What’s Happening in New Rochelle this Month

Second Annual Downtown Summer Sizzle Concert Series
The City of New Rochelle is continuing its annual Downtown Summer Sizzle Concert Series for the second year – bringing the free weekly concert series, with a variety of sounds, back to the heart of downtown this summer. This year’s installment will feature fresh musical acts as well as an expanded public realm experience with food trucks, vendors, and special events throughout the summer. Downtown Summer Sizzle will continue every Saturday evening through September 21st. Residents and visitors of all ages are invited and encouraged to gather in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green for a memorable display of music, merriment, and community engagement all summer. A full calendar of events and planned performances can be found at

Pride Month featuring Pride Gala and Pride Day Festival
In recognition of Pride Month, the City of New Rochelle will host two events in early June celebrating the contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community. On June 5th, a Pride Gala will be held at City Hall. All are welcome for a special evening featuring live performances, an award presentation, food from local vendors and more!  RSVP at

On June 8, the second annual Pride Festival will be held at Ruby Dee Park and adjacent Lawton Street from 2 – 5 pm. This year’s Carnival! theme will feature games, a photo wall, local vendors, community organizations, food trucks, live performances, and community organizations along with New Rochelle’s Mobile City Hall. The evening finale is a spectacular Summer Sizzle Concert performance featuring “Philadelphia Freedom”- Tribute to Elton John at 7 pm.

Flag Day event- Friday, June 14
Celebrate the Stars and Stripes at the City’s first Flag Day event at City Hall on Friday, June 14, featuring a ceremony on the front lawn at 10 am followed by a Veterans Services Resource Fair in the City Hall Rotunda until 1 pm.

Juneteenth- Friday, June 21
“Unity, Community and Future” is the theme of this year’s Juneteenth Celebration at City Hall on Friday, June 21 from 5 – 9 pm, with kids activities, musical performances, dance, historical presentation, an open-air marketplace, food, educational exhibits and more!

National Caribbean American Heritage Month Gala- Wednesday, June 26th
Join in celebrating the rich culture and heritage of the Caribbean American people and their contribution to our community and our nation at a Gala at City Hall on Wednesday, June 26 from 6 – 8 pm. RSVP required.

Council District Flood Mitigation meetings
In an effort to address and mitigate flooding issues due to more frequent rain events and an aging stormwater infrastructure, the City of New Rochelle has established a programmatic approach which includes an enhanced stormwater maintenance program, resources for homeowners, design and construction of localized flood mitigation projects, and a 10-year implementation plan of capital mitigation projects throughout the City. 

With the first round of mitigation projects identified for 2024 and scheduled for 2025, the Department of Public Works will give an update in each of the City’s six City Council districts in May and June. For more information visit