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Fairs and Festivals in Bronx Week of May 15

Fairs and Festivals in Bronx See what street fairs, holiday festivals, cultural parades, and other celebrations are happening in Bronx this week of May 15. Get all the details on these fairs and festivals, including dates, start time, location, and information on special events or activities for kids and families. Most of these events are free. Whether you live in Bronx or just plan on visiting this week, these fairs and festivals offer inexpensive fun and entertainment for the whole family. To see more free and low-cost upcoming events for kids and families in Bronx, check out our complete calendar of events.

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Nyack Famous Street Fair - Downtown Nyack
May 21, 2017 - Nyack

This great family fun day will feature over 3 hundred exhibitors with arts, crafts, retail, and commercial booths lining downtown Nyack. Enjoy great food, music, and a large Kid's Zone in the Main Street parking lot. Held rain or shine.

GARNER Arts Festival 2017 - GARNER Arts Center
Through May 21, 2017 - Garnerville

GARNER Arts Center’s Arts Festival showcases the GARNER Historic District, a 14 acre, 19th century textile mill where Arts Festival takes place. In 2017, GARNER Arts Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 20th – 21st. GARNER Arts Center curates sculptural installations throughout 14 acres of 19th Century industrial spaces, inviting artists to present art & performance in warehouses, alleyways, trails and unexpected places. For the 2017 GARNER Arts Festival, exhibitions, installations, and performances will be focused on the subject of Social Justice. “(1) inclusion of everyone in the full benefits of society and (2) empowerment of people to participate fully in the economic, social, and cultural life of the country.” – Institute for Intellectual Property & Social Justice. Audiences are invited to explore 30+ open artist studios introducing them to painters, sculptors, woodworkers, jewelers and photographers. Workshops are available in batik, watercolor painting, printmaking, a drum circle and more. A kid’s corner keeps young artists active, and music, theatre and dance provide the festival’s live performance offerings. Food trucks, craft vendors, a beer & wine garden and a coffee bar round out the weekend’s festivities. New this year, visitors can visit our on-site craft brewery, Industrial Arts Brewing Company!

STEM Expo - New York Hall of Science
May 19, 2017 - Corona

Explore summer academic and internship opportunities in STEM, witness interactive science demonstrations, listen to music, explore the museum after dark, and enjoy a taste of Queens. Doors will open at 5:30 pm. The STEM Career Expo is free and open to students ages 12 and older and their families. Be sure to RSVP and beat the line. More than 20 community partners and colleges will inspire, give advice, and provide opportunities for youth. Participating organizations include: Hunter College Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Seeds Scholars Generation Code Explainer TV The SimpleBiologist SUNY Maritime College MakerState CoderDojo NYC Per Scholas …

New York Guitar Festival: 'Raga Marathon' - Brookfield Place
May 19, 2017 - Battery Park City

A daylong Raga Marathon. Featuring free performances celebrating the vibrant sounds of South Asia as part of the 2017 New York Guitar Festival.

Ivy League Spring Fling - Ivy League School and Day Camp
May 20, 2017 - Smithtown

Come enjoy a fun filled day with your family. Face painting, DJ, Go-Karts, Sky Bounce, inflatables and more. Food items available for just $1 each.

Asian-American Festival - North Hempstead Beach Park
May 20, 2017 - Port Washington

Celebrate ethnic diversity. Bring family and friends to this beachfront gathering which will include dance, arts and crafts, shopping, culinary delights from China, India, Japan, Korea, and Pakistan.

10th Annual Dance Parade and Festival - Broadway, University Place, East 8th Street, St. Marks Place, and Tompkins Square Park
May 20, 2017 - East Village

This parade and festival celebrates the power of dance as an art form as well as the dance culture of NYC. It starts with a parade which begins at Broadway and 21st Avenue, featuring crafted floats, live bands and DJs. The parade is ordered chronologically honoring the history of dance from ancient to contemporary. The parade finishes at Tompkins Square Park with DanceFest. A festival featuring performances, dance lessons and social dance

East Hampton Spring Fair - Main Street East Hampton
May 20, 2017 - East Hampton

Local artists, shopkeepers and over 30 non-profits – including the Pollock-Krasner House, the East End Children’s Museum, the East Hampton YMCA, East Hampton Historical Society and East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will be in attendance. There will be a Main Street Stage featuring live music all day – from bluegrass to folk to rock n roll.

