pergola
Throughout the day, live acoustic performances presented in partnership with musicians from the Bronx Arts Ensemble create a perfectly relaxing atmosphere amid the Rose Garden’s spring beauty.
Walt Whitman Celebration
Saturday, 12 p.m.
In celebration of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday, join us under the conifers for a delightful hour with young poets reading selected works by Whitman, poems inspired by nature, and contemporary originals. Presented with Urban Word NYC.
About Urban Word NYC:
Urban Word NYC champions the voices of New York City youth by providing platforms for critical literacy, youth development and leadership through free and uncensored writing, college prep and performance opportunities.
About the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden is among the most popular destinations at the Garden from May to October, when more than 650 varieties of roses are in peak bloom.
The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden is a place of iconic spring beauty. Stay tuned for the return of the Rose Watch to track this season’s bloom as it heads toward peak color.
Spring Season sponsored by