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The Riis Beach Co is a collection of food and retail vendors, bars, live music, events, and good times.  Spread across the nearly 1-mile-long boardwalk at Jacob Riis Park, our seaside oasis offers something for everybody. 


Dubbed "The Peoples Beach," Jacob Riis Park, located on New York City's Rockaway peninsula, is an easily accessible beach escape any day of the week.  

About Us

New York City's
Beach Party

Join us all summer long, May to October, for cold drinks, live music, diverse food offerings and a non-stop summer beach party.

Friends at the Beach

Beach - Eat - Drink

1 Mile
2 Bars
10 Food vendors
Retail Market
great Music
All Summer Long

Getting Here

167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens, NY 11694


Public Transit


Take the Flatbush Ave/Brooklyn College-bound 2 or 5 trains, and transfer to the Q35 bus to Jacob Riis Park (summer only) or B149 street and walk 5 minutes.


Take the "Rockaway Park" bound A-Train (or the Far Rockaway A, and transfer to the Shuttle at Broad Channel) to the last stop, Beach 116th street, and transfer to the Q35 (or Q22) bus towards Brooklyn College, to Jacob Riis Park (summer only) or B149 street and walk 5 minutes.

Bike or Car

The Streets


Exit 11S or 17S off the Belt Parkway, or Flatbush Ave all the way south, follow signs for Jacob Riis Park. Carpool to save the planet, also to split the tolls and parking fees! (It's a win/win).


We suggest using Google Maps to route the recommended bike path route to: 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens, NY 11694

Brooklyn and Queens have so many great bike paths, let's use them!

NYC Ferry

Arrive by Boat

The most comfortable way to get around in NYC!

Take the Rockaway-bound NYC Ferry, leaving from Wall St. Pier 11 and Sunset Park every hour. 


From the Rockaway Terminal, take the free west-bound shuttle to Jacob Riis Park

Find route information here.

or just Take the hassle out of it.
book a trip on the OVRRIDE bus for a no worries beach day
Click here to check out their options


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Jacob Riis Park
167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens, NY 11694

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