This is the Biggest Garden Party Ever! This is the most spectacular spring landscape New York City has to offer, in the setting for live music, games, picnicking, and more. Make a reservation for a delicious meal with mom at the Hudson Garden Grill. Live Family Entertainment will feature various interactive show and activities. The Moonshine Falls presents live music and kid-friendly performances throughout the weekend for families and visitors of all ages. The Banjo Rascals will perform in the Conservatory plaza and provide a backdrop for card making and Rica Takashima’s interactive sculpture display. Learn about birds and butterflies and explore the Native Plant Garden and Azalea Garden on these fascinating tours. Have a go at favorite garden party games like croquet and bean bag toss. Enjoy our big backyard by playing some classic games like ladder toss and giant chess. Get creative and make your own chalk masterpiece. Enjoy Mom’s Tea Party, create your own bag of tea to take home using fresh ingredients. Make a Card for Mom, create and decorate a card for mom on her special day or pick up a palette and let the Garden be your muse. Get the perfect photo with pop-artist Rica Takashima’s peekaboo life-sized cutout board sculptures. Kids will have their face painted with a whimsical design in the spirit of spring, Melissa and her team of amazing artists will transform you and your child into a princess, tiger, butterfly, or ninja. Giant Chess, engage your family and friends in a giant game of strategy. The Tiny Book Show, make your own miniature books and fill them with personal words and stories! Materials supplied. FREE with garden admission, admission will cost $25 for adult, $10 for children (2-12) and free for children under 2.
Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party will be taking place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 and Sunday, May 13, 2018 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road, New York.