! Alert

FERRY ALERT: New York Harbor will be experiencing planned closures on Monday, February 26, 2024. Because of this, Governors Island ferry service may be experience delays between 1:30-2:30pm and 6-7pm on February 26. Times are subject to change, click here for updates.

FERRY ALERT: New York Harbor will be experiencing planned closures on Monday, February 26, 2024. Because of this, Governors Island ferry service may be experience delays between 1:30-2:30pm and 6-7pm on February 26. Times are subject to change, click here for updates.

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.

YEAR IN REVIEW

2023 marked two decades since Governors Island was transferred from federal to local control. Over the past 20 years, Governors Island has become one of New York City’s most treasured resources. From ground­break­ing arts and cul­ture to incred­i­ble events and cel­e­bra­tions to major mile­stones in cre­at­ing a hub for cli­mate edu­ca­tion and research, it was an unfor­get­table year on Gov­er­nors Island. We’re proud to share our 2023 Year in Review, available for download here.