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].

Boogie Down Storytime at Earth Day Festival

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Bring the family for Storytime in partnership with Boogie Down Books! As part of our Earth Day 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: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for […]

Urban Farm Volunteers

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Volunteer with our team to manage our one-acre Urban Farm! Whether you are new to our farm or have been a tried-and-true weekly volunteer, come and join us! Volunteers must be at least 10 years old. Individuals under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult who volunteers with them. Individuals ages 16 […]

WonderSpark Puppet Show: The Little Red Hen & Puppet-Making Workshop

Join RIPA and WonderSpark Puppets for a puppet show and workshop at the Urban Farm! Help us figure out "Who Will Help Me Make the Bread?" The classic story of a Hen who needs YOUR help to make some bread! The Little Red Hen is an interactive play that gets kids moving their bodies, calling […]

Birding with NYC Audubon

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Join NYC Audubon for an adult-centered bird tour. We’ll leave from the Urban Farm and search for feathered friends around the area. Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

Bird Bonanza

Come out to celebrate birds, especially those that are currently migrating through NYC, at Randall’s Island Park’s Bird Bonanza! Enjoy a day dedicated to our feathered friends with engaging activities and games suitable for all ages! Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

Cocktails on the Farm – Pride Edition!

Join us for an evening of farm-to-high table cocktails and mocktails at the Urban Farm. Purchase and sample beverages infused with farm fresh flavors, savor freshly harvested snacks, and mingle with new and old friends. Ages 21+! Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

Urban Farm Cooking Demonstration

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Stop by the farm this summer to sample easy-to-make recipes featuring the farm’s seasonal produce. Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

Cooking on the Farm with Chef Angie

Join us in the Urban Farm’s kitchen for an interactive cooking demo by local Chef Angie! With the chef’s guidance, use ingredients harvested from the Urban Farm to create a culturally significant, farm-to-table dish that you’ll get to enjoy. Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please […]

Cocktails on the Farm – Our Birthday Dance Party!

Join us for an evening of farm-to-high table cocktails and mocktails at the Urban Farm. Purchase and sample beverages infused with farm fresh flavors, savor freshly harvested snacks, and mingle with new and old friends. Ages 21+! Location: Urban Farm For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation, or for event information, please email [email protected].

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