900 Washington Ave.
Crown Heights, NY 11225
Description: Celebrate the heat of chile peppers during this annual rave-up, which traditionally features tons of food and drink including some spicy chile ale and spicy chocolate (in the Chile Chocolate Cabana), food demonstrations, workshops, and fiery entertainment. A favorite Fall event for Brooklynians.
Venue Description: Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a 52-acre living museum where beauty and fun blossom in a verdant philosophy of a better life through horticulture. The world-renowned botanic garden includes a number of specialty gardens, world-class plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, which houses the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron and glass aquatic house, and an art gallery. Founded in 1910, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) holds more than 10,000 species of plants and each year welcomes more than 700,000 visitors from around the world.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG), is located at 1000 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights, about 25 minutes from midtown Manhattan by subway.
Accessibility: All of The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is wheelchair accessible and BBG provides wheelchairs on a first-come, first-served basis to guests with valid photo I.D.
Extras: Visitors may enhance their day in Brooklyn by also visiting the Brooklyn Museum, simply by buying an "Art & Garden" ticket at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and presenting the receipt for same-day admission to the Brooklyn Museum.