Easter in New York City

How to celebrate Easter in the Big Apple

Date: 04/09/2023
Categories: Events

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

Easter Events

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

St. Patrick's Cathedral

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

Three destinations 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? Get in touch with us using the Form here below and we will be happy to organize your Easter Vacation in NYC.

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