! 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.

Food & Drink

See our deli­cious food and bev­er­age ven­dors below. Please note: food ven­dor hours are sub­ject to weath­er-relat­ed changes. Inter­est­ed in becom­ing a food ven­dor on Gov­er­nors Island? Click here.

Pic­nick­ing on Gov­er­nors Island

Vis­i­tors to Gov­er­nors Island are wel­come to bring their own food. There are plen­ty of shad­ed green spaces on the Island that are per­fect for lay­ing a blan­ket on the grass, or Adiron­dack chairs and pic­nic tables for those who would pre­fer them. Vis­i­tors are not per­mit­ted to bring alco­hol, but it can be pur­chased and con­sumed in spe­cif­ic areas. 

Grilling on Gov­er­nors Island

Grilling is not allowed except at grilling sta­tions avail­able by per­mit May through Novem­ber. Grill reser­va­tions will reopen in Spring 2023.