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].


Randall’s Island Waterfront Walking Tour

103rd Street Footbridge

Join the Department of City Planning, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance as we explore the waterfront and shoreline of Randall's Island. Learn about the history of the Island and its incredible transformation over the past century. Walk through gardens, salt marshes, and other natural habitats to discuss climate … Continued

FDNY’s Training Academy “The Rock”

Join RIPA and NYC's Bravest for a tour of this unique and active training academy! Pre-registration is required. Click here to register!  Location to be shared upon registration.

A Jesse Owens Victory Lap – Walking Tour

Randall's Island Connector

Join RIPA and the Bronx Sole runners for a tour celebrating the Island's rich athletic history, specifically Jesse Owens' victorious Olympic trial performance. This is a free event. Location: Randall's Island Connector

A Jesse Owens Victory Lap – Running Tour

Randall's Island Connector

Join RIPA and the Bronx Sole runners for a tour celebrating the Island's rich athletic history, specifically Jesse Owens' victorious Olympic trial performance. This is a free event. Location: Randall's Island Connector