Proposals and Rentals on Governors Island
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.
Reserve a Grill
Reserve a grill and get cooking on Governors Island! Reservations can be made while the Island is open to the public.
Film & Photography
Permits are required for film and photo shoots on Governors Island. Professional film and photo shoot permit applications are considered year-round.
Outdoor Public Events
Outdoor events that are open to the public, whether free or ticketed. Examples include: outdoor festivals, temporary installations, performances, concerts and educational programs presented by an organization or institution.
Indoor Public Programs
The Trust for Governors Island provides space to arts, cultural and educational organizations for hosting independent exhibitions, performances, installations, screenings, workshops and more.
Food and Beverage Concessions
The Trust for Governors Island invites food and beverage establishments to submit proposals on a rolling basis to operate on Governors Island.