State Farm Neighborhood Sessions celebrates the power of good neighbors with a series of live concert and neighborhood celebrations that bring the biggest names in music back to where they came from, to thank the neighbors who inspired greatness in them and continue to do good every day. Session #1 kicks off on June 4 with Jennifer Lopez in the Bronx, NY. State Farm is bringing Jenny back to the block for an evening of food, fun, neighborly love, and an electrifying live performance at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park, for 25,000 fans and good neighbors.
Each State Farm Neighborhood Session will be as distinctive as the community it visits, bringing people together with the help of the local charities, artists, and businesses that make each neighborhood unique. The performing artist returning will shine a light on their neighborhood, take us on a journey that explores the people, places, and experiences that makes that neighborhood great, and leave a lasting impact in the community by partnering with local charitable organizations based on the need of that neighborhood.
Proceeds from "Premiere Partner Zone" tickets (non tax-deductible) will go to local Bronx organizations giving back to their community and working to create an even better Bronx.
Please support our community partners!
The Lopez Family Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women and children. The organization advocates and invests in policies and programs that make a positive, measurable impact on communities.
For more information, visit lopezfamilyfoundation.org.
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club's mission is to enrich and enhance the quality of life for young people by providing educational and developmental programs, with special emphasis on youngsters between ages 6-18 who come from disadvantaged or disenfranchised circumstances. The Club exists to assist young people in realizing and achieving their potential for growth and development utilizing state-of-the-art facilities, trained and motivated staff, and nationally renowned programs to produce positive contributors to society.
For more information, visit kipsbay.org.
Teach For America works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding individuals of all academic disciplines to commit two years to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the movement to end educational inequity. Today, 11,000 corps members are teaching in 48 urban and rural regions across the country while 32,000 alumni work across sectors to ensure that all children have access to an excellent education.
For more information, visit teachforamerica.org.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is the largest community development support organization in the country. We combine corporate, government, and philanthropic resources to help neighborhood groups revitalize distressed communities. Since 1980, LISC has invested $13.8 billion to build or rehab over 310,000 affordable homes and apartments and develop 51 million square feet of retail, community, and educational space.
For more information, visit lisc.org.
NYC Parks serves as steward to more than 29,000 acres of forest, park, beach, wetland and other green space, representing nearly 15% of the City’s land. The agency's mission is to build and maintain clean, safe and accessible parks, and to preserve and protect large portions of our City’s urban forests.
For more information, visit nyc.gov/parks.
Tickets are free, offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Additionally, there are a limited number of "Premiere Partner Zone" tickets available for $150 donation (non tax-deductible).
Starting May 14, Bronx residents can access a special 24-hour “presale” (by confirming ZIP code in the "Promotional Code" field). General admission tickets will be available starting May 15.
ALL TICKETS MUST BE PRINTED AT HOME AND BROUGHT TO THE VENUE. Have your tickets handy, as everyone will be asked to show their own tickets several times leading to entry. “Mobile tickets” and barcodes on smart devices will not be an acceptable ticket for entry. Tickets will not be for sale or available at the event site. There will be customer service if issues arise.
Public Transportation: MTA NYC Transit bus service will be available at the Pelham Bay Park 6 subway station to the event site. Bus service will be available prior to, and immediately after, the event. Please check mta.info or call 311 for subway and bus schedules, as they are subject to change. Please be sure to visit 511ny.org for latest traffic information.
By car: Concert entrance located on Orchard Beach Road. Drop-off for ticket holders is allowed on Orchard Beach Road.
At this time, Advance Parking Pass Sales have ended
The entrance to the parking lot will be accessible from Orchard Beach Road.
The event parking lot will open at 3:30pm for concert goers.
7:00am: Beach will open
12:00 noon: Beach parking lot closes to the public
2:00pm: Orchard Beach clearance begins.
3:00pm: Orchard Beach closed for event. All parking lot vehicles without parking passes left in beach lot will be towed.
3:30pm: Orchard Beach parking lot opens for concert go-ers.
5:00pm: Gates open - arrive early and enjoy the fun!
7:00pm: Show starts
10:00pm: Show ends
Besides the concert, a variety of games, concessions, and other activities will be available throughout the park for the whole family to enjoy.
Great energy / Happy attitude
Small beach towels
Digital or film cameras(non-pro/point-and-shoot)
Audio or video recording devices
Cameras larger than point and shoot
(If you can remove the lens, don't bring it)
Laser pens or similar focused light
Refunds or exchanges
Water squirt guns
Yes - an ADA viewing area will be provided, and there will be an ADA accessibility route located on Orchard Beach Road. Please note: There is no ADA parking provided without a purchased parking pass. Need more help? Please contact email@example.com.
Yes - a variety of non-alcoholic drinks and food items will be for sale by concessionaires. Free water will be available.
No, there will not be any cash-dispensing machines available. Concessions and merchandising will be cash-only transactions. Please plan accordingly.
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