Cradle of Aviation Museum


Sunday, November 4, 2018



Cradle of Aviation Museum

Charles Lindbergh Blvd

Garden City, NY 11530

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About the Event

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...

BEE part of the fun! Wear your favorite bee costume or t-shirt to Sweet Bee’s Honey Festival!

And, BEE sure to follow Sweet Bee's Honey Festival on Facebook to find out all the latest information about this event.

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 Long Island Children's Museum, Friends of the Hempstead Plains, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County, Girl Scouts of Nassau County and Old Westbury Gardens.

In addition, a special Pet Food Drive will take place on Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th at Old Westbury Gardens during their “Dog Days” event to help families with pets.

Honey Festival Photos

Note: Photos below from our first-ever Honey Festival at Museum Village in Monroe, NY, on Sunday, June 10, 2018, to give you a sense of the fun that we plan to bring to Long Island!

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