Randall’s Island Park has a rich history of hosting cultural events and continues to do so today. Throughout the year, RIPA provides numerous free drop-in programs such as walking tours, movie nights, waterfront activities and our annual Cherry Blossom and Harvest Festivals. In addition, large special events, produced by independent organizations other than the City and RIPA, offer visitors a great variety of exciting options – continuing the Island’s strong tradition as a central entertainment venue for New York City.

RIPA hosts over 300 free public events each year. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. For additional information contact our Public Programs team at [email protected].

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Children’s Read-Aloud 

August 28 @ 10:00 am

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One event on July 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 28, 2021 at 10:00 am

Join us on the Farm for snacks and a good book (or two). Every Saturday morning in July and August join us for our read-aloud, with some of the RIPA staff and guest readers. What a wonderful way to start a summer weekend. All ages welcome. Every week we will raffle off a book – you must be present to win.  

Location: Urban Farm 

Saturdays at 10 am

July 10, 17, 24 and 31st &  August 14, 21 and 28.  



August 28
10:00 am