East Hampton Spring Fair - Main Street East Hampton
May 20, 2017 - East Hampton

Local artists, shopkeepers and over 30 non-profits – including the Pollock-Krasner House, the East End Children’s Museum, the East Hampton YMCA, East Hampton Historical Society and East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will be in attendance. There will be a Main Street Stage featuring live music all day – from bluegrass to folk to rock n roll.

23rd Annual Taste of Tribeca - Duane Street
May 20, 2017 - Tribeca

Taste of Tribeca brings together over 60 of Tribeca’s top chefs and restaurants to benefit arts and enrichment programs at local public schools PS 150 and PS 234. Tickets provide six "tastes" from any of the participating Tribeca restaurants, a wine and beer tour of neighborhood shops and pubs, live entertainment, and entry into the Kids’ Zone and a Sports Zone run by Manhattan Youth.

Family ArtsBash - ArtsWestchester
May 20, 2017 - White Plains

ArtsWestchester invites families and children of all ages to participate in a day of fun in its downtown White Plains nine-story building at Family ArtsBash. Children will partake in a variety of hands-on art activities, visit artist studios and art exhibits at the historic landmark building located at 31 Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains. Activities include a chocolate art-making activity, drumming circles, clay and felt-making workshops, spin art, face painting and more.

Sunfest - The Dillon Child Study Center at St. Joseph's College
May 20, 2017 - Fort Greene

Join this family-friendly event featuring pony rides, carousel, raffle, arts and crafts, face painting, games, music, and the Sunfest Café and Boutique.

Traditions Festival - King Manor Museum
Through May 21, 2017 - Jamaica

Showcasing artists, artisans, and performers demonstrating crafts from many different cultures from the 19th century and modern times. See how New Yorkers made household goods 200 years ago and learn about how communities from all across Queens today bring their culture to our city. There will be plenty of hands-on activities and fun for adults and children.

CMA Kids Fair 2017 - Children's Museum of the Arts
May 21, 2017 - Greenwich Village

Street fair organized by CMA that will feature lots of fun activities and things to buy too. Create art with teaching artists, try out chalk drawing, jump rope and play skeeball, mess around with flubber, and more.

Tenth Avenue International Food Festival - Ninth Avenue
Through May 21, 2017 - Midtown

For one weekend only, 15 blocks of Ninth Avenue will be closed off for this culinary festival. Experience the delightful taste of various cuisines from different countries like Poland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Japan, Thailand, and many others. There will also be games and fun activities for kids and live stage performances.

Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair - Hallockville Museum Farm
Through May 21, 2017 - Riverhead

The Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair is the largest gathering of it's kind on Long Island. Two days filled with on-going demonstrations and activities including: sheep herding, sheep and llama shearing, livestock and animal displays, spinning, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, needle arts, quilting, basketweaving, crocheting, historic tours, exhibits, and shopping. Rain or shine.

Family Fun Day - Saddle Rock Ranch
May 21, 2017 - Middle Island

Join Project 9 Line and Great Strides to support local veterans and cystic fibrosis. There will be live music, chili making contest, horse rides, hay ride, face painting, games, food concessions and more.

Great Neck Street Fair - Great Neck Village
May 21, 2017 - Great Neck

Looking for the perfect gift? Perfectly made, reasonably priced? Bring your family and friends to the Great Neck Fair!

Fifth Annual Queens Writes Weekend - Borough of Queens
Through May 21, 2017 - Queens

The fifth annual Queens Writes Weekend, presented by Newtown Literary Alliance, will be held on May 19-21 at various locations around the borough of Queens where participants are inspired to come write for a few hours in a community setting. Prompts will be given to inspire your writing and every Queens Writes Weekend site has a different theme. Whether you’re a first-time writer or have been writing for years, this event is for you! Visit for more information and the full schedule of events.

Broadway Mall Carnival - Broadway Mall
Through May 21, 2017 - Hicksville

This family-friendly event brings 11 days of midway entertainment to Nassau County with favorite fair food, games and rides for all ages, from fun kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides. Admission and parking are free. Unlimited ride wristbands are $25 Monday - Thursday and $30 Friday - Sunday. Ride tickets are also available onsite for $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 3 or more tickets each. Visit the website for $5 off ride wristbands and other coupon savings.

