Guests at the Winter Wonderland Ball

Upcoming Special Events

The Orchid Dinner

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

This Manhattan-based dinner showcases the most exquisite display of orchid centerpieces imaginable and proceeds support NYBG’s vast orchid collection, one of the most diverse in the world.


A spherical hollow sculpture on display at the Garden Furniture & Antiques Fair

Garden Furniture & Antiques Fair
Preview Party

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Enjoy an exclusive preview opportunity with the nation’s leading garden antique dealers offering on-of-a-kind furniture and antiques of the finest quality, in addition to a curated plant and tree sale.

Guests seated at the Conservatory Ball

Spring Gala & Opening of KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

One of the most beautiful evenings of the season, the Spring Gala is NYBG’s most important fundraising event of the year. This event will showcase KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature–Yayoi Kusama’s Japanese contemporary art.


Children holding cups of hot chocolate at the Holiday Train Show Family Benefit

Holiday Train Show® Family Benefit

Friday, December 6, 2019

Celebrate the holiday season and experience the Holiday Train Show® like never before with the return of this exciting family event. Festivities include passed hors d’oeuvres, plenty of treats and activities for the kids, and a classic holiday dinner.

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Guests at the Winter Wonderland Ball

Winter Wonderland Ball

Friday, December 13, 2019

This fabulous event, celebrated in December under the winter sky, is named the “best party of the season,” and has become synonymous with New York City glamour and nightlife.

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For more information, please contact Caroline Balkonis at 718.817.8773 or