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BANNERMAN ISLAND
TOURS & EVENTS

Join us for a Tour of Bannerman Island or attend one of our many special events including Movie Nights, & Theatrical Events!

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BANNERMAN ISLAND
TOURS & EVENTS

Join us for a Tour of Bannerman Island or attend one of our many special events including Movie Nights, & Theatrical Events!

To Purchase Tour Tickets and General Tour Questions please call (845) 203-1316 or book online!

BANNERMAN ISLAND TOURS

Tour of Bannerman Island from Beacon, NY

One of the best things to do along the Hudson River is visit Pollepel Island, a tiny jewel in the setting of the Hudson Highlands. 

Tour of Bannerman Island from Newburgh, NY

Looking for what to do along the Hudson River? Just hop on board the Estuary Steward and ride over to Bannerman Island. 

Guided Tour & Mini Hike to the Summit

Enjoy a guided walking tour of the island in which you will visit the famous Bannerman Castle ruins plus a bonus mini hike to the summit on Bannerman Island.

Self-Guided Tour with Live Music from Beacon

In town for the 3rd Sunday of the month? Just hop on board the Estuary Steward and ride over to Bannerman Island where you can enjoy a self-guided tour and a live music concert or performance. 

Self-Guided Tour with Live Music from Newburgh

In town for the 3rd Sunday of the month? Just hop on board the Estuary Steward and ride over to Bannerman Island where you can enjoy a self-guided tour and a live music concert or performance. 

BANNERMAN ISLAND SPECIAL EVENTS

Memorial Day Cruise

May 25th, 2020

Enjoy a Memorial Day jaunt on the Hudson River! Just hop on board the Estuary Steward and ride over to Pollepel Island.

4th of July Evening Tour with Refreshments

July 4th, 2020

Cruise from Beacon Waterfront to Bannerman Island. Includes a walking tour of the island with a Bannerman Castle Trust historian.

Butterfly Day

August 12th, 2020

This event will feature a Butterfly presentation from The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum of Cornwall, a talk about the gardens, and a tour of the island.

Labor Day Cruise and Walking Tour

September 7th, 2020

Take the family on a LABOR DAY jaunt on the Hudson River!

Bannerman Chef’s Farm Fresh Dinner

Date TBD

Join the Hudson Valley Chefs’ Consortium as they whip up an amazing five-course gourmet “farm to table” meal on Bannerman Island.

Bannerman Parisian Gala

March 15th, 2020

Please join us for a special Fundraiser Dinner event The Bannerman Castle Trust’s Parisian Gala!

BANNERMAN ISLAND THEATRICAL EVENTS

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

May 29, 30, 31, 2020

From the Oscar-winning composer team Alan Menken (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) & Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin) comes a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s (author of Les Miserables) epic story of love, acceptance, and what it means to be a hero. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME showcases the Disney film’s Academy Award-nominated score.

Much Ado About Nothing

July 25 & 26, 2020

HUDSON VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL returns to Bannerman Island for its sixth season on Bannerman Island with outstanding performances at the Helen Bannerman Garden Theatre. Scandal abounds in Shakespeare’s hilarious, biting comedy about lies, courtship, and the chaos created in pursuit of true love. The famous bantering lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, trade barbs while matching wits (and hearts) in this celebrated romantic romp.

MOVIE NIGHTS ON BANNERMAN ISLAND

The Birds

June 5th, 2020

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. -imdb.com

Mary Poppins

July 3rd, 2020

In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. –imbd.com 

Bill and Ted’s Weekend

July 17th & 18th, 2020

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Adventure presented this weekend on the 17th and 18th respectively. Two teens set off on a quests and adventures.

The Goonies

August 7th, 2020

A group of young misfits who call themselves The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on a quest to find a legendary pirate’s long-lost treasure. –imdb.com 

Nosferatu

September 11th, 2020

Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror. –imdb.com

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

September 18th, 2020

Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England. –imdb.com

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