Become a Friend

It’s your backyard. Get the very most of what it has to offer! Friends enjoy unique benefits and opportunities in the Park while helping us grow this tremendous city treasure and community asset. Purchase or renew your Friendship and get involved in Your Park.

Friendship Levels & Benefits

  • Special promotions from participating Community Partners in and around the Park

  • Exclusive Friends-only access and discounts at select Hudson River Park events

  • Invitation to the Annual Friendship Day Event

  • "The Park Press” quarterly e-newsletter and Annual Executive Summary

  • Complimentary fold out map of the Park with activities and places of interest

First Mate

All of the above plus:

  • Complimentary passes to our annual Bulbtoberfest volunteer picnic*

  • Friends of Hudson River Park Friendship gift


All of the above for two (2) adults plus:

  • Invitations to professional networking events and Friends outings throughout the year**

  • Friends Insider Roundtable Talks given by Park experts


All of the above plus:

  • Private golf cart tour of Hudson River Park given by Friends staff

  • 2 Insider Access Passes to the Hudson River Park Games


All of the above plus:

  • 2 Tickets to our annual Friends of Hudson River Park Spring Fling*

  • Sunset Garden Golf Cart Tour given by Park specialists

  • Listing on our website

  • Exclusive perks provided by Community Partners including, but not limited to: Trapeze School of New York gift certificates, and tickets to the Anfora Beverage Class Series


All of the above plus:

  • VIP Access to select Hudson River Park Events throughout the year

*Subject to change
**Friends must be 21+ years of age to attend networking events

Community Partners
Your Friendship card’s value is always growing! Our network of neighborhood businesses and organizations offer exclusive discounts to Friends, both in and around your Park. For a complete list of partners and benefits, visit


Our monthly Sustainers program is a convenient, green, and effective way to contribute. Sustainers give Friends of Hudson River Park the security of a reliable stream of support, and spreading your donation throughout the year is easier on your budget, too!
Become a sustainer

Non-Friendship Gifts

Hudson River Park receives no public operating funds. More than ever, we rely on your ongoing support to keep this crucial resource thriving and help secure our future.  Thank you to all our donors for your invaluable support.
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