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.

Presenting: Governors Island 2018 Year in Review

We are proud to present the Governors Island 2018 Year in Review! From May to October, Governors Island is where New Yorkers get away. Last year, visitors like you saw later nights, more sunsets and celebrations, more ferry trips and harbor breezes, more art and recreation, and more to discover. Look back at our favorite memories of 2018, and don’t forget – we’re only 3 months away from Governors Island’s opening day! Read the full report here.

Host your event on Governors Island

Bring your event to an iconic NYC venue with some spectacular views! Governors Island is accepting proposals for events, festivals, concerts and more for the 2019 season. Apply for a permit here.