Taiwan: A World of Orchids

Taiwan: A World of Orchids
台灣:蘭花世界

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

Cultural Experiences

Friday, August 13, 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm • Origami & Ox Lantern Making Activity

Saturday, August 14, 1 to 4pmTaiwan 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.

EVENT SPONSORS

Pauline Huang / Queens Botanical Garden Ambassador
Amerasia Bank
Ace Mountings Co, Inc.
Lin and Loveall Foundation
Linda Fashion Accessories
Tea Story Int’l
Dr. Ber-Yuh Yang & Sherry Yang
Sue Ming Wu
Farrina Wang
Catmint Wheel Cake
OK Canaan Taiwanese Gourmet
H Mart
United Orchids


ORCHID-INSPIRED COCKTAIL & MOCKTAIL RECIPES

Composite of three images, each featuring a cocktail glass with orchid flowres

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!