Event Listing Request
Events are a fun way to involve the community, get to know your neighbors, and increase membership. Past events at community gardens around the city have included art shows, movie nights, live music, children’s Halloween celebrations, farmers markets, harvest festivals, volunteer events, poetry readings, and more.
If your garden group is planning an event after the applicable deadlines below, please contact your Outreach Coordinator as soon as possible so that we can work with you to try to provide approval. Notifying GreenThumb of your garden events is required by the GreenThumb License and will enable us to better tell the stories of the amazing work garden groups are doing around the city and will help us better support all of you. Additionally, this process helps notify your group of permits commonly required under New York City laws and regulations. Thank you for the work you are doing to improve this city and to steward green spaces.
Request Approval For Your Garden Event
- To submit your garden event, please complete the event submission form, here.
- GreenThumb has also created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), which you can access, here.
- Additionally, we have created a flowchart to further illustrate the process, which you can find, here.
- Your event is not submitted until you have gone through all questions and clicked submit.
- City rules and regulations do change from time to time and additional permits may be required, please consult NYC Mayor's Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management.
- Any event held by or in partnership with GreenThumb, including Open Garden Day, workshops, our volunteer days, Art in the Garden, and similar, does not require this event submission process.
- Garden workdays, group meetings, and other internal Garden events and operations do not require written approval.
Reach out to your Outreach Coordinator or Alex Munoz, GreenThumb Assistant Director of Community Engagement, with questions or concerns. Gardens with large numbers of scheduled events per quarter can communicate with their Outreach Coordinator to discuss alternate methods of approval.