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Wave Hill

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Venue type

Riverdale–Kingsbridge

  • $
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Venue details

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  • Address:

    Wave Hill W 249th St
    Riverdale–Kingsbridge
    Bronx
    10471

  • Cross Street:

    at Independence Ave

  • Venue phone:

    718-549-3200

  • Venue website:

    wavehill.org

  • Opening hours:

    Mar 15–Oct 31: 9am–5:30pm; Nov 1–Mar 14: 9am–4:30pm

  • Price:

    $8, seniors and students $4, children ages 6–12 $2, children under 6 free. Tue all day (Nov–Apr, July, Aug), Sat 9am–noon free (May, June, Sept, Oct)

  • Map

    1. Wave Hill
      • W 249th St
        Riverdale–Kingsbridge
        Bronx
        10471
      • 718-549-3200
      • wavehill.org
      • 40.898734,-73.912284

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Colors of the Fall Family Walk

Things to Do, General interest, Sports & rec

Scour Wave Hill's garden for signs of fall including a spectrum of intense autumn colors, woodland creatures and more on this guided walk led by naturalist Gabriel Willow. Ages 6 and up.

  1. Sun Sep 14
  2. Wave Hill W 249th St, (at Independence Ave), Bronx, 10471
  3. Free with grounds admission
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Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend

Events & Festivals, Things to Do, Arts & crafts

  • Free

Wave Hill fetes New York’s most magical season with fairies and woodland creatures on a special edition of its Target Free Weekends. Amidst the grounds’ spectacular autumn foliage, children are invited to create their own fairy wands and tiny abodes using...

Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend
  1. Sat Oct 18
    – Sun Oct 19
  2. Wave Hill W 249th St, (at Independence Ave), Bronx, 10471
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Fall Birding Walk

Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $

Brush up on your birding knowledge during a walk let by naturalist Gabriel Willow and learn about the native and migrating birds that call the garden home. Registration recommended. Meet at Perkins Visitor Center. Ages 10 and up.

Fall Birding Walk
  1. Sun Sep 14
  2. Wave Hill W 249th St, (at Independence Ave), Bronx, 10471
  3. Free with garden admission
More info

Family Art Project: Frankenthaler Outdoor Painting

Things to Do, Arts & crafts

  • Free

At this outdoor workshop, admission is free 'til noon (so get there early!) Kids can take inspiration from the beauty of nature and New York artist, Helen Frankenthaler to create an abstract landscape scene of their favorite spot on the Wave Hill grounds....

Family Art Project: Frankenthaler Outdoor Painting
  1. Sat Sep 13
    – Sun Sep 14
  2. Wave Hill W 249th St, (at Independence Ave), Bronx, 10471
  3. Free admission until 12pm
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Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

Things to Do, Arts & crafts, Food & cooking

  • $

Get ready for a sticky, sweet weekend at Wave Hill's annual honey celebration in which kids dance in a cardboard hive, make beeswax candles ($15), march in a bee parade and use a kazoo to buzz like a bee. Families can also catch honey extraction demonstrations...

Honey Weekend at Wave Hill
  1. Sat Oct 4
    – Sun Oct 5
  2. Wave Hill W 249th St, (at Independence Ave), Bronx, 10471
  3. most events free with admission
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