Who Would’ve Thought Spring Break in NYC Could Be This Fun?
By: Valerie Gonzalez
As the semester goes on, we have more homework, projects and if you’re a senior you’re worrying about your final presentations, but that shouldn’t ever stop us from having some fun on spring break
If you’re staying at home for spring break and are on a budget, don’t worry! The following list of events will fulfill your need for adventure, drinks and more than anything—fun!
So let’s begin with our first weekend, shall we?
A free event on April 20TH is the “Night Glow Bike Ride” event, celebrating the beginning of spring with a 3.5 mile loop all around Prospect Park. This event is family-friendly and requires RSVP.
The “2019 Opening Day” is a remarkable event that celebrates the opening of the backyard season featuring DJs, live music, food and beer. This event is 21+ and requires RSVP as well.
There is also a free NYC boat party on April 20th celebrating spring break on the Hudson River. You can enjoy an the amazing views of the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and more iconic views in the city. You must be 21 years of age or older to RSVP.
Another event is on April 20th, called “Emo Night Brooklyn.” This event will welcome you to the home of emo night, and will be filled with music from the 2000’s and DJ hits. The event starts at midnight and you must be 21 years or older to enter.
After a filled weekend of parties and amazing atmospheres we move on to a cultural week at the Tribeca Film Festival, which is full of classes, VIP packages and VIP experiences that will leave you speechless as soon as you walk in.
There are some amazing deals depending on what you want to experience, and also this year’s Tribeca Film Festival is allowing regular people to get tickets for the award ceremony on April 28th. Leave the island one more time so you can develop your imagination and creativity with this amazing and innovative festival!
Get ready—the beer supplies are coming your way! Oh and of course, the food!
Kick it off with Spring’s Best Beer Fest on April 27th. This year’s craft beer festival will feature live betting on races, samples of over 100 local and national craft beers as well as wine tasting. Experience the VIP section with early entrance and amazing exclusives.
On the same day enjoy the biggest festival of colors in NYC, called “Holi in the City” It is an Indian festival that welcomes spring in an amazing way. This festival of color will feature local restaurants, drinks and amazing NYC entertainers. Celebrate friendship and love with this worldwide celebration!
No vegan people, I didn’t forget about you. On April 28th, we celebrate the biggest Vegan Pop-up in Grand Bazaar. Discover and explore new vegan and plant based lifestyles, and remember to bring your non-vegan friends and show them what they’re missing. Donations are going to public schools all over the NYC area.
On the last Sunday of spring break, there are two amazing family-friendly activities that will leave you fresh and ready to start the end of the semester with on right foot. The Arbor Fest takes place at the Queens Botanical Garden and promises to be an event that is fun-filled and a celebration of trees and environment, featuring local vendors, food and amazing gardening activities.
For the technology lovers, what better way to finish spring break than with an amazing Auto Show? Fill your Sunday with all the latest technology in cars and most futuristic concepts that will leave you and your family speechless. With more than 1,000 cars and trucks on display the Auto Show, NYC promises an unforgettable experience.
So, pack your friends and sense of adventure, because this year’s spring break is sure to bring some fun!