Spring Has Almost Sprung! 5 Fun Things to Do in NYC in the Spring

Though it’s hard to believe when we step outside or look at the snow lining the sidewalks, spring is right around the corner. As soon as the temperature hits about 65, NYC transforms completely and everyone can’t wait to get outside and into Central Park. Here are 5 things we are most looking forward to in the spring time.

1. The Faberge Big Egg Hunt
April 1st – 26th

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For the first time, New York City will host the world’s largest egg hunt! Over 200 large egg sculptures will be scattered around the city. These eggs will feature different artists, designers, creatives, and New York businesses, and will be quite the sight to spot. Check out more information and see photos of the eggs in London from previous years here.

2. Frieze New York
May 9th – May 12

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The London originated art fair returns to New York for a third year. There will be over 190 galleries of some of the most talented artists in the world as well as six contemporary artists’ site-specific works and talks. Find out specific details here.

3. The Tribeca Film Festival
April 16-27

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The festival recently announced 47 featured films, including the world premieres of the fashion documentary “Dior and I” and a vampire comedy, “Summer of Blood.” With features like the hot dog icon story of “Famous Nathan,” there will be something for everyone to see! Check out all of the featured films and dates here.

4. New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show
March 1-April 21

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Just $10 will get one child access to a full day of classic and exotic orchids. Visit the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory and see a Key West-inspired design of gorgeous orchids of varied colors. There will be events and activities, including musical performances, a poetry walk, and Orchid Evenings, going on throughout the exhibition. Don’t miss this! For more information, click here.

5. Bill Cunningham: Facades at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library
March 14-June 15

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The iconic New York Times photographer’s eight-year project features the architectural riches and fashion history of New York City. Bill tells a story of New York through his strolls to thrift stores, auction houses, and street fairs. In this photographic essay entitled Facades, models are shown in vintage costumes with historic settings. Find out more details on this extraordinary exhibit here.

Which art event are you most looking forward to attending this spring?

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