- Talks + Tours
Winter Solstice Sunset Walk
Meet at Perkins Visitor Center
Free, and admission to the grounds is free on ThursdaysEVENT FULL
This event is at capacity. We welcome everyone to come enjoy the gardens at night during the Winter Solstice, but only current registrants will be granted access to participate in the guided walks.
Bundle up and explore the serene winter garden on the shortest day of the year, guided by Senior Horticultural Interpreter Jess Brey. As the setting sun casts long shadows across the landscape, enjoy a stroll among seasonal botanical wonders including majestic evergreens in shades of gold and green, fiery red-twig dogwoods and bedazzled shrubs with pink, purple and red berries. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Winter Haven event.
Severe weather cancels.
Advance registration encouraged, online or by calling 718.549.3200 x251. Day-of registration based on availability and not guaranteed.
Questions? Please email us at email@example.com or call the telephone number and extension above.
Walks follow a variety of routes along mixed-material pathways and varying elevations.
Jess Brey is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. She leads seasonal walks, develops programs and writes, and provides images for, the monthly “In the Garden Now” email—and journal entries at wavehill.org—highlighting the garden’s unique collection, design and history. Jess has an MPS in Horticulture specializing in Public Garden Leadership from Cornell University.