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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August 2019

Outdoor Movie Night – Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

August 11 @ 8:00 pm

While money can't buy love, it can certainly complicate things! Rachel Chu is excited to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. But little does she know that the guy she views as just “Nick” is not only wealthy but one of the most eligible bachelors in the country! With all eyes on her and many waiting for her to fail, Rachel must contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far more dangerous --…

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September 2019

Outdoor Movie Night – Creed II (PG-13)

September 8 @ 7:30 pm

Creed II reminds us that no matter where you go, remember your roots! Adonis Creed is at the height of his career and happy with his best friend and fiancée Bianca by his side. Against the wishes of his mentor Rocky Balboa, Creed accepts a challenge from Viktor Drago. This fight brings a feud that has spanned over three decades to its breaking point. It will take the love and support of Bianca and the training of Rocky to prepare Creed…

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