City of Water Day is a region-wide day of free, family-friendly events on or near the water!

Celebrate City of Water Day 2024 in Staten Island: A Day of Free, Family-Friendly Fun and Education on the Water!

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2024
Location: Various locations across Staten Island and the New York–New Jersey Harbor region
Organizers: Waterfront Alliance and New York–New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP)
Hashtag: #CityofWaterDay

City of Water Day is a region-wide day of free, family-friendly events on or near the water!

City of Water Day 2024, now in its 17th year, is back and bigger than ever! This beloved region-wide event is set to take place on Saturday, July 13, and promises a day full of free, family-friendly activities on and near the water. Organized by the Waterfront Alliance and the New York–New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (HEP), City of Water Day champions a climate-resilient New York and New Jersey harbor, bringing communities together to celebrate and protect our precious waterfronts. City of Water Day 2024.

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Why City of Water Day 2024 Matters

City of Water Day 2024 is more than just a day of fun on the water; it’s a movement to promote climate resilience and equitable access to our waterfronts. As climate change continues to impact our region, events like these are crucial for raising awareness and building adaptive capacities within our communities. This year’s theme focuses on engaging the public in the benefits of habitat restoration, water infrastructure, green infrastructure, and stormwater management. By participating in these activities, we are collectively working towards a more resilient harbor and a brighter future.

Activities and Events in Staten Island

Staten Island is set to host a variety of exciting events for City of Water Day 2024. Whether you’re an avid kayaker, a budding environmentalist, or simply looking for a fun day out with the family, there’s something for everyone. Here are some highlights:

Free Kayaking and Rowing

Enjoy a paddle on the water with free kayaking and rowing sessions. No experience is necessary, and all ages are welcome!

Hands-On Workshops

Participate in educational workshops that explore topics like habitat restoration, green infrastructure, and stormwater management. Learn how you can make a difference in your own community.

Family-Friendly Activities

From arts and crafts to interactive games, there are plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained and engaged.

Environmental Exhibits

Discover local stewardship organizations that are working to protect our waterfronts and learn how you can get involved.

City of Water Day 2024

Join the Movement

City of Water Day 2024 is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of our waterfronts while learning about the important work being done to protect them. Last year’s theme emphasized expanding the capacity of New York and New Jersey communities to address climate change, particularly in disadvantaged or underserved areas. This year, we continue to uplift work that advances equitable access to the waterfront and educates the next generation of climate leaders.

So, mark your calendars for Saturday, July 13, and join us in celebrating City of Water Day 2024! Find an event near you and be part of this incredible day of action and education. Let’s champion a climate-resilient New York and New Jersey harbor together.

Stay Connected

For more information on City of Water Day 2024 events and to view the full events map, visit City of Water Day Events Map. Don’t forget to share your experiences on social media using the hashtag #CityofWaterDay!

We look forward to seeing you on the water!

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