Family Fun Day Returns to Governors Island

Family Fun Day showcases Governors Island on Sunday, May 28, 2017, with a FREE festival

Family Fun Day Returns to Governors Island

Governors Island

Family Fun Day returns to Governors Island on Sunday, May 28, 2017, for a FREE festival featuring live music, theatrical performances, storytelling, arts and crafts, educational workshops, ice cream and a build-your own playground.

An annual tradition to kick off the summer, Family Fun Day celebrates the Island's playful nature and free range attitude, kicking off an exciting summer on Governors Island. Family Fun Day celebrates the season’s opening and the Island’s playful nature and free-range attitude. All performances and activities are family-friendly and FREE to the public.

Improvise with Story Pirates, be amazed and inspired by Mario the Magician and his inventions, show off your mad dance moves to Grammy-winning Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets, and goof around with Loony Toony the Clown!

Other performers and programmers include:
Face painting by Agostino Arts, The Homespun Merry Go Round, Puppet making with Lisa Abbatomarco, National Park Service, Billion Oyster Project, Earth Matter and OgoSport.

The festival takes place in the Island’s historic district. With its open grassy areas, tall shady trees, and charming 19th century cottages, it’s the perfect place for watching the performances, playing games and ­picnicking!