Governors Island will stay open late until 10PM every Friday beginning Memorial Day weekend through September 14.
Visitors during Late Friday nights will be able to enjoy the Island’s park spaces and historic settings with the backdrop of the city skyline and sunsets over the harbor. Bike rentals will be available to visitors. Select season-long arts, cultural and science programming in the Island’s historic former officer’s homes in Nolan Park and Colonels Row will remain open during late Fridays.
A diverse array of food offerings will also be open late during Late Fridays. Island Oyster, Governors Island’s popular waterfront restaurant located near the Manhattan ferry landing will remain open until 10PM with easygoing summer fare, a tropically inspired cocktail program and panoramic views of New York Harbor and Lower Manhattan. Taco Beach, the Island’s newest waterfront restaurant on the Eastern side of the Manhattan ferry landing will stay open with tacos and cocktails. Liggett Terrace beer gardens Little Eva’s and Governors’ Beer Co., as well as Blue Marble Ice Cream and Fauzia’s Heavenly Delights will also remain open.
Ferries during Late Fridays will run from the Battery Maritime in Lower Manhattan, located at 10 South Street.
Ferries will depart Lower Manhattan at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 PM.
Ferries will return to Lower Manhattan at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 and 10:00 PM.
FidiFamilies Insider: Free roundtrip ferry rides for children under 13, military personnel, adults with IDNYC present, or all riders on weekends before noon. Otherwise it’s just $3/adult and $1/senior per round trip.
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