Lunar New Year Celebration

Lunar New Year at the Garden
정원의 음력설

Ring in the Year of the Tiger at the Garden! Take part in our annual lucky plant sale, contribute to a community art project, and join us for the return of our Lunar New Year celebration event! Scroll below for more details!

Lucky Plant Sale

Saturday, January 22 through Sunday, February 13

Bring home a lucky plant! Choose from jade plants to peace lilies and other auspicious beauties, available for purchase at the QBG Store. While supplies last.

Note: The plant sale takes place indoors. Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID is required to enter indoor facilities, except for individuals who are ineligible for vaccination. We will be accepting the CDC Vaccination Card, the Excelsior Pass, and the NYC COVID Safe App. The latter two are downloadable via Google Play and the App Store.

Please review our related health & safety guidelines here.

Year of the Tiger Community Art Project

Sunday, January 23, Saturday, January 29, Sunday, January 30, 1 to 3pm
Saturday, February 5, 12 to 3pm (at the Lunar New Year Celebration)
FREE; Outdoors, Drop-in

Be a part of a community art project by creating a tiger stripe pattern panel or decorate your own tiger face to hang at the Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February! This project will take place outdoors on the covered terrace. Materials may also be picked up at these times to work on at home and returned for display by February 5 at our Lunar New Year celebration event.


Lunar New Year Celebration Event

Saturday, February 5, 12 to 3pm
FREE; Registration strongly recommended, walks-in welcome.

Note: All activities are outdoors and weather permitting. Schedule subject to change. Mask wearing is strongly recommended. 


Compost Tours
Join QBG staff on a tour of our composting site!
Tour at 11:30am in English & Mandarin
Tour at 2pm in Mandarin

Winter Scavenger Hunt
Go on a scavenger hunt to explore the Garden’s colors and trees in winter. Collect a QBG goodie bag when you’ve finished, while supplies last.

Zodiac Animal Library and Storytime
Listen to stories or read stories on your own about the Chinese Zodiac and the different zodiac animals. Pick out a sticker for which zodiac animal you are!
Storytime at 12:30pm and 2pm

Year of the Tiger Community Art Project
Contribute to the tiger stripe project or decorate your own tiger face to hang at QBG’s Visitor & Administration Building for the month of February.

Lion Dance Performances
Performances at 1pm and 2:30pm

Take Home Crafts
Make your own paper blossom branch! One grab-and-go kit per person, while supplies last.


The Garden thanks TURNING RED.

Disney and Pixar’s #TurningRed will stream exclusively on #DisneyPlus beginning March 11.