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The Spring Guide



Orchid Evenings

Earth Day in Union Square

Tribeca Film Festival evenings

April 6th through 21st

April 15th

April 18th through 29th

NYBG, 2900 Southern Boulevard,

Union Square West

Various Locations

Union Square is proud to present the most high-traffic Earth Day event across the country! The annual event includes dozens of exhibitors, from environmental non-profits and green businesses to live performers and beyond. Featuring over 70 organizations, everyone will find informative fun at this year’s event!

Now in its 17th year, the Tribeca Film Festival has become a renowned New York City experience, exploring the best of what today’s emerging international filmmakers have to offer. With standouts in multiple categories including Narratives, Documentaries, Shorts, Talks and more, be sure to take advantage of this cultural storytelling phenomenon, right in our own backyard!

Sakura Matsuri: Cherry


Blossom Festival

New York

Shakespeare in the Park: Othello

April 28th through 29th

May 3rd through 6th

May 29th through June 24th

Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Randall’s Island Park

Delacorte Theater, 81 C P W

The BBG’s annual cherry blossom festival reigns as a celebration of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture. With over 60 events and performances, Sakura Matsuri marks the end of hanami, the enjoyment of the cherry blossom season. Don’t miss the fun this year!

For the opportunity to view and purchase art from more than 1,000 of today’s leading artists, be sure not to miss Frieze New York. The renowned art fair presents a curated program of talks, site-specific artist commissions and the city’s most talked about restaurants, all housed together on one site overlooking the East River.

This spring, experience the intrigue of Shakespeare’s Othello as produced by Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson in Central Park. The classic tragic drama tells the tale of the noble Black Venetian genera Othello and infamous villain Iago, all with a lush, romantic influence. This production is a must-see!

This special opportunity invites visitors to experience the beauty of the NYBG Orchid Show amidst music and performance. This year’s show features a series of living sculptures crafted by Belgian floral artist Daniel Ost, designed to celebrate the complex beauty of the orchid, and one that conceptually pushes the genre forward time and again.

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Town Spring Guide 2018  
Town Spring Guide 2018