Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, April 27 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, April 27

Weekends in Bloom: Saturday, April 27

Weekends in Bloom

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Weekends from April 27 to May 12, celebrate cherry blossom season and all the spring blooms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden with casual, pop-up music and dance performances, morning programming for kids and families in the Discovery Garden, and Garden tours.

All programs free with Garden admission. See all weekends.

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

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

    Spring Family Discovery Weekends

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

  • Three people in patched Japanese jackets stand in front of an enormous drum head

    12–12:45 p.m.
    Plant Family Collection

    Taiko Masala Thunder Drumming

    Enjoy thunderous traditional Japanese taiko drumming and dance along.

  • tree peony blossoms

    1–2 p.m.
    Magnolia Plaza

    Seasonal Highlights Tour

    Discover BBG’s plants and gardens in peak bloom and other highlights of the season in this free walk led by trained Garden Guides.

  • 1:30–2 p.m.
    Roaming; starts at Steinberg Visitor Center

    The Shinbone Alley Stilt Band

    This dynamic ensemble of musicians plays an eclectic repertoire of Dixieland, swing, rock, jazz, and blues, and does it all on stilts!

  • A troupe of classical Japanese dancers dressed in red and purple.

    2:30 & 3:30 p.m.
    Plant Family Collection

    Sachiyo Ito and Company

    Celebrate the beauty of cherry blossoms with this graceful Japanese classical dance performance. The program includes a kabuki dance from the 19th century and choreographed works by Sachiyo Ito.


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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