NYC Honey Week Events for Kids and Families in Queens – 2014

bees and honeySeptember is National Honey Month and you can celebrate it by checking out NYC Honey Week going on now. The event is a weeklong, festival celebrating the honeybee, with events, tastings and demonstrations throughout the city. From beekeeping classes to honey-themed dinners, apiary tours to honey tastings, cooking classes to kids’ workshops, the festival  NYC Honey Week ends in a daylong at Rockaway Boardwalk on Saturday, September 13. The festival is a free, family-friendly event featuring art, food, music, kids’ arts and crafts, and a Bee Marketplace. Here are a few family friendly events to enjoy during this celebration of honey in NYC.

Apiary Tour in Flushing

Honey Themed Dinner at Edgemere Farm

Show Me The Honey Bee Bonanza

Honey Fest at Rockaway Beach

Local Honey and Beer Tasting

Honey Themed Discovery Day at the Voekler Orth Garden

For more events and information, visit the NYC Honey Week Website.

photo credit: Matthew T Rader