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].


Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Join us for a tour of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh! Learn about the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island’s history has shaped our natural areas.

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Join us for a tour of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh! Learn about the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island's history has shaped our natural areas.

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

Randall's Island Connector

Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh!  Learn about the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island's history has shaped our natural areas.

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

Randall's Island Connector

Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh!  Learn about the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island’s history has shaped our natural areas.

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Join us for the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour and discover the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island's history has shaped our natural areas. Location: Little Hell Gate Boardwalk, south of Icahn Stadium

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Join us and discover the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island's history has shaped our natural areas.  This is a free event. Location: Little Hell Gate Boardwalk, south of Icahn Stadium Special Note: The Oct 20 tour will be geared towards children, with nature activities and … Continued

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh Tour – Cancelled

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Join us and discover the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the Island's history has shaped our natural areas.  This is a free event. Location: Little Hell Gate Boardwalk, south of Icahn Stadium Special Note: The Oct 20 tour will be geared towards children, with nature activities and … Continued

Little Hell Gate Saltmarsh Pollinator Week Tour

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh

Join our naturalists for a guided tour as we celebrate the pollinators of our Little Hell Gate Saltmarsh.  This fun and informative walk will take an up-close and personal look at the incredible insects, birds, and other animals that pollinate the unique plants of the salt marsh. Date: June 23, from 3 - 4 pm … Continued

International Coastal Clean Up

Icahn Stadium

Celebrate the annual International Coastal Clean Up with the Randall's Island Natural Areas team. We will be getting up close and personal with the island's 4.5 miles of coastline and restored wetlands. Volunteers will help remove plastics and other marine debris as part of the Ocean Conservancy's #Trashfreewaters campaign. We will document all the debris, … Continued

520 Shoreline Tour

103rd Street Footbridge

Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance and NYC Department of Planning for an informative and interactive tour along part of the island's 4.5 miles of coastline. The tour will explore the potential of a brand-new shoreline project to improve coastal resiliency, public access, and recreation along the Harlem River and finish in the beautifully restored … Continued