Select Region
Helping Parents Make Better Decisions
100+ Things to Do This Summer - Read the Guide Today!

Details Announced for the New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show

Details Announced for the New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show

The 27th annual Holiday Train Show, sponsored by the New York Botanical Garden, will be open November 17-January 21 and feature more than 175 NYC landmarks.


The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching, and eager locomotive lovers in and around New York City already have a special holiday event to look forward to: The New York Botanical Gardens has just announced details for the 2018 Holiday Train Show.

The 27th annual event opens to the public on Saturday, November 17 and will run through Monday, January 21, 2019. It will take place at the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx.

Visitors of the The Holiday Train Show will be taken on a journey through Lower Manhattan— the birthplace of New York City. More than 25 G-scale model trains, trolleys, and ferries will hum along nearly a half-mile of track passed more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. New replicas include the historic Battery Maritime Building, vintage ferry boats, the Battery Park Control House, the Woolworth Building, One World Trade Center, the Oculus, and the Terminal Warehouse. Guests will also recognize some old favorites, like the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigration Station.

During the Holiday Train Show, The New York Botanical Garden is open Tuesday through Sunday, and Monday, December 17, 24, and January 21, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Extended hours, 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Saturdays, November 24–January 19; Friday, November 23 (day after Thanksgiving); and December 26–January 1.The Garden is closed all day on November 22 (Thanksgiving) and December 25 (Christmas); it closes at 3 p.m. on December 14 and 24 (Christmas Eve). The display will close at 2 p.m. on November 28 and December 6.

Tickets start at $23 for adults and $10 for children (ages 2–12) and differ during certain peak times and weekends. Members and children under 2 are free.



Want more content like this?


More Family Activities Articles:

Renanim Preschool Opens New UPK and After-School Homework Help Programs

Renanim Preschool and Summer Camp now has a UPK program as well as an after-school homework help program with licensed Department of Education teacher...


Latest News:

The Top 14 Places to Go Zip Lining in NY & CT

Rope courses and zip lines in NY and CT—a great way to get active outside while staying socially distant.


Family Activities:

Father's Day Concert

Laurie Berkner Jun. 20, 2021

Join Laurie Berknet for a special Father's Day concert featuring songs about family including "I Love You Daddy!" 



Have a Laugh:

Best Memes of the Week for Parents

Here are the funniest parenting memes from Instagram, Facebook, and Reddit this week.
Brigitt Earley

Author: Brigitt Earley is a freelance writer and editor based in NJ. She’s a new mom to a baby boy, runs an Instagram account full of the most delicious food she can find (@literallyallthefood), and loves to hate a good barre class. See More

Featured Listings:

Laser Bounce – Family Fun Center

Laser Bounce – Family Fun Center

Glendale, NY We are located at Atlas Park Mall Lower Level Regal Cinema Building NYC’s Premiere Indoor Fun Center featuring a Gigantic Arcade, Laser Tag, Virtua...

POParazzi Balloons & Event Space

POParazzi Balloons & Event Space

Middle Village, NY POParazzi Balloons is not just about adding color to your party. It's about creating experiences and memories that will last a lifetime! We make magic...

Kumon of Manhattan

Kumon of Manhattan

Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading program. The Kumon Method has helped millions of children achieve more than they ever thoug...