Things to do in New York in Spring

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Things to do in New York in Spring

Best Spring Activities in NYC

There are hundreds of fun things to do in New York in Spring. With the cherry blossoms, green foliage, sparkling rivers and warm weather as your backdrop, Spring is the time to take advantage of rooftops, biking, tennis, volleyball, walking tours and so much more.


March, April, May NYC Events Calendars

Check out all our cool events taking place in March, April and May. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day, Disney Live!, the Tribeca Film Festival, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day Weekend, the Ninth Avenue Food Festival, Shakespeare in the Park, and so much more.

New York City Events Spring Season Calendar

Things to do in New York in Spring will keep you occupied indoors, outdoors, daytime, nightime…all the time!

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Things to do in New York in Spring

Dont miss our insider guides to: Things to do in in March, Things to do in NYC in April, and Things to do in NYC in May.

Things to do in New York in Spring

Our Event Calendars show you exactly which events occur by day, but our Things to Do Monthly Guides highlight seasonal tours, bike rides, best time for boat cruises, when to buy tickets, the biggest sales and all the optimal times to do activities by month.

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Volleyball in New York City

Volleyball in New York City is a strong and thriving community filled with beginners and pros of all kinds. You will see some of the BEST sunsets and views of NYC and you can play for FREE!

Volleyball in New York City

From April through November, there is a huge beach scene in Tribeca right next to mini Golf, and all year round, there is organized league play, classes, clinics, drills, free play and more at various indoor gyms around the city.

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Where to Stay during Spring in New York City

Spring is the perfect time to check into one of our hotels with free bicycles, an awesome roofdeck or right next to Central Park. Take advantage of the many free perks offered by NYC hotels to help you explore more of NYC, see amazing skyline views and dive into the nooks and crannies of New York City you can't see any other way!

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Biking in New York City

Biking in New York City can be incredibly safe and fun, as long as you follow a few rules. If you don’t want to worry about helmets, locks, mapping routes and getting lost, then check our top picks for Bike Tours of NYC:

Things to Do in New York With Kids

  • Central Park Sightseeing Bike Tour – good for all ages, offer bike trailers and baby seats, helmets, guides, leisurely tour of our famous 843 acres.
  • 9/11 Memorial Bike Tour (3 hrs)
  • New York Pass – includes choice of bike rentals and tours: Blazing Saddles, Brooklyn Bridge Sightseeing Bike Tours and Rentals, Central Park Sightseeing Bike Tours & Rentals and more!

See: Biking in New York City – more details on DIY tours, best places to eat on the water and more.

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Tennis in New York City

Most people don’t know just how easy it is to play Tennis in New York City! With 100’s of public courts, indoor courts, leagues, meet up groups, lessons, drill & play, cardio tennis, and of course, watching professional tennis, such as the US Open, BNP Paribas Showdown and World Team Tennis, tennis is available to just about everyone.

Tennis in New York City

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More Things to do in New York City

Sightsee from the Sky

Top of the Rock, Empire State Building or One World Observatory? Which is best and, if we have to choose, which should we visit? There is no easy answer, but here are some facts to help guide your choice.

New York City Tourist Attractions

  • Empire State Building - (86 and 102 floors) Best for patient movie and history buffs who need to check it off their bucket list
  • Top of the Rock - (67-70 floors) Best for sweeping 360° vista views, including of the Empire State Building and Central Park. Shorter lines and cheaper than the ESB.
  • One World Observatory - (100-102 floors) Best for those who want to be first. Newest, most modern and high tech, with phenomenal views

See All: Top New York City Tourist Attractions

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Things to do in New York with Kids

One of the best parts of NYC is that what is fun for kids is usually just as much fun for adults. If you are joining us in NYC for a family vacation, then please read all about our local kid's favorites, along with special tips just for visitors.

Things to Do in New York With Kids

See All: Visiting New York with Kids.

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FREE Things to do in New York City

There are tons of free things to do in New York all day, every day! Tours, attractions, museums, events, shows, sports, movie and more. Kids, adults, outdoors, indoors, active, lazy...you name it!

Free Things to Do in New York City

See All: Free Things to Do in NYC - weekly calendar of all free walking tours, free museum admissions, free things to do by season and more

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Get Out of NYC for a Day

NYC is within 3 hours of so many other cities and areas you can visit for just one day: Washington DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Niagara Falls, the Hamptons, Woodbury Common Shopping Outlets and more quite easily. Top choices for 1-day Out of Town:

See All: Day Trips Out of New York City

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New York City Nightlife

How do you make the most of your time in the city that never sleeps?? Some of the best 'only in NYC' nightlife experiences include skyline views, dinner cruises, Museums and attractions open late til 2am, rooftops, night tours, comedy clubs and more. Some of our top NYC Nightlife picks:

New York City Nightlife

See all our Top Picks: New York City Nightlife

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Save Big on Things to do in New York City

New York City Coupons and Discounts are available for almost everything one can do in NYC: concerts, shows, Broadway, sports, events, tours, attractions, beauty and spa and much more!

New York City Coupons

Sites we use ALL the time to save are:

  • Groupon - save on dining, tours, things to do, attractions, cruises, shows
  • Gilt City - upscale deals on dining, exclusive events, Broadway, shopping
  • NewYork.com - huge sightseeing tourist discounts

See All: Insider Guide to ALL our NYC Coupons

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Explore and Indulge Like a Real NYC Foodie

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