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].

Waterfront Festival

Celebrate water, science, and summer fun at Randall’s Island annual Waterfront Festival! All ages and abilities are welcome to kick off the season along the park’s stunning waterfront. Join us for: Live music Arts, crafts, and educational activities Interactive life-sized bubbles Free treats A live performance by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater and more! Location: East River Picnic […]

Dance in the Park

Get your groove on with us for a dance class with Sweet Water Dance & Yoga! Join us for classes teaching the fundamentals of bachata, salsa, and dance aerobics along our scenic waterfront. Come early for our 10 AM yoga class to stretch out beforehand! Location: East River Picnic Area (across from Field 72) For […]

Boogie Down Storytime at Waterfront Festival

Bring the family for Storytime in partnership with Boogie Down Books! As part of our Waterfront Festival, join us for an hour with our local literary experts who will read a themed children’s book and lead a mindfulness and movement activity. Location: East River Picnic Area For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or […]

Cooking Demonstration at Waterfront Festival

Stop by the Waterfront Festival to sample an easy-to-make recipe featuring seasonal produce from our Urban Farm. Location: East River Picnic Area For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

Dance in the Park

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Get your groove on with us for a dance class with Sweet Water Dance & Yoga! Join us for classes teaching the fundamentals of bachata, salsa, and dance aerobics along our scenic waterfront. Come early for our 10 AM yoga class to stretch out beforehand! Location: East River Picnic Area (across from Field 72) For […]

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