May 10, 2011
Four Days To The Big Fair @ The Square! May 14th at 12PM
Free parking at the Hutchinson Metro Center located at 1200 Waters Place for all festival go-ers with shuttle service to and from all day.
Join the hot dog eating contest in front of McDermott's Pub at 2pm.
Don't miss the many raffles for great prizes by visiting our merchant and sponsor booths throughout the fair.
BRONX, NY- The Association of the Merchants & Business Professionals of Westchester Square, Inc., the Bronx Business Alliance and the Bronx Council on the Arts, encourage Bronxites to attend the 3rd Annual “Fair @ The Square” on Saturday, May 14th from 12 to 6 PM along the streets of Westchester Square between St. Raymond and Westchester Avenues.
This multi-cultural event will feature an all day concert showcasing New York City’s best groups performing oldies through today’s great music. The show will be hosted by Bronx News anchor, Ray Raimundi, of News 12 the Bronx, and Dennis “Dion” Nardone, of WVOX 1460 AM radio. From Doo-Wop to Hip-Hop, you will catch it on the main stage at St. Raymond Avenue. The artist line-up is still growing but, just to name a few performing at the main stage are Latin Sensation Yamilet Mia, Hip-Hop craze Salese & Friends, the legendary Streets of the Bronx Band, the ultimate dance band Just Nuts, the Bronx’s very own Elvis Tribute Artist Gene Di Napoli and a Bangladesh performance by Bahrati Kemraj.
Kids will enjoy the day at Owen Dolen Park where a full children’s carnival will take place, adults will enjoy dozens of vendors and merchants displaying their wares, and services, and restaurants offering up great food. Another highlight is the annual Art Walk showcasing local Bronx artists and their works in a variety of spaces and windows and at tables throughout the Square, with scheduled guided tours.
“Westchester Square has made great strides, in the past few years, and we invite all the residents of New York City to come see what the buzz is about. This annual fair allows us to showcase the diversity of our commerce, our culture, and our community, and the progress we have made in our neighborhood,” says Mr. Joe Regina, of AMBPWS, “We welcome this opportunity to have thousands of people, who we expect throughout the day, to come and join us as we celebrate the rebuilding of a great area for a great future.”
This event is sponsored by The Hutchinson Metro Center, The New York Daily News, Health First, Metro Optics, Rebekah Nursing Home, Verizon, Exit Realty, Bronx Knows, Con Edison, Westchester Medical Center, BronxNet Television, News 12 - The Bronx, and The Bronx Times Reporter.
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Location: Westchester Square from St. Raymond to Westchester Avene