What to Do in New York City in Spring

In New York City (NYC), once spring comes along, people’s social lives bloom. From flower-filled exhibits to art shows, people have different sorts of events that they can attend. Learn more about what to do in New York City in Spring.

The Orchid Show at New York Botanical Garden

The annual Orchid Show at the Botanical Garden—which spreads over 250 glorious acres—is a great place for flower enthusiasts. Some of the city’s most beautiful floral collections are displayed here.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

For over 250 years, The St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been an annual springtime tradition. It attracts loads of visitors and promises good food and music.

Visit a New York City beach

Rockaway Beach and Orchard Beach are great places to visit during springtime. You can enjoy the sand in your toes, the chilly sea-water and the pleasant weather easily here.

Bike Month

Biking has now become an extremely popular activity in New York. May is National Bike Month, and it initiates the largest bike ride in the country. It’s a great way to kick off spring for both tourists and locals.

Frieze New York

This is a weekend-long festival that brings the United Kingdom’s most prestigious art event to the US. Frieze magazine has its artistic transformation of Randall’s Island Park in May. It includes curated work, site-specific creations, art from local and global galleries, and a few amazing restaurants like Cosme from New York.  

Coney Island

Coney Island’s Luna Park has thrilling adventures to offer. From spin coasters to choose-your-own adventures— this is a great place to take your kids for a fun time during the spring season.

Flushing Meadows – Corona Park

Two of the World Fairs were held here. Corona Park is home today to some great institutions: the children-friendly and collaborative New York Hall of Science and the Queens Museum of Art.

Go on a Cruise

The Manhattan Skyline is always a great sight to behold and what greater way to do this than head out on a cruise? Circle Line Sightseeing sails year-round and has various different types of cruises, including a 3-hour Best of NYC and a 2-hour Landmark Cruise. You can also enjoy a moonlight cruise with someone special.

Easter restaurants

There are great deals available on meals during Easter. Why not avail one of these and have a good meal for lunch or dinner in one of the city’s finest restaurants?

Yankee Stadium Tours

The New York Yankees are the most successful baseball team. The Yankee Stadium Tours, which began in 2017, gives you a great chance to catch a glimpse of the World Series trophies and baseball artifacts in the Yankees Museum. The stadium is a marvelous destination for people of all ages. Tours of the stadium are available during the season and off-season. 

Now that you know what places to visit in NYC in spring, make sure you visit them all!