all photos © Chris Taylor Studio, 2013

all photos © Chris Taylor Studio, 2013

— GENERAL INFO —

WHAT

Returning to Rockaway Boardwalk for its fifth year, NYC Honey Fest is a celebration of the amazing pollinators who make the five boroughs their home. This free, daylong festival features art, food, music, film, kids’ arts and crafts, and a bee-product marketplace. Fun for the whole family, Honey Fest is a perfect way to close out the summer. Gather ye buds and enjoy the sunshine before autumn arrives by spending the day at the beach sampling the very best of NYC's liquid gold.

WHEN

Saturday, September 12
11am–sunset
*Rain date: Sun, Sept. 13

WHERE

97th Street Concessions, Rockaway Beach
(97th Street & Boardwalk)

HOW

Accessible by car,
Q53/Q52 bus or A/S subway
(Beach 98th Street–Playland stop)

— ACTIVITIES —

BEE MARKETPLACE

More than two dozen vendors will set up tables and tents to 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. Participants include: