Botanical Garden New York Holiday Train Show is a New York Holiday Tradition. Spanning over 250 acres The New York Botanical Garden is the largest in the United States.
The annual Holiday Train Show will open Nov 17th with a tree lighting as well as a sing along with Westchester Chordsmen from 3pm-5:15pm. The train show is a very popular holiday season tradition and has been an attraction for tourist and locals for 20yrs. The show features amazing replicas of classic model trains that will run along tracks. While you’re taking in the sights you can also enjoy the gingerbread adventures exhibit, which showcases gingerbread houses made by local bakers, you’ll also have the opportunity to decorate your own gingersnap cookies.
Here is a list of the happenings for the show:
Opening Day & Tree Lighting
Saturday, Nov 17th 3-5:15pm
Little Engine That Could Puppet Show
Tue-Thur Nov 27-Dec 27 & Mon Dec 17th and 31st “Note closed Tue Dec 25th”
New York City Puppet Master Ralph Lee will bring this classic tale to life.
Bar Car Nights “Adults Only”
Saturday, Dec 8,15 & 22nd 7pm-9pm
Get into the holiday groove while enjoying a complimentary cocktail.
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Thomas and Friends at the Holiday Train Show
For times and details click here.
All ages are welcomed to enjoy the vewing of gingerbread houses made by NYC local bakers. Kids can explore the gingerbread playhouse and decorate gingersnaps.
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Documentary Screening “The Holiday Train Show with David Hartman”
This PBS documentary shows how the Holiday Train Show evolves from imagination to creation
Show times: Fri-Sun 11:30am,1,2 &3pm in the Ross Hall “Through Dec 30th”
Directions: New York Botanical Garden is located at 2900 Southern Blvd in the Bronx. The garden is accessible by the B and D train to 205th street.
Hours: open year round Tue-Sun 10am-6pm
Admission: $10Adults $5 seniors and students (does not include entry to the special exhibits listed above)
For tickets: info and to purchase please click this link as prices do vary.
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