Interested in performing?

  Interested in Performing? We are always looking for artists the perform at our events! Two of our biggest events are the Yonkers Riverfest and Jazz, Blues & More. This year Riverfest will take place on September 15th, 2018. Jazz, Blues and More takes place every Friday in the summer months of June, July and August. [...]

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Scott Helman “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” at the Yonkers Riverfest. Watch his video

Starring at this year's Yonkers Riverfest is pop star Scott Helman. He is one of the fasting rising pop stars in the world and was voted #1 by Teen Vogue’s list of “14 Singers Who Are Going To Dominate in 2016.” Scott was also nominated for 2 Juno awards, Breakthrough Artist of the Year and [...]

By | 2016-09-06T17:40:43+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on Scott Helman “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” at the Yonkers Riverfest. Watch his video

The 24th Annual Yonkers Riverfest, September 10th

The biggest and best free festival in Westchester County will be held on September 10th, 2016. Over 25 live music performance, games, rides, activities, and adventures. Among the 25 live music performances, this year there will be three major headline bands each bringing something special. Breakout star Scott Helman will be making a special appearance. [...]

By | 2016-08-30T14:05:04+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Newsletter, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on The 24th Annual Yonkers Riverfest, September 10th

Free Giant Puppet Show – August 25th, 7pm – Downtown Yonkers Waterfront

Bring the whole family and come see a FREE magical mask and puppet theater presentation on August 25th at 7:00pm at The Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB), 35 Alexander Street in Yonkers. The FREE program, entitled “Hook, Line and Sinker”, will peer beneath the surface of the Hudson River [...]

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A FREE magical musical weekend: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Grammy Nominee Billy Kelly

This weekend, August 12th and 13th, the Yonkers Downtown BID is hosting two very special, free musical events.  On Friday, Aug 12th at 6:30pm, the Yonkers Friday Night Jazz, Blues and More Series will feature “Ella Everlasting”, a very special free event where Jazzmeia Horn will perform a musical tribute to Yonkers’ own, Ella Fitzgerald.  And on [...]

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The Buzz – Summer 2016. The BID’s Quarterly Newsletter

The Yonkers Downtown BID’s summer newsletter, The Buzz, is here. Everything wonderful about Downtown Yonkers, including the Yonkers Riverfest, Summer Calendar, YoFi Fest, Art Exhibitions, Events, Music, Kayaking, and so much more. View printable .pdf

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Yankees’ Legend Bernie Williams will be our special guest performer tonight at Friday Night Jazz!

Tonight, July 22nd, 2016, Yankees legend and Jazz star Bernie Williams will join Grammy nominee Gil Parris, as the surprise special guest at the Yonkers Downtown Friday Night Jazz on the Waterfront series. The event goes from 6:30-8:00pm, at the waterfront amphitheater, located next at 1 Pier Pointe St. Bernie Williams enjoyed a 16-year career with the [...]

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Special Events in Downtown Yonkers: July 2016

Coming up in July; Fireworks, Friday Night Jazz on the Waterfront, Children's Concerts, Art Exhibition Openings, Tech Central Yonkers Farmers' Market, Dance, Family Activities, , and so much more.  Visit yonkersdowntown.com/calendar for all the details. Weekly Reoccurring Events this Summer Sundays: Visit the Science Barge, 12-6pm. Art program from 2-4pm. Sundays: Family BBQ at Yonkers Brewing Co. Noon-5pm. Mondays: [...]

By | 2016-07-22T13:53:11+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Special Events in Downtown Yonkers: July 2016

4th of July Firework tonight in Downtown Yonkers

Celebrate the 4th of July in style at the Downtown Yonkers Waterfront.  Starting at 5pm, there will be family-friendly entertainment, music, games, and activities.  The fireworks will start around 9:15 over the majestic Hudson River.  Bring the whole family and discover the beauty of Downtown Yonkers.  Fireworks Presented by the City of Yonkers, Empire City Casino, [...]

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Cocomama Latin Jazz – Tonight at the Yonkers Waterfront

A virtual United Nations of women, the members of Cocomama hail from five countries on four continents. Playing their own kind of World Latin music, powerfully virtuosic yet elegantly musical, Cocomama “brings it” creating a sound that is all at once fierce and beautiful! Among the members of Cocomama, congera Mayra Casales tours with The Ojays, [...]

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