Christmas in Bronx Little Italy
AddressArthur Avenue & East 187th Street
The Bronx, NY
TimeStarts: 12/04/2020 7:00 pm / Ends: 12/23/2020 9:00 pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Bronx Little Italy, and we have lots of ways for visitors to find holiday cheer! The Jolly Holidays, Victorian inspired acapella carolers, will be in the neighborhood singing your favorite holiday tunes Thursdays and weekend evenings leading up to Christmas. Enjoy an authentic meal and complete your holiday shopping in the neighborhood as you stroll through our streets, lit by a dazzling holiday light display. After December 11th, stop by Ciccarone Park to admire and take photos with our 25 foot Christmas tree. We wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year!
NYBG Bronx Neighbors Program
AddressNew York Botanical Garden
Southern Boulevard, The Bronx
TimeStarts: 10/01/2020 12:00 am / Ends: 02/28/2021 11:00 pm
The BID is proud to share that the New York Botanical Garden is thrilled to host its Bronx Neighbors with complimentary Garden tickets as new colors and textures emerge across their 250 acres. Explore dazzling dahlias, mauve asters, and the changing leaves of the Native Plant Garden in fall. Bring the whole family to experience the twists and turns of the Great Pumpkin Path and the bounty of the Edible Academy. Get your complimentary tickets and plan your visit here.
Free COVID-19 Testing
AddressE 188th St & Arthur Ave
The Bronx, NY 10458
TimeStarts: 08/05/2020 9:00 am / Ends: 08/12/2020 2:00 pm
Essen Health Care will be providing free COVID-19 testing (nasal swab) and antibody testing to members of the community on Wednesday, August 5th and Wednesday, August 9th from 9am-2pm. No appointment necessary, please bring a photo ID. For further information, please call Essen Health Care 646-350-1625.
Piazza di Belmont
AddressArthur Ave & E 187th St
The Bronx, NY 10458
TimeStarts: 07/09/2020 6:00 pm / Ends: 11/01/2020 10:00 pm
Bronx Little Italy is thrilled to welcome you to Piazza di Belmont! A charming open space, reminiscent of Italy, where pedestrians can stroll through Arthur Avenue for outdoor dining. Piazza di Belmont is on Arthur Avenue from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue. On Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays these streets will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking from 6pm-10pm, and Sundays from 1pm-9:30pm through November 1st. During the day and outside of these hours, the streets will remain open for traffic and parking and outdoor dining will still be available.
Little Italy in the Bronx Restaurant Week
The Bronx, NY
TimeStarts: 02/03/2020 12:00 pm / Ends: 02/13/2020 9:00 pm
From February 3 to 13, 2020, Family-Owned and Operated Italian Restaurants on the Historic Arthur Avenue Welcome Visitors to the Bronx for the Inaugural Little Italy in the Bronx Restaurant Week. Diners can enjoy a three-course prix-fixe lunch for $20 and a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $30 excluding gratuity, tax, and alcohol, or various value-added offerings at a variety of Little Italy in the Bronx restaurants. The offering is only valid during the week from Mondays to Thursdays. When making a reservation, please call the restaurant directly and mention Little Italy in the Bronx Restaurant Week. Menus and more information can be found here.
J.S. Bach Magnificat Holiday Concert
AddressOur Lady of Mount Carmel Church
East 187th Street, Bronx
TimeStarts: 12/07/2019 7:30 pm / Ends: 12/07/2019 9:30 pm
Schiller Institute NYC Chorus Presents J.S. Bach Magnificat Holiday Concert at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Saturday, December 7th. Reception to follow. For more information and tickets: 347-657-3704 SI NYC Chorus
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Hughes Avenue, The Bronx
TimeStarts: 11/30/2019 4:00 pm / Ends: 11/30/2019 6:00 pm
Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony with special guest Chazz Palminteri on Small Business Saturday! Celebrate the holidays with us, and enjoy holiday music as you indulge in Italian cookies and hot chocolate. Santa Claus will also be in from the North Pole! Our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is sponsored by Artuso Pastry Shop, Cerini Coffee & Gifts, Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation, Madonia Bakery, and Council Member Ritchie Torres.
Columbus Day Festivities
AddressEast 186th Street
The Bronx, NY
TimeStarts: 10/14/2019 12:00 pm / Ends: 10/14/2019 3:00 pm
Join us on Arthur Avenue on October 14 to enjoy a live musical performance by Rock Steady as you explore our deliciously authentic neighborhood. There will be tables and chairs set up for people to enjoy the show and relax from the hustle and bustle while children can enjoy coloring and games.
New York Pizza Festival
TimeStarts: 10/05/2019 12:00 pm / Ends: 10/06/2019 5:00 pm
Returning for its second year, the annual New York Pizza Festival, hosted by The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) and the Pizza Academy Foundation, will take place on Crescent Avenue in the historic Little Italy of The Bronx on October 5th and 6th, 2019. Over 25 participating pizzaioli will feature different styles of pizza from some of the best pizzerias all over the country including the five boroughs of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, Denver and more, as well as Italy. While entry to the New York Pizza Festival is free, tickets for individual slices and alcohol are required and are now available for purchase on the official website HERE. The festival benefits the local New York non-profit, Slice Out Hunger.
Address2396 Arthur Avenue
The Bronx, NY
TimeStarts: 09/08/2019 12:00 pm / Ends: 09/08/2019 6:00 pm
The Belmont BID is set to host its annual FERRAGOSTO festival that draws thousands of visitors from the tri-state area and beyond to the intersection of all-things-Italian at world-famous Arthur Avenue and East 187th Street on Sunday, September 8, 2019! For over 20 years, the merchants of Bronx Little Italy have banded together to keep this lively Italian tradition alive by engaging visitors in Italian culture, traditions, music, and of course, the greatest Italian food and drinks! For more information please visit the Ferragosto website.