The New York City
Event Date
July 30th & 31st
11 AM - 5 PM
News from the New York City Poetry Festival

@FallCrazyInHope The rain will not last long! And we have plenty tents!

Hey guys! The nyc typewriter project is holding a picnic in McCarren Park from 3pm-6pm! Come…

Happy #internationalbestfriendday from the New York City Poetry Festival! Come hang with your…

Paintings are a great medium to gain inspiration to write from📖 Cornelis van Poelenburgh c.…

Great shot from a past festival! Can't wait for all the new photos this year💛✨🌻 #nyc

Just a quick thank you to everyone who donated to our kickstarter! We reached our goal today,…

Tintoretto, Moses receiving the Tables of the Law (detail), 1560-1562 #renaissance

11 AM

The festival opens at 11am and closes at 5pm on July 30th and 31st, 2016. Plan to arrive at the ferry landing at least 30 minutes prior to your desired arrival time. For a complete timetable of events, please check out the festival lineup!

Governors Island

Governors Island, a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor, is only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

250 poets. 5 boroughs. 2 days. ONE CITY.