Fall Festival

Sunday, October 15
12pm - 4pm

Free for Rutgers Gardens Members
$5.00 per person (cash/check payable at front gate)
17 and under are free when accompanied by an adult


Join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly day in the Gardens!

WOLD 1079...Home Of NJ's Greatest Hits will be here broadcasting LIVE for the afternoon.



Livingston Theater Company nature crafts


Bring the whole family to the Gardens for the afternoon. There will be something for everyone! Explore the many different areas in the gardens by taking part in the scavenger hunt, play lawn games in the Evergreen Garden with members of the honors/service fraternity Alpha Zeta, tour the student farm to see what is growing and visit the animals from the Cook Animal Farm who will be visiting the Gardens for the day.

Meet Ed from Neshanic Valley Beekeepers for a Bee Talk - Why we need bees and how they help gardens. Come see the observation hive- See how the bees live and work.

Be sure to visit the Log Cabin area where you can meet the Youth Programs staff. While there you can paint a pumpkin ($3), check out the food and plant discovery tables and create fall crafts.

Food vendors for the day include:

Brook Hollow Farm
Cheezen - Food truck
Franks Pickled Peppers
Maple Magic
Neshanic Valley Bee Keepers
Patricia and Pau
Really Good Pretzels
Romarsi Pesto
Spoon me Soups
Unionville Vineyards

evergreen nature crafts farm

Cook Animal pumpkin