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Your favorite High Line Kids programs are back for the summer! In July and August, families are invited to build, play, and explore during weekly drop-in programs.

Explore the natural world through hands-on activities during Wild Wednesday, Wednesdays 4:00 – 6:00 PM; enjoy a delightful morning of storytelling, sing-alongs, bubbles, and blocks during Lawn Time for Little Ones, Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM; and create sculptures that turn, move, and roll during Arty Hours, Saturdays (except August 30) 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

See our full calendar of events for July.

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We’re pleased to inform you that the 23rd Street elevator has reopened to the public as of June 27.

During Hurricane Sandy, salt water from the Hudson River surged to 10th Avenue, completely flooding the underground vault below the High Line that powers the elevator. The extensive damage caused by the salt water necessitated a full rebuild of the elevator’s systems. The elevator’s new, upgraded systems will bring improved and more reliable service to the public.

The elevator’s reconstruction process was a top priority for Friends of the High Line and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, and Friends of the High Line will continue to monitor the elevator’s to address any further performance issues as quickly as possible.

We are grateful for your support, assistance, guidance, and patience through the elevator’s reconstruction.


Due to anticipated crowds near the High Line for NYC Pride, the park will close at 6:00 PM on Sunday, June 29, in cooperation with the New York City Police Department and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

Regular park hours will resume on Monday, June 30.

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We're celebrating the beginning of summer with two evenings of free live music in the park.

Join us on Saturday, June 21, for a free bluegrass concert. From 5:00 to 8:00 PM, a fantastic lineup of bluegrass bands will jam in the 14th Street Passage. See our calendar listing for details.

And on Wednesday, June 25, get ready to groove at this summer's first ¡Arriba! night. Orlando Marin, the Last Mambo King, and his dynamic band will be heating up the dance floor with traditional salsa and merengue rhythms. For more information, see our calendar listing.

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The High Line is open daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

Planning a visit? Take a look at our June bloom list, High Line Art map, and summer self-guide. You can also find helpful information in the Plan Your Visit section of our website.

While you're here, check out the delicious offerings from our High Line Food vendors. You can enjoy a frozen treat, savory meal, or refreshing drink right here on the High Line.

EnlargeVisitors enjoy the night sky from the High Line's Falcone Flyover, the elevated walkway running from West 25th through West 27th Streets. Photo by Steven Severinghaus

Beginning Sunday, June 1, the High Line will be open from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM each day in accordance with our summer schedule.

Planning a visit? You can print copies of the latest High Line Art map and monthly bloom list directly from our website. While you're here, enjoy a frozen treat, savory meal, or crisp drink from our High Line Food vendors.

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The High Line is following its regular spring schedule – 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM – on Monday, May 26.

Greeters will be available to answer your questions at the Information Station from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. You can also find a wealth of information on our Plan Your Visit page.

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The High Line's gardens are in a frenzy of growth, and new blooms and green shoots seem to appear daily. We're open every day from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Beginning June 1, we'll switch to our summer schedule, and you'll be able to enjoy the park until 11:00 PM.

Before your visit, check out our May bloom list, High Line Art map, and self-guide. You can also find helpful information in the Plan Your Visit section of our website. And don't forget to stop by the High Line Food vendors to enjoy a sweet treat, savory meal, or refreshing drink.

EnlargeTerroir at The Porch. Photo by Rowa Lee

Raise a glass, because Terroir at The Porch – the High Line's open-air café – has returned for another season.

Take in sweeping view of the Hudson River while enjoying savory dishes and crisp drinks from Terroir's outstanding wine and beer list, which highlights artisanal wineries and breweries from New York State. Terroir at The Porch is located on the High Line at West 15th Street, and is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 9:00 PM.

You can also find sweet treats and meals from our other excellent High Line Food vendors operating carts from Little West 12th to West 17th Streets. See hours and locations.

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A new High Line Billboard, Groovin High by acclaimed artist Faith Ringgold, is on view at West 18th Street and 10th Avenue.

Depicting a crowded dance hall bordered by quilted hand-dyed fabrics, Groovin High is evocative of Ringgold’s memories of Sunday afternoon dances at the Savoy and her connection to the African American communities of her native Harlem. Ringgold's joyful work, the fourteenth installment on High Line Billboard, will be up through June 2.

See all of High Line Art's current projects.