! Alert

NYC Ferry’s South Brooklyn route is temporarily bypassing Governors Island through mid-February due to planned maintenance. During this time, Trust-operated ferries continue to run daily every half hour from 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan. Click here for schedules, tickets, and more info on getting to Governors Island.

NYC Ferry’s South Brooklyn route is temporarily bypassing Governors Island through mid-February due to planned maintenance. During this time, Trust-operated ferries continue to run daily every half hour from 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan. Click here for schedules, tickets, and more info on getting to Governors Island.

Late Nights at Gov­er­nors Island To Start July 2

...

If you’re look­ing for evening activ­i­ties this Fri­day and Sat­ur­day, look no fur­ther — sum­mer late nights at Gov­er­nors Island kick off on Fri­day, July 2! Hop on an evening fer­ry and explore every­thing the Island’s 120 acres have to offer, all while enjoy­ing unpar­al­leled New York City sun­set views. 

Gov­er­nors Island will be open until 10pm on Fri­days and Sat­ur­days through Labor Day, with addi­tion­al fer­ry ser­vice from the Bat­tery Mar­itime Build­ing at 10 South Street in Man­hat­tan. Click here for fer­ry sched­ules and to book fer­ry tickets. 

There will be plen­ty to see, eat, and do dur­ing these extra hours. Vis­i­tors will have their pick of deli­cious food and bev­er­ages—think brick oven piz­za, tacos, oys­ters, Ethiopi­an and Eritre­an fare, ice cream sand­wich­es and more. Late night food ven­dors include: 

  • Island Oys­ter
  • Piz­za Yard 
  • Taco Vista
  • Mak­i­na Café 
  • Lit­tle Eva’s
  • Sea Bis­cuit
  • Threes Brew­ing & The Meat Hook 
  • Melt Bak­ery
  • Kim­chi Taco 
  • Mai Bpen Rai Papaya Salads 
  • Malai Ice Cream (Sat­ur­days only) 
  • Ter­ry & Yaki 

Bicy­cle rentals & spe­cial activ­i­ties from Blaz­ing Sad­dles will also be avail­able until sun­set on these Fri­days and Sat­ur­days, and select arts and cul­tur­al pro­gram­ming will also par­tic­i­pate: West Harlem Art Fund’s indoor and out­door exhi­bi­tions will be open until 9 p.m. on July 23, July 30, August 6 and August 20; Pratt Institute’s Grad­u­ate Archi­tec­ture & Urban Design (GAUD) program’s exhib­it will be open late on July 16 with an open­ing cel­e­bra­tion; Open House New York and Ges­so are hold­ing a self-guid­ed audio tour on July 16; and Not for Nut­ten is on view in the Bat­tery Mar­itime Build­ing dur­ing all late night hours. 

Addi­tion­al late-night ven­dors, pro­grams and activ­i­ties will con­tin­ue to be announced through­out the summer. 

GET­TING TO LATE NIGHTS AT GOV­ER­NORS ISLAND

Late night fer­ry ser­vice to Gov­er­nors Island fer­ries will run until 10pm on Fri­days and Sat­ur­days between the Bat­tery Mar­itime Build­ing at 10 South Street in Man­hat­tan and Sois­sons Land­ing on the Island. Click here to view the expand­ed sched­ule and reserve your tickets. 

Vis­i­tors must reserve fer­ry tick­ets in advance of their trip to Gov­er­nors Island, and face cov­er­ings are required while board­ing and rid­ing fer­ries. Gov­er­nors Island fer­ries are always free for chil­dren 12 and under, seniors 65 and up, res­i­dents of NYCHA hous­ing, IDNYC hold­ers, cur­rent and for­mer mil­i­tary ser­vice­mem­bers and Gov­er­nors Island mem­bers. There is no sur­charge for bicy­cles or strollers at any time. The Trust also offers waived fares for non-prof­it com­mu­ni­ty-based orga­ni­za­tions, youth camps, and senior cen­ters through­out New York City. To inquire about group vis­its, orga­ni­za­tions may email groupvisits@​govisland.​org.