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Free Events and Programs Presented by Rye Town Park

With Support From Local Sponsors

For information about "Off - Season" Events, please visit the Off- Season Event Page!

Rye Town Park is a great place to be to enjoy a wide range of cultural events at our wonderful parkland setting.  All the events are free. 

1.      Twilight Concert Series - 7 pop, rock and swing concerts Featuring Local bands

2.      Children’s Storytimes Programs led by the staff of the Rye Free Reading Room          

3.      Jonathan Blair’s Family Magic Show and Elton John’s Animated Movie “Gnomio and Juliet” - both outdoors at the north end of the park

4.      Two Performances of Shakespeare In The Park - “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

5.       “Songs For Seeds” Children’s Live Music Program

For other information about Park Events and Programs, please visit our Facebook Page!

          For Reservations
           
Please Contact:

Town of Rye Supervisors Office,
222 Grace Church St.
Port Chester NY 10573

Brenda Valentine
Phone: (914) 939-3006
Fax: (914) 939-1465
Email: BValentine@TownofRyeNY.com

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm                                         

Free Events and Programs Presented by Rye Town Park

With Support From Local Sponsors

For information about "Off - Season" Events, please visit the Off- Season Event Page!

Rye Town Park is a great place to be to enjoy a wide range of cultural events at our wonderful parkland setting.  All the events are free. 

1.      Twilight Concert Series - 7 pop, rock and swing concerts Featuring Local bands

2.      Children’s Storytimes Programs led by the staff of the Rye Free Reading Room          

3.      Jonathan Blair’s Family Magic Show and Elton John’s Animated Movie “Gnomio and Juliet” - both outdoors at the north end of the park

4.      Two Performances of Shakespeare In The Park - “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

5.       “Songs For Seeds” Children’s Live Music Program

For other information about Park Events and Programs, please visit our Facebook Page!

2018 Off Season Event Calendar

1. Twilight Concert Series -

All Concerts are held in the south pavilion, with lots of room for sitting outdoors on the lawn or beach.  They start at 7:30 pm and end about 9 pm.  Concerts are normally held rain or shine, except in heavy thunderstorms.  There are two rain dates scheduled, if needed.  Picnicking  is welcome starting at 6 pm.

 

Date                                             Concert

Tuesday, June 19                  Concert –Vital Funkshun                             

Tuesday, June 26                  Concert – Twist Of Fate

Wednesday, July 3                Concert – Reddy Valentino Orchestra

Tuesday, July 10                    Concert – Urban Coyotes

Tuesday, July 17                   Concert – Billy and the Showmen

Tuesday, July 24                    Concert - The Derivatives

Tuesday, Aug 8                       Concert – Angelo Rubino Band

Tuesday, Aug 14 -                  rain date*

 

2. Children’s Storytimes Programs -

The staff of the Rye Free Reading Room will be leading young children and their caregivers in a fun and educational series of reading, games and other activities on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 10:15 am, from July 10 through August 28.  Each program provides participants very interactive things to do.  The programs will be held rain or shine. 

Sessions will be held at the South Pavilion.

3. Outdoor Family Magic Show and Outdoor Movie -

The performances will be held on the lawn at the hill by the north beach entrance and snack bar building.

The family-oriented magic show will start at 7 pm. on Thursday, July 12 and run about 45 minutes. 

The outdoor movie, “Gnomio and Juliet” will start at about 8:30 and run for 84 minutes.  It features music by Elton John and the voices of many well-known actors. 

But some audience members may think they have heard this story before. 

4. Shakespeare In The Park-

The real Shakespeare in the Park , “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be held on the lawn by the small pavilion Lawnchair Theatre company will present performances on Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28.  Shows start at 6:30 pm and end about 9 pm.

5. SONGS FOR SEEDS-

Songs for seeds is not only about the music (but the music is great). The programs engage kids all while laying the foundation of early childhood education through musical activities. The 45 minute program will held on Saturday, September 2nd at ll a.m. at the south pavilion. 

Pavilion Rental Fees:

  • $250.00 Security Deposit (Refundable 2-4 weeks after event, pending no damage to the property)
  • $400.00 for (5) hours
  • $80.00 per additional hour
  • $75.00 for kitchen use,  ice machine can be used for $25.00

If you are a non-profit organization, please ask about the fee rates!

Field Usage Fee: (Soccer Field, Ball Field)

  • 30.00 per hour

Use of Tents

  • $200.00
  • Insurance certificate required
  • 20x20 or larger is acceptable

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Public Bathrooms are on premise, and are available to use for your event
  • Garbage bins are provided, but renter is responsible for all set up and clean up
  • All vendors (caterers, performers, equipment suppliers, food trucks, etc.) are required to submit a Certificate of Insurance (COI)
  • If you plan to serve any form of alcohol, you must obtain an alcohol permit and insurance

Curbside Recycling Rules

Villages in the Town of Rye have “dual-stream recycling.” This means paper waste (paper, magazines, newspapers, boxes, etc.) must be placed separate from commingled waste (hard plastic containers, metal cans and foil, glass, and cartons). 

Click here to view and download recycling guides in English and Spanish:

Guide to Curbside Recycling 

Guia al Reciclaje al Borde de la Calle – Espanol

Plastic dos and don’ts -- > Westchester County

How Do I Recycle?

Disposing of some items is tricky. Batteries, printer cartridges, plastic bags, CFL light bulbs, etc., can all be recycled or disposed of safely when you know ho! 

Refer to these resources for answers to all your recycling questions:

1) The Westchester County 

3) The Rye Sustainability Committee 

4) Bedford 2020 - “Recyclopedia”