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40th Annual Staten Island County Fair 2019
August 31 – September 2, 2019
12:00 – 6:00 pm
At Historic Richmond Town
441 Clarke Avenue
Seniors / Students: $8
Aside from the usual offering of carnival rides, games of chance and awesome food there’ll be as well a 3 stage music festival. Also, there’ll be over 100 vendors selling all kinds of items.
Experience Thailand 2019 in NYC
Sunday, September 8, 2019
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Taking place in Union Square Park
Hosted by the The Royal Thai Consulate-General New York
Participating in this year’s celebration would be 14 Thai restaurants from the NYC metropolitan area offering up a variety of Thai dishes, coconut juice and other items.
As well, you’ll get to enjoy the cultural activities and entertainment that’ll be on hand.
Some of which feature:
- Thai Cultural Performances and Art put forth by the community’s music and dance troops as well as New York Thai Artists
- Three Cooking Demonstrations from Chef Yim of Somtum Der in the Lower East Side, Chef Boonchert of Nora Thai in Williamsburg, and Chef Bao Bao of Baoburg in Greenpoint
- A made-in-Thailand marketplace that is similar to the one you would find in Bangkok featuring Thai food products and custom fragrances
- Amazing Thailand interactive activities
- Muay Thai demonstrations on the main stage will be by Kru Natalie “Peaceful Warrior” Fuz, coach and owner of Chok Sabai Gym!
- Thai spas and wellness services provided by 5th Avenue Thai Spa and Madison Healing Arts
Also visit the official site of the Royal Thai Consulate-General New York
Have a look at the following video(s) from previous years’ celebrations:
Experience Thailand,Sept.13,15 Union Sq.,NYC,no.2
Published by Chin T
Experience Thailand NYC 9/28/14 Isan dance
Published by djlawenda
2019 Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, NYC
September 12 – 22, 2019
The festivities are held along Mulberry Street from Canal to Houston Streets, as well as on Hester and Grand Streets between Mott and Baxter Streets.
This festival has always been a favorite of yours truly as well as of so many other New Yorkers.
Annual Feast of San Gennaro, Food, games, rides, concessions, entertainment, parade, and religious procession at this well-loved festival in Little Italy. Indoor and outdoor dining at 35 of Little Italy’s most famous Italian restaurants. More than 300 licensed street vendors selling international foods, and souvenirs.
The street festivities – including parades, entertainment, food stands and a cannoli-eating contest – are capped on with a celebratory Mass and candlelit procession as the Statue of the Saint is carried from its permanent home in Most Precious Blood Church on Mulberry Street.
BTW, if you’re a merchant interested in participating at the festival then have a look at Mort & Ray’s website to learn about applications, costs and such.
Additional details will come along as we near the initial date of the festival.
Have a look at our posting from a previous year (2017) on the eve of the final day of that year’s festival.
Have a look at some youtube videos shared online:
2018 Feast of San Gennaro “Blessing of the Stands” in Little Italy, Manhattan, NYC
Published by ActionKid
Little Italy, NYC – San Gennaro Feast 2017 | NYC Street Feast
Published by Manny Explores
Viva La Comida Festival
Saturday, September 21, 2019
12:00 – 7:00 pm
Viva La Comida is a festival highlighting the cultural diversity of Queens, combining food with music, art, dancing, entertainment and more on a street known for its outpouring vibrancy.
The festival is set on an open market atmosphere with diverse food offerings, art exhibitions, dancing amid live music from a collection of latin, jazz, and roots bands. This is a pure celebration of what makes 82nd Street the heart of the city.
Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood
Saturday, September 21, 2019
12:00 – 4:00 pm
17 East 18th Street, NYC
For the 7th year, the event will showcase some of Gramercy’s top restaurants for New York City to enjoy. TOGN was started to promote local businesses and introduce residents of NYC to the wonderful array of food that Gramercy has to offer. As in previous years, net proceeds from this event will go to benefit healthy meal programs at local public schools, including PS 40 and School of the Future. In addition, all leftover food will go to feed the homeless via the Bowery Mission.