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].

Solar Eclipse Party

Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance for an unforgettable 2024 Solar Eclipse viewing event! Experience this rare, once-in-a-generation celestial phenomenon on Randall's Island with complimentary light refreshments and educational information […]

Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a spotted lanternfly squish-fest! Learn how to identify and remove egg masses, and help us squash as many eggs as possible. Citizen squashers […]

Urban Farm Volunteers

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Volunteer with our team to manage our one-acre Urban Farm! Whether you are new to our farm or have been a tried-and-true weekly volunteer, come and join us! Volunteers must […]

Bike Ride to Earth Day Festival

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Ride to Earth Day 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 […]

Plant Swap @ Earth Day Festival

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Leave a plant and take a plant at Earth Day Festival on Randall’s Island! Participants can make some friends, play with some soil, and bring home your own green friend […]

Earth Day Festival

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RIPA’s Earth Day Festival welcomes the warmer months, celebrates the planet we all share, and highlights the park’s spring beauty. Explore vibrant seasonal blooms, enchanting cherry blossoms, and embrace the […]

Salt Marsh Open Hours

Stop by the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh on Saturday, April 27th between 1 and 3 PM to learn about the importance of these tidal wetlands, see some critters that […]

Riverkeeper Sweep

This annual event helps us keep our shoreline free of marine plastics and refuse. Community friends and partners band together to remove and prevent hundreds of pounds of litter from […]

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