Things to do on Staten Island for Memorial Weekend

Posted by on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 2:29pm.

Just because you are not going away for Memorial Weekend, does not mean you cannot have fun. There are plenty of things to do on Staten Island to keep you occupied and entertained.

Beachgoers can sunbathe while taking in the view of the Verazzano Bridge by visiting Franklin D. Roosevelt Broadwalk & Beach on Father Capodanno Blvd. The boardwalk offers a senic bike trail or jog. The boardwalk also offers kayaking, tennis, or fishing off of the Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier. There is also a park on the beach that contains chess tables, benches, and bocce courts. 

There will be an annual Memorial Day foot race on the Island's East Shore waterfront.The race starts at 8:30am and their will be more than 1,000 participants for this 4-mile race. They will also be a kids fun race! The race starts at 8am for the kids and 9am for the Adults. The course starts just south of Sand Lane on Father Capodanno Blvd. 

Do not forget to also attend the Staten Island Memorial Day Parade! It starts at 12pm and stretches from Forest Avenue and Hart Boulevard. The event lines the streets of Forest Avenue from West Brighton to Port Richmond, honoring veterans and military personnel.

Staten Island is filled with plenty of parks that have designated areas for BBQ's. Go ahead and visit Clove Lake Park, Willowbrook Park, and Wolfes Pond Park for a family day of fun! 

Have a happy Memorial Day Weekend Staten Islanders! 

 

 

Leave a Comment