Directions to Governors Island

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Directions to the Manhattan Ferry

The Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, every 30 minutes from 10am to 6pm on weekends.   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 from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, located at the foot of Atlantic Avenue (corner of Columbia Street).

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 Colonel’s Row, a 4-minute walk from the Manhattan ferry terminal, and 5 from the Brooklyn terminal. Exiting the ferry, walk up the small hill and bear right. Before you reach Castle Williams, go left. Just beyond the bike rental area is a large, shaded field of grass surrounded by red fencing (entry points are on all 4 sides). Welcome to Colonel’s Row and Rite of Summer!

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