What to do & How to celebrate Easter in New York City
Whether this year Easter falls on a March day or an April day, there is no shortage of activities in New York City. From strolling around the streets of the Big Apple
to visiting one of the Observatories to admire Manhattan Skyline from above, to riding a bicycle through Central Park
, to boarding a boat or yacht for a cruise or perhaps to visiting the Statue of Liberty
... So many options! If on the other hand the crazy NY Spring Weather does not want to collaborate and it rains, rest assured that there is no shortage of Museums and indoor Attractions
Check the Side-bar or below for all the possibilities offered with the New York PASS - Including: Museums Attractions and Activities.
Easter: All Future Date
- Easter 2023 - April 9th
- Easter 2024 - March 31st
- Easter 2025 - April 20th
- Easter 2026 - April 5th
The Fifth Avenue Easter Parade
Hard to imagine a more extravagant Parade
than the Easter Bonnet Parade! A multitude of people, adults & children, flock to this stretch of Fifth Avenue
which starts from 49th Street up to 55th Street
, wearing the most bizarre hats
and sometime dresses.
Some people dress up in period/vintage dresses
or fantasy costumes, there are those who disguise themselves as animals, others as vegetables, and some dressed casually betting everything on their extravagant hats!
You will find Jazz Bands
playing along Fifth Avenue, and many New Yorkers dancing
to the rhythm of Swing Music
! Jugglers and street dancers, street vendors for cotton candy and balloons
... You might also find vendors for hot dogs, pretzels, and fries.
The parade starts at 10:00 am in the morning until 4:00 pm..
Images of the Easter Parade in New York
Saint Patrick Cathedral Easter Mass
For those who want to attend Easter Mass
can enter the Cathedral of St. Patrick, which is located on Fifth Avenue and 51st Street. There are 8 functions
and they are all open to the public
except for 10:15 am for which an entrance ticket is required. Check here for: Easter Mass Schedule
Free Easter Events in New York: Celebrate with Children
Egg Hunt. This appointment is not only for children!! Have fun finding Easter Eggs with your family and friends. There are several places in Manhattan that organize free Egg Hunts for the whole family, find the one that is closest to you -- Egg Hunts for Children and Families in New York
and have fun.
Tour in New York: Easter aboard an Elegant Yacht Cruise
On Easter Sunday
, you can hop aboard a yacht for the classic Easter Brunch
. An opportunity to enjoy the views of the Manhattan Skyline and the Statue of Liberty
. The weather at this time of year is always mild and navigating the New York Bay is so pleasant.
Out of Town Gateway: The cities you can visit in one day from NYC
are reachable within a few hours from New York City and you can get to know other American cities in the Northeast. The day trip to Washington DC
available daily, or a day touring Boston
or the historic center of Philadelphia followed by the Amish
countryside. For more information, see the Tours listed on the side-bar or below.
Special Easter Offers in New York City
Our special offers to celebrate Easter in New York
include the Hudson Brunch Cruise. New York Walking Tour with Local Guides, Attractions, and Museums with the Explorer PASS and the classic day trip to Washington DC during the Cherry-blossom period.
Are you interested in getting our Special Easter Offers?
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