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Sheep Shearing Festival

May 13, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Time for a haircut! Watch as our sheep get their much-needed spring trims.

Celebrate Spring on the farm! Join us for NYC’s ONLY sheep shearing festival. Farmer-led tours and sheep shearing demonstrations connect visitors to life on the farm. Learn about the cycle of wool processing, shop a selection of Queens Farm’s very own yarn, and visit with fiber artisans as they showcase spinning, weaving, and knitting. Get down to the foot stomping rhythms of live music, and enjoy hayrides*, kids crafts, and a free scavenger hunt to add to the fun! Visit the historic Adriance Farmhouse for 18th-century cooking demos, and pick up seedlings for your home garden at Queens Farm’s spring plant sale. Be sure to stop by the Con Edison Ecology Booth to Adopt-a-Worm and get recycling tips. Local brews and tasty food vendors will keep you coming baaa-ck for more.

*Hayrides: $6/person; purchase on-site


• Eventbrite email confirmation will automatically be sent to you upon completion of purchase.

• Advance online tickets required; no door tickets available.

• Free admission for 0-2 year olds

• Sheep shearing times will be posted in advance at queensfarm.org.

• No refunds/exchanges on event tickets. Tickets cannot be replaced or transferred. If event is canceled by Queens Farm due to weather, Queens Farm will administer full refunds. Weather updates will be posted at queensfarm.org.

• Farm members can receive 15% off this program. Contact [email protected] to access discount and confirm your membership. To become a Farm Member, please call 718.347.3276 or email [email protected]. Queens Farm membership info can be found here.

• Queens County Farm Museum is not a participating institution of idNYC or Cool Culture.


• Free event parking available

• Bicycle rack available on-site

• Farm grounds and restrooms are accessible.

• Strollers, backpacks and bottled water are permitted on our grounds.

• Pets are not allowed, for the safety of our farm animals and visitors. Service animals are permitted as described by the ADA.

• No designated storage for strollers, bags, or coats. Strollers are allowed in the egg hunt area.

• Check for event updates at queensfarm.org if inclement weather is forecasted.

QUESTIONS? Email [email protected] between Mon–Fri and someone will get back to you.


May 13, 2023
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY 11004 United States