Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx NYC
Dining, Art, Theater, Parks, Biking, Kyaking & Music in the Bronx Memorial Day Weekend
May 21, 2019 / Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend Bronx NYC / Bronx Buzz NYC.
This page contains a few of the classical things to do in Bronx over the Memorial Day Weekend. Go to the Things To Do section of this site for an enhanced list of options.
Weather. The temperature highs will be in the high 70's and the lows in the 60's. It will be partly cloudy with a 40% chance of a bit of rain Monday morning. Humidity will be 50% - 60% range and winds about 10 mph. So it looks to be a pretty good weather weekend.
Be sure to check our Memorial Day Weekend things to do post mid afternoon Friday. The photo at right was taken in May 2019 at the Bronx Museum in the Concourse neighborhood.
The following includes information and a few links - Bronx farmers markets, go bicycling, play soccer & other games in Bronx parks, go shopping in Bronx locales including Fordham, the Grand Concourse & the Westchester Square, attend Bronx parades, watch theater, visit the Bronx art museum, visit Bronx street fairs - Bronx NYC or eat out at one of the Bronx restaurants NYC.
And it's all happening right here in one of our favorite boroughs - Bronx. So take your time to sort through the days and locations and start planning your weekend.
Memorial Day 2019 Events in the Bronx
Click here to obtain information about things to do Memorial Day Weekend 2019 in Bronx NYC. This events calendar is updated monthly with about 100 different Bronx fun / cultural events.
Bronx Public & Private Parks
The Bronx has one of number of public parks of which a few include swimming facilities.
South Bronx. Yankee Stadium & Mullaly Park in the Concourse neighborhood.
Also Soundview Park along the Bronx River in the Soundview and Clason Point neighborhoods and Baretto Point Park in Hunts Point along the East River.
North West Bronx. Van Cortlandt Park is one of the most famous, as it has swimming facilities as well as a golf course and historic house from Revolutionary War times. This is located north of Norwood and Kingsbridge, and east of the Riverdale neighborhoods.
The Bronx Botanical Gardens are also worth a visit as they have one of the finest collections of Darwin's original edition publications and a depth and breadth of flora that's hard to find. This is located adjacent to Belmont, Norwood and Bedford Park neighborhoods. See photo above right.
Central Bronx. The Bronx Zoo is across Fordham Road from the Bronx Botanical Gardens and also has one of the finest collections of live animals around. It's located in the Fordham Manor / Belmont neighborhoods. See photo above right.
The Crotona Nature Conservancy is located in the Claremont Village and West Farms neighborhoods.
East Bronx. There's the Pelham Bay & Split Rock golf courses, where you will also find the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. A bit south and east of there is Orchard Beach which overlooks Pelham Bay and Queens.
Click into the neighborhood / history section for a listing of Bronx public swimming pools. Eventually we'll add it to the Bronx Parks NYC section and add maps showing their locations along with a bit of park history.
NYC Golfing In Queens & The Bronx
Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses 2019 including maps and links to the operators' websites.
The Bronx has several public golf courses: Mosholu and Van Cortlandt Park are accessible via the MTA / subway. We're working to providing the same information on the Bronx golf courses - but the two public ones mentioned above can easily be found in internet search.
Click here to view the rest of our report of things to do Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx. And we'll have more to add by Friday.
Things To Do Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx NYC
Things To Do in the Bronx Over The Memorial Day Weekend
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Art Exhibits In Bronx NYC - Memorial Day Weekend 2019
Click here to view some of the in-progress art exhibits in the Bronx this Memorial Day weekend. The Bronx has a number of art museums and galleries which we'll publish more about over time.
The Bronx Museum is located along the Grand Concourse not far from Yankee Stadium and is perhaps the leading art museum in the Bronx. The Bronx Museum is shown at right.
City Island Art Fair.
The Concourse, Mott Haven, Melrose, Morrisania and adjacent neighborhoods in the South Bronx are home to a number of artists and arts groups - but artists are spread throughout the Bronx borough and likely can be found in every neighorhood.
The photo to your right was taken at the Bronx Museum in the South Bronx neighborhood.
Dance, Theater & Music in the Bronx NYC - Memorial Day Weekend 2019
Click here to view the Theatre section of the Bronx Events Calendar to see what's doing this Memorial Day weekend theater in the Bronx NYC.
The Lovinger Theater at Lehman College. Just east of the Jerome Park Reservoir, Lehman College is the home of many wonderful musical and dance performances throughout the course of the year.
Fordham University. In the north central section of the Bronx is Fordham University which largely operates in its own world, but has many cultural events and some of them are also available to the public.
Street Fairs Memorial Day Weekend 2019 in the Bronx
On Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx there are a number of street fairs planned in neighborhoods throughout the Bronx. Click here to view the Memorial Day Weekend Street Fairs in the Bronx, including dates, times and map links.
Memorial Day Weekend Parades in the Bronx
See our weekend post coming Friday for a list of Memorial Day Parades in the Bronx.
Shopping In the Bronx & NYC
This is a great weekend to do a bit of shopping during the pleasant weekend weather. Click here to view our section dedicated to Bronx Shops & Shopping the Bronx.
Each of these shopping sections includes, or will include, links to home pages, which have slide shows of merchandise as well as maps, store hours, phone numbers and telephone numbers.
In the photo at right is one of the brand name stores located in the heart of Midtown.
Bicycling In Bronx & NYC
Bronx has a small list of bike paths. Click here to view a report about bike laws in the Bronx & NYC so you can ride safely. There's a program called Citi Bikes, which allows you to rent a bike using your credit card. Whereever you find bike racks filled with blue bicycles - take a closer look and it's probably a Citi Bike rack and you can rent a bike from there and return it to any of their racks around NYC.
We're working on a useable map of bike trails in the Bronx, since we couldn't find one we liked. In the photo to your right are the 5 Boro Bike Riders cruising through the Upper East Side NYC on their way to the Queensboro Bridge in an earlier year .
Kyaking Along The East River In Bronx & NYC
There are a couple of kyaking clubs that operate in the NYC Metro area. Generally they will provide free use of kyaks or charge only a nominal fee. Do a search for kyaking in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and you'll find more detailed info. At a later date we'll return here to update this with our own findings.
Dining In Bronx & NYC
Food in the Bronx has always been good if you know where to find it. The variety of restaurant choices is difficult to match anywhere outside of NYC, and if you look carefully, you can find good food at reasonable prices too.
Click here to view the Bronx Restaurants NYC section of the site, which includes reviews of the restaurants we've selected to review. As of this writing, we've identified some of our old favorites, but haven't done the deep dive yet.
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