Easter is coming to New York City - it's all about the pretty pastel colors, Easter bunnies, and Easter sweets! Time to celebrate this Sunday Funday and choose how you want to spend your Easter this year. We've narrowed it down to four ways you can join in on the festivities!
Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival
St. Patrick's Cathedral | 14 E 51st St New York
Photo: Julie Larsen Maher
This year’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival will occur on April 16th from 10am to 4pm. It starts at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and goes along Fifth Avenue. A tradition dating back to the mid-1800’s, this parade is filled with people showing off their craziest, most decorated hats and various Easter-themed costumes. This fun-filled event is perfect for families or anyone looking to catch a glimpse of spectacularly dressed people. This puts a new definition to wearing your Sunday best!
802 Broadway | 212) 254-2000
Photo: Grace Church
What’s Easter without going to service? Grace Church in New York City is holding an Easter Service from 9am-6pm, no reservations or tickets needed. Other events are also offered during Holy Week such as Holy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. All are welcome!
Easter Egg Hunt
Photo: Queens Zoo
One of the most popular ways to celebrate Easter is with a traditional egg hunt! Gather ‘round your kids, nieces, nephews, and grandchildren and have a fun family Sunday for Easter. Check out Queens Zoo Spring Eggstravaganza and enjoy meeting the Easter Bunny, Springtime activities, and seeing live rabbits. Or stop by Town Square’s Egg Hunt where there is live music, a meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, and various arts & crafts. Buy tickets in advance online!
Easter Brunch and Dinner Cruises
Photo: Bateaux Cruises
Feeling fancier for Easter this year? Bateaux New York is hosting Easter Brunch and Dinner Cruises on April 16th. Enjoy live entertainment, dancing, a gourmet meal, a complimentary glass of champagne (for brunch), and amazing views of the NYC skyline. Book online to reserve your spot!
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