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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103rd Street Footbridge

January 2022

Winter Bird Walk

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a guided tour to look for and learn about the approximately 50+ species of birds that migrate to the Park during the winter season or live year-round on Randall's Island! We invite all levels, from first timers to experienced birders and welcome individuals of all abilities and backgrounds. This program will help participants locate, identify and learn about birds and the New York City environment. It will be an exciting tour as Randall's Island Park is an oasis where…

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