Events Calendar___

February 2018 

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FARMY FLICKS

Wed, Feb 21, 2018
2:00 pm

Lights! Camera! Action! Bring your little ones to catch a mooo-vie in our Barn. To add to the fun, purchase hot popcorn and visit with our farm animals before the show! We'll be screening Maya the Bee. (89 mins; rated G)

 

This event is FREE (no admission)

 

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FAMILY FARM CRAFTS

Thurs, Feb 22, 2018
12:00 pm3:00 pm

Getting cabin fever in the midst of midwinter break? Bring your family and we'll help your little farmers create stunning works of art with materials found in nature. Crafts are appropriate for children ages 4-10 years old. Our staff will assist, but parents can join in too! Come dressed ready to work with glue, scissors, and paint. You can rest your creative spirit with a farm-themed story time, ongoing through the afternoon.

  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Program intended for families and not school groups or organizations.

 

$5 / child (ages 2 & up); Adults free

 

 

March 2018 

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STOP 'N' SWAP® by GrowNYC

Sat, Mar 24, 2018
12:00 pm
3:00 pm

Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need to the farm, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don't have to bring something to take something. For a full list of FAQs, visit GrowNYC's Stop 'N' Swap page.

 

This event is FREE

 

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BARNYARD EGG HUNT

Sat, Mar 31, 2018
11:00 am
3:00 pm

ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED
Bring your baskets to this celebrated event for kids! Egg hunts will be ongoing in the orchard throughout the event and Whiskers the Bunny will be hopping about, ready for photo-ops. Try your luck at egg tossing and egg rolling games, visit our farm animals and take a hayride! Food vendors will be on the farm all day.

 

$10 / all ages (recommended ages 2-12)
Farm Members are FREE

ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED. Click here to purchase.

  • NO tickets will be sold at the door.  Advance tickets required.
  • NO ATM at this event.
  • Additional fees apply for pony rides, petting zoo, and food vendors (cash only).
  • Tickets are for one-time use through egg hunt area.
  • Free on-site event parking is available until lot capacity is reached.


 

April 2018 

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CHILDREN'S CARNIVAL

Sat & Sun, Apr 78 & 1415, 2018
11:00 am
6:00 pm

Step right up for a kids' carnival in our orchard! Enjoy two full weekends of fun with carnival rides, hayrides, midway games, and prizes. Food vendors will be on the farm all day.

 

$15 / all ages (includes carnival rides)

Farm Members are FREE

  • Height restrictions apply at carnival rides

  • Admission includes carnival rides; Additional fees apply for other activities


 

May 2018 

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SPRING FEST

Sat, May 12, 2018
11:00 am
4:00 pm

Ever seen a sheep get a haircut? Join us on the farm for this annual May event with sheep shearing and wool spinning demos throughout the afternoon. Celebrate spring's arrival and pick up flower and vegetable seedlings for your garden. Learn about our Community Compost Program, enjoy in-depth tours with our farmers, and find out how easy recycling can be at the Con Edison Ecology booth. There will be live music, kids' crafts, hayrides, and tasty local food on the farm all day.

 

$5 / all ages

Farm Members are FREE

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SEASONAL FARMSTAND

May 16Nov 4, 2018

11 am3 pm Wed, Thurs, Fri

11 am5 pm  Sat and Sun
Find out what's 'growing on' at Queens Farm when you shop at our on-site Seasonal Farmstand. We grow over 50 varieties of vegetables, so come by and see what's in season each week! We'll give you tips on how to make easy, nutritious meals for your family. Our Seasonal Farmstand continues through the first week of November.

  • EBT & SNAP benefits accepted.

  • Members always receive 10% off produce.

  • Farm-fresh eggs available starting at 12 pm (1 doz/customer; first-come first-served)


 

July 2018 

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40th Annual THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN
MID-SUMMER POWWOW

Fri, Sat, & Sun, Jul 2729, 2018
(Times listed below)

New York City's oldest and largest Powwow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over forty Indian Nations will be represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry, and food will be available for sale.

 

DAY PASS: $10 adult; $5 child (ages 12 & under)

WEEKEND PASS: $16 adult; $7 child (ages 12 & under)

Farm Members are FREE


  FRI, 7/27 SAT, 7/28 SUN, 7/29
GATES OPEN 6 pm 10 am 10 am
PERFORMANCES 7-10 pm 12-5 pm 12-5 pm
    7-10 pm  

 

September 2018 

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38th Annual ANTIQUE MOTORCYCLE SHOW

Sun, Sep 16, 2018
11:00 am
4:00 pm

Come see a display of motorcycles of various makes and models that have been out of production ten years or more. Trophies will be awarded for various categories. Enjoy a day outdoors with live music, hayrides, historic farmhouse tours, food, and fun.

