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.

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Cherry Blossom Festival

April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the spring season and Japanese culture at our free festival on Randall’s Island!

• Paper flower making
• Face painting
• Kite flying
• Yoyo balloon fishing
• Origami with Taro’s Origami Studio
• Try on a kimono with New York de Volunteer
• Crafts, games, and more!

• J.D. Patch Band (12pm-4pm)
• NY Suwa Taiko Drumming (12:30pm & 2:30pm)
• Taisan Tanaka Calligraphy (2:30pm)


Food Vendors:
R.Cano Catering

• Complimentary beverages from ITO EN

Location: Fields 62/63 next to the Urban Farm


April 21, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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