Little Island @Pier55
NYC FREE: August 11 - September 5
Join us for 4 weeks of free performances celebrating the creativity of New York City’s artists and the resilient spirit of all its people. Come and enjoy shows of innovative dance, experimental music, interactive poetry, late-night comedy, and more!Learn More
Discover New Artists
Little Island's weekly and recurring Artist series bring local artists to every corner of our park. Discover live music, dance, and more with every visit. This week's artist series features STEFA*, John the Martyr, Anil Salem, The Missing Element, and The Afro-Latineers.Learn More
6:00 am — 1:00 am
Dance Festival On Sale Now
In September, the Little Island Dance Festival takes center stage in all of our spaces. Co-curated by Little Island Artist-in-Residence Ayodele Casel and long-time collaborator Torya Beard, join us as we fill our park with a breathtaking variety of beats, tempos, and percussive dance forms from all over the world.
Kids & Families
Come borrow a book from our Little Libray! Join us in The Play Ground on Friday, July 30 at 3 pm for a literary break with our partner organization, Women in Comics NYC. Highlighting the merit and craftwork of marginalized voices, especially that of women and Queer folx of color, Women in Comics NYC shares a range of publications so there's something for everyone to enjoy. Photo by Duke Yun.
Listen and Learn About Landscape
Explore the park's landscape with this self-guided audio tour narrated by Little Island's landscape architect Signe Nielsen, and learn about the unique variety of plants, trees, and flowers making up our park oasis.