Celebrate the Bronx with a week of FREE and ticketed events, including gallery tours, historic tours of Revolutionary War sites, brewery tours, eco-tours, music performances and more. Because we love the Bronx.
Bronx Week is May 4-13, Okay, that’s more than a week, but there’s so much to experience that Bronx Week 2016 spills over to ten days.
Here’s the schedule:
WED |MAY 4 | 5:30pm
FIRST WEDNESDAYS ART & CULTURE TROLLEY TOUR
Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse. The Trolley departs every hour on the 1/2 hour starting at 5:30pm and ending at 7:30pm. The Longwood Arts Gallery@Hostos, 450 Grand Concourse (near 149th Street) More information: www.bronxarts.org
FRI | MAY 6 | 5:30pm
FIRST FRIDAYS SEASIDE TROLLEY TOUR
The Bronx Seaside Trolley tour shuttles you for an evening of Art, Music, and Fine Dining on City Island, a nautical community along the Long Island Sound.
Trolley departs every hour on the 1/2 hour starting at 5:30pm and ending at 9:30pm. Pelham Bay Train Station (last stop on the #6 train) More information: www.cityislandchamber.org
MON | MAY 9 | 9am-2pm
GREEN ROOFS TROLLEY TOUR
Visit buildings in various sections of the borough designed to mitigate environmental impacts often associated with dense urban communities. The Bronx is becoming a leader in energy and environmental design. Space is limited. Please contact MNixon@boedc.org for availability.
THU | MAY 12 | 9:30am – 12:30pm or 1:30pm – 4:40pm
TOUR THE BRONX
Take a double decker bus OR the trolley to see places of interest throughout the borough. Bronx historian, Professor Lloyd Ultan will lecture on the double decker while it follows the trolley.
851 Grand Concourse (between 158th and 161st street). Pre-registration is required. firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 718.590.3047
TICKETED TROLLEY TOURS
FRI | MAY 6 | 11am – 4pm | $50
From Pale Ales to Puerto Rican Moonshine, take a tour and tasting of The Bronx Craft Breweries & Distilleries and learn about the history of brewing tat dates back to the late 1800’s. Only adults 21 years or older please! Light lunch inc. Purchase tickets here.
SAT | MAY 7 | 10am-2pm | $30
BRONX FOOD & FARM TROLLEY TOUR
Celebrate The Bronx while visiting various urban farms and community gardens. In addition to food and honey production, one of the sites features bioswales, a rain garden ad landscape elements that capture and manage storm water. Lunch inc. Purchase tickets here.
FRI | MAY 13 | 10am – 4pm | $50
Visit some of the oldest houses in The Bronx and learn about their rich history in the revolutionary war. Walk the gardens where famous people such as Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, and Arturo Toscanini lived. Purchase tickets here.