Free Admission Saturday at Queens Botanical Garden - see INFO below. Queens Botanical Garden (QBG), formally Queens Botanical Garden Society, Inc, is located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, Queens, New York. It consists of 39 acres, featuring rose, bee, herb, wedding, and perennial gardens, an arboretum, an art gallery, and a Platinum LEED rated Visitor Administration Building. It is open to the public. Queens Botanical Garden began as part of the 1939 New York World's Fair in Queens. After the fair, the garden expanded to take up a larger portion of Flushing Meadows Park. When work begun on construction of the 1964 World's Fair, the Garden was moved to a site across the street from Flushing Meadows Park to a location atop the stream bed of Kissena Creek. Queens Botanical Garden hosts four seasons of public programming, including cultural celebrations and seasonal festivals such as Harvest Fest Pumpkin Patch, Arbor Fest, Taiwan: A World of Orchids.
March 13 @ 7am
- February 22 @ 3:30pm
where:Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY (map)
INFO:NOVEMBER THROUGH MARCH: FREE admission Saturdays: 8am to 4:30pm. Phone: 718-463-0263