Randall’s Island Events

Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Earth Day and Harvest Festivals and more. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information please email [email protected].

Earth Day Festival

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RIPA’s Earth Day Festival welcomes the warmer months, celebrates the planet we all share, and highlights the park’s spring beauty. Explore vibrant seasonal blooms, enchanting cherry blossoms, and embrace the spirit of sustainability. Join us for: Live music Arts, crafts, and educational activities Cooking demonstrations Free treats And more! Location: Fields 62/63 and the Urban […]

Boogie Down Storytime at Earth Day Festival

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Bring the family for Storytime in partnership with Boogie Down Books! As part of our Earth Day Festival, join us for an hour with our local literary experts who will read a themed children’s book and lead a mindfulness and movement activity. Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for […]

WonderSpark Puppet Show: The Little Red Hen & Puppet-Making Workshop

Join RIPA and WonderSpark Puppets for a puppet show and workshop at the Urban Farm! Help us figure out "Who Will Help Me Make the Bread?" The classic story of a Hen who needs YOUR help to make some bread! The Little Red Hen is an interactive play that gets kids moving their bodies, calling […]

Bird Bonanza

Come out to celebrate birds, especially those that are currently migrating through NYC, at Randall’s Island Park’s Bird Bonanza! Enjoy a day dedicated to our feathered friends with engaging activities and games suitable for all ages! Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

Big Truck Day

Strap on your seatbelt and get a close-up view of the big trucks that keep New York City clean and safe! Learn how firefighters, garbage truck drivers, and other big truck operators use these vehicles to drive our city forward. Location: Asphalt Pad behind Icahn Stadium For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or […]

Fireworks & Fun

Kick off the summer season on the Island! Enjoy evening of dancing, games, crafts, and music before the Astoria Park fireworks display at sundown (fireworks courtesy of Central Astoria, LDC). Relax afterward with the fireworks show taking place at sundown. Location: White Garden For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information, […]

Movie Night – Migration

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Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars overlooking the Hell Gate Bridge and city skyline! Migration will begin at sunset. Come early for games and to relax in the park! Location: Field 62 For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

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