Enjoy the Best of Spring in NYC

Events and Activities in Manhattan

Longer days and warmer weather make spring in NYC a great time to discover the very best of this bustling metropolis. The Lucerne is ideally located on the Upper West Side and offers easy access to seasonal events and activities around town. Explore a city in full bloom while discovering the most popular things to do in Manhattan and beyond.

Learn more about some of our favorite things to do during springtime in NYC.   

Macy’s Flower Show

March 26 – April 9, 2017

The annual flower show is a sure sign of spring at Macy’s marquee stores. Head to the world-famous Herald Square flagship location and marvel at spectacular floral displays during this year’s Carnival-themed showcase, which will feature flowers and plants from around the world.

The Butterfly Conservatory

March 28 – May 28, 2017

Surround yourself with hundreds of beautiful butterflies at the seasonal Butterfly Conservatory at The American Museum of Natural History. These winged wonders thrive in the tropical environment of the conservatory; you can expect 80-degree temperatures at this balmy exhibit.

New York City Ballet

April 18 – May 28, 2017

Head to Lincoln Center and marvel at unforgettable performances during the New York City Ballet’s Spring 2017 Repertory Season. The six-week run includes ballets by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, as well as a full week of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Tribeca Film Festival

April 19 – April 30, 2017

Founded in 2002, this annual festival returns to Manhattan for eleven days of exceptional cinema. Celebrating and promoting diversity and inclusiveness in the film industry, the event will feature innovative works from top artists across a variety of mediums.

Shakespeare in the Park

May 23 – August 13, 2017

This year’s Central Park performances include Julius Caesar from May 23 to June 18, 2017 and A Midsummer Night’s Dream from July 11 to August 13, 2017. Tickets are free, but we recommend arriving early to grab the best available seats before the show.