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 [...]

By |2016-08-10T16:42:54-04:00August 10th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on A FREE magical musical weekend: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Grammy Nominee Billy Kelly

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 [...]

By |2016-07-22T15:15:32-04:00July 22nd, 2016|BID In the Press, Email Blast, Featured, Media, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on Yankees’ Legend Bernie Williams will be our special guest performer tonight at Friday Night Jazz!

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 |2016-07-22T13:53:11-04:00July 6th, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Special Events in Downtown Yonkers: July 2016

The Riverwalk Children’s Event Series is Back This Summer!

The Riverwalk Children’s Entertainment Series is back in Downtown Yonkers this Summer! This year’s program promises to be better than ever! Featuring world-class children’s musicians, performers, animals, science, all wonderful family entertainment, every Saturday from 4-5PM on the Riverwalk in beautiful Van Der Donck Park by the waterfront. These weekly FREE shows feature a variety [...]

By |2016-06-24T16:28:39-04:00June 24th, 2016|BID In the Press, Featured, News, Press Release, Spotlight|Comments Off on The Riverwalk Children’s Event Series is Back This Summer!

Summer Calendar of Free Events for Families

This summer, there are hundreds of free events, concerts, classes, shows, movies, theater, and so much more for the whole family.  Every day there is something wonderful to do in Downtown Yonkers.  Downtown/Print our summer calendar. Highlights for this summer include the Riverwalk Kids Event Series.  Located in beautiful Van Der Donck Park, this free series [...]

By |2016-06-21T16:53:33-04:00June 21st, 2016|BID In the Press, Featured, Media, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Summer Calendar of Free Events for Families

Friday Night Jazz is back on the Yonkers Waterfront. Starts June 3rd.

The critically acclaimed Friday Night Jazz, Blues & More on the Waterfront Series is back in Downtown Yonkers.   This year, the lineup is better than ever featuring Grammy nominee Gil Parris, “The Voice” runner-up Nicholas David, and the JT Project, currently #1 on Billboard’s top Jazz songs. There will also be a special tribute to [...]

By |2016-07-22T16:28:36-04:00May 20th, 2016|BID In the Press, Email Blast, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Friday Night Jazz is back on the Yonkers Waterfront. Starts June 3rd.

Stella Blues Band (Grateful Dead Tribune) Coming to Downtown Yonkers Feb 25th. Free Show

Their Music: "To explore their own unique improvisational sensibilities while staying faithful to the style of the Grateful Dead, in search of that special musical alchemy that results when the whole is greater than the sum of it's parts. Playing the music we love, and loving doing it for a kind loving community who come [...]

By |2016-02-22T14:13:19-05:00February 22nd, 2016|Email Blast, Featured, News, Press Release|Comments Off on Stella Blues Band (Grateful Dead Tribune) Coming to Downtown Yonkers Feb 25th. Free Show

October Special Events in Downtown Yonkers

Downtown Yonkers:  Upcoming Schedule of Events, October 2015 (click here for the full October Calendar) Oct 01: Van Der Donck Park Art Installation Opening Oct 01: Yonkers Partners in Education Fall Gala Oct 02: Groundwork Farmer's Market Oct 03: Blessing of the Animals at St. John's Church Oct 03: C3 on SB (Postponed due to rain) Oct [...]

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Mala Waldron tonight at Friday Night Jazz on the Waterfront

"When you hear Mala Waldron's soulful voice, you realize that you are experiencing something very special, for Waldron is not only an accomplished vocalist and songwriter, but also a fine pianist who hits the keys with great precision, bringing various musical influences into the jazz realm." - All About Jazz. "[Mala] rises a notch or two [...]

By |2015-07-17T11:29:08-04:00July 17th, 2015|Email Blast, Featured, News|Comments Off on Mala Waldron tonight at Friday Night Jazz on the Waterfront

Salute to Yonkers’ Veterans with “Back to the Garden 1969”

Yonkers Waterfront Amphitheater at 6:30 PM for some free Friday night entertainment!.  July 10th. The Yonkers Downtown Waterfront BID and the City of Yonkers Department of Veteran Services are excited to have "Back to the Garden 1969" at our Friday Night Jazz Festival! Back to Garden 1969 will be performing a salute to veterans. BACK TO THE GARDEN [...]

By |2015-07-10T10:32:09-04:00July 9th, 2015|News, Spotlight|Comments Off on Salute to Yonkers’ Veterans with “Back to the Garden 1969”