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Hudson River Park Friends Gala

The Hudson River Park Friends Gala joins Park supporters together for one unifying purpose: to keep Hudson River Park beautiful, green and growing. Join us as we celebrate our blue and green oasis and show our appreciation for what Hudson River Park means to our community and to all of New York City. 

Hudson River Park Friends Gala

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers
With Cocktails by the Carousel at Pier 62 at 6:00 PM

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Hosted by
Michelle Collins

Hudson Yards


Chair’s Leadership Award
Michael E. Novogratz

Special Performance by
Mavis Staples

Gala Chairs
Diana L. Taylor and Michael R. Bloomberg
Natalie and Ed Emerson
Beth and Peter Hammack
Sarah and Sean Lambert
Erica and Sam Martini
Lee and Justin Sadrian
Zara and David Tisch

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2022 Gala Sponsors and Supporters*

Thank you! Your generosity is invaluable and helps ensure the success of the Hudson River Park Friends Gala.

Honorary Committee
Alan Cumming, Andy Cohen, Claire Danes, Kristin Davis, Lea DeLaria, Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich, Lucy Liu, Martha Stewart, Martin Short, Susan Sarandon, Zac Posen

Host Committee
Leslie Abbey and Stephen Dietz, Wendy and David Amsterdam, Emma Bloomberg, Anthony Borelli, Natalie and Edward Emerson, Meredith Guelbert, Beth and Peter Hammack, Larry Keigwin, Sonia and Paul Jones, Sarah and Sean Lambert, Meryl and Joseph Levin, Robert Maher, Alejandra Naranjo, Stephanie Nelson and Tom Connolly, Lee and Justin Sadrian, Martha Stewart, Zara and David Tisch, Ronald Treveloni, Jr., Suwattana and Román Viñoly, Seth Werbitt, Daniel J. Williams

River Sponsor
Park Sponsors
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Manhattan Kickers

Natalie and Edward Emerson, Google, Beth and Peter Hammack, Sonia Jones and Paul Tudor Jones, Sarah and Sean Lambert, Justin Sadrian, Turner Construction Company

Wendy and David Amsterdam, Edison Properties, Hines, Larry Keigwin, Meryl and Joseph Levin, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Maria and Gaetano Muzio, Zara and David Tisch, Melissa and Greg Wasserman

Emma Bloomberg, Kaija and Peter Braus, Brookfield Properties, Downtown United Soccer Club, Jamestown, Mia Jung and Scott Lawin, Stephanie Nelson and Tom Connolly, New York Cruise Lines, Oxford Properties Group, Joseph Rose, RXR, Trevcon Construction Company, Suwattana and Román Viñoly

James Corner Field Operations, KPMG, Rockwood Capital, LLC, UBS

Supporters (Patrons)
Leslie Abbey and Stephen Dietz, iStar/Safehold

Supporters (Stewards)
Maria and Gaetano Muzio

Supporters (Benefactors)
Patricia Adell and Jeffrey Sussman, Candace Dyal, Gilbane Building Company, Lies Sapp, Caroline Bliss Spencer and Tom Spanos, Adam Steckler

*As of August 16, 2022



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Reserve your tickets and tables for the 2022 Hudson River Park Friends Gala, and join us as we show our appreciation for this blue and green oasis.

Make your mark on Hudson River Park's biggest night. Learn more about about Gala sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

With your contribution, HRPK Friends can continue to help support the Park’s horticulture, environmental education, cultural and sustainability programs and more.