Randall's Island Park is set alight
The Governors Ball Music Festival is a multi-genre music festival in New York City. Arguably responsible for bringing the mega multi-day festival phenomenon to the Big Apple, Governors Ball is now on the eve of its tenth outing.
Taking place on Randall's Island, the festival is located right in the city using the famed New York skyline as a background and setting attendees loose to explore the city after the headliner closes the main stages each day.
Star-studded and ever-eclectic lineups draw from all ends of the hip-hop, rock, pop, and electronic spectrums, ensuring that Governors Ball remains one of the country's most respected, talked about, hyped, and sought-after music festivals.
Situated in the middle of NYC, Randall's Island Park is an island that provides the open, green space needed for such a mammoth musical celebration.
Randall's Island Park, New York, 10035, United States of America
BY PLANE: If you're flying into New York John F. Kennedy Airport, you can reach Randalls Island Park a variety of ways. You can either take a 20 minute taxi which will cost around £40, or a bus or subway:
BY BUS: Take a Connecticut Limousine - a shuttle bus - onto LaGuardia Airport before taking a Q100 bus onto 21 St/21 Av and then walk on over to the festival.
BY SUBWAY: Via subway, you can take either line 4, 5, or 6 to 125th street, where you can catch the X80 festival shuttle bus or walk to the festival.
BY FERRY: You can also take a ferry across to the island, departing from East 35th Street Ferry Landing located at the intersection of East 35th Street at the FDR Drive. Ferries will run approximately every 15 minutes, starting at 11am, and while Ferries to the island will stop at 9pm, ferries from the island will not stop until all ferry ticket buyers are off the island.
There is no re-entry each day of the festival. Camping on-site at the festival is not allowed, as per NYC park rules.
Children 5 years old and younger are admitted free. Strollers are allowed.
Free water-stations will be located throughout the grounds for you to use at your convenience and satiate your thirst.
There are a number of ATM's available on-site.
Yes! There will be plenty of places to buy an array of food and drink at the festival!
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