Cross County Shopping Center Announces Summer Fest Lineup

Cross County Shopping Center Announces Summer Fest Lineup

There's so much more to do than shop at Cross County this summer!

Westchester County residents and visitors will soon be able to celebrate all the great things Summer has to offer at the Cross County Shopping Center's 8th Annual Summer Fest. The lineup of events and activities was recently announced and there is something fun planned for everyone.

This year's Summer Fest will include concerts, kids' events, fireworks, art workshops, food festivals, and much more. The best part is that everything is free! Summer Fest kicks off Saturday May 19.

“Winter was so long! So, we’re happy to say good bye to the cold temperatures and welcome the sunny skies of summer, filled with engaging outdoor entertainment at our annual Summer Fest event,” said Liz Pollack, Senior Manager of Marketing for Cross County Shopping Center, in a press release. “This year, we’re pleased to roll out a new roster of music bands that range in genre, a new Story Time series for kids and outdoor Yoga “Fit Fest” classes, among other fun events that families can experience together, while visiting their favorite stores and eateries.”

Here's just some of what you can look forward to at Summer Fest this year:

  • Summer Fest Kick Off Weekend Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, 12:00-3:00 p.m. Guests are invited to come to The Green at the center of the outdoor mall to get a sneak peek of what to expect at this year’s Summer Fest. An array of interactive activities, including food trucks, music from 95.5FM DJ Mike Allan, face painting, strolling street theater artists and beauty makeovers from Macy’s and Ulta Beauty will be offered throughout the day.
  • Yoga “Fit Fest” Fitness Classes May 22, 23, 29 and 30 and June 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 6:30 p.m. Shoppers are invited to bring their exercise routine to the great outdoors! Erica Garcia, instructor at the Nueva Alma yoga studio located on McLean Avenue in Yonkers, will be bringing her unique and inspiring yoga classes to The Green, in the center of the mall.
  • Kids Events: Story Time and Workshops with Hudson River Museum Children’s Story Time Thursdays, May 31 and June 7 at 10:00 a.m.; July 25, August 1 and 8 at 6:30 p.m. Encourage more reading and interactive play with this new Children’s Story Time feature at this year’s Summer Fest! Join in with several members of the local community as they select and read a story to children in an intimate setting outdoors on The Green.

There will also be fireworks for the Fourth of July and outdoor concerts scheduled thoughout the summer. Food lovers will enjoy Foodie Fridays, a food truck party that includes tasty bites all for a good cause. A portion of the Foodie Fridays proceeds will go toward, "Feeding Westchester, the leading hunger-relief organization in Westchester County, which supports over 300 front-line hunger relief programs. Feeding Westchester provides 95 percent of all the food given to families, children and seniors who are experiencing hunger in the county," states the press release. Guests can text 914-266-1900 with any questions about Summer Fest events, stores, directions, mall hours and other information for a fast response. For more information about Summer Fest 2018, visit crosscountysummerfest.com. Cross County Shopping Center is located at 8000 Mall Walk in Yonkers.

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