Please be advised that our permit system is currently undergoing maintenance and will be unavailable today, Monday, February 19, to return tomorrow, February 20.

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.

Bring your program to Governors Island in 2018!

Individuals or organizations planning a program or event on Governors Island in 2018 are invited to submit a proposal, or apply for a site rental or reservation! Free space is available to organizations who produce programs that are free and open to the public. Submissions for season-long proposals have closed, but shorter term proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis. Read more and apply now.