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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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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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.

“The Belmont 4”, an acapella group, will visit restaurants on weekend evenings through September. The group will 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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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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Bronx Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony on Small Business Saturday

Address
Ciccarone Park 2426 Hughes Ave Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 11/27/2021 4:00 pm / Ends: 11/27/2021 6:00 pm

The Belmont BID welcomes the return of the Holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony. Join us on Small Business Saturday, November 27 in Ciccarone Park from 4 -6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, as we will be singing Christmas carols while eating Italian cookies and drinking hot chocolate. Children will also be able to meet Santa Claus and participate in a toy giveaway! The child must be present, and is first come, first served.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Italian Heritage Celebration

Join us in Bronx Little Italy to celebrate Italian heritage on Monday, October 11th. Enjoy live performances from “The Belmont 4” in D’Auria Murphy Triangle from 12-3pm and “Pane E Cioccolato” on East 186th Street from 1-4pm. Explore our deliciously authentic neighborhood full of century old artisan food shops, retail, and world class restaurants.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Paulie’s Push

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

As tribute to flight attendants and crew members killed in the September 11th attacks, former flight attendant Paul “Paulie” Venuto will push an Airline Beverage Cart from Boston Logan Airport to Ground Zero, NYC. The Belmont BID is honored to welcome Paulie as he makes a stop on Arthur Avenue as part of his 200-mile 20-day journey. Show your support for Paulie’s remarkable testimonial to his fallen crew members. Learn more and donate here.

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Ferragosto 2021

Address
Arthur Avenue from East 187th St to Crescent Ave
Time
Starts: 09/12/2021 12:00 pm / Ends: 09/12/2021 6:00 pm

The Belmont BID plans to welcome back visitors and host Ferragosto in our world famous neighborhood on Sunday, September 12th 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 and great fun! Learn more here.

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