The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

Give a gift so we can stay merry and bright

Give a gift in honor of your loved one. Rose bush, hammock, working dog or chair, all gifts support Governors Island and include:

  • Governors Island membership
  • Limited edition gift
  • Personalized adoption certificate and letter

Order by Monday, December 17 for delivery by Christmas.

Call for food and drink on Governors Island in 2019

Purveyors of food and beverage are invited to submit proposals to operate on Governors Island for the 2019 season! There are several flexible, high-traffic stationary sites as well as opportunities for mobile food carts. Find out more.