Events

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 100 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 publicprograms@randallsisland.org.


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May 2018

Birding Bonanza

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Randall’s Island Park is home to over 180 species of birds. Join us for a day of free, family-friendly bird watching! Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds as they thrive in the Island’s restored habitats. • Explore 20 acres of natural habitat • Guided walks with experts from RIPA and NYC Audubon • Live birds and information on bird rehabilitation from the Wild Bird Fund • Binoculars and bird guides provided • Crafts, games, and refreshments • Suitable for…

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Urban Farm Exploration Day

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2018

Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, fruit trees, fragrant herbs, and chickens too!  All ages welcome. Location: Urban Farm

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Art on the Farm!

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects on Saturdays at the Urban Farm! All ages welcome.   Location: Urban Farm

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Urban Farm Exploration Day

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2018

Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, fruit trees, fragrant herbs, and chickens too!  All ages welcome. Location: Urban Farm

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Yoga in the Park – Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes.  Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on the water. This is a free event!

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Water’s Edge Garden Tour – Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join an experienced RIPA horticulturist for a tour of one of the Island's stunning gardens.  Learn about the flowers, wildlife, plants and trees that can be found in the Water's Edge Garden!  This is a free event. Location: Tour meets at the base of the 103rd Street Footbridge Special Note: Tours held on April 28 and June 30 will be geared towards children and include nature activities and art!   

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Yoga in the Park

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until September 13, 2018

Stretch, breathe, and find your inner peace at our evening yoga classes. Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance & Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on the water. This is a free event! Click here for a map and directions to the yoga location! 

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FLOW C(ART): The Randall’s Island Art Cart

May 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

The Randall's Island FLOW C(ART) is full of art supplies to get your creative juices flowing!  Join us as we create different park-inspiring art projects each week!  This is a free pop-up art activity for all ages. Also, show us that you love Art and the Island! Take a photo with the art cart and tag us on social media (@randallsisland) we will say hi!!  Location: Base of the 103rd Street Footbridge

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Urban Farm Exploration Day

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2018

Explore the Urban Farm's variety of crops, fruit trees, fragrant herbs, and chickens too!  All ages welcome. Location: Urban Farm

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Art on the Farm!

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 13, 2018

Join us for fun farm art projects on Saturdays at the Urban Farm! All ages welcome.   Location: Urban Farm

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