Kick back and cool off this Saturday at the eighth annual City of Water Day.
Local officials joined the Waterfront Alliance in the North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place in Battery Park to announce the free waterfront events and activities taking place on Saturday in all five boroughs and Hoboken at the largest regional waterfront festival.
“Water is a treasured natural resource in this region,” said Hoboken City Council President Ravinder Bhalla.
City of Water Day anticipates more than 25,000 visitors and will offer a number of free recreational activities including kayaking, fishing, gardening, yoga and more.
The festival will also feature the Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race with a record number of 25 teams signed up to participate.
Thursday’s announcement included a preview Cardboard Kayak Race between boathouses from all five boroughs and Hoboken.