Magic happened in Scarsdale this month. Two weeks ago, the village experienced an unprecedented event that highlighted the incredible spirit and vitality of our community. More than 2,000 people of all ages attended the first annual Scarsdale Music Festival, organized by the Scarsdale Business Alliance. The weather cooperated, as the lineup of seven fantastic local bands filled the village with music and entertained the crowds. Friends and families came together to dance, sing, eat, drink and enjoy our beautiful Scarsdale Village.
Local residents were thrilled with the community bonding event. There was something for everyone. The younger crowd jumped away in the bouncy castle, got their faces painted and ran around in the gaga pits, while the older crowd had the opportunity to taste and discover more than 100 varieties of wine in the Zachys Grand Tasting Tent. And everyone enjoyed a variety of delicious foods from local restaurants as well as popular food trucks offering items from lobster rolls and General Tso’s cauliflower, to pizza and crepes. Food fit for foodies!
What a great way to spend a Saturday catching up with friends and neighbors. Even Mayor Marc Samwick and New York Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins came out to enjoy the festivities and mingle with the crowd.
The SBA, consisting of local businesses, has been working this past year to create events and opportunities for residents of our community to showcase a flourishing village center. Local residents’ support of village businesses and events will go far to make the village of Scarsdale the thriving and dynamic town we all want, and will attract future businesses to our beautiful downtown area. Let’s make Scarsdale village the place that business owners want to be.
Event coordinators Marcy Berman-Goldstein, ML Perlman and Robert Shire created a day that will not soon be forgotten. We all look forward to next year’s second annual Scarsdale Music Festival.
AMY NADASDI and DALYA KHAN
The Acceleration Project