Statue of Liberty Celebrates 135th Birthday

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City Experiences celebrates the birthday of the Statue of Liberty aboard Statue City CruisesOn, Thursday, October 28 at 10:45 A.M., join us on the water to commemorate the iconic New York City landmark, which arrived in New York Harbor on October 28, 1886. Statue City Cruises is the official boat operator to Liberty Island as it transports both locals and tourists alike to visit the renowned New York City landmark.
Statue City Cruises will sail a dedicated vessel out to the Statue of Liberty for a quick photo and b-roll opportunity before returning to Battery Park.  Please note: The vessel will not stop at Liberty Island or Ellis Island.  Statue City Cruises executives will be available for interviews to discuss the milestone birthday and the anticipated return of international tourists this holiday season.
Statue of Liberty
Rafael Abreu, Vice President Sales and Marketing, City Experiences
Thursday, October 28, 2021
10:45 A.M. SHARP
Press Arrival Time: 10:30 A.M.; Press Check-in Closes: 10:45 A.M.
Sailing: 11:00 A.M.; Photo Op in front of Statue: 11:15 A.M.
Battery Park
Enter the Park near the Pixar Putt attraction, close to the water on the west side.
Follow the path to the blue flag (photos attached) toward the white “security screening” tent near the water. 
Melissa Gunderson/ / cell: (908) 399-6719
Michael DeiCas/ cell: (412) 860-7083
Masks are required throughout the entire experience, including through security and on board the vessels.   Please keep in mind that you will be going through a mandatory airport grade security screening prior to boarding the vessel.
City Experiences represents Hornblower Group’s expansive portfolio of water- and land-based experience companies and includes two sub-brands: City Cruises and City Ferry.  City Cruises companies operate dining, sightseeing and private events across 22 destinations in the U.S., Canada, and the UK.  City Cruises companies also operate cruises on behalf of the National Park Service and the Niagara Parks Commission and currently hold service contracts to provide ferry service to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, Alcatraz Island and Niagara Falls.  City Ferry companies offer specialized knowledge and expertise required to transport passengers, vehicles, and other cargo safely across inland and coastal waterways, serving as operator of NYC Ferry and Puerto Rico ferry system, among others.  City Experiences’ portfolio of companies also offers a range of water- and land-based experiences including shore excursions, partner-offered experiences, multi-port packages, with companies including Cruising Excursions, ShoreTrips, Niagara Jet Adventures and Walks products.  For more information visit


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