Spring Festival - Thomas School of Horsemanship
May 21, 2017 - Melville

Enjoy pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, arts and crafts, field games, inflatables, carnival games, jumping pillow, fun science experiments and a playground. Entrance is free but some attractions require money.

Hudson Valley Fair - Dutchess Stadium
Through May 21, 2017 - Wappingers Falls

There is plenty to see and do including a huge carnival midway, delicious food, games, and live entertainment and shows including The Lion & Tiger Show, Lance Gifford's Magic & Illusion Show, Monkeys Riding Dogs, plus Cowtown USA and Barnyard Petting Coral and much more! Children can learn all about cows and agriculture at our all new Cowtown USA Exhibit!

Queens New Music Festival - Secret Theatre Main Stage
Through May 21, 2017 - Long Island City

The mission of the festival is to promote new music in Queens by highlighting the wealth of artists living and working in Queens, as well as inviting artists from other parts of New York City and the country to contribute to the livelihood of the most diverse borough of the city. The line up includes: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 8pm Aaron Copland School of Music Student Concert Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 7pm Svr?ek-Ojeda piano duo (Susan Svr?ek & Nelson Ojeda-Valdes) (h)artDrive electric guitar duo (Giacomo Baldelli & Nadav Lev) Saturday, May 20, 2017 3pm Flutist Robert Dick performs William Hellermann's monumental work "Three Weeks in Cincinnati in December" 5pm Coast to Coast: violinist Myroslava (Mira) Khomik & pianist Füreya Ünal arrive from L.A. to perform works by John Adams, Jonathan Harvey, Michael Torke, and more! 8pm New York City Guitar Orchestra Sunday, May 21, 2017 1pm loadbang 4pm Random Drama: vocal works by RAM composers, Barash, Fetherolf, and Schulz, as well as guest composer Kamala Sankaram

Ridgewood Market’s Sunday Brunch Bazaar! - Gottscheer Hall
May 21, 2017 - Ridgewood

A cool, community based artisan market in Ridgewood, Queens. There are over 40 curated vendors at every market in the historic ballroom of Gottscheer Hall, a German beer hall. There are also new vendors at every one of our events. Customers can purchase local, artisan, and vintage gifts. There is even food, canned goods, and pastries! You can order beer, cocktails, and German food in the in the German beer hall. There is live music, entertainment, raffles, games, and more. The events are always kid and date friendly! This is not your average market, this is a monthly happening in Ridgewood, Queens! Located inside the German beer hall, Gottscheer Hall.

Strawberry Festival - Garden of Eve Farm
Through June 04, 2017 - Riverhead

Enjoy a hayride the Family Fun Fields as well as a visit to the friendly farm animals, the Pedal Kart Track, Hay Tower, spider web, and more. Seasonal weather permitting, the U-pick Strawberry patch will be open, and you can enjoy strawberry-themed activities like make-your-own strawberry shortcake, learning about strawberries, and more. Check status of picking online at

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live - Riverside Park South
Through June 29, 2017 - Upper West Side

Musical story time for ages 5 and younger. Hosted by Moosiki Kids.

Suffern Farmers' Market - Lafayette Avenue
Through October 28, 2017 - Suffern

A family friendly market with food vendors, craft vendors, children's activities, and live entertainment weekly. The community focused market provides fresh, locally grown, nutritious produce and fruit, prepared foods, grass-fed beef, farm fresh eggs, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, jam, body care products, hand-made gift items and more. The market supports local farmers, thus promoting and maintaining a healthy regional agricultural economy.

Piermont's Down to Earth Farmers Market - M&T Bank Parking Lot
Through November 11, 2017 - Piermont

Enjoy local produce, area food makers who source locally, seasonal tastings, music, and more.

Meet the Farmers, Greet the Season - Stone Barns
Through November 19, 2017 - Pocantico Hills

Participate in all-day season, hands-on activities, and drop-in tours.

Piermont's Down to Earth Farmers Market - M&T Bank Parking Lot
Through November 19, 2017 - Piermont

Down to Earth Markets bring together two kinds of vendors: local farmers and area food makers who source locally.

Nyack Farmers' Market - Main Street Parking Lot
Through November 30, 2017 - Nyack

Some of the greatest vendors come together in the center of Nyack to hold the weekly Nyack Farmers' Market! Full of fresh, delicious produce, baked goods, sweet somethings and other great items.