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Mar 30, 2024
Governors Island - Governors Island - Colonels Row Green


11:45AM UPDATE: Thank you to every­one who came out bright and ear­ly for the sec­ond annu­al Gov­er­nors Island Egg Hunt! Due to incred­i­bly high demand, all 50,000 eggs have been found, but we still have a day full of free spring-themed activ­i­ties until 3pm. View the full sched­ule below.

Egg Hunt Schedule


  • All Ages Egg Hunt: 10am-3pm in the South Island Park
  • 5 & Under Egg Hunt: 10am-3pm in Ham­mock Grove
  • Island-wide Scav­enger Hunt: 10am-3pm, South Island Park

Event Sched­ule

All non-egg hunt event activ­i­ties will take place in Colonels Row. 

  • 10AM-3PM: Meet the Bun­ny pho­to op, give­aways with Tony’s Cho­colone­ly, crafts with Red Hook Art Project
  • 10AM-1PM: Meet the Earth Mat­ter Chickens
  • 10AM & 1PM: The Lit­tle Red Hen, a pup­pet show by Won­der­Spark Puppets
  • 11:30AM & 2:30PM: Bom­bas­tic Bub­ble show, pre­sent­ed by Bubbledad

Food will be avail­able for pur­chase onsite from Gov­er­nors Island ven­dors Mak­i­na Café, Lit­tle Eva’s, and Fauzi­a’s Heav­en­ly Delights, along­side food trucks includ­ing NAO’s Caribbean Fla­vors, Yan­kee Doo­dles, Par­adise Taquil­la, and Deploy Cof­fee.

No pre-reg­is­­tra­­tion is required, and the event is rain or shine. Please note, we antic­i­pate heavy vis­i­tor traf­fic to Gov­er­nors Island dur­ing the Egg Hunt. It’s strong­ly rec­om­mend­ed that you reserve fer­ry tick­ets in advance. 

Get­ting to Gov­er­nors Island

Fer­ries oper­at­ed by the Trust for Gov­er­nors Island run dai­ly from the Bat­tery Mar­itime Build­ing, locat­ed at 10 South Street in Low­er Man­hat­tan. Click here for sched­ules and tickets. 

NYC Fer­ry, the City’s pub­lic fer­ry ser­vice, also serves Gov­er­nors Island dai­ly year-round via the South Brook­lyn Route. The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island does not oper­ate NYC Fer­ry. Vis­it their web­site at for more infor­ma­tion and tick­ets.

The Gov­er­nors Island Egg Hunt is co-pre­sent­ed by the Trust for Gov­er­nors Island and the Friends of Gov­er­nors Island, with gen­er­ous sup­port from Tony’s Cho­colone­ly. Addi­tion­al sup­port pro­vid­ed by New York Cares.

Mar 30, 2024
Governors Island - Governors Island - Colonels Row Green