Historic Richmond Town

Exciting May 2024 Events at Historic Richmond Town

Welcome to a vibrant May at Historic Richmond Town for a range of captivating events and programs that promise to enhance your experience at this unique village. Whether you’re a history buff, a curious explorer, or looking for a fun outing with the family, these events are designed to entertain and educate. Mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss what we have in store for you!  Exciting May 2024 Events at Historic Richmond Town.

Open Village Season

Open Village at Historic Richmond Town
Open Village at Historic Richmond Town

Dates: May 1 – August 25, Wednesday-Sunday
Time: 11 am-4 pm
Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for kids, Free for kids 5 and under, and members

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Dive into the past with our Open Village Season, where history comes alive! Watch as our skilled Historical Interpreters, dressed in period costumes, recreate daily life in Staten Island through the ages. You’ll get a firsthand look at trades, political life in the 19th century, the evolution of 1850s fashions, and life for the Native people of Staten Island over 300 years ago.

Learn more about Open Village Season and plan your visit!

Yankee Peddler Day

Date: Sunday, May 5

Yankee Peddler DayHistoric Richmond Town
Yankee Peddler Day
Historic Richmond Town

Time: 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Admission: $3 General Admission


Discover more about Yankee Peddler Day and what you can find there!


NEW Exhibition: Discover Greatness: An Illustrated History of Negro Leagues BaseballStep back in time at the annual Yankee Peddler Day, organized by the Women’s Auxiliary of Historic Richmond Town. This beloved market features a rich array of antiques, collectibles, crafts, and more. Perfect for collectors and casual shoppers alike, Yankee Peddler Day offers unique finds and supports our education and restoration projects.
Time: 11 am-4pm
Admission: Included with General Admission

Celebrate the rich heritage of Negro Leagues baseball with our new exhibition, “Discover Greatness.” This insightful display features over 80 photographs that highlight the pivotal moments and key players from the late 1800s to the 1960s. It’s a not-to-be-missed opportunity for sports enthusiasts and history lovers alike.

Learn more about the exhibition and the stories it tells.

Historic Richmond Town is excited to welcome visitors to these engaging events and exhibitions. Each offers a unique perspective on the rich history of Staten Island and its diverse communities. We look forward to seeing you in May for a journey through history that promises both education and fun for all ages. See you there!