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].

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Cherry Blossom Festival

May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the spring season at this annual free festival on Randall’s Island!


• Paper flower making

• Kite making

• Japanese folk dancing and drumming

• Try on a summer kimono (yukata)

• Crafts, games, face painting and more!


• Dixie Automatic

• Taiko Masala Dojo Drummers

• Taisan Tanaka Calligraphy

• Minbuza Folk Dancers

Location: Fields 62 & 63, Urban Farm

Please note: Parking will be extremely limited on Saturday, May 4 due to multiple events on the Island. Please take public transportation or walk over the 103 Street Footbridge to enjoy the Island. Thank you! 


May 4, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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