Small, potted green bushes on a grey pathway surrounded two wooden benches and green trees and bushes.

Member Trips, Luncheons, and Walking Tours

Take advantage of your Membership and join us for one of these upcoming events. Discover cultural gems around the tri-state area, the tastes and history of local neighborhoods, and behind-the-scenes details about the Garden from curators, scientists, and other experts.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Arthur Avenue Food & History Tour
September 15; 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
$80; includes 2-hour guided walking tour, and tastings

Join us as we explore New York’s second “Little Italy!” This two-hour walking tour will take you to the iconic Arthur Avenue, a neighborhood filled with family-owned businesses loved for generations. Visit butcher shops, bakeries, and authentic salumerias for a true taste of Italy.

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Rose Garden Brunch
September 29; 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
$60; includes parking, guided walking tour, and private buffet brunch

Welcome the fall season and join us in the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden for a special early-morning tour before the grounds open to the public. The garden, originally designed in 1916, was renovated to showcase more than 4,000 rose plants and over 680 varieties. Your guide, Rose Garden Curator Stephen Scanniello, will reveal insights on caring for the garden and the long history that lead to its current glory. The tour concludes with a private buffet brunch in the Lillian and Amy Goldman Stone Mill.

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Longwood Gardens
October 27; 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
$150; includes transportation, $20 Café voucher, and admission

Experience Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival, showcasing fall’s quintessential flower in sensational forms and displays. At your leisure, explore the Garden’s 1,000 acres, including tree houses, massive fountains, woodlands, formal gardens, and meadows, all draped in marvelous autumn colors.

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Thain Family Forest Luncheon
November 3; 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
$60; includes parking, guided walking tour, and a private luncheon

Discover the beautiful 50-acre Thain Family Forest during fall foliage season. Tour highlights include walking along the Bronx River, and greeting any wildlife we discover along our way. After the tour, we’ll walk to the historic Lillian and Amy Goldman Stone Mill for a private lunch. During lunch, your forest tour guides will be on hand to answer your questions regarding the forest and its history.

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Questions? Please contact the Membership Office at 718.817.8703, Monday–Friday; 9 a.m.–5 p.m. If a tour is sold out, please e-mail us with the name of the tour and the number of reservations needed in order to be added to the waitlist.

When reserving, you agree to our Member Program Reservation Conditions and Cancellation Policy.