Weekends in Bloom: Sunday, April 28 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Weekends in Bloom: Sunday, April 28

Weekends in Bloom: Sunday, April 28

Weekends in Bloom

Sunday, April 28, 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.

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

    12 & 1:30 p.m.
    Plant Family Collection

    Sachiyo Ito and Company

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

  • Dark pink-hued tree peonies in full bloom.

    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.

  • A brass band plays on the porch of a brick building, while neighbors groove and smile.

    1 & 2:30 p.m.
    Osborne Garden

    Stoop Kidz Brass Band

    Born on a Prospect Heights stoop, this brass band serves up hot disco covers, lively original music, and lots of festive energy.

  • Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York

    3:30–4:15 p.m.
    Plant Family Collection

    Minbuza Performance: Seasons in Japan

    The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of N.Y. celebrates the seasons with lively traditional folk dances from throughout Japan.


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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