Photograph by Marc Millman Courtesy of Ellington in the Park

With welcoming a heard of goats, hosting outdoor movies, and carrying out a full schedule of public programming including theater, fitness classes, and educational events, it’s been a busy summer at Riverside Park. This year, for the first time ever, the park is introducing to its summer line-up the Hudson Beach Party, a waterfront celebration that will help to fund the ongoing care and restoration of the historic green space. If you are an Untapped Cities Insider, you can enter to win a free pair of tickets to the July 25th event, a $200 value!

Photograph Courtesy of the Riverside Park Conservancy

The Hudson Beach Party is a fundraising event that will take place at the waterfront restaurant Ellington in the Park right by Hudson Beach. There will be live entertainment, games, and beach bites for guests to enjoy as well as a beer and wine open bar included with the price of admission. All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards helping to maintain the massive park which stretches from 59th to 155th Street along Manhattan’s west side.

Hudson Beach Party will take place on Thursday, July 25th from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. Now until July 15th, take advantage of early bird pricing to snag tickets at 50% off here. If you are an Untapped Cities Insider, enter our members-only raffle to win a pair of free tickets here! A winner will be chosen and notified by email on July 22nd. Not an Insider yet? Become a member today to gain access to free behind-the-scenes tours and special events all year long, as well as special discounts and members-only contests!

Photograph Courtesy of the Riverside Park Conservancy

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