Free tickets to Bronx Day Celebration of Juneteenth at the New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is offering complimentary tickets to Bronx residents on Saturday June 17th in celebration of Juneteenth, There will be food, music, arts and crafts, and more. Advance tickets and proof of residency are required.

This summer, experience the seductive beauty of gardens through the eyes of celebrated contemporary artist Ebony G. Patterson during …things come to thrive…in the shedding…in the molting… Known for her lavishly detailed mixed media installations, Patterson brings her signature style to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, and NYBG’s landscape and galleries, in a major site-specific exhibition featuring breathtaking and provocative displays of art and nature.

Here’s what you can expect at NYBG’s Bronx Day Celebration of Juneteenth:

Ross Hall

  • Symposium: African American Garden:
    The Caribbean Experience
    10 a.m.–12 p.m.
    Register for free at

Daffodil Hill

  • Food Trucks
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Dance & Drum Group
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Face Painting
  • Resource Informational Kiosks

Everett Children’s Adventure Garden

  • Pot up a tropical Pothos plant
  • Craft a mini self-portrait tapestry

Edible Academy Juneteenth Festival
12 p.m.

  • African American Garden Tours
  • Gardening Activities
  • Food Demonstrations

Thain Family Forest: Resilience and Beauty

  • Guided Walk

To register for up to four tickets, visit here.

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