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].


Tabling at the 103rd Street Footbridge

103rd Street Footbridge

Join us at the Footbridge for school supply giveaways! Location: touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information, please email [email protected].

Fungus Festival

Urban Farm

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the New York Mycological Society for a free event celebrating all things fungi! Registration is required here. Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information, please email [email protected].

MLK Day of Volunteer Community Service with Repair the World

Icahn Stadium

Join us to honor Martin Luther King Junior by volunteering at Randall's Island Park! Randall’s Island Park Alliance seeks volunteers with the ability to paint creative, readable signs for our Urban Farm and other areas on the island. We seek Artists, or other craftspeople who can help us make clean legible signs within a time … Continued

MLK Day of Volunteer Community Service with Repair the World

Icahn Stadium

Join us to honor Martin Luther King Junior by volunteering at Randall’s Island Park! Randall’s Island Park Alliance seeks volunteers with the ability to paint creative, readable signs for our Urban Farm and other areas on the island. We seek Artists, or other craftspeople who can help us make clean legible signs within a time … Continued

Urban Farm Community Meeting

Urban Farm

The Urban Farm on Randall's Island is seeking your input! Farm volunteers, curious visitors, and future farm friends are all welcome to join the farmers for this mid-winter chat. We'll dive into the history and mission of our Urban Farm, hear and share exciting updates from 2023, and together with our farmers, chart the course … Continued

Winter Tree Identification

Icahn Stadium

Have you ever walked through the woods in the winter and wondered how to identify the trees without leaves? Join us for training on what to look for to properly identify trees! The training will begin indoors, then head out into the field to test out what we learned. Registration is required here. Location: Icahn … Continued

Snowshoeing and Winter Fun!

Water's Edge Garden by the Woodland

Join us for an afternoon of FREE fun in the snow! We will have snowshoeing, hot chocolate, and s’more wintery activities!  Please note: Most of our snowshoes will fit children between the ages of 6-15. Adults are welcome to join if they feel they can do so comfortably without snowshoes.  Location: Woodland Garden (just north … Continued

Celebrating Black History Month: Arts, Nature and Wellness in Harlem

East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center 158 E 115th Street, New York, New York

Join RIPA in this celebration of Black History Month as we uplift the stories and work of our local Black community. We’ll gather at the East Harlem Health Action Center to enjoy food from a local business, participate in a dance class, and engage in nature-based activities with our local partners. Create a craft to … Continued