Calling all Albanian-Americans and friends! It’s that time of year again when we come together to celebrate and honor our rich cultural heritage at the 2nd Annual Gjergj Kastrioti “Skenderbeu” Street Fair. Located at the lively corner of Arthur Ave and Crescent Ave in the Bronx, this event promises to be an unforgettable day filled with the very best of Albanian traditions, entertainment, food, games, and much more.
Organized by the Albanian community, the street fair aims to showcase the incredible diversity and richness of our culture. As we share our customs, cuisine, and music with each other and our neighbors, we foster unity and pride among Albanian-Americans and promote greater understanding and appreciation for our heritage.
Here’s a taste of what you can expect at the 2nd Annual Gjergj Kastrioti “Skenderbeu” Street Fair:
- Traditional Albanian Entertainment: Enjoy live music and dance performances by talented local artists, showcasing the vibrant sounds and rhythms of our homeland.
- Authentic Albanian Cuisine: Treat your taste buds to an array of delicious dishes and flavors from various regions of Albania. Be sure to sample our famous byrek, qofte, and baklava, among other culinary delights.
- Fun and Games: Participate in a wide range of traditional and modern games designed to entertain and engage visitors of all ages. Test your skills and have a blast with family and friends!
- Free Toy Giveaway: Bring the kids along for a chance to receive one of over 1,000 toys that will be given away at the event. It’s the perfect opportunity to put a smile on their faces and make lasting memories.
- Bouncy Houses, Horse Carriage Rides, and a Petting Zoo: Experience the excitement of bouncy houses, take a nostalgic horse carriage ride through the neighborhood, and get up close and personal with adorable animals at the petting zoo.
- Face Painting: Let your creativity shine with face painting for kids and adults alike. Choose from a variety of designs and colors to express your unique personality and style.
The 2nd Annual Gjergj Kastrioti “Skenderbeu” Street Fair is not just a celebration of our Albanian roots, but also an opportunity to share our vibrant culture with the broader community. Whether you’re an Albanian-American or simply a curious neighbor, join us for a fun-filled day of food, entertainment, and cultural exchange. Mark your calendars and bring your friends and family to Arthur Ave and Crescent Ave on Sunday, May 7, 2023 —we can’t wait to see you there!