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Sweet Bee's Honey Festival
Celebrate the Bee!
ENJOY TASTINGS & SALES OF OF HONEYS, GOURMET FOODS & CRAFT BEVERAGES, PLUS GREAT ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING.
SWEET BEE’S HONEY FESTIVAL IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY BAUM IMAGE GROUP, INC., PRODUCERS OF AMERICA'S LARGEST CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, “THE CHOCOLATE EXPO”!
Admission to Sweet Bee's Honey Festival includes:
> Tastings & sales of local, regional and even international honeys, along with chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, cheeses, craft sodas, wines, meads, spirits and much more!
> Free showings of "Backyard Wilderness" on the giant dome in the JetBlue Airways Planetarium at 12 noon, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
> Honeybee-related programming and seminars led by the Cradle of Aviation, Friends of the Hempstead Plains, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Old Westbury Gardens and Mamaroneck High School's famous "Bee Team."
> See the giant honeybee art sculpture made entirely of biodegradable balloons by Airigami of Rochester, NY.
> Free face painting, children's activities by the Long Island Children's Museum and more!
> Live music performances.
> Access to all Cradle of Aviation exhibits learn more...
Online Tickets are $15 for Adults and $10 for Children (2-12) plus fees
Tickets at the Door are $20 for Adults and $15 for Children (2-12)
Online 5pm Special: $10 All Ages (2+) for Admission after 5pm
Tickets at the Door 5pm Special: $15 All Ages (2+) for Admission after 5pm
BEE part of the fun! Wear your favorite bee costume or t-shirt to Sweet Bee’s Honey Festival!
Also, help neighbors in need this season by bringing non-perishable food items to the Sweet Bee's Honey Festival Pre-Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Harry Chapin Food Bank at the Cradle of Aviation Museum or by dropping your donations between Friday, October 26th and Sunday, November 4th at any of our partner organizations including the Friends of the Hempstead Plains, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, Girl Scouts of Nassau County and Old Westbury Gardens.