APRIL IN NEW YORK CITY

It’s finally spring in NYC and there’s so much to do in the city. It’s the season of festivals, including film, folk and flower. Find out what events you should put in your calendar.

Pillow Fight Day

April 2, 2016

This year marks the 11th Annual International Pillow Fight. Celebrated around the world, the New York contingent happens in Union Square and is exactly the place to be to relive your childhood slumber party days. After the event, you can donate your pillow and it will be passed on to a homeless person in need.

The Macy’s Flower Show

 Through April 3, 2016
 

Check out New York’s beautiful blooms of the season. This flower show has a story worth hearing and exploring.

The Brooklyn Folk Festival

April 8 – 10, 2016

This is a 3-day festival filled with live music, dance sessions, workshops and film screenings. Folk, bluegrass, traditional Irish, Balkan music and more can be enjoyed.

Tribeca Film Festival

April 13 – 24, 2016

If you’re a fan of knowing what movies to look out for, this festival is for you. Tribeca premieres films that are expected to take over the indie genre for the year.

Earth Day

April 22, 2016

It’s the official holiday to love your outdoor surroundings and your planet. Need a way to celebrate? New York City has plenty of options.

Bacon and Beer Festival

April 22 – 23, 2016

Citi Field is hosting the festival this year and there are plenty of activities to do and combinations to try. Beer and bacon are obviously included.