Randall’s Island 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].

Urban Farm Cooking Demonstration

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Stop by the farm this summer to sample easy-to-make recipes featuring the farm’s seasonal produce. Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, […]

Team RIVER – Natural Areas

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Volunteer with Team RIVER (Randall’s Island Volunteer Ecological Restorers) and help keep Randall’s Island Park beautiful! Team RIVER Volunteers regularly work with the Natural Areas team twice a month to […]

Cocktails on the Farm

Join us for an evening of farm-to-high table cocktails and mocktails at the Urban Farm. Purchase and sample beverages infused with farm fresh flavors, savor freshly harvested snacks, and mingle […]

Movie Night – Elemental

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Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars overlooking the Hell Gate Bridge and city skyline! Elemental will begin at sunset. Come early for games and to relax […]

Jesse Owens Track & Field Youth Program

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The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, in partnership with City Parks Foundation, continues to offer the Jesse Owens Track and Field Youth Program! This free, weekly track & field youth program […]

Live & Local Art Pop-Up

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) for a vibrant celebration of art and creativity at the Live & Local Art Pop-Up! For the first time, RIPA brings you an […]

International Coastal Cleanup

In partnership with volunteer organizations and individuals around the globe, the International Coastal Cleanup® (ICC) engages people to remove trash from the world’s beaches and waterways. Thanks to millions of […]

Bike Ride to Harvest Festival

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Ride to Harvest Festival with El Barrio Bikes! Meet up at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem and enjoy a scenic ride along the riverfront and through the park, ending at […]

Halloween Boo Bash

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween Fun! Come out to Randall’s Island Park for Halloween-themed activities, treats, music, and more. Costumes are welcome! Location: White Garden For inquiries about […]

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