BX residents flock to Renaissance, Ferragosto festivals

THE BRONX - Thousands of Bronx residents spent the beautiful day Sunday at the Renaissance and Ferragosto Festivals.

The festivals are two of the most popular celebrations in The Bronx.

The annual Ferragosto Festival in Belmont's Little Italy included mouth-watering foods and Italian music. The festival celebrates the harvest of farmers from the old country. The Italian festival marks the 100th anniversary of the Belmont community, which residents say is the real Little Italy.

Over in Fordham, residents enjoyed the sights and sounds of the 17th annual Renaissance Festival that included dancing and food.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

New legislation passed by the City Council will 1 Word on the Street: Bedbugs
A man, seen on surveillance video, fired several 2 Police: Man sought in connection with Pugsley Ave. shooting
Police say a mall guard was trying to 3 Police: 6 sought in stabbing of mall guard in Bay Plaza
VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment 4 VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment building
News 12 The Bronx has learned that two 5 Officials: Apartments damaged in Bronx Boulevard fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE