Events CalendarFor senior & military 10% discount on special event admission, email info@queensfarm.org.

Fall 2020

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Farm Store's
Seasonal Farmstand

July 8Nov 1, 2020
Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun
11:00 am3:00 pm
Location: Queens Farm front gate entrance; 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park NY 11004

 

Jamaica Hospital Farmstand
July 17Nov 13, 2020
Fridays
10:30 am3:30 pm
Location: Jamaica Hospital Medical Center; 134-20 Jamaica Ave, Richmond Hill, NY 11418

Enjoy farm-fresh produce grown right here in our fields from summer thru fall. Members always get 10% off and cash, credit, SNAP/FMNP/WIC/Health Bucks benefits are gladly accepted. Contactless payment methods preferred. Please bring your own bags!

 

Check out our Produce Guide to see what's in season!

 

COVID-19 safety precautions will be in effect at Farmstand to ensure the health and well-being of our community. Our team will be wearing masks, and we ask that our guests do the same.

 

Please note our COVID-19 safety guidelines for Farmstand:

  • Wear a face mask or face covering inside the market space and on line.
  • Maintain a 6-foot distance between yourself, farmstand staff and other customers.
  • Try to keep your market shopping trip as quick as possible.
  • Do not pick up any products or produce at the farmstand, ask an employee to help you.
  • No bikes or dogs allowed into the farmstand space.
  • Limit your party to 1-2 people.
  • Wash all produce thoroughly before using it.
  • Please use designated entrance and exit during your visit.
  • Be patient & kind -- we're all in this together!

 

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September Sundays
3 dates: Sun, September 13, 20 & 27, 2020
11:00 am5:00 pm (with staggered entry at 11am and 2pm)

These programs have been created to provide farm-fresh entertainment! Tickets include admission to The Amazing Maize Maze, hayrides and audience crop circles to enjoy the rhythms of New Orleans-inspired bluegrass band Mama Juke live on stage! Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to social distance and enjoy the live music. The Amazing Maize Maze adventure begins with a Stalk Talk to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues on your way to Victory Bridge where the full vista of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' masterpiece is revealed. Get home composting tips and Adopt-a-Worm at the Con Edison Ecology booth. Queens' own Bridge & Tunnel Brewery will be serving up their 1697 Adriance Ale, a signature craft brew available for sale at the September Sundays beer garden and local food vendors will be on-site all day. See what's growing on at Queens Farm's acclaimed Farmstand, featuring the season's best produce fresh-picked form our fields.

  • In order to maintain event capacity, we ask that you arrive within your 3-hour ticket window.

 

Advance Tickets Only: $20; $15 (ages 4-12); free for ages 0-3

 

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Let's keep the Blue Ribbon tradition alive! In lieu of our annual competition, we're accepting virtual "entries" in 2020 which will be displayed at our September Sundays events.

  • We are not accepting actual physical entries (i.e., don't send us your rabbit or tomato!). Take a photo of your entry to submit.
  • Email 1 or 2 photos of up to 2 Blue Ribbon entry categories to blueribbon@queensfarm.org by September 24, 2020. Please include your full name and zip code in the email.
  • Photos should be approximately 4" x 6" at 300 DPI (1200 x 1800 px)
  • Blue Ribbon categories for 2020 include: Vegetables, Arts & Crafts, Culinary Arts, Livestock, Flower Arranging, Horticulture, Junior Arts & Crafts, and Junior Culinary Arts.
  • This program has been scaled back for 2020 due to COVID limitations; this is not a competition, but a celebration of our community's best creations this year! We hope to resume our annual Blue Ribbon competition next year.
  • Questions? Email blueribbon@queensfarm.org Mon-Fri and someone will get back to you.

 

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The Amazing Maize Maze sponsored by Con Edison
Fris, Sats & Suns,
September 18, 19, 25, 26, 2020;
Fris, Sats & Suns, October 230, 2020
Mon, October 12 (Columbus Day)

Hours:
Fri, 12 pm4:30 pm
Sat/Sun/Columbus Day, 11 am4:30 pm

Get lost in NYC's only corn maze! The Amazing Maize Maze adventure begins with a Stalk Talk to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues on your way to Victory Bridge where the full vista of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' masterpiece is revealed.

  • Maze entry will be staggered in order to maintain event capacity.
  • Face masks required to be worn in the maze.

Advance Tickets Only: $12; $8 (ages 12 & under)

 

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Maze by Moonlight sponsored by Con Edison
2 nights only! Sat, October 3 & 24, 2020
5:30 pm9:30 pm
(with staggered entry at 5:30pm and 7:30pm)

Navigate The Amazing Maize Maze by the starry night! Bring your flashlight and enjoy the fun. Don't miss this exclusive event. The adventure begins with a Stalk Talk to prepare you for the 3-acre challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles and making your way out of this interactive maze. Feel up to the challenge? A visit to The Amazing Maize Maze is must-see NYC!

  • In order to maintain Maze capacity, we ask that you arrive within your 2-hour ticket window.

 

Advance Tickets Only: $15; $10 (ages 12 & under)

 

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Harvest Weekends
Sats & Suns, October 3October 25, 2020; Mon, October 12
11:00 am4:30 pm

Harvest Weekends showcase fall on the farm! Queens Farm gate admission is free so you can enjoy the farm grounds and see the fall foliage. To add to the fun, scoop up your pumpkins from our Pumpkin Patch, take a hayride, and enjoy a taste of New York with locally made apple cider donuts, pies, Hudson Valley apples, and fresh cider! Our Farm Store sells seasonal mums, local honey, and unique finds for the home and garden. Activities are priced separately. All proceeds support the care and operations of our historic farm.

 

Planning Your Visit:

  • There is NO apple picking available at Queens Farm; we sell bagged apples on fall weekends.

 

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Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch
Sats & Suns, October 3October 25, 2020; Mon, October 12
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:

  • No tickets required to visit pumpkin patch. Staggered entry times and limited capacity due to Covid. Face masks required to be worn.
  • No fee to enter pumpkin patch -- you only pay if you purchase a pumpkin.
  • From Mon-Fri in October, pumpkins may be purchased at our Farm Store (while supplies last).
  • BYOBag! Support the environment by bringing your own reusable bag to carry your pumpkin.


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Halloween on the Farm
Sat, October 31, 2020
11:00 am5:00 pm

It’s a monster mash! Queens Farm is hosting this special admission day designed for kids and their grown-ups. Halloween on the Farm includes admission to the Amazing Maize Maze, hayrides, kids crafts at the Con Edison Ecology booth and trick-or-treating with the farm animals. This all-inclusive event is the finale of the fall season at Queens Farm. Who’s afraid of ghosts? Costumes are encouraged. Advance online tickets only. Tickets are $20 for this pay one price all-inclusive event.

 

Advance Tickets Only: $20/all ages


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Winter 2020 

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Wreathmaking Workshop
Fris, December 4 & 11, 2020, 7:009:00 pm
Sats & Suns, December 5, 6, 12, 13, 2020, 10:00 am12:00 pm; 1:00
3:00 pm

Advance Tickets Only: $25; $20 Member


 

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Holiday Open House
Sat, Sun & Mon, December 26, 27 & 28, 2020
12:00 pm4:00 pm

This event is free.