all photos © Chris Taylor Studio, 2013

all photos © Chris Taylor Studio, 2013

— 2019 NYC Honey Fest —

The 9th annual NYC honey fest will take place saturday, september 14, 2019

Beach 106th St

ROCKAWAY Beach, queens, New York

—schedule of events—

11am-6pm Bee Marketplace

12pm-4:45pm Honey Tasting Competition

1pm Meet NYC Bee Cop Darren Mays

3pm Honey Extraction Demonstration

5pm Honey Tasting Winner Announced

 

getting to Honey fest

By land or by sea, this year we encourage you to take public transportation to the Rockaway Boardwalk. Honey Fest 2019 is conveniently located a few blocks south of the new NYC Ferry stop.  If you're taking the train, hop on the A and get off at Broad Channel, where you can transfer to the shuttle and get off at Beach 105th St. 

bee marketplace

The boardwalk buzzes with activity as folks swarm around the booths where New York City beekeepers sell their hive products. Find everything from local and raw honey, bee pollen, wax goods, beauty products, hot sauces, and much more!

2018 HONEY VENDORS:

Keeping Honeybees in NYC:

Wilk Apiary, Inc. - Brooklyn Grange - Honey GramzAndrew's Honey - Astor Apiaries - Mizz Behaven Apiary - Gowanus Apiary

Keeping Honeybees outside of NYC:

Irish Bee Company - Best Friends Honey - Catskill Provisions - Culinary Hive Products

2018 OTHER VENDORS:

Battat Glass - Hellgate Farm

OUR 2018 SPONSORS:

Wilk Apiary, Inc. - Brooklyn Grange - NYC Beekeeper's Association - Caracas Rockaway - Big Alice Brewing - Brushy Mountain - Mann Lake

annual honey-tasting contest

Every year we invite you, the discerning New Yorker, to vote for the best NYC honey vintage. Prizes will be awarded to the beekeeper with the crowd favorite!

 

— HONEY FEST GALLERY —


— 2017 IN REVIEW —

Click Here for Something from the 2017 NYC Honey Fest

BEE MARKETPLACE

More than two dozen vendors will sample, sell, and share their bee- and honey-related products and services. From honey-sweetened beverages to beeswax cosmetics, educational demos to monofloral honeys from the Tri-State Area, there's something for everyone! 

FOOD

Caracas Arepa Bar
Rockaway Brewing                          Big Alice Brewing

 

FUN & EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Battat Glass
Brooklyn Staten Island Honey Bee Consortium
City Growers
NYC Facepaint
Sticker You

annual honey-tasting contest

Every year we invite you, the discerning New Yorker, to vote for the best NYC honey vintage. Prizes will be awarded to the beekeeper with the crowd favorite!

Costume contest

We will be hosting a costume contest for children and adults. Come dressed as a queen bee, mad bee scientist, or in whatever bee-themed costume your heart desires. There will be prizes for both children and adult participants!