Saturday, July 13, 2019 | 10 AM - 4 PM
All day festival celebrating Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn and Queens
Main Event Area:
Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway Park
Free public activities taking place across Jamaica
Check back soon for updates on this progam
On July 13, 2018, the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy and its partners celebrated the Bay with the first annual Jamaica Bay Festival as part of City of Water Day. This fun family event took place throughout Jamaica Bay along the shoreline in Brooklyn and Queens. Attendees enjoyed kayaking, surf casting, hiking, bird watching, art, nature and more.
On July 13, 2019, the Jamaica Bay Festival will return and include even more events and activities. Check back soon for more information on this program. Jamaica Bay offers something for everyone!
This event is sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy and the American Littoral Society Northeast Chapter in partnership with a number of local organizations and governmental agencies. The Jamaica Bay Festival is supported by the Waterfront Alliance, the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program and the Hudson River Foundation.
What is City of Water Day?
City of Water Day, sponsored by the Waterfront Alliance, is a free family festival offering access to some of our region’s 700+ miles of waterfront.
The Main Festival Area is located at Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive at the Rockaway Ferry Landing, Rockaway, Queens. Visitors are welcome to visit the main area from 10 AM to 4 PM to obtain more information about the festival, participate in activities and learn more about Jamaica Bay from non-profit and governmental agencies.
The Jamaica Bay Festival is made possible through partnership with government agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses throughout Jamaica Bay in both Brooklyn and Queens. The Festival is also generously supported by the Waterfront Alliance, New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program and the Hudson River Foundation.