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Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Saturday, October 12, 2013

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 21st Annual Little Red Lighthouse Festival! This fun and free event includes tours of the lighthouse, readings of the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, fishing clinics, live entertainment, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!

Times tickets for Lighthouse tours will be given out beginnning at 12:00 p.m.  Tickets may run out before the end of the event.


Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park Accessible
West 181 Street and Plaza Lafayette
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Event Organizer

Riverside Park, Historic House Trust, New York Restoration Project, Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 333-2552

Contact Email


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Directions to Fort Washington Park

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ParkFort Washington Park

Portions of Fort Washington Park are closed to reconstruct the park entrance to Fort Washington Park on the south side of Dyckman Street and construct one mile of new greenway for pedestrians, cyclists and public waterfront access and enjoyment along the Hudson River. Construction is being done in an environmentally sensitive manner to maximize preservation of existing trees. Among the amenities the construction will provide are park lighting, new asphalt pavement and sub base, improved drainage, fencing, pruning of existing vegetation and planting of new trees, shrubs and wild flowers.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Fort Washington Park Weather

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