This Weekend NYC Things To Do
NYC is Increasingly Moving to Normal - Many Live Events This Weekend in the Boros including the Feast of St Anthony in the Little Italy section of the Bronx, LGBTQ Festival in the South Bronx, Rose Garden Festival at NYBG, Traditional Street Fair in Forest Hills Qns, Calligraphy Workshop in Jamaica Qns & Plantathon Crafts Fair on the UWS, Tribeca Film Fest continues, Food Truck Fair at Mount Loretto SI, Pride Festival in Brooklyn and a Greek Festival in BK too
Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the low 60's on Friday, rising to the low 70's on Saturday and the mid 70's on Sunday. The temperature lows will be in the low to mid 60's all weekend. Possibly a bit of rain is in the forecast on Sunday night after 9 pm. Winds will range between 3 - 7 mph rising slowly through the weekend. The Humidity will be in the 60% - 80% range all weekend, rising as the weekend progresses.
NYC Live Events Coming Back Gradually - Bronx
Thru Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 6 pm to 11 pm - The Feast of St. Anthony. Times are Friday until 11 pm, Sat from 2 pm - 11 pm / Sun from 2 pm - 10 pm. It's the 114th / 115th annual Feast of St Anthony at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 627 East 187th Street which is also known as Bronx Little Italy. The triangle of streets along Cresent and Arthur Avenues & 187th Street in the Little Italy section of the Belmont neighborhood in the Bronx will be celebrating this Belmont neighborhood st fair with rides, games, raffles, food and entertainment every night. Officially the street fair is being held along East 187th street from Arthur to Beaumont Avenue, and along Crescent from Cambreleng to Belmont Avenue. There will be a procession on Sunday beginning at 5 pm.
On Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 12 noon - 8 pm there's the 1 Bronx Festival / HUB 3rd Avenue Summer Festival / LGBTQ Festival - Along Alexander Avenue between Bruckner and 134th street. Bronx street fairs in the Melrose neighborhood and near Mott Haven. In 2019 it was organized by Third Avenue BID, LGBTQ Bronx Caucus, Out Bronx, BAAD & Bronx Borough President.
On Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021 from 11 am - 4 pm. Rose Garden Weekend at the New York Botanical Garden Festival - At 2900 Southern Blvd in the Bronx. This isn't exactly a street fair in the Norwood / Fordham Manor / University neighborhood of the Central Bronx - but it is an opportunity to see 650 varieties of roses in bloom in the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the NY Botanical Gardens [Admission $15 / $7 / $4 & kids under 2 free].
In June 2021 EVERY Saturday from about 12 noon to 7 pm - Bronx Night Market - in Fordham Plaza at East Fordham Road and Third Avenue across from the Metro North Railway Station.
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NYC Live Events Coming Back Gradually - Queens
Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 10 am - 6 pm - Forest Hills Festival Of The Arts - Along Austin Street from 69th Road to 72nd Road. St fairs in Forest Hills.
Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021 - from 1 - 4 pm - Traditions Festival. At King Manor at 153rd Street and Jamaica Avenue in King Park. The Saturday event centers around calligraphy and the Sunday event centers around crafts, music and dance.
NYC Live Events Coming Back Gradually - Manhattan
Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm - 43rd Plantathon Crafts Fair - Along west side of Broadway from 73rd to 82nd Street - street fairs in the Upper West Side neighborhood UWS of Manhattan. One of the oldest plant fairs in the city, offering a huge array of plants, food and live music.
Sunday, June 13, 2021 from 12 noon - 62nd Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan - Normally it's live and along 5th Avenue from 44th Street to 79th Street. www.nprdpinc.org. This year it's been cancelled, but there will be a TV show from 12 - 2 pm Sunday on Puerto Rican culture.
The Tribeca Film Festival continues as does entertainment on the Lincoln Center Green.
NYC Live Events Coming Back Gradually - Brooklyn
Thursday - Saturday, June 10 - 12, 2021. From 11 am - 9 pm daily. 42nd Annual Greek Festival at the cathedral at 64 Schermerhorn Street between Court Street and Boerum Place. The event has rides, entertainment, food and shopping. Organized by the St Constantine & Helen Cathedral at stconstantinecathedral.org. Brooklyn street fairs in Brooklyn Heights.
Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10 am - 6 pm _ 24th Annual Brooklyn Pride Festival. Along 5th Avenue between 3rd and 5th streets. In the past the festivities warm up began with a run through Prospect Park at 10 am [register at brooklynpride.org]. And again - in the past - from 11 am - 6 pm there's a cultural festival with food, shopping and entertainment along 5th Avenue from 1st to 9th Streets, but as you can see above, the size of the fair has been reduced to 3rd to 5th streets. Brooklyn street fairs in Crown Heights.
NYC Live Events Coming Back Gradually - Staten Island
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021 - 5th Annual Food Truck Fair - beginning at 1 pm on Saturday and Sunday - ending at 10 pm. Food trucks and live entertainment. At Mount Loretto at 6581 Hylan Blvd on Staten Island. Not a traditional street fair, but 15 food trucks and live entertainment by many bands. For $5 you can get a taste from one of the food trucks. Buy tickets at www.catholiccharitiesofstatenisland.org [or mountloretto.org].
May 27 - June 13, 2021 weekdays from 5 - 10 pm & weekends from 12 noon - 11 pm - SI Mall Carnival at the Staten Island Mall at 2655 Richmond Avenue in the Heartland Village / New Springville neighborhoods of Staten Island. Food, entertainment and rides - $5 admission. Street fairs / festivals in the Heartland Village neighborhood of Staten Island.
Things are Gradually Coming Back to Life
We're trying to stay abreast of things as the city re-awakens from its CoVid pandemic past. Here are some links to other things going on. Manhattan street fairs, Queens street fairs, Bronx street fairs, Brooklyn street fairs and Staten Island street fairs. We'll add more as the summer progresses.