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Perfectly Picked Pumpkins


Queens Botanical Garden welcomed thousands to its sixth annual Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch on Sunday, October 16. Queens Botanical Garden welcomed thousands to its sixth annual Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch on Sunday, October 16. Fall is in the air! Queens Botanical Garden hosted its sixth annual Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch on Sunday, October 16. Visitors from all over the city celebrated the autumn season with a variety of activities for all ages, including live music, garden demonstrations and tour, puppet show, nature walks, a petting zoo, face painting, kids’ exploration station and games, and the alltime favorite Pumpkin Patch with 2,000 pumpkins for sale! With over 5,700 individuals interested on Facebook, it was QBG’s largest Harvest Fest ever!

Live Americana music was performed by FolkDJ-L Chart artist, Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches, and fan favorite Lonesome Moonlight String Band. Lead sponsorship was generously provided by New York Presbyterian Queens.

Located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, Queens Botanical Garden is an urban oasis where people, plants, and cultures are celebrated through inspiring gardens, innovative educational programs, and real-world applications of environmental stewardship.

For more information, visit www.queensbotanical.org or call 718-886-3800.

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