Governors Island will be open until 7PM on July 4 with ferry service from Brooklyn and Manhattan


Family Fun Day

May 28, 2017
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nolan Park

Kick off an exciting summer on Governors Island! Family Fun Day celebrates the season’s opening and the Island’s playful nature and free-range attitude. All performances and activities are family-friendly and FREE to the public.

Improvise with Story Pirates, be amazed and inspired by Mario the Magician and his inventions, show off your mad dance moves to Grammy-winning Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets, march with Shinbone Alley Stilt Band, and goof around with Loony Toony the Clown!

Other performers and programmers include:

Face painting by Agostino Arts

Billion Oyster Project

Christodora

Dysfunctional Collective

Earth Matter

Freestyle Family

Global Empowerment Theatre

The Homespun Merry Go Round

Puppet making with Lisa Abbatomarco

National Park Service

NYC Audubon

OgoSport

The Painted Cloud

Food by:

Blue Marble

Butterstein’s

GoGo squeeZ

People’s Pops

Perfect Picnic

Renegade Lemonade

The festival takes place in the Island’s historic district. With its open grassy areas, tall shady trees, and charming 19th century cottages, it’s the perfect place for watching the performances, playing games and ­picnicking!

Event Focus: art, music, theater, environmental education, outdoor games

Getting There
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 7 Minutes from Yankee Pier
1 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier