Bronx Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony

Address
Ciccarone Park Arthur Avenue at East 188th St Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 12/03/2022 4:00 pm / Ends: 12/03/2022 6:00 pm

The Belmont BID welcomes the return of the Holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony! Join us on Saturday, December 3rd in Ciccarone Park from 4-6 p.m. All are welcome to meet Santa, sing Christmas carols, and enjoy Italian cookies and rich hot chocolate.

In partnership with Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation, there will be a Toy Giveaway! Child must be present; first come, first served.

Thank you to our Tree Lighting Ceremony Supporters: Addeo Bakers, Artuso Pastry, Cerini Coffee & Gifts, DeLillo Pastry Shop, Egidio Pastry Shop, Gino’s Pastry Shop, Madonia Bakery, Morrone Pastry Shop & Cafe, and Terranova Bakery.

The holiday season is a great time to visit the neighborhood and pair it with a trip to the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights and New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show & GLOW!

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Thanksgiving Food Drive

Address
627 East 187th St Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 11/21/2022 10:00 am / Ends: 11/21/2022 4:00 pm

The Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive for the many families in the parish that are struggling this holiday season. The Church will be accepting financial donations and donations of non-perishable foods on Monday, November 21st.

Phone Number
718-295-3770
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Fordham University Campus Ministry Health Fair

Address
Our Lady of Mount Carmel 627 East 187th Street Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 11/06/2022 10:00 am / Ends: 11/06/2022 3:00 pm

Fordham University’s Office of Campus Ministry, in partnership with SBH Health System, BronxCare Health System, Part of the Solution, and several nonprofit organizations and community groups, will be hosting a Free Health Fair on Sunday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. There will be free flu and COVID-19 shots, health exams, mammography, and resources related to immigration, legal services, housing and more. For more information, please click, here.

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Italian Heritage & Christopher Columbus Celebration!

Address
East 186th Street at Arthur Avenue Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 10/10/2022 12:30 pm / Ends: 10/10/2022 3:30 pm

Join us in Bronx Little Italy to celebrate Italian heritage and Christopher Columbus on Monday, October 10th. Enjoy a live musical performance by “Pane E Cioccolato” on East 186th Street from 12:30-3:30pm. Shop and dine in our authentic neighborhood full of artisan food shops, retail merchants, and world class restaurants.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Ferragosto 2022

Address
Arthur Avenue between East 187th St and Crescent Ave
Time
Starts: 09/11/2022 12:00 pm / Ends: 09/11/2022 6:00 pm

Join us for Ferragosto in our world famous neighborhood on Sunday, September 11th from 12-6pm. Ferragosto is a way to convene our customers and supporters in a festival-like atmosphere and share what we have to offer as an authentic Little Italy. It’s a day filled with rich culture, delicious food, amusing entertainment, live musical performances and great fun! Learn more here.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Piazza di Belmont

Address
Arthur Ave at East 186th St Bronx, NY 10458

In its third year and back by popular demand, Piazza di Belmont will return to Bronx Little Italy on Sundays for al fresco dining.

Arthur Ave will turn into a culinary oasis and be closed to vehicular traffic from East 186th St to Crescent Ave from 3pm to 9pm on Sundays through September 25th.

“The Belmont 4”, an acapella group, will visit restaurants on weekend evenings and sing doo-wop, hits from the 50’s through today, and take requests, as they stroll up and down the bustling streets.

Arthur Avenue will be open for cars prior to the the street closure to accommodate shoppers at Bronx Little Italy’s retail stores and outdoor dining will still be available.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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NYPD National Night Out 2022

Address
Crescent Ave at Arthur Ave Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 08/02/2022 5:00 pm / Ends: 08/02/2022 8:00 pm

The 48th Precinct’s National Night Out will take place on August 2, 2022, from 5 PM – 8 PM on Crescent Avenue between Arthur Avenue and Hughes Avenue. Come enjoy an evening of activities for kids, food, and resources for the community.

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Feast of Saint Anthony 2022

Address
East 187th St at Arthur Ave Bronx, NY 10458

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church presents The Feast of Saint Anthony. The Feast will take place Wednesday, June 8 – Sunday, June 12, and feature live music and entertainment, food, amusements, and rides. Additionally, devotions and blessing with Saint Anthony relic on Sunday, June 12 at 5pm, and a Mass in honor of Saint Anthony on Monday, June 13 at 12pm. For more information call 718-295-3770 or visit Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.

Phone Number
718-295-3770
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Street Co-Naming Ceremony & Fair in Honor of Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu

Address
Crescent Ave at Arthur Ave Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 05/15/2022 12:00 pm / Ends: 05/15/2022 6:00 pm

A street co-naming ceremony and fair will be held on Crescent Ave at Arthur Ave in honor of Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu, Albanian Commander during the 15th Century, and to Celebrate Albanian Culture with a Festive Fair. The event will celebrate the neighborhood’s Albanian History, and connections with the Italian American community. The fair will feature Gruppo Folk Shqiponjat, an Arbereshe group of musicians and dancers in traditional clothing from Calabria, Italy, as well as Albanian food, activities for children, and much more. The street co-naming ceremony will take place at 2pm on the corner of Crescent Ave and Adams Pl.

Phone Number
929-567-6002
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Memorial Mass

Address
627 East 187th Street

A Memorial Mass will be held for Tonino Sementilli at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Saturday, December 4th at 10:30am.

Tonino Sementilli, owner of Amato Pharmacy, cared deeply about the welfare of our neighborhood. He was actively involved in local civil initiatives and was passionate about helping the youth of our community. Over the years he provided countless job opportunities and skill training to many of them. All who knew Tony knew he had a heart of gold, and he impacted so many people each and every day. Tony was a member of Sempre Avanti, whose mission is to provide support and resources to Italian individuals, businesses, organizations, and associations, both in the US and Italy.

Phone Number
718-295-3770
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