• City of Water Day

    City of Water Day Returns July 16

    The ninth annual City of Water Day will return to Governors Island on July 16, 10 AM to 4 PM. Those with human-powered boats and kayaks are invited to paddle to the Island; for those without boats free rowing, kayaking, and paddle-boarding will be offered. The highlight of the day is the Cardboard Kayak Race on the water. The event is also held in Hoboken at Maxwell Place Park and neighborhood locations around New York Harbor. The events are sponsored by the Waterfront Alliance, working to revitalize the harbor and waterfront. The Waterfront Alliance’s City of Water Day is a free, family-oriented celebration of the world-class potential of the New…

  • News

    Annual Family Festival on Sunday, May 24

    The Governors Island Alliance has announced the activities for for the 11th Annual Family Festival on Governors Island. Date: Sunday, May 24th Time: Noon-4pm Place: Nolan Park The Family Festival will kick off an exciting summer of programming on Governors Island. This year’s festival will explore the intersection between the environment, conservation, sustainability, and art. Highlights include: Arm of the Sea Theater Arts in Action Visual Art Program Live music with Astrograss The Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theater Rides on the Homespun Merry-Go-Round Theatrical performances by Story Pirates With FREE activities by: Earth Matter The Trust for Governors Island Lisa Abbatomarco OgoSport GrowNYC NY Aquarium Children’s Museum of the Arts…