Easter Parade in New York City

The Easter Parade will take place on Easter Sunday along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets is a wonderful celebration of strolling in Easter finery. Persons participating in an Easter parade traditionally dress in new and fashionable clothing, particularly ladies' hats, and strive to impress others with their finery. The Easter parade is t is most closely associated with Fifth Avenue in New York City, but Easter parades are held in many other cities.

Easter Parade

Tuneful Irving Berlin musical with Astaire and Garland as a song-and-dance team during the early 1900s.

Services nearby:

  • St. Patrick's Cathedral, 50th Street and 5th Avenue

  • Saint Thomas Church, 53rd Street and 5th Avenue
    8:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.: Solemn Eucharist
    2:30 p.m. Organ Recital by Judith Hancock and Thomas Bara
    3:00 p.m. Solemn Evensong with Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30

  • 5th Avenue Presbyterian Church 55th Street and 5th Avenue
    8:00 a.m. Communion Service
    9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Festival Services
    3:00 p.m. Concert in the Chapel

  • Easter Egg Hunt : Bartow Pell Mansion Museum April 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
    895 Shore Rd Bronx, NY 10464 USA

  • Easter Egg Hunt at Joe Holzka Garden April 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Castleton Ave & Barker St. Staten Island, NY 10310 USA

  • Annual NYC Easter Bonnet Parade Sunday, April 16 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Fifth Ave. between 49th and 57th Sts

    Easter Eggstravaganza in Central Park


  • Easter Egg Hunt
    It typically took place on the Saturday before Easter, from 11:00am to 1:00pm as a free event.


    Takes place in the Lower 40 Acres, from Bethesda fountain south. Enter at 72nd street on either side of the park.


    The 56th Easter Eggstravaganza, entirely free, is older than their parents are, and with each year the festivities breed and multiply. This year there'll be the city's largest egg hunt and an egg roll race who can spoon their wooden egg across the lawn the fastest? Kids will build their own Easter baskets at the Jelly Belly Build Your Own Basket venue, and their parents can fill them with fresh produce from the greenmarket.


    There'll be plenty of bunnies at the petting zoo and walkabout characters to be petted too. With so much ground to cover, families may want to borrow rollerblades for free. They can skate over to the puppet show and face painting, or check out performances at the bandshell by Broadway and children's theatre artists.

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