Scarecrows & Pumpkins

Sat Sep 17, 2022
Various times
All Ages
Free with garden admission

Discover plentiful pumpkins and hordes of gourds by the Mertz Library Building and Haupt Conservatory Plaza, and keep an eye out for displays of whimsical scarecrows throughout the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.

Kids can also peek inside a pumpkin and create their own mini fizzing pumpkin experiments to take home, learn about spooky critters like bats and spiders and their important role in our ecosystem, and listen to autumn tales in the Swamp Oak Story Spot. Pot up a festive fall plant to take home.

Weekdays, 1:30–5:30pm
Weekends, 10am–5:30pm

Read our full review of the New York Botanical Garden for all the reasons we love to visit.

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