Fort Washington Park
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 musical entertainment from Big Apple Corps, a special presentation of a section of a new musical, a kids fitness workshop with PopFitKids, food vendors, and activities for the whole family!
Please note: Tickets for the lighthouse tours will be given out beginnning at 12:00 p.m. Tickets may run out before the end of the event.
Entrance to the Little Red Lighthouse Festival and Fort Washington Park on foot is from 181st (walk West to the Hudson River then South to the lighthouse) or 158th (walk West on 158th to the Park and take the stairs or ramp down to the walkway, then walk North to the lighthouse)
There will be a NYC Parks shuttle making hourly pickups beginning at 11:00am at the West 168th Street and St. Nicholas Blvd. train station and dropping off at the festival. Return shuttle trips will also be running.
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Directions to Fort Washington Park
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