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

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Urban Farm Workshop – Sylvia Center

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Sylvia Center will lead a drop-in cooking workshop at the Randall’s Island Park Urban Farm. The Sylvia Center encourages the idea of growing a community of healthy eaters – and it starts with teaching young people how to cook. This is a free event.

Join us as we make pickled radishes and unique salads with strawberries and fresh peas!


June 15
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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