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].

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Waterfront Festival

June 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the vibrant waterfront on the shores of Randall’s Island at this free event!


• Games, nature crafts, and fun activities

• Live performance by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater

• Science learning, including bubbles with Bubbledad

• Face painting, music, and more!


• Live Jazz Band – performance times: 12pm and 3pm

• Arm-of-the-Sea – performance time: 1pm (this is a one hour show)

Location: Harlem River Picnic Area (near ferry dock)


June 23, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Harlem River Picnic Area, near ferry dock