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Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Saturday, October 11, 2014

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

Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! This fun and free event includes tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers, readings of the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, fishing clinics with I Fish NY & DEC, 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.

Location

Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park Accessible
West 181 Street and Plaza Lafayette
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Riverside Park, Summer on the Hudson, Riverside Park Conservancy, Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

311

Contact Email

zhen.heinemann@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Education, Nature, Festivals, History, Kids, Tours, Food, Waterfront, Fishing

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Know Before You Go

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

  • Thu
    Sunny
    74°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    66°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    74°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    79°F

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