2017 Events Calendar___

May 

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SPRING SHEEP SHEARING
Saturday, May 6, 2017

11:00 am4:00 pm
Ever see 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 country western music, kids' crafts, hayrides, and tasty local food trucks on the farm all day.

 

ADMISSION: $5.00 all ages;  FREE for Farm Members

 

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SEASONAL FARMSTAND OPENING DAY
Wed, May 17, 2017

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.

 

 

July 

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39th Annual
THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN MID-SUMMER POWWOW

Fri, Sat, & Sun, July 2830, 2017
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 40 Indian Nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large selection of unique Native American jewelry, art, crafts, and food will be available for sale.

 

ADMISSION:

$10.00 / adult; $16.00 / adult weekend pass 

$5.00 / child (age 12 & under); $7.00 / child weekend pass

FREE for Farm Members

 

Advance tickets available for the Powwow.
Click here to purchase today!

(Note: Tickets will also be sold at the door during the event.)

 

  Gates Open Performance Times
Friday, 7/28 6:00 pm 7–10 pm
Saturday, 7/29 10:00 am 125 pm
    7–10 pm
Sunday, 7/30 10:00 am 125 pm

 


September 

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37th Annual
ANTIQUE MOTORCYCLE SHOW

Sun, Sept 17, 2017
11:00 am
4:00 pm

This show will include a display of various makes and models of motorcycles that have been out of production for 10 years or more. Music, farmhouse tours, hayrides, and food will provide fun for the entire family.

 

ADMISSION:

$7.00 / all ages;  FREE for Farm Members

 

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35th Annual
QUEENS COUNTY FAIR

Sat & Sun, Sept 2324, 2017
11:00 am
6:00 pm

One of our most popular events of the year! Don't miss this traditional county fair with blue ribbon competitions in livestock, produce, home crafts, arts & crafts, and more. The fair features pie-eating and corn-husking contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, and children's entertainment. Dance the day away at the Bavarian Beer Garden with an Irish band (Sat) and German band (Sun). Check out the Con Edison Ecology booth where you can adopt a worm for your home compost bin, get gardening & recycling tips, and enjoy free crafts for kids. Our corn maze opens this weekend, and we'll have craft and food vendors at the farm all day.

 

Enter to win in our Blue Ribbon Competition! Prizes available for Arts, Crafts, Baking, Canning, Vegetables, Floral Arrangements, and Junior Arts and Crafts. To request your Entry Journal, please email info@queensfarm.org with your mailing address or stop by our Welcome Center in September to pick one up.

ADMISSION:

$10.00 / adult

$5.00 / child (age 12 & under)

FREE for Farm Members

 

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THE AMAZING MAIZE MAZE
Sat & Sun, Sept 23Oct 29, 2017
& Mon, Oct 9, 2017

11:00 am4:30 pm*
(last ticket sold at 4:30 pm)
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this 3-acre corn labyrinth! 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!

 

ADMISSION:

$10.00 / adult

$5.00 / child (age 4-11); Age 0-3 free

 

*Don't miss MAZE BY MOONLIGHT on Sat, Oct 14th & 21st, 2017 when the maze stays open until 9:00 pm! (last ticket sold at 9:00) Visitors will use the starry sky (or flashlights) to guide them through their adventure.

 

MAZE BY MOONLIGHT ADMISSION:

$12.00 / adult

$7.00 / child (age 4-11); Age 0-3 free



Planning Your Visit:

  • There is a $20.00 admission fee to enter the farm grounds on Sun, 10/29 for the Children's Fall Festival.

 

 

October

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KICKOFF TO FALL
Sun, Oct 1, 2017
11:00 am
4:30 pm

Come celebrate the autumn season on the farm! Join us today (and every October weekend) to explore our grounds and buy a variety of Hudson Valley apples, donuts, fresh cider, and locally-made pie. Listen to live country western music by Savannah Sky and check out The Amazing Maize Maze and Pumpkin Patch (see listings for prices). Due to our high numbers of October farm visitors, we recommend arriving early to take advantage of all the fall fun!

 

This event is FREE (no gate admission)

 

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PUMPKIN PATCH
Sat & Sun, Sept 30Oct 29, 2017
& Mon, Oct 9, 2017

11:00 am4:30 pm
October is pumpkin month at Queens Farm. Enjoy wandering through the patch to find your perfect pumpkin. A great farm adventure for the whole family!

 

Price based on circumference of pumpkin

 

Planning Your Visit:

  • There is a $20.00 admission fee to enter the farm grounds on Sun, 10/29 for the Children's Fall Festival.
  • From Mon-Fri, pumpkins may be purchased at our Gift Shop (while supplies last).

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HAUNTED HOUSE
Sat, Oct 28, 2017, 17 pm
Sun, Oct 29, 2017  11 am
7 pm

Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit. Hayrides, mulled cider, Halloween treats, and apples will be sold. This event is recommended for children ages 6-12. Adults will find it creepy too!

 

ADMISSION: $4 / all ages (children & adults)

Planning Your Visit:

  • There is a $20.00 admission fee to enter the farm grounds on Sun, 10/29 for the Children's Fall Festival.

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CHILDREN'S FALL FESTIVAL
Sun, Oct 29, 2017
11:00 am
4:00 pm

Dress in costume for this fall celebration! Kids will love our bounce houses, traditional games, pie-eating contests, and cartoon character look-alikes. Boogie down to live country western music, take an autumn hayride, visit the Haunted House, and enjoy a pony ride and farm animals.

Stop by the Con Edison Ecology booth for free kids' crafts and recycling tips. There will be food vendors on the farm all day.

 

Add to the fun with a visit to The Amazing Maize Maze! (additional fees apply; see listing for prices)

 

ADMISSION:

$20.00 / all ages (children & adults)
FREE for Farm Members

 

Planning Your Visit:

  • Free event parking available until lot is full.
  • NO ATM on site. Please plan accordingly.

 

 

November 

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WILDLIFE WEEKENDS
Sat & Sun, Nov 45 & 1112, 2017
11:00 am
4:00 pm

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

 

ADMISSION:

$9.00 / all ages (children & adults)
FREE for Farm Members

 

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18th-Century TAVERN NIGHTS
Fri & Sat, November 34, 2017
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:

$85.00 / Non-member

$80.00 / Member 

 

Click here to purchase tickets today!

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable.

 

 

 

December 

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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
TuesThurs, Dec 2628, 2017
12:00
4:00 pm

Warm up by the fireplaces of the decorated Adriance Farmhouse at this celebrated annual event. Take a tour of this historic landmark building and enjoy seasonal kids' crafts and hot mulled cider throughout the afternoon!

 

This event is FREE