Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1
The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will illuminate the iconic New York City skyline, continuing the centennial celebration of the National Park Service.
The event will allow participants to control the color of the One World Trade Center Spire for the first time ever through a giant digital circuit board, with DJ set by Questlove and music by Ramblin’ Dan.
The festive day will also feature appearances by Bill Nye, Secretary Jewell and park rangers, along with family-friendly activities exploring science and innovation.
1:30-3:30pm– Ice cream social with Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory
2-4pm – Musical performance by kid-friendly band, Ramblin’ Dan
5:45-6:45pm – Surprise musical performance
7:45pm – Opening Remarks with Bill Nye, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Will Shafroth (National Park Foundation President), Regina Myer (Brooklyn Bridge Park President)
8-10pm – Guest celebrity DJ set by Questlove
Family-friendly activities like sand-art, corn hole, temporary tattoos, games, prizes and learning stations with National Park Foundation Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque partners American Express, Subaru, and Coca-Cola. There will also be interactive stations.