Events Calendar___

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! For further event details, see FAQs. For map of the Queens County Fair, click here.

 

ADMISSION:

Adult:  $10/day

Child (ages 12 & under):  $5/day

Farm Members are FREE (with valid ID)

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE ADVANCE COUNTY FAIR TICKETS TODAY!

 

  • Admission includes live music and dance performances, children's entertainment by acrobats and jugglers, pie eating and corn husking contests, entrance to blue ribbon competition viewing areas, Con Edison Ecology booth exhibit, and pig races.
  • Additional fees apply for carnival rides, midway games, hayrides, pony rides, petting zoo, The Amazing Maize Maze, food and craft vendors.
  • Height rules apply at all carnival rides.
  • For complete details, see FAQs here.

 

*Enter to win in our Blue Ribbon Competition!

Prizes available in the following categories: Arts, crafts, vegetables, livestock, aviculture, poultry, baking, canning, floral arrangements, and junior arts & crafts. Applications can be downloaded here. Entry booklets are also available in our Welcome Center (open daily 10 am-5 pm). All entries must be dropped off at the farm on Friday, September 21st between 9 am-8 pm.


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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.
  • Cash or credit accepted for Amazing Maize Maze
  • Weather permitting

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 

 

SAVE BIG WITH OUR MAZE DISCOUNT PACKAGE!

Coming to the farm for our October weekend events? Save money when you purchase activities as a package!


Maze Discount Package includes:

  • 1 admission to The Amazing Maize Maze

  • 1 softball-sized pumpkin (or a $4 credit towards a larger pumpkin)
  • 1 hayride

 

Maze Discount Package Price:*

  • Ages 12 & up:  $15.00
  • Ages 4-11:   $10.00
  • Ages 3 & under:  $5.00

 

*$3.00 per person saved by purchasing together as a package

 

Please note: Maze Discount Packages are sold at the farm on Saturdays & Sundays from October 6 October 27 from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM at our Maze ticket booth (weather permitting). Cash or credit card accepted. Groups of 80 or more, please call 718.347.3276 Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm to reserve your tickets in advance.

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KICKOFF TO FALL

Sat, 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.
  • Cash or credit accepted for pumpkins
  • Weather permitting

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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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MEMORY PROJECT:
POETRY & ART

Sun, Nov 18, 2018
1:00 pm
4:00 pm

Poet and artist Olena Jennings presents her work The Memory Project, inspired by a photo album that was handed down to her by her Ukranian grandparents. Through poems, photographs, and textiles, Jennings addresses her ancestors' connection with a new land and the memories of the land they left behind. The event will feature culinary art by Olesia Lew and a wine reception.

 

The Memory Project is made possible in part by Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

 

This event is FREE

 

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

Sat, November 3, 2018

Sat, November 17, 2018
8:00 pm

SOLD OUT
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.

Update 9/5/18: All dates for this event are now SOLD OUT.

 

 

December 2018 

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WREATHMAKING WORKSHOP
Sat & Sun, Dec 12 & 89, 2018
2 sessions:
10:00 am
12:00 pm

1:00 pm3:00 pm
Get in the holiday spirit with your own handmade evergreen wreath! Make a gorgeous evergreen wreath at this popular workshop. No experience necessary. We'll show you the ropes and provide materials; you only need to bring garden shears. We'll have festive tunes, hot cider, and cookies on hand to keep the mood merry and bright. (Materials provided include: evergreen boughs, wire wreath frame, and one red bow. Participants are welcome to bring additional decor.)

 

Note: This event is geared towards adults, but families with children are welcome during the following sessions: Dec 8 & 9 @ 10:00 am-12:00 pm

 

$25 / Non-member (price per wreath)
$20 / Member
(price per wreath)
Register today! Click here to sign up.