Let the Fun Begin

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Rain or Shine
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids FestJoin Us  for KidsFest on Sunday, September 16th from noon - 4:00 pm.  

Back by popular demand, Kidsfest returns to Old Westbury Gardens this fall!  Visitors are invited for a day of fun and educational activities throughout historical Old Westbury Gardens.

KidsFest is an interactive celebration of Kid Power and the Environment hosting upwards of 1,000 visitors annually!  Immersed in history, the former Phipps estate is the ideal location for students of all ages, with unique opportunities unlike anywhere else on Long Island.

Live Music

This year, we're excited to feature a high-energy performance by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.  The band is a Grammy winning, internationally touring, purple velvet tuxedo wearing family funk phenemenon. Combining the positive, primal power of hip hop with the surreal storytelling of science fiction, 23 Skidoo has concocted a potent potion that wows family crowds across the planet.  They will put on a performance for the whole family that will make everyone at Old Westbury Gardens want to jump up and down and dance the entire afternoon! Concert at 2:30 pm. Rain or Shine!

Secret Agent 23ADMISSION
$12.00 - General Admission for House and Gardens
$  10.00 - Over 62
$  7.00 - Children 7-17
Free - Children 6 and under
Free - Members (click HERE for membership information)

See you here!

Displays will be on exhibit from the following organizations:

NYC Department of Environmental Conservation

Astronomical Society of Long Island

Bailey Arboretum

Chef Paula &

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Island Harvest Food Bank

Westbury Children's Library

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum

Friends of the Hempstead Plains

Seatuck Environmental Association

Theodore Roosevelt Council, Boy Scouts of America

Town of Oyster Bay Department of Environmental Resources

Volunteers for Wildlife

Westbury Arts


And more!

Hands-on crafts and activites include:
  • Head in the Clouds Skywatch and Craft
  • Can You Dig It? Take Home Bulb Planting
  • Interactive Conservation Water Wall
  • Klime Works 25' Climbing Wall
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo performance at 2:30 pm
  • Stick Horse Historic Polo Races
  • Free Annual Family Membership Givaway
  • Crafts, Games, and loads more!