WWI Weekend Governors Island 2019

Event Phone: 917-526-0597

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  • WWI Weekend Governors Island 2019
    September 14, 2019 - September 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Living history reenactors will bring World War One to Governors Island National Monument on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15, 2019. Reenactors representing the Allies and Central Powers—as well as civilians in 1918-era attire—are invited living history participants. The events are free, open to the public, and run 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Governors Island National Monument. The displays will be on the Parade Ground. Ferries run from Brooklyn and Manhattan. Ferry info here.

If you are a WWI reenactor you are welcome to attend. We will bivouac overnight Friday night (Sept. 13) and Saturday night (Sept. 14). All participants must register in advance. Only living history participants are permitted to camp overnight, no exceptions.


Venue Phone: (212) 825-3054

Venue Website:

10 South Street, New York, New York, 10004, United States


Governors Island National Monument is in New York Harbor. It is accessible from ferry service. The Manhattan ferry is at the Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street, NY, NY 10004. The closest subway is the #1 to South Ferry.