Best NYC Events in April 2018

Scottish parade

Scottish Parade
On April 7, 2018, pass by Sixth Avenue to celebrate the amazing Scottish culture. The parade is to celebration the Scottish pride and heritage. The National Tartan Day New York Committee design the parade to be one of many events in which revolve around the National Tartan Day. This week long festival ranges from bagpipers, men in kilts, women in plaid. The parade is traditionally held the Saturday closest to Tartan Day. The committee recommends anyone who is interest in participating in the parade to register via their registration page. They also recommend any travelers to arrive early, the earliest April 4th and the latest April 8. This event is lead by the National Tartan Day New York Committee, St. Andrew’s Society of the State of New York, the New York Caledonian Club, The American-Scottish Foundation, Clan Campbell, and Carnegie Hall.

Earth Day Festival

earth day union squareCome join us on this years festive, high-traffic Earth Day event in the country. On Sunday, April 15m 2018 from 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Union Square Park, experience live performances, exhibitors green businesses, kids’ activities, and more than 70 organizations. And if your passionate about Earth, pass by the Earth Day booth with your utility bill and switch to clean energy. For information on sponsoring or exhibiting, get in touch at or 212-922-0048. Check out a full overview of the event here.

Folk Music Festival

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This Folk Music Festival is a great event for travelers who want to experience the world of Folk music. The festival is held at the beautiful historic St. Ann’s Church located at 157 Montague St. between Clinton and Henry in Brooklyn Heights. The 3-day festival includes 30+ bands, vocal and instrumental workshops, a family-friendly square dance, jam sessions, film screenings, the famous Banjo Toss contest and more. The event offers an opportunity for young and old alike to come together to enjoy workshops, film screening, contests jam sessions and offers a community. This event is presented each year by Jalopy Theatre & School of Music.

blossom festival

The Cherry Blossom Festival

The Cherry Blossom Festival is a spring celebration and consist of a Japanese cultural demonstrations, children’s activities, live music, a crafter’s marketplace, food. This years event is held in multiple locations, Essex County Branch Brook Park, Cherry Blossom Welcome Center, Mill Street Entrance, Belleville + Prudential Concert Grove, Clifton Avenue Entrance, Newark. The park is noted for the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in the United States.

Travel Festival

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Started in April of 2012, the travel festival is not just an event, but a community. This three day festival is full of food, festivities, and people from all over the world. It is a paid event is tailored towards those who are interested in learning about best practices for promoting destinations via establishing partnerships and leveraging media, while connecting with colleagues and experts. The New York Travel Festival will be held from April 27-29, 2018 in multiple Manhattan locations.

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