Easter in New York 2025

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Easter in New York

Easter in New York is not very widely celebrated, but there are several things you can do in the city. It’s good to know that in the United States, Easter Monday isn’t celebrated, unlike in the U.K.

Easter always falls between March 22 and April 25. In 2025 Easter Sunday will fall on April 20th. Easter Monday on April 21st and Good Friday will be April 18th.

What can you expect at Easter in New York?

If you’re spending Easter in New York, your trip will not be affected. All the attractions and shops are open, also on Good Friday. Most of the time the weather is good around Easter. It is fun to explore more of New York by bike. You can rent a bike and go to Central Park, or Downtown towards the Brooklyn Bridge.

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What can you do at Easter in New York?

If you are in New York during Easter, there are several Easter-related things you can do. Easter “egg hunt” events are organised in various places, for example at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. It is great to participate, especially if you are travelling with children.

There is also an Easter parade on Sunday. The Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival lasts from 10:00 to 16:00 and happens on Fifth Avenue. This parade has no float or marching bands, but people walk in Easter-themed outfits and wear Easter hats. The clothing ranges from fashionable outfits and animal costumes to civil war attire.

If you would like, you can attend a service at one of the churches in New York, many hold Easter ceremonies. You can also take a gospel tour on Easter in New York. During the tour, you can experience gospel music and the atmosphere.

Easter Sunday Brunch Cruise

I would definitely suggest going out for a nice Easter brunch, but if you want to do something special this Easter, then this brunch cruise is for you. You will pass by several of Manhattan’s highlights, such as the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge, which you can take pictures of on the outside deck. In the meantime, you can enjoy a lovely Easter brunch buffet.

Book your tickets for the Easter Sunday Brunch Cruise here

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