Frequently Asked Questions & Important Information

 

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The dress code is mandatory.  We invite you to dress summer chic in pink and/or white.

Only valid government-issued photo ID is accepted as proof of age.  
Please note that IDNYC is not an acceptable form of ID.  
No one under the age of 21 will be allowed to enter the event.

We are a cash-free event!  Acceptable methods of payment include debit, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.
 

FERRY SCHEDULE

For General Admission ticket holders:

  • From Manhattan to Governors Island

Your Pinknic ticket entitles you to ride the ferry for free beginning at 11:00am. The ferry runs on the hour and on the half hour, departing from The Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street. The last ferry to Governors Island departs at 5:30pm. Pinknic representatives will be available at the ferry terminal to answer any questions you may have or should you require any further assistance.

  • From Governors Island to Manhattan

Extended ferry service is offered, beginning at 8:00pm to all Pinknic attendees. The last ferry departs Governors Island at 10:00pm.There will be signage throughout the island guiding Pinknic attendees from the site to the ferry.

For VIP, Les Parasols, and Les Cabines & Pool Lounge ticket holders:

  • From Manhattan to Governors Island

Your Pinknic ticket entitles you to ride the ferry for free beginning at 11:00am. The VIP exclusive ferry will depart from Pier 11 located at South St. and Wall St. beginning at 11:00am. A Pinknic representative will be there to greet you and answer any questions you may have.

The last priority ferry departs Pier 11 at 2:00pm.  Should you wish to arrive after 2:00pm, you may do so by taking the ferry from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street.  If you choose to take this ferry, you will receive no priority boarding privileges.  

The last ferry to Governors Island departs at 5:30pm.

  • From Governors Island to Manhattan

Extended ferry service is offered, beginning at 7:45pm to VIP, Les Parasols, and Les Cabines & Pool Lounge ticket holders.

The last ferry departs Governors Island at 10:00pm.

Please note that this VIP exclusive ferry departs from a different pier from the General Admission ferry.  There will be signage throughout the island guiding VIP attendees from the site to the VIP exclusive ferry.  Should you choose to take the General Admission ferry, you will receive no priority boarding privileges.

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For ALL ticket holders:

  • From Brooklyn to Governors Island

The ferry runs on the half hour with the exception of the 11:00am ferry, departing from Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The last ferry to Governors Island departs at 5:30pm. Should you wish to take this ferry, you will have to pay the regular fare of $2.  This ferry is free to ride at 11:00am, 11:30am, and at all times to IDNYC holders.

Please note that all ferries during the extended hours will only be docking in Manhattan.  No extended ferry service is being offered to Brooklyn.

The regular ferry schedule continues to run this weekend. Pinknic ticket holders may ride the Manhattan ferries for free anytime after 11am both to and from Governors Island.

PARKING

Please note there is NO public parking at the Battery Maritime Building.  However, there is a garage nearby located at 1 New York Plaza, open 24 hours daily.

TICKETS

Upon arrival at the ferry terminal in Manhattan and arrival at the Pinknic entry at Governors Island, please have your tickets ready for inspection, whether you choose to show it on your smartphone or have a hardcopy printed.

**WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCOMMODATE ANY REQUESTS FOR TICKETS TO BE RESENT THE DAY OF THE EVENT**

Please take the time to check that you have your ticket.  If you have misplaced it or simply need it resent to you, contact Nightout immediately by clicking here.

Please note that no tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

Regardless of which tier you purchased your ticket in, all tickets in each category (GA, VIP, Les Parasols, Les Cabines & Pool Lounge) share the same benefits.

With the exception of Les Cabines & Pool Lounge, there is no assigned seating.  Arrive early to secure your spot on the lawn!

We are unable to accommodate ticket requests for upgrades, date change, refunds, or exchanges of any kind.

Tickets are final sales. No refunds or exchanges can be granted (no exceptions).

FOOD & DRINKS

Should you be bringing your own food and/or drinks to the event, please take note of the following restrictions:

  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No open containers
  • No large-sized containers
  • No silverware, flatware, or glassware unless it is made from plastic or cardboard and do not have sharp edges
  • No picnic baskets, ice chests or coolers unless they are lightweight thermal coolers or cooler bags or picnic baskets whose dimensions measure no larger than 15”.  Wheels of any kind on any of the above is strictly prohibited.  Only one lightweight thermal cooler or cooler bag per person.

Water, juice, soda, and other non-alcoholic beverages will be permitted as long as they are sealed and unopened.

Please be mindful of the half-mile walk from the ferry to the site of Pinknic.

We will have picnic baskets and other food options from various vendors available for purchase on site.

SAFETY/PROHIBITED ITEMS

For your safety and the safety of all attendees, items prohibited at Pinknic include, but are not limited to:

  • Weapons of any kind (regardless of permit)
  • Fireworks
  • Illegal substances, drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Laser pointers
  • Pets, unless you are a person with disabilities requiring a service animal
  • Backpacks, luggages, and any large bags
  • Sharp objects
  • Lawn chairs or similar objects
  • Beach umbrellas

We have zero tolerance for illegal activities, the use of illegal drugs, and underage drinking.  Anyone found with illegal drugs will be subject to removal from the event and will not be allowed back in.