The Edible Academy Harvest Festival

At the NY Botanical Gardens

September 27 & 28

Harvest Market with Craft Beer & Wine Tastings

11 a.m.–5 p.m.
At Daffodil Hill
Enjoy samples from purveyors, brewers, and vintners, while food trucks selling savory and sweet fare complement the offerings. Picnic foods and beverages are also available for purchase from Stephen STARR Events, including bratwurst, potato salad, pumpkin pie, and more. Learn more.

Please note that some vendors are cash only; please prepare accordingly.

Beer & Wine Talks

At Daffodil Hill
Beer and wine experts discuss the nuances of creating the perfect food and drink pairings. Learn more and see schedule.

Live Music

12–5 p.m.
Critically acclaimed Americana bands take the stage for a weekend of lively music on Daffodil Hill. Bring your own blankets and low-back chairs to unwind on the hill, or get into the spirit with square-dancing from 11–12 p.m. View the music lineup.

Family Fun

2–5 p.m.
In the Family Garden
Take part in family activities featuring bees and butterflies, and enjoy cooking demonstrations for the whole family at 2 and 4 p.m. Tours of the future site of the Edible Academy will take place every hour, 2–5 p.m.

Display of Tractors and Garden Equipment

11 a.m.–5 p.m.
At Daffodil Hill
Get up close to see the tractors, diggers, and other machinery that the Garden uses to move mountains of dirt, plant trees, and create our beautiful landscape.

Additional Program for Harvest Festival Plus Mario Batali Demo Ticket Holders

Cooking Demonstration with Mario Batali and Carla Hall

Sunday, 2 p.m.
At the Conservatory Tent
Join Garden Board member and Edible Academy Committee Honorary Chairman Chef Mario Batali and his co-host from ABC’sThe Chew, Carla Hall, for an exclusive cooking demonstration. Seating is limited; advance purchase highly recommended.
When ordering, please select the “Harvest Festival Plus Mario Batali Demo.”

For additional access to the Family Picnic as well as group packages and VIP seating at Mario Batali’s cooking demonstration, check out special Family Garden Picnic ticket packages.