Things To Do in New York: For Easter Week

March 21, 2016
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Spring is finally here! With the Easter holiday coming around, the city will be filled with visitors from around the world. Are you one of the lucky ones? You have the luck to celebrate Easter, which is very popular because it usually coincides with the first warm days.

1. Easter Parade and the Parade of Hats

March 27, 2016 (Easter Sunday) from 10:00 to 16:00–5th Avenue between 49th and 57th St, Manhattan

If you’re in New York on Easter Sunday, do not hesitate to go to Fifth Avenue to watch the parade Easter Bonnet famous for the festival of hats! From 10:00 until 16:00, it’s for whoever can parade with amazing hats. Accessories of all kinds are: from hats with bunnies and Easter eggs to others as elegant, extravagant, and crazy … It is a spontaneous festival. Do you dare to participate and have more fun with your hat?

2. Macy’s Flower Shows

March 20 — April 3, 2016 — Macy’s Herald Square, Manhattan

To welcome spring, Macy’s department store in Herald Square, is hosting every year a colorful festival of flowers, which is the Macy’s Flower Show. Floral arrangements are spectacular and cover almost the entire main floor for two weeks, and are also accompanied by concerts, lectures and activities for all ages. Already you have an excuse to visit this famous store.

3. Hunting for Easter Eggs

If you travel to New York with kids they will be delighted with all Easter activities organized in the city. The most popular are the egg hunts, hunting for hidden or workshops to paint and decorate eggs. Stroll through the organized museums (such as the Children’s Museum of Manhattan), churches, department stores and come across several activities, and shops, with endless chocolate egg and rabbit shapes to sweeten your day.

Written by Lina Melo from

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