Summer Programs for Families at Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury Gardens is such a beautiful place to visit and explore with your family. There is so much to see on the grounds and inside the Westbury House. 

This Summer there is a great line-up of programs with different themes for you and your family to enjoy. See the list below:


Eat Up! Spices


Saturday, June 15, 2019
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Discover tasty delights growing in our garden beds! Concoct and sample a simple recipe full of delicious seasonal flavors. All ages.

Storybook Stroll

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“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats
Saturday, July 6, 2019
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Open your ears this modern classic tale as we stroll the gardens and, later, create a unique take home craft. Ages 3-5.

Bat Walk


Saturday, July 20, 2019
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Bat Biologist and Staff/ Senior Instructor Maria Armour from Bridgewater State University will lead a walk through the gardens to listen and look for bats while she discusses bat ecology and conservation. All ages.

Cottage Imagination Station


Sunday, August 4, 2019
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Visit Peggie Phipps’ childhood cottage for independent playtime designed to spur imaginative and creative fun. This discovery space provides children with an opportunity to build, observe, ponder and foster their young minds. All ages.


Bug Safari


Saturday, August 17, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hunt elusive grasshoppers, butterflies, predatory insects and other creepy, crawly creatures in the gardens. Bring a butterfly net and collecting jars. All ages.

Storybook Stroll

“The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein
Saturday, September 7, 2019
10:30 AM -11:30 AM

Open your ears this modern classic tale as we stroll the gardens and, later, create a unique take home craft. Ages 3-5.


For all the programs fee is included with admission. General admission is $12; senior admission is $10; children’s admission for ages 7-17 is $7; and children six and under, and Old Westbury Gardens members, are free.


Have fun exploring like we did. There is so much to see outside and inside and the pictures you will take will be gorgeous.

Outside exploring:

Inside the Westbury House:


Located at:
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568

Any further questions please feel free to contact Old Westbury Gardens at (516) 333-0048


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