Governors Island will open July 15 and tickets can be reserved starting Friday, July 10 at 10AM. Learn about our COVID-19 response.

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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.

Governors Island announces 2020 reopening

Governors Island is reopening July 15! To ensure the health and safety of all visitors, we’re implementing new protocols including a new ticket reservation system to ensure social distancing on our ferries, requiring face coverings, enhanced cleaning and more. Tickets will be available starting Friday, July 10 at 10AM. Learn about our 2020 season and our COVID-19 response here.