This spring is packed with fun-filled celebrations and nature exploring. From Easter to Earth day, here are a few events you may want to attend if you are staying in NYC or visiting this beautiful city.
There are tons of things to do in New York during Easter. One of the best would be to join the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival. In this popular tradition, celebrants adorn ostentatiously creative hats and parade on Fifth Avenue in front of St. Patricks Cathedral on Easter Sunday. The parade usually starts around 10 AM and marches from the 49th to 57th St. Patricks Cathedral. It's likely to wind up by mid-day, but it could extend until 4 PM.
You can spend a day worshipping Earth amidst the drastically changing climate, diminishing resources, and increasing sea levels. This annual street fair hosts several environmental non-profit and green businesses which can help you step up your eco-friendly game.
Lincoln Center is showing free performances, discussions, and civic events inside the David Rubenstein Atrium from February 27. Here are some of the other free shows in the Lincoln Center:
- LADAMA: Live concert of pop songs with traditional Spanish, Portuguese, and English roots.
- The NextGen National Vocal Competition: 10 young artists play with The American Pops Orchestra (APO) in front of a panel of celebrity judges.
- Argentine singer/songwriter Sofia Rei.
Here is an event for kids and their parents. Event Cruises NYC conducts egg hunts, festive games, and photo ops with Easter Bunny on their deck. At the same time, adults can sip on tasty mimosas and enjoy the panoramic New York City view.
NYC is famous for its fine dining restaurants. In spring, New Yorkers can experience and appreciate the best Easter brunches in the city. According to TimeOut, here are a few places you should give a try:
- The Polo Bar
- Armani/Ristorante 5th Avenue
- Pinch Chinese