Taiwan: A World of Orchids
Friday, August 13-Sunday, August 15, 2021
Enjoy a stunning display of orchids, art, and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY)! Shop our orchid sale, relax in our beer and wine garden, and enjoy inspiring cultural activities.
See below for related events and programs. Schedule is subject to change. Unless other indicated, events are included with Garden admission. Check back for more details!
While the event is free, Garden admission is to be paid upon entry. Admission April through October: Members – FREE, Adults – $6, Seniors (age 62+) – $4, Students with ID – $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (age 3 and under) – FREE.
Click HERE to register!
*Note: Free hours are suspended on Sunday, August 15.
$15 Parking rate in effect Saturday and Sunday.
Taiwan: A World of Orchids Exhibit & Orchid Sale
Friday, August 13 and Saturday, August 14, 9am to 5pm • Sunday, August 15, 9am to 4pm
Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art and culture, in partnership with the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY). Shop our orchid sale to take an exquisite orchid home!
Art Exhibit by Taiwanese Artists
Chih-Yuan Chang • Wan Sian Lai • Te-Sian Shih • Chingya Weng
Friday, August 13, 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm • Origami & Ox Lantern Making Activity
Saturday, August 14, 1 to 4pm • Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s information booth will provide tourism info, puzzles, temporary tattoos, and a free postcard service. Join the fun!
Sunday, August 15, 2pm and 4pm • Diabolo Demonstration
Film Screenings of Taiwanese Animated Shorts
Friday, August 13 through Sunday, August 15, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Enjoy an anthology of award-winning Taiwanese animation shorts by emerging young filmmakers! Three screenings of this 90-minute compilation film will take place each day.
Concert Video of Taiwanese Piano Stars
Friday, August 13 through Sunday, August 15 • TV screens in the Garden
The Taipei Cultural Center, Yun International Music Foundation, and Flushing Town Hall facilitate a pre-recorded concert featuring Taiwanese piano stars Ching-Yun Hu, Natasha Wu, and Yao-Wen Chang.
Orchid Care Demonstrations
Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15, 2 to 4pm
Join QBG’s Volunteer Orchid Specialist, Amanda Dorn, to learn the basics of orchid care, how to select a healthy plant, proper growing conditions in your home, and watering tips.
Orchid Arts Activities
Friday, August 13, 9am to 5pm • Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15, 9am to 2pm
Take a kit to create botanical crafts inspired by the beauty of orchids.
Beer and Wine Garden
Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15, 12 to 5pm
Post-Exhibit Orchid Sale
Sunday, August 15, 4:30 to 6:30pm • While supplies last
Take home one of the show’s beauties at our post-exhibit orchid sale!
Parts of the show close at 4pm to dress up for the sale at 4:30pm.
Pauline Huang / Queens Botanical Garden Ambassador
Ace Mountings Co, Inc.
Lin and Loveall Foundation
Linda Fashion Accessories
Tea Story Int’l
Dr. Ber-Yuh Yang & Sherry Yang
Sue Ming Wu
Catmint Wheel Cake
OK Canaan Taiwanese Gourmet
ORCHID-INSPIRED COCKTAIL & MOCKTAIL RECIPES
In celebration of this year’s Taiwan: A World of Orchids, mixologist Cathy Li has created delicious orchid-inspired cocktail and mocktail recipes that you can make and enjoy at home! Click here for more information about Cathy and her outstanding recipes!