Jul 15, 2018
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nolan Park

NEW DATE: Sunday, July 15

Family Fun Day celebrates Governors Island’s green spaces and its playful attitude. This outdoor festival will feature live music, theatrical performances, arts and crafts, educational workshops, face painting, games, ice cream and other snacks, and a build-your-own playground.

Let us know you’re coming! This event is open to the public and completely free. Registration is not required but you can help us plan by RSVPing here.

Performers and activities include:

Story Pirates

Long Island Vegetable Orchestra

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company

Mario “the Maker” Magician

Loony Toony the Clown

arts and crafts with Lisa Abbatomarco

Facepainting Concessions


Freestyle Arts Association

The Homespun Merry Go Round

Painted Cloud

Children’s Museum of the Arts

ACLU of New York

Spirit Riding Free

Student Conservation Association


Earth Matter

Art Force 5


Food by:

Blue Marble Ice Cream

GoGo Squeeze

Little Eva’s

People’s Pops

Wafels & Dinges

Are you a Governors Island member? Stop by the Friends tent on Family Fun Day to pick up your complimentary picnic blanket!

Not a member? Join today!

Note: Blankets are available on a first come, first serve basis. Limit one blanket per family.

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