Winter Wonder at the Garden

Winter Wonder at the Garden

Saturday, December 4, 2021, 12 to 5pm

Celebrate the best of December with free live musical performances, a tree and menorah lighting, holiday crafts, a tree tour, selfies with Santa (donations welcome), and sales at the QBG Shop! Enjoy a selection of beverages at the Holiday Bar for purchase.

Dress for the weather! This event is mainly outdoors on the covered Terrace at the Visitor & Administration Building, Wedding Garden Plaza, Oak Allee, and Entrance Plaza.

FREE. $10 parking rate in effect. 

Thank you to our Sponsor

Raymond D. Jasen, QBG Board Chair

Winter Wonder at the Garden

*Subject to change

Holiday Market Vendors
12-5pm Oak Allee

Winter Bar with seasonal drinks
12-5pm   Visitor & Administration Terrace

Holiday Crafts 
12-4:30pm  Entry Plaza and Visitor & Administration Terrace

Pinecone and Natural Ornament
Beeswax Candle – perfect for Hanukkah!
Paper Lantern

Musical Performances
Visitor & Administration Terrace


The Jingle Belles

The Rough Dozen

The Jolly Holidays

Photos with Santa
Take your own photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Wedding Garden Plaza
$10 Suggested Donation

Winter Trees Walking Tours
Meet at Visitor & Administration Building Terrace


Menorah and Tree Lighting4:30-5pm  Menorah Lighting at Visitor & Administration Building Terrace, followed by a group procession to Tree Lighting at Wedding Garden Terrace

Leaf Bag Giveaway
12-3pm • Drop by the QBG Compost table to pick up leaf bags! While supplies last.

Know Before You Go


  • To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for the health and safety of all visitors, follow our current health & safety guidelines, found on our website:
  • Outdoors, vaccinated visitors and staff are not required to wear masks, regardless of distancing. Individuals may choose to still wear masks. Unvaccinated visitors are required to wear masks.
  • Indoors, individuals 12 and older are required to show proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the FDA or WHO. Showing proof of vaccination and photo ID is required to enter buildings onsite. We accept the CDC Vaccination Card, the Excelsior Pass, and the NYC COVID Safe App (Android | iOS). Indoors, masks must be worn in shared spaces such as Gift Shop, classrooms, restrooms, etc, unless eating in designated areas.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers are available at multiple stations throughout the Garden.
  • High-touch surfaces are disinfected throughout the day.
  • For more information: