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Join Us for Summer Fest 2014

Cross County Shopping Center’s SummerFest is Westchester’s premier festival of music, arts and entertainment. All summer long residents will enjoy a variety of family activities including live concerts, fireworks, a sidewalk chalk art expo, children’s arts & crafts and this year, a special celebration for Cross County’s 60th Anniversary. Plus, take advantage of amenities such as free parking and a special SummerFest Dining & Savings Guide! See you this summer at Cross County Shopping Center!


Bring your friends and family to enjoy a night of music under the stars. Grab your beach chairs or blankets and join us on The Green, located in the center of the mall, for a variety of musical genres and performances.

All shows are family-friendly and take place from 7PM to 9PM.

Before the show, arrive early, at 5:30PM, with your kids for a special character meet & greet! Each week see a new cast of characters from your favorite shows such as Frozen, Sesame Street, Mickey Mouse and more! Presented by Dave’s Cast of Characters.

Wednesday, June 25
The Amish Outlaws
Thursday, July 3
NYC Swing Band
Wednesday, July 9

Wednesday, July 16
Strawberry Fields
Wednesday, July 23
Hazzard County
Wednesday, July 30
The Benjamin’s
Wednesday, August 6
Almost Journey

Concerts may be re-scheduled due to inclement weather.



Due to severe weather, the concert and fireworks at Cross County Shopping Center have been cancelled on July 3rd and will take place on Saturday, July 12.

There’s no better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a festive fireworks display! Enjoy live music followed by a spectacular display of fireworks!

  • 1:30PM – 3PM, The Chicklettes
  • 4PM – 5:45PM, The Zoo
  • 7:30PM – 10PM, FDR Drive Band, followed by fireworks

Fireworks can be seen from anywhere in the mall. The best viewing areas will be facing the north parking lot (facing the Cross County Parkway) and on The Green, where the musical performances will take place in the center of the mall. There is also space on top of the Sears parking garage to see the show!


Cross County Shopping Center turns 60 in 2014!

One of the first open air retail venues in the nation, Cross County Shopping Center opened its doors for the first time on April 28, 1954. And now, after six decades, hundreds of stores, thousands of events and millions of visitors it’s time to take a look back to see where we started and where we are going!

Let’s Celebrate 60 YEARS OF SUMMERS
Saturday, July 12, All Day

Come to our anniversary celebration, 60 Years of Summers, and enjoy the following events taking place throughout the center:

  • Decades-themed Fashion Shows
  • Live Concerts
  • Food Trucks to benefit Food Bank for Westchester
  • Children’s activities including crafts, face painting, balloons and more


Saturday,  August 2 – All Day

See amazing works of art created in chalk throughout Cross County Shopping Center! Bring your families to enjoy chalk art created by professional artists and amateur artists throughout the center. The theme is The 1950’s and you can vote for your favorite display!

  • See works of art from 10am to 4pm, winners will be announced at 5pm
  • Visit the Kid’s Zone from 1pm to 3PM for different art activities, FREE to the public
  • Kids are invited to draw in chalk on their own, throughout the center, all day


Kid’s Friday Fun Days

Looking for a fun, FREE activity for your kids this summer? Look no further than our Friday Fun Days!

At each event children under the age of 12 will enjoy an interactive show,
plus an arts & crafts activity.

Activities take place on The Green, in the center of the mall, from 9am to 11am.

July 18
Bossy Frog Band
Decorating Craft for all Ages
August 15
The Pop-Ups
Decorating Craft for all Ages


Thank you to our SummerFest 2014 Sponsors

2014 Sponsors

St. John's Riverside Hospital Westchester Community College Yonkers Extension Center Suburban Carting Company GTL Construction John Meyer Consulting Hyatt Place Westchester County The Journal News Southern Westchester Urgent Care Westchester Magazine Houlihan Lawrence

To become a sponsor of SummerFest click here

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Cross County Shopping Center is located in Yonkers, NY, at the junction of the NY State Thruway and the Cross County Parkway. Enjoy free parking, year-round in both open lots and the covered parking garage adjacent to Macy’s.

Cross County Shopping Center
8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers, NY 10704
Phone: 914-968-9570

Mall Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10am-9:30pm
Sun: 11am-7pm

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There were 1.5 million residents who lived within 20 minutes of the center in 1954; Today there 1.3 million people within a 5 minute drive time of Cross County Shopping Center. Cross County Shopping Center Opens Wednesday, April 28, 1954. By Woolworth’s 100th anniversary in 1979, it had become the largest department store chain in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Cross County Shopping Center boasted two Woolworth’s stores from the 1950’s to the 1980’s. Gimbel’s opened in September 1955, and later became Stern’s then Macy’s. Let’s Eat and photo of 1950s Diner The King of Rock N Roll with vintage microphone John Wannamker’s opened on April 28, 1955, one year after Cross County Shopping Center’s grand opening. Breaking News… Cross County Shopping Center is a HIT according to the New Yorker! Average costs in 1954: Gallon of Gas $.27; Car $1950; House $17,500; Gallon of milk $.92; Loaf of Bread $.17; Postage stamp $.03