Governors Island is reopening May 1

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.

Governors Island to Open One Month Early in 2017 on May 1!

Have you ever dreamed about what Governors Island might be like in the spring? This year, we are excited to announce that the Island will open to the public one month early on May 1! For the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to experience the spring season on the Island, and will have the opportunity to explore its beautiful public spaces and springtime plantings, recreational activities and diverse cultural programming during the month of May. Read more here.