Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, May 13 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, May 13

Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, May 13

Weekends in Bloom

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Weekends from April 22 to May 14, celebrate Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s glorious spring blooms and flowering trees with pop-up music and dance performances, cultural programs, workshops for kids and families, Garden tours, and more.

Check back in early April for details.

All programs free with Garden admission. See all weekends.

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  • There's a water fountain in the forefront with a mass of green, leafy trees in the background.

    10–11 a.m. & 12–1 p.m.
    Osborne Garden Fountain

    Forest Bathing

    Shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, is the process of deeply experiencing nature by taking it in slowly and thoughtfully through all the senses. Join this nature walk to relax, calm your mind, and deepen your self-reflection. Preregistration required; meet at the fountain in the Osborne Garden.

    RSVP for 10 a.m. RSVP for 12 p.m.

  • Two young girls prepare food in the Children's Garden.

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Discovery Garden

    Family Discovery Weekends

    Learn and play together in the Discovery Garden. Hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats encourage families to explore nature alongside volunteer docents.

  • A view of a bridge in the Japanese garden.

    1–2 p.m.
    Magnolia Plaza

    Seasonal Highlights Tour

    Discover BBG’s plants and gardens in peak bloom and other highlights of the season on this tour led by a Garden Guide. Meet on Magnolia Plaza by building steps.


Art in the Garden is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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