NYC Honey Festival
96th St. Boardwalk, Rockaway Beach, Queens
The second annual five-borough celebration of New York City’s apiarists and their bees. Don’t be a busy bee- Come early and beat the swarms! FREE for all ages.
>>FOOD & CRAFT VENDORS of all stripes will be sampling their goods, from sweet honey to delicious treats and bee inspired gear.
>>HONEY TASTING & COMPETITION. Sample honey from all corners of the city and vote for your favorite.
>>BEER TENTS featuring honey beer and learn how to brew your own beer at home!
>>KID-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES like face painting and a scavenger hunt! Costumes encouraged :)
>>SEE LIVE BEES make honey before your eyes. Check out a demonstration hive for an up close & personal (and sting-proof) glimpse of the inner-workings of a hive.
>>HONEY EXTRACTION. Hey, how does honey get out of the honeycomb, anyway? See the magic happen.
>>RAFFLE. Win gear and equipment to start your own hive.
>>DANCING. Get your waggle on and dance to live bands or skate the boardwalk’s epic mini-half