Membership Benefits & Upcoming Events

Your guide to getting the most out of your Governors Island Membership!

Upcoming Events

1st Annual Governors Island ShinDIG

Saturday, May 4

Join us as we gather as a community to work together on projects that help care for the Island AND celebrate the start of the season with a party! Members are invited to join for either (or both) parts of the day. Projects will happen between 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm and the party starts at 3:00pm! Members are invited to RSVP using the special code SHINDIGMEMBER.

Sunset Soirée on Governors Island

Tuesday, June 4

Celebrate summer in style at Sunset Soirée! Hosted at Collective Retreats, all ticket proceeds benefit the Friends of Governors Island so this is a great way to continue your support of the Island and enjoy an amazing party with the best view of the sunset in NYC. Members get a special discount on tickets!

Can’t remember the discount code? Email

Early Hours - for Steward, Partner and Leaders Circle-level members

Steward and Partner members, along with the Leaders Circle, are invited to enjoy Early Hours each weekend starting at 9am, June through August. Early Hours are a great opportunity to enjoy the Island before it opens to the public: enjoy a run or bike ride along the Island’s 7 miles of car-free path, a breakfast at Three Peaks Lodge at Collective Retreats with a view of the Statue of Liberty or simply soak up the sun with these rare opportunities for silence and solitude.

Note: Ferries for Early Access Hours depart from the Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan. Steward, Partner and Leaders Circle members can show their membership cards at the security desk to board the 9:00am ferry to the Island. As always, ferry fare is waived for members!

*This benefit is offered only to Steward, Partner and Leaders Circle members. See full list of membership levels
Interested in upgrading your membership? Email

Special Discounts for All Members

Show your member card at our favorite Island spots to receive a special discount:


Enjoy 10% off at Little Eva’s, Island Oyster and Taco Vista.

Enjoy 15% off at Three Peaks Lodge at Collective Retreats, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Jazz Age Lawn Party tickets: Get $10 off General Admission tickets by using the special member promo code. Can’t remember the code? Email

Blazing Saddles: Enjoy a discount each time you ride!

AdventuresGI: $2 off zip line rides, $1 off maze and Climbing Challenge, $2 off Adventure Combos