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Advertising Opportunities

Advertising Opportunities

NYC Ferry provides New Yorkers with a dependable way to commute and connect to Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx along the East River and Hudson River. With state-of-the-art vessels, advertisers enjoy the perks of unique media formats placed throughout an environment rich in dwell time. The strategic placement of our static and digital displays allows for maximum visibility as commuters approach from any and all directions. For additional impact, advertisers can dominate the vessels with a combination of onboard media and activations. Simply put, nothing is as distinct and impactful as a branded experience commuting along the shores of Manhattan and its neighboring boroughs.

Interior Ad Application

With an average ride time of 24 mins, advertising onboard the calm commute of NYC Ferry is the perfect way to connect with commuters, New Yorkers, and tourists. Interior Ad Application options include unmissable ad placements on vessel table wraps, floor decals, posters, door decals, and wall bands.

Digital Screens

Put your brand front and center on NYC Ferry’s Digital Screens. Each vessel is equipped with 6 onboard screens with a total of 228 screen across our fleet of 38 vessels. Customizable ad packages are available including options for 15 or 30-sec placements on one or more routes.

Onboard Activation

Make waves with onboard activations. NYC Ferry offers a unique venue to showcase your brand with experiential marketing and pop-up activation. We have hosted a series of Brand Activations including product giveaways and samples, onboard DJs or performances, onboard manicures for commuters, and more.

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Social Media Partnerships

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Collaboration Campaign

If you have a business, organization, event or product NYC Ferry riders should know about let’s connect. Reach new audiences via NYC Ferry’s marketing channels options include social media, email newsletter feature, blog post feature, and more.


Have a business or event located near an NYC Ferry landing? Encourage NYC Ferry riders to visit with an exclusive discount when they show their NYC Ferry ticket. We will promote the discount via social media and marketing channels.


Increase your brand awareness and reach new audiences with a partnered giveaway. Options include social media giveaways and onboard giveaways.

Onboard Activations

Connect with NYC waterfront communities sponsor an onboard activation on NYC Ferry. Showcase your brand, event or organzization with experiential marketing and pop-up activation. We have hosted a series of pop-ups ncluding onboard giveaways, storytime, music performances, meditations, and more.

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