Tuesday Night Fête - Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Tuesday Night Fête

Tuesday Night Fête

Special Events | Evenings | Power of Trees

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 | 6–9 p.m.
Lily Pool Terrace

Celebrate Brooklyn’s West Indian community with a Tuesday Night Fête at the Garden featuring DJ Khalil. Dance along to Caribbean beats while enjoying a curated cocktail and special food menu, plus take a free tour of the Trees of Little Caribbean exhibit. Bring your flag and get ready to jump into the annual West Indian American Day parade!

Presented in partnership with I AM caribBEING.

Free with Garden admission.

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  • A Brooklyn storefront painted pink, with a sign reading

    6–7 p.m.
    Steinhardt Conservatory

    Culinary Demonstration with Hibiscus Brew

    Enjoy a culinary demonstration from Little Caribbean’s Hibiscus Brew café.

  • A sign board in front of raised beds of green plants.

    6–7:30 p.m.
    Discovery Garden

    Celebrate Plants of Little Caribbean Day in the Discovery Garden

    Check out the Plants of Little Caribbean exhibit in the Hamm Children’s Learning Courtyard, taste snacks and treats from local businesses in Little Caribbean, and enjoy more family-friendly activities.

  • A Black man in a colorful room working with a turntable and laptop

    6–9 p.m.
    Lily Pool Terrace

    DJ Khalil 

    Jump up and move to Caribbean beats by DJ Khalil on Lily Pool Terrace.

  • Single soursop fruit growing on indoor tree in conservatory.

    6:30–7:30 p.m.
    Meet at south end of Lily Pool Terrace.

    Trees of Little Caribbean Exhibit Tour

    Learn about native Caribbean trees like papaya, guava, soursop, and allspice as well as nonnative plants (like the banana) that were brought from across the globe under colonialism.


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