Fête Paradiso will open to the public on Saturday, July 13. It will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Admission is free; rides cost only $3 each. Free ferries will run to Governors Island from Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Visitors from Manhattan should take the ferry from the Battery Maritime Building, on the corner of South and Whitehall Streets. Ferries leave at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and every half hour after until 7 p.m. Return ferries to Manhattan leave every half hour beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the last ferry departing Governors Island at 7 p.m.

Visitors from Brooklyn should take the ferry from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 at the foot of Atlantic Avenue beginning at 11 a.m. Ferries run back and forth every hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Visitors to the Island can also take the East River Ferry Service for $4. For a full schedule of the East River Ferry and for fare information, visit

Visit the Governors Island website for more information about the venue.