April 29th, 2011
Dumbo Improvement District, with media partner BBC America, celebrates the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton with a live viewing and British-style street party under The Archway in Dumbo. The event will be FREE and open to the public.
There will be activities for children from 10AM to noon. Kids (and parents), come in costume or with a “fancy” hat. There will be a craft table for making crowns and tiaras. There will be a photo booth on hand with props and dress up clothes.
9:00AM: Replay of BBC America Coverage Begins
10:00AM – 12:00PM: Crafts for Kids
5:30AM – 2:00PM: Contests for the Best Dressed, Best Hat, Best Child’s Costume & Best Dressed Dogs.
Note: The Wedding Party at The Dumbo Loft (155 Water St Dumbo) is sold out for both all-day & evening pass. (royalweddingnyc.com) 9am–1am. However come down for the free festivities at The Archway through 3pm today.
Directions to THE ARCHWAY – DUMBO
F-train to York Street; exit station and turn right onto Jay Street, left of Front Street, right on Pearl Street/Anchorage Place, walk one block. A/C – trains to High Street/Brooklyn Bridge; exit at Cadman Plaza West stairwell, cross Cadman Plaza Park, pathway curves to the left. Walk downhill on Washington Street, turn right on Water Street. 2/3 – trains to Clark Street; exit the station and turn left onto Henry Street. Pass Cranberry Street and make a right on the footpath; you will see A/C train station. Cross Cadman Plaza Park, pathway curves to the left. Walk downhill on Washington Street, turn right on Water Street.
(Photo courtesy of Jeremy Presner)