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Learn and Explore at the SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival September 29 & 30

Come celebrate all things marine science during two fun-filled days at Hudson River Park’s 10th Annual SUBMERGE Marine Science Festival!

SUBMERGE brings marine science to life! Join our River Project team and regional STEM experts to learn about NYC’s coastal waters and wildlife. This interactive science festival invites the public to explore water topics through awesome experiments, kid-approved entertainment and much more!

Hudson River Park’s River Project is committed to advancing public awareness and understanding of our connected waterways. The SUBMERGE festival—offering two days of learning and excitement in the Park—aims to inspire and make marine science accessible and engaging for everyone.

Visit each day’s event page for more information:

Friday, September 29

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During this special day of SUBMERGE, teachers can book a field trip to attend the festival. Students will have the opportunity to participate in this interactive event and try out jaw-dropping experiments, meet local wildlife and learn from local STEM experts. SUBMERGE field trips are free to book, with priority access given to Title I schools.

Space is limited so please fill out this form to be added to our list for priority booking. Note that this form does not guarantee a field trip spot.

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Saturday, September 30

A boy holding a spider crab and smilingAnd then there’s fun for all ages during the free public festival on Saturday, September 30. Join us to celebrate NYC’s local waterways at SUBMERGE during this extraordinary showcase of river wildlife and hands-on science activities!

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If you have any questions, please contact our River Project team at

Our 25th Anniversary event season is presented by Hudson River Park Friends, the Park’s designated fundraising partner. HRPK Friends is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the completion, care and enhancement of the Park.

Hudson River Park is not part of NYC Parks, and we rely on private funds for our free programs, maintenance and operations. That means your donations are essential to ensuring our event season remains free for the public. Show your support today.