 

$7 / all ages

Farm Members are FREE


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36th Annual
QUEENS COUNTY FAIR

Sat & Sun, Sep 2223, 2018
11:00 am
6:00 pm

Our traditional county fair boasts blue ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts & crafts, and more. Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games. Visit our Bavarian beer garden featuring traditional live music and dance, check out craft and food vendors, and get recycling tips at the Con Edison Ecology booth. This is also opening weekend of The Amazing Maize Maze (see listing below). Give your family an experience to remember!

 

$10 / adult; $5 / child (ages 12 & under)

Farm Members are FREE

  • Applications for the blue ribbon competition will be available online and in our Welcome Center in September.


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THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE
sponsored by Con Edison

Weekends (Sat & Sun),
Sep 22Oct 27, 2018; Mon, Oct 8
11:00 am
4:30 pm

Enjoy getting lost in NYC's 3-acre interactive corn maze. The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and making your way out of the maze. Feel up to the challenge? Then join us for the fun of getting lost and loving it!

 

$10 / adult; $5 / child (ages 4-11);
Ages 3 & under are free

  • Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm

  • Group rates available for 10 or more people. Reservations recommended for groups of 50 or more people. Email info@queensfarm.org or call 718.347.3276 to inquire.


MAZE BY MOONLIGHT sponsored by Con Edison

Saturday, Oct 13 & 20, 2018
4:30 pm9:00 pm

Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night sky (or by flashlight) on two Saturdays only!

 

$12 / adult; $7 / child (ages 4-11); Ages 3 & under are free

  • Last ticket sold at 9:00 pm for Maze by Moonlight

  • Be sure to bring your flashlight!

 

 

October 2018 

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KICKOFF TO FALL

Sun, Oct 6, 2018
11:00 am
4:30 pm

Come celebrate the autumn season at the farm! Join us today and every October weekend to explore our grounds and buy a variety of Hudson Valley apples, fresh cider, donuts, and apple pie.

 

Gate admission is FREE

  • Please note: There is no apple picking at Queens Farm.

 

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PUMPKIN PATCH

Weekends (Sat & Sun),
Oct 627, 2018; Mon, Oct 8
11:00 am
4:30 pm

October is pumpkin month at the farm! Enjoy the crisp fall air as you wander through the patch to find the perfect pumpkin. Friends and family will enjoy this classic farm experience.

 

Pumpkin price based on circumference.

  • No fee to enter patch
  • From Mon-Fri, pumpkins will be available for sale in our Gift Shop.

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THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE

(See details above in September listing)

 

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HAUNTED HOUSE

Sat, Oct 27, 2018
Sat, 1:00 pm
7:00 pm

Prepare for a scare inside our haunted house! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.

 

$4 / all ages (recommended ages 6-12)

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CHILDREN'S FALL FESTIVAL

Sun, Oct 28, 2018
11:00 am
4:00 pm

Dress in costume for this fall celebration for kids! Boogie down to live country western music, take an autumn hayride, visit our Haunted House, and enjoy pony rides and a seasonal petting zoo. Find your way out of The Amazing Maize Maze, take pics with cartoon character look-alikes, and check out the Con Edison Ecology booth for recycling tips and kids' crafts.

 

$20 / all ages (includes all activities listed above)

 

 

 

November 2018 

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WILDLIFE WEEKENDS
Sat & Sun, Nov 34 & 1011, 2018
11:00 am
4:00 pm

Have fun learning about interesting critters at this pay-one-price event! Admission includes Frogs, Bugs, & Animals show, hayrides, animal feeding, and pony rides (80 lb. rider limit).

 

$9 / all ages

Farm Members are FREE

 

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18th-Century TAVERN NIGHTS
Fri, November 2, 2018

Sat, November 3, 2018

Sat, November 17, 2018
8:00 pm

Experience an authentic eighteenth-century dinner prepared over an open hearth and served with period tableware. Traditional recipes and 1770s surroundings will enhance this unforgettable evening! Due to limited seating, pre-paid reservations are required.

 

TICKETS:

$85 / Non-member

$80 / Member 

ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED. Click here to purchase.

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable.