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Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Lightscape

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 9, 2022

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
100 Washington Avenue Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$34/adults, $18/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 & under

Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter on an enchanting trail animated by over one million dazzling lights. Encounter monumental lighted sculptures, colorful effects on Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s trees, architecture, and water features, and site-specific music and sound. Discover dazzling international showstoppers like the Winter Cathedral tunnel, Fire Garden, and Sea of Light, as well as new site-specific light works by local artists.

Concessions selling hot drinks and light fare are available along the route (including roast-your-own s’mores). Most are cashless.

Near Brooklyn Museum and happening Prospect Park.

Emily Oliveira Mural

Monumentally scaled mural ‘We Are At a Moment That Will Be Remembered as the Beginning of the Great Change, For Who Can Say When a Wall Is Ready To Come Down’ appears as if emerging from the inner rings of the Prospect Park Bandshell amidst a swirling, hand painted cosmos. Within it, every being —…

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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams

Admire a vast array of over two hundred haute couture garments from the legendary house of Dior as well as photographs, archival videos, sketches, vintage perfume elements, accessories, and more.

Immersive installations include an enchanted garden in the central atrium of the Beaux-Arts Court, a toile room, and a  gallery celebrates dresses worn by stars…

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Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter on an enchanting trail animated by over one million dazzling lights. Encounter monumental lighted sculptures, colorful effects on Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s trees, architecture, and water features, and site-specific music and sound. Discover dazzling international showstoppers like the Winter Cathedral tunnel, Fire Garden, and Sea of Light, as well…

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Prospect Park Zoo

This former menagerie is designed to allow up-close animal viewing, perfect for families with young children who want to learn about wildlife.

Explore a Discovery Trail and encounter 400 animals of 150 species including red pandas, dingos, procupines and a host of beautiful birds. Visit unique small cats, sea lions and Chinese-big headed turtles.

Food…

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier with Nutcracker Sweets

See classic Christmas tales – The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Hans Christian Andersen’ and Tchaikovsky’s ‘Land of Sweets’ dances- adapted for hand-painted marionettes
Masks required.

Call or email in advance for reservations.

Also at 2:30 pm.

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Zucker Natural Exploration Area

Strategically placed branches and stumps of trees damaged by storms and other materials from within Prospect Park invite engagement nature and unstructured play in this magical playground. several areas to explore including sand for digging and water features for pumping and splashing.

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J.J. Byrne Playground & Old Stone House

Enjoy lots of modern climbing equipment juxtaposed with colonial themes inspired by the adjacent Old Stone House, site of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. Explore a submarine periscope and interactive panels depicting the historic battle among natural stone and rustic pavement, then attack your enemies with water cannons.

A gated toddler area features bucket swings,…

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LeFrak Center Ice Skating

Skate in a half-covered/half-open rink in Prospect Park.

* Timed tickets for 90-minute sessions are available to purchase up to one week in advance, with limited tickets set aside for on-site purchase.

* Olympic figure-skating athletes Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov direct the Sports Programs for Lakeside’s growing Skate School which offers learn-to-Skate and…

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