HEROES OF THE MONTH – Bronx week

Bronx Week is a highly-anticipated annual borough-wide celebration of the best and the brightest!

This festival consists of a series of events designed to honor those citizens and institutions that contribute greatly to the rich culture and diversity which defines the uniqueness of The Bronx.

19th ANNUAL BANKERS BREAKFAST – Friday May 12

Over 400 financial leaders, business owners, real estate brokers, accountants, attorneys, and technical assistance providers come together to meet lenders actively working to assist with the Business Initiatives of New York’s 504 loan program. If you would like to sponsor OR attend this breakfast contact Mr. Rafael Roger at [email protected] or 718.590.3980

BRONX BALL – Saturday May 20

The Bronx Ball, a black-tie star-studded event will take place on Saturday May 20th. If you’d like to purchase tickets, tables, or an ad in our Gala Journal, please fill out this form and email to [email protected], fax it to 718.537.5263 or mail it back with a check payable to BOEDC at 851 Grand Concourse, Ste. 123 Bronx, NY 10451

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL & CONCERT – Sunday May 21

The Parade – Bronx Pride is on display as celebrities, marching bands community organizations, schools, sports teams and civic groups march along Mosholu Parkway, highlighting the best of the borough as this great community tradition celebrates its 46th Anniversary. Parade begins at 11:30am – come early to grab a good seat. If you are an institution that would like to march, contact Ms. Monica Major at [email protected] or 718.590.6012

Food & Arts Festival – After the parade, visitors can enjoy the Bronx Week Food & Arts festival which offers an opportunity to purchase food hand-crafted and specialty items form Bronx-based artists. Also the Bronx Health Pavilion will offer free health screenings and health insurance information.

If you are a Food Vendor and would like to purchase a booth Fill out this form or contact FPJ Amusements at 718.450.3320 If you are an Art Vendor and would like to purchase a booth Fill out this form or contact Michael Nixon at [email protected] or 718.590.8310

Concert – The Bronx is flourishing with an amazing diversity of talent. We want to continue this growth by encouraging everyone to come out and empower those taking center stage, showcasing their talents. The line up will be announced by late April. If you are a performer and would like to being showcased, contact Ms. Sara Sanabria-Rivera at [email protected] or 718.590.3567

Stay tuned to all things Bronx Week!