Columbus Day Weekend Things to do in the Bronx NYC
Things To Do in the Bronx over the Columbus Day Weekend
October 7, 2019 / Things To Do Bronx NYC / Bronx Buzz NYC.
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This report contains a listing of some of the things to do in the Bronx including art museums, theaters, live music / comedy & dance venues, sporting & social events, and restaurant reviews [TBD] for the Bronx NYC.
Weather. The Temperature highs will be in the low to mid 60's throughout the weekend. The temperature lows will be in the low to mid 50's throughout the weekend. There's a 40% chance of less than a half inch of rain on Friday, a 20% chance of a scant amount of rain on Saturday & Sunday, and a 10% chance of an even less amount of rain on Monday. So at this point, once past Friday, the weekend looks pretty good. Winds will be about 14 mph on Friday, dropping to 9 mph on Saturday and for Sunday & Monday wind will remain in the mid single digits. The Humidity will be near 75% on Friday & Saturday, dropping to 65% on Sunday and 55% on Monday. Click for Bronx Weather.
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You can still attend Bronx street fairs, go bicycling in the Bronx NYC, play soccer & other games in Bronx parks, go shopping in the Bronx NYC, attend Bronx parades, visit a local Bronx farmers market, watch theater, visit the Bronx theaters, performing arts & art museums, and eat out at one of the Bronx restaurants.
And it's all happening right here in the Bronx. So take your time to sort through the days and locations and start planning your weekend.
Columbus Day Weekend Events in the Bronx
Click here to obtain information about things to do Holiday Weekends in the Bronx. And our things to do / Bronx events calendar is updated monthly with between 50 - 100 different Bronx fun / cultural events.
Bronx Public & Private Parks
The Bronx have a number of public parks of which a few include swimming facilities. Click here for a listing of the Bronx Parks including maps showing their locations along with a bit of park history.
NYC Golfing In The Bronx & Queens
The Bronx has several public golf courses: Mosholu, Van Cortlandt Park are accessible via the MTA / subway. And Pelham Bay Park is accessible via subway and a brief bus ride.
Queens has four golf courses and all of them are open this weekend. Click here for details about Queens Golf Courses including maps and links to the operators' websites.
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Columbus Day Weekend in the Bronx NYC
Things To Do in the Bronx Over The Columbus Day Weekend
October 7, 2019 / Things To Do in the Bronx / Bronx Buzz NYC.
Art Exhibits in the Bronx & NYC - Columbus Day Weekend
Click here to view some of the in-progress art exhibits in the Bronx this Columbus Day weekend.
The Bronx Museum is located along the Grand Concourse just north and east of Yankee Stadium and they are open through the weekend.
The Edgar Allen Poe Cottage is also open but Thursdays and Fridays only. It is on Kingsbridge Road and Grand Concourse in the Fordham neighborhood. It's an historic venue, but there are frequently artistic events centered around writing.
The New York Botanical Gardens is hosting the glass sculpture exhibit by Dale Chihuli. The Botanical Gardens are located along Southern Blvd and Bronx Park Road.
In the photo to your right is one of the sculpture galleries in the Frick Museum at 70th Street and Fifth Avenue along Central Park East.
Dance, Theater & Music in the Bronx & NYC - Columbus Day Weekend
Click here to view the Theatre section of the Bronx Events Calendar to see what's doing this Columbus Day weekend theater in the Bronx NYC.
Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park is closed, so while there isn't any swimming, per se, on a nice day it's still a great place to visit on bicycle or via car [as the public buses only run during the summer season].
Lehman College for the Performing Arts is located along Goulden Avenue between Bedford Park Blvd West and 197th Street in the Bedford Park neighborhood. It's one of the Bronx top performance venues, but unfortunately on Columbus Day Weekend it's closed.
Manhattan College, Hostos College, Bronx College and Fordham University all organize and sponsor events, but I suspect that like Lehman they don't do much over the Columbus Day Weekend.
An example of an interesting venue is shown in the photo to your right, where the Neville Dance Theatre Company is performing at the Alvin Ailey Dance Studios in west Midtown NYC.
Street Fairs Columbus Day Weekend in the Bronx
On Columbus Day Weekend in the Bronx there are a number of street fairs planned in a number of different Bronx neighborhoods. Click here to view the Columbus Day Weekend Street Fairs in the Bronx NYC, including dates, times and map links.
Shopping in the Bronx & NYC
This is a great weekend to do a bit of shopping. The Bronx is a fun place to shop, especially during pleasant weekend weather. Click here to view our section about Bronx shopping.
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 Bronx.
Bicycling in the Bronx & NYC
Bronx has a number and growing list of bike paths. Click here to view a report about bike laws in NYC so you can ride safely. There's a program called Citi Bikes, which allows you to rent a bike using your credit card. Where ever 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.
I'm working on a useable map of bike trails in the Bronx, but it'll be a while so don't hold your breath. NYC.gov usually has a good one on their website. In the photo to your right are the front gates to the Bronx Zoo.
Kyaking Along The East River in the 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. Currently there's free kyaking or canoeing along the Bronx River with the Bronx River Alliance. And there's also Rocking the Boat.org at Hunts Point Riverside Park at Lafayette Avenue between Edgewater Road and the Bronx River on Saturday only from 1 to 6 pm [ends Labor Day & started Memorial Day Weekend].
Dining in the Bronx & NYC
If you know where to look, the food in the Bronx has always been good. The variety of restaurant choices is difficult to match anywhere, and if you look carefully, you can find good food at reasonable prices too.
Italian food along Arthur Avenue in Belmont is just the beginning of a culinary journey through the Bronx. City Island is known for its seafood restaurants. And there's plenty of cuisines from around the Caribbean and the world in between.
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.
Things To Do Manhattan / Queens Things To Do
And if you feel the urge to go elsewhere, here's a list of and Things to do Manhattan Columbus Day Weekend and Queens Things To Do Columbus Day Weekend and Things to do Bronx Columbus Day Weekend and Brooklyn Things To Do Columbus Day Weekend and Staten Island Things To Do Columbus Day Weekend. More events will be added to the Front Pages of each of these sites on Friday.
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