Ferragosto 2019

On Arthur Avenue between E 187th St and Crescent Avenue
Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 12 Noon – 6 PM

Ferragosto 2019 is nearly here! The entire neighborhood is looking forward to welcome everyone back. It’s a day filled with Italian culture, fantastic food, and wonderful entertainment. You’ll experience first-hand the neighborhood’s old-world charm and tradition of good-taste. In the meantime visit Bronx Little Italy to learn more about our other events throughout the year. Of course you’re always welcome to the neighborhood to enjoy one of our world-class restaurants and shop at our high-quality artisan food shops and specialty stores carrying superb handmade local and imported items.

Full History  

Going back centuries, the Ferragosto tradition recognizes the end of the harvest season and to enjoy the fruits of those labors.  It is a way for families to engage in part of the Italian culture and coming together in a solid bond of family and friendship. Over 15 years ago, merchants of the Arthur Avenue/Belmont section decided to bring the Italian tradition to the Bronx and engage visitors from the Tri-State area and beyond in Italian culture, traditions, music and of course, the greatest food. The Ferragosto event continues to grow each year with an average of 20,000 guests who travel from  near and far to make it part of their family tradition.This year we also celebrate 100 years for Arthur Avenue.  Generations of family-owned businesses continue to thrive and appeal to people from all over with their small-town charm, family atmosphere  and  preservation of Italian culture like no other area around. We hope to see you at Ferragosto in New York’s “Real” Little Italy and experience first-hand its old-world charm and tradition of good taste.  It’s the culinary destination for dining, hand-made and imported Italian products and so much more. The Ferragosto celebration includes traditional Italian Street Performances, celebrity guests, great music, kid activities and more, so take a look at more Ferragosto Entertainment information.




14 Responses to Home

  1. Paul Verlezza says:

    Love to enjoy the ole’ school bronx fair. Count me in.

  2. mike says:

    my farther in law is from Bronx he love is place he pass on about three yrs before he left he pass on he miss is home the Bronx and we miss him and is kids miss him very more

  3. We all enjoyed today!! Great food , great friends great memories!!

    Thank you

  4. Bridget Guzzi says:

    We will be in next week. We missed this event by one week…We would like to attend next year, do you have upcoming dates available. Thank you.

  5. Anthony Rotoli says:

    I was born on Beaumont Ave Lived there for 40 years still go back ever to months for friends reunion .Im also the president of the Vigiano Brothers Lodge Order Sons Of Italy .I introduce My members to the Italia Culture Of Arthur Avenue/Belmont And they loved it This year will third time I will Bring them down by Bus.

  6. dante ciambrone says:

    Where from providence ri we go every year


  8. Anthony Zagaria says:

    Being Born in the Bronx and living there the 1st 10 years of my young childhood(650e.182nd st )(ph We3-2713) .Ever time go back to do some Food shopping it brings back fond memories. I reminisce about Uncles, Aunts ,friends of the families and I still remember my friends. Gone are the days when you would eat fresh food bought by my mom that day. That is why I pay homage to little Italy in the Bronx— Farragousta

  9. Ignacio - Valentin Rosado says:


  10. Bulfamante Family says:

    Born, Raised, loved it, still do.

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  12. Marie DiFranco Shaker says:

    There is an “Arthur” Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, also. My Papa lived there when he came from Italy. It seems to have been where all the Italians gathered to be near each other. We celebrate the Feast of the Assumption on August 15 in our Little Italy.

  13. Gary DiGrazia Sr says:

    We are coming from Calif, San Francisco Bay Area to attend the Festival and hang in NY 5 days. Looking for good things to do. Italians over here!

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