Governors Island

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    Photograph: Donald Yip

    Governors Island

    Governors Island
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    Governors Island

    Governors Island
  • Governors Island

    Governors Island

    Governors Island
  • Governors Island

    Governors Island

    Governors Island
  • Governors Island

    Governors Island

    Governors Island

Governors Island

Photograph: Donald Yip

Governors Island

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  • Address:

    Governors Island Governors Island
    Governors Island
    New York

  • Venue phone:

    212-440-2200

  • Venue website:

    govisland.com

  • Opening hours:

    7 days/week, 10am–7pm. May 24–Sept 28

  • Price:

    Ferry is $2 roundtrip

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    1. Governors Island
      • Governors Island
        Governors Island
        New York
      • 212-440-2200
      • govisland.com
      • 40.691377,-74.015746

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Jazz Age Lawn Party

History, Things to Do

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Brush up on your Fitzgerald and Hemingway in time for this outdoor bash, where part of Governors Island is transformed into a Prohibition-era soiree. Over two separate weekends, you can Charleston to Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra playing...

Jazz Age Lawn Party
  1. Sat Aug 16 – Sun Aug 17
  2. Governors Island
  3. $35, advance $30
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NYC Unicycle Festival

Alternative sports, Sports & rec, Things to Do, Events & Festivals, Cycling

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  • Free

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus presents three days of one-wheeled races, games and exhibitions. Demonstrate your cycling prowess on a 13-mile ride from City Hall to Coney Island in honor of Brooklyn Unicycle Day (Aug 31 at 3pm; unibridgetour.info). On September...

NYC Unicycle Festival
  1. Sat Aug 30 – Sun Aug 31
  2. Governors Island
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Rite of Summer Music Festival

Classical and opera

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  • Free

This congenial new-music series on Governors Island continues this afternoon with a two-set collaboration between the ETHEL string quartet, members of Iktus Percussion and participants in the New York Philharmonic's Very Young Composers program. Concerts...

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Classical and opera

  • Critics' pick
  • Free

This congenial new-music series on Governors Island continues this afternoon with a two-set collaboration between the ETHEL string quartet, members of Iktus Percussion and participants in the New York Philharmonic's Very Young Composers program. Concerts...

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Classical and opera

  • Critics' pick
  • Free

This congenial new-music series on Governors Island continues this afternoon with a two-set collaboration between the ETHEL string quartet, members of Iktus Percussion and participants in the New York Philharmonic's Very Young Composers program. Concerts...

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Classical and opera

  • Critics' pick
  • Free

This congenial new-music series on Governors Island continues this afternoon with a two-set collaboration between the ETHEL string quartet, members of Iktus Percussion and participants in the New York Philharmonic's Very Young Composers program. Concerts...

Rite of Summer Music Festival

Trade Practices

Experimental theater, Drama, Interactive theater

  • $$
  1. Sun Aug 31 – Sun Sep 21
  2. Governors Island
  3. $18
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Seth Troxler + The Martinez Brothers

Nightlife

  • $$$

Seth Troxler, who affects a kind of goofy, international-playboy persona, is a maker and spinner of often-beautiful house and techno, and the young Martinez Brothers specialize in a high-impact version of deep, soulful, sometimes techy house. Should make...

Seth Troxler + The Martinez Brothers
  1. Sun Aug 3
  2. Governors Island
  3. $45–$100
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Pros: Bring a bike and go on a sunny warm day:)

Cons: transportation to and fro.