City of Water Day! This weekend there will be the largest family friendly festival celebrating all that the waterfront has to offer in both New York and New Jersey! Enjoy a day of free boat tours, waterfront activities, food and music!
Don’t miss out on the biggest event, the Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race! This fun, team event is aimed to bring attention to all of the recreational fun in and around the NY-NJ Harbor! The competition will begin at 12p on Governors Island at Kayak Hill near Pier 101. There will be a 6 person limit per team to build the best water craft with the materials provided. Each team is given materials and will have two hours to design and build their craft. The race will begin at 2:30p as a panel of experts from local community boat building programs will offer help if necessary! Life jackets & paddles are available to borrow, or bring your own!
The City of Water Day Festival is a free day-long celebration of the world-class potential of the water that surrounds us and brings us together. Travel out to Governors Island to enjoy with thousands of people from throughout the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region!
The day will be packed with hundreds of unique, fun, and educational waterfront activities organized by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MWA) and its over 800 Alliance Partners!
Date: Saturday, July 8th
Time: 10a – 4p
Location: Governors Island
For more information, please visit http://www.cityofwaterday.org