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Ferry notice: Manhattan riders should expect longer wait times for the weekend of 8/8-8/9 due to a vessel out of service. Click here for more info.

Ferry notice: Manhattan riders should expect longer wait times for the weekend of 8/8-8/9 due to a vessel out of service. Click here for more info.

Proposals and Rentals on Governors Island

Please note that due to the effects of COVID-19, all large events on Governors Island will be canceled through September, 2020. We are not currently issuing 2020 permits at this time. See more information on our COVID-19 response here.

Grilling stations are available on a limited, reservation-only basis during the Island's 2020 season. Learn more and reserve a grilling station below.

With a range of public programming in the areas of arts and culture, education and outdoor recreation, there is always something new to discover on Governors Island. If you are planning a program or event that requires reserved space, please select a category below for instructions on how to submit a proposal or apply for a site permit.


Permit Types