News & Press

WHIDC promotes the development and retention of businesses and jobs in Upper Manhattan and the Western Bronx and spreads awareness of the cultural diversity and vitality of the communities to businesses, investors and the public. 

COVID-19 Updates/Announcements

  • To All Performers and Vendors: For the second year in a row The Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon scheduled for October 3rd, 2021 has been cancelled.  The City of New York and the Parks Department will not be issuing permits for large gatherings for the foreseeable future due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Our new date for the 2022 festival is October 2nd. During this two-year interval, the festival office at WHIDC has been undergoing reorganization...