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.

Celebrate spring on Governors Island!

Governors Island opens May 1. Join us as we welcome in a new season of one of the city's most beloved parks with car-free cycling, art and culture from all corners of the city, hammocks and spring blooms - all with those unforgettable views of the Harbor. Ferries will be free for all visitors during opening week, May 1-6! Plan your visit now.

Enjoy the best of Governors Island!

Join or renew your membership to get a full year of benefits, including free ferry access, special discounts and invitations to members-only events, like Member Preview Day on Sunday, April 29. Join or renew today to receive your exclusive invitation to this sneak peek of the Island.