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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Unexpected History of Common Plants Tour

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on October 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Take a guided tour* with an expert horticulturist along the Water’s Edge Garden to the Woodland Garden and learn the fascinating history of common garden plants. DIY crafts will be provided at the end of the tour!

*Registration is required to attend this event. Social distancing guidelines will apply.

Location: Base of the 103rd Street Footbridge 

Click here to register! 



October 3
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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