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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Governors Island

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Summer may be winding down, but the fun on Governors Island will continue through September 25. Savor the last drops of the season with us this weekend before heading back to school. Enjoy an art festival, catch a hammock nap, or take a spin on a unicycle! Ferries run from Manhattan and Brooklyn on the weekend schedule this Labor Day.

4Heads Governors Island Art Fair
Weekends in September

Indulge your creativity and explore #GIAF2016, a free showcase of 100 eclectic artists located throughout Colonels Row. Stop inside the historic houses to see special exhibits or wander the lawns among large-scale sculptures, and enjoy food, drink, music and more. MORE INFO

Unicycling Festival

Saturday 9/3 - Sunday 9/4
11:30am - 4pm

The 7th Annual NYC’s Unicycle Festival rolls onto Governors Island this weekend. One wheel activities include basketball, sumo, hockey, a costume contest, workshops, shows, a learn-to-ride area, and much more. MORE INFO

Governors Island 365

Opening September 2
Imagine a Governors Island where you could work, learn, and play year-round. What would you do? Visit us at the #GovIsland365 Cube, an interactive chalkboard wall where you’re invited to write down your vision for a year-round Governors Island! The Cube is located near the welcome wall at Soissons Landing.

Geocaching on Governors Island

Through September 25th 
Explore Governors Island like never before! Geocaching is a scavenger hunt fit for the 21st century. Use the GPS on your mobile device to navigate coordinates and solve clues to discover hidden "caches" on the Island. MORE INFO

Check out many more upcoming events and exhibitions at

2016 Ferry Schedule
Don't miss the boat! Check the Brooklyn and Manhattan ferry times.
Bike, play, eat, learn, discover... Plan your visit here.
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