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Events in New York – March 2019 Edition

We made it! Winter is almost over and spring is just around the corner. Prepare yourself for some great spring loaded events in New York in March 2019.

Seeing green everywhere? Don’t worry, your eyes are fine. It’s probably because of St. Patrick’s Day! Rest assured, you can experience this day at its best in New York City. From the famous St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Midtown to family-friendly activities where your kids can learn more about the Irish culture – there’s something for everyone.

Last but not least, this month is also dedicated to women’s achievements in society (International Women’s Day – March 8, 2019).

To sum up: Events in New York in March 2019 are spring themed, green and female!

 

Top Events in New York in March 2019

 

New York International Children’s Film Festival 2018

What? New York International Children’s Film Festival

When? February 22 – March 17, 2019

Where? Various theaters in NYC

Free? No

Event-Website/Tickets: https://nyicff.org/

Description: The New York International Children’s Film Festival is just perfect for kids. They can not only learn more about film technology, but also see the latest indie movies created for children. Tickets start at only $14. Adult supervision is required.

 

The Orchid Show 2018

What? The Orchid Show 2019

When? February 23 – April 28, 2019

Where? New York Botanical Garden (Map)

Free? No

Event-Website/Tickets: https://www.nybg.org/event/the-orchid-show/

Description: Enter the New York Botanical Garden and dive into a sea of Orchids at the annual Orchid Show. Creative and colorful Orchid arrangements turn the Garden into a true rainbow. Definitely worth seeing… and smelling! Regular adult tickets start at $20.

 

Chocolate Expo 2018

What? Chocolate Expo 2019

When? March 3, 2019

Where? Cradle of Aviation Museum, Long Island (Map)

Free? No

Event-Website/Tickets: http://thechocolateexpo.com/

Description: Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, you should check out the Chocolate Expo on Long Island inside the Cradle of Aviation Museum – the most yummy event in New York in March 2019. International chocolate experts are going to present incredible sweet creations that will make your mouth water! Tickets starting at only $10!

 

The Armory Show 2018

Image: Courtesy of Roberto Chamorro for The Armory Show

 

What? The Armory Show 2019

When? March 7 – 10, 2019

Where? Piers 92/94 (Map)

Free? No

Event-Website/Tickets: https://www.thearmoryshow.com/

Description: New Yorkers couldn’t imagine a month without art exhibitions. The Armory Show features 20th- and 21st-century art from leading international galleries to promote newcomers. Discover the latest visual arts innovations and buy yourself a unique piece of creativity. General admission tickets available starting at $27.

 

The Fest for Beatles Fans 2018

What? The Fest for Beatles Fans 2019

When? March 29 – 31, 2019

Where? Hyatt Regency Jersey City, New Jersey (Map)

Free? No

Event-Website/Tickets: https://www.thefest.com/2018-fests/new-york-metro-march-9-10-11-2018/

Description: The Beatles are coming to New Jersey! Well, at least virtually. The Fest for Beatles Fans invites Beatles fans from all over the world to celebrate the legacy of the most famous British rock band at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City hotel. Listen to great live music, shop souvenirs from the market or visit the Beatles exhibition. Tickets starting at $47.

 

St. Patrick’s Open Day 2018

What? St. Patrick’s Open Day 2019

When? March 10, 2019

Where? Irish Arts Center (Map) and PAL William J. Duncan Center (Map)

Free? Yes

Event-Website: http://irishartscenter.org/event/annual-st-patricks-open-day

Description: The St. Patrick’s Open Day invites families to experience the Irish culture like never before. This event offers more than 40 activities for parents and their children. Including a class to learn basics of the Irish language, arts and dance classes and many more activities. This event is free of charge.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parade NYC 2018

What? NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

When? March 17, 2019

Where? 5th Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street (Parade Route)

Free? Yes

Event-Website: https://www.nycstpatricksparade.org/parade/

Description: One of the best events in New York in March 2019 takes place on March 17 – The St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Midtown turns into a sea of green during the parade with Irish floats, dance performances and live music. This free event honors the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, and is definitely a family-friendly one!

 

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Affordable Art Fair 2018

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What? Affordable Art Fair 2019

When? March 28 – 31, 2019

Where? Metropolitan Pavilion (Map)

Free? No

Event-Website/Tickets: https://affordableartfair.com/fairs/new-york

Description: If you’re looking for an exclusive painting for your apartment, look no further and visit the Affordable Art Fair. If you’re unsure what contemporary art you should buy, you can schedule a personal shopping session or listen to talks about art collecting. Tickets starting at $18.

 

Macy's Flower Show 2018

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What? Macy’s Flower Show 2019

When? March 24 – April 7, 2019

Where? Macy’s Herald Square (Map)

Free? Yes

Event-Website: https://www.macys.com/social/flower-show/

Description: The spring celebration events in New York in March 2019 continue with the annual Macy’s Flower Show right in the heart of Manhattan. After you’ve finished shopping at Macy’s, you should go and check out the beautiful flower arrangements directly in the department store. This event is free of charge!

 

Greek Independence Day Parade 2018

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What? Greek Independence Day Parade 2019

When? March 31, 2019

Where? 5th Avenue between 64th Street and 79th Street

Free? Yes

Event-Website: http://www.hellenicsocieties.org/

Description: Time for the Greeks to celebrate their nation’s independence day on March 31, 2019. 5th Avenue will turn into a see of blue and white with traditional live music and dance performances. No Greek yogurt for you anymore if you don’t attend this spectacular event in New York in March 2019!


With this list you are fully prepared to experience the best events in New York in March 2019. Let us know in the comments if you are planning on going to one of the listed activities or how you liked a certain event.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

 

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