Downtown is chock-full of activities and events twelve months of the year. Also check Entertainment, Movie Listings and the New Rochelle Public Library calendar. Note: Events listed are subject to change. Check calendar monthly for updates. View our Event Gallery!
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September 17, 2014 - September 18, 2016
Fleur De Lis Parade
Fifteen fleur-de-lis sculptures -- five-foot- tall fiberglass sculptures, each individually decorated by a local artist -- are installed around downtown New Rochelle , a project which grew out of the city’s 325th anniversary celebration. The project is a collaboration between the the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) ,New Rochelle Council on the Arts, and the City of New Rochelle.
September 12, 2015
BID Market Family Day: Zev Haber
11:00 am: Zev returns to the BID Farmers Market to entertain the youngest Market-goers and their parents and grandparents. This popular musician performs crowd-pleasing music and ensures a fun-filled experience of songs, games and movement for all ages. In the event of rain, the performance will take place in the library’s Ossie Davis Theater. Free. This program is a BID Family Day, made possible by a partnership with the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) in conjunction with the Library, City School District and Parks & Recreation.
September 13, 2015
New Rochelle Street Fair Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 11am – 5pm
New Rochelle Street Fair
The eventful day will take place on
Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 11am – 5pm.
The third annual New Rochelle Street Fair is presented by the City of New Rochelle / Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce, BID, and Council on the Arts. We will have local and out of town crafters, artists, vendors, games, live music with two stages, rides, great food, local businesses & our very FIRST Motorcycle Show!
Location: Main Street between North and Centre Avenues. 914.654.2087; www.newrochelleny.com/streetfair.
September 19, 2015 - October 25, 2015
The 100th Annual Juried Exhibition of the New Rochelle Art Association
The Annual Juried Exhibition features exceptional works in oil, watercolor, graphics, mixed media, pastel, photography, digital media, sculpture, and fine crafts. In the Lumen Winter Gallery, during regular library hours.
September 19, 2015
BID Market Family Day: Balloon Bonanza with Nora Maher
11:00 am: Great family fare is featured at the BID Farmers Market each Saturday - local farm-fresh products, gourmet items, alfresco noshing, and lively performances and activities to delight young children, such as Balloon Bonanza with Nora Maher. Under the green tent, Nora will be fashioning fanciful balloon creations for children to take home. Free. This program is a BID Family Day, made possible by a partnership with the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) in conjunction with the Library, City School District and Parks & Recreation.
September 26, 2015
BID Market Family Day & Arts Fest: Adventure in Architecture
11:00 am: At every turn in downtown New Rochelle, fabulous architectural details and structures abound. While unleashing creative energy, families will have a chance to explore the design elements by constructing their own buildings out of found objects. The educators from the Dobbs Ferry-based ArchForKids will provide the inspiration and help to guide participants in making their own dream house, a soaring skyscraper, an elaborate apartment, or other cool structure. In the event of rain, the activity will take place in the library’s Meeting Room. This program is a BID Family Day, made possible by a partnership with the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) in conjunction with the Library, City School District and Parks & Recreation.
September 26, 2015
Lego Fun for Arts Fest at Huguenot Children’s Library
Back by popular demand! Children ages 5 and older will have the opportunity to kindle their imaginations while creating really cool Lego masterpieces during the fourth annual Arts Fest. Block Stars LLC will set up their workshop in the lower level of the Huguenot Children’s Library, providing the colorful blocks and gadgetry for Lego-builders to create great contraptions and structures. The fourth annual Lego Fun event is made possible by the Partnership for the Huguenot Children’s Library. Free. First-come, first-served, to the capacity of the Lower level of HCL.
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