To our wonderful audiences for coming out and supporting us year after year, to our performing artists for their boundless energy and talent, and to our donors and foundations, without whom we couldn’t present such high-quality concerts at no cost to our audiences.

Directions to Governors Island

Governors Island from above

Directions to the Manhattan Ferry

The Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, every 40 minutes from 10am to 6pm on weekends. Ferry reservations are required. 10 South Street is adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry building in Lower Manhattan. Before 12 noon the ferry is free, from 12 noon on, it is $2. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows:

By Subway

1 to South Ferry station

4, 5 to Bowling Green station

R to Whitehall St. station

By Bus

M1 (weekdays only), M6, M9, and M15

Directions to the Brooklyn Ferry

The free ferry from Brooklyn leaves every hour from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, located at the foot of Atlantic Avenue (corner of Columbia Street). Ferry reservations are required.

By Subway

2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall

A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall

R to Court Street

By Bus

B63 to the terminus of Atlantic Avenue (at Columbia Street)

Once You Are On Governors Island

Rite of Summer concerts take place at Nolan Park, a few minutes walk from the Manhattan or Brooklyn ferry terminals.

Exit the Manhattan ferry to the left and the Brooklyn ferry to the right.