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Hudson River Park Gala

Join us as we return to Hudson River Park to celebrate our blue and green oasis and show our appreciation for everything that it has provided all of us and millions of New Yorkers over the past year. Our Gala this year has a reduced capacity. Reserve your place now to ensure access to this year’s in-person celebration!


Hudson River Park Gala

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers
With Cocktails by the Carousel at Pier 62

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Madelyn Wils
Past President and CEO, Hudson River Park Trust

Gala Chairs

Diana Taylor and Michael Bloomberg
Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller
Susanna Aaron and Gary Ginsberg
Erica and Sam Martini
Sukey and Michael Novogratz
Lee and Justin Sadrian
Zara and David Tisch

Host Committee

Susanna Aaron and Gary Ginsberg, Anthony Borelli, Emma Bloomberg & Jeremiah Kittredge, Kara and Patrick Dennis, Meredith Guelbert, Beth and Peter Hammack, Sonia and Paul Jones, Mia Jung and Scott M. Lawin, Randi and Jeffrey Levine, Maria and Gaetano Muzio,  Lee and Justin Sadrian, Diana Taylor, Zara and David Tisch, Will Turton, Lindsay and Mark Van Zandt, Melissa and Greg Wasserman, Madelyn and Steven Wils

Honorary Committee

Sandra Bernhard, David Chang, Andy Cohen, Harvey Fierstein, Padma Lakshmi, Nathan Lane, Julianne Moore, Susan Sarandon, Martha Stewart

Download the 2021 Gala Brochure

2021 Gala Sponsors and Supporters*

Thank you! Your generosity is invaluable and helps ensure the success of the Hudson River Park Gala.



River Sponsor

Citi, Turner Construction

Park Sponsor

DUSC, Terminal Warehouse


Beth and Peter Hammack, Lee and Justin Sadrian


Susanna Aaron, Edison Properties, Hudson Square Properties / Hines / Tishman, IAC Foundation, Sonia and Paul Jones, Randi and Jeffrey Levine, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Melissa and Greg Wasserman


BentallGreenOak / Lindsay and Mark Van Zandt, Emma Bloomberg & Jeremiah Kittredge, Brookfield Properties, Kara and Patrick Dennis, Hunter Roberts Construction Group, Mia Jung and Scott M. Lawin, Paula and Eric Madoff, Neil King/CBRE, Oxford Properties Group, RXR, Leanne and Richard Tavoso, Diana Taylor, Zara and David Tisch, Trevcon Construction, Co., Inc., Madelyn and Steven Wils


Jonathan Andrew, Jennifer Foley, James Corner Field Operations, KPMG LLP, New York Building Congress, Taconic Investment Partners, Turton Bond

Supporters (Patrons)

Leslie Abbey, CAPALINO

Supporters (Stewards)

Maria and Gaetano Muzio

Supporters (Benefactors)

Stephen Blau, Downtown New York, Steve and Jenny Dutton, Jonathan Foster, Olson Kundig, Carol Ott, Risa Heller Communications

*as of July 13, 2021 

Reserve your tickets and packages for the 2021 Hudson River Park Gala, and join us as we show our appreciation for the ways this blue and green oasis has supported all of us and millions of New Yorkers over the past year. 

Donate now to help us raise the remaining funds for the Pier 26 Science Play Area in Tribeca, a marine science-focused play area inspired by wildlife and the Hudson River habitat.

Make your mark on Hudson River Park's biggest night. Learn more about about Gala sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

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With your contribution, HRPK Friends can continue to help support the Park’s annual operations, maintenance and programming including the Park’s horticulture, volunteerism, environmental education, cultural and sustainability programs.