Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick-off for things to do in summer. It's the weekend that starts it all. NYC is finally reopening, which means New Yorkers are ready to party more than ever. Whether its heading to a massive barbecue, hanging out at the beach all weekend or taking a brunch cruise around Manhattan, there is a plethora of fantastic ways to spend your Memorial Day Weekend. And if you want even more ideas, check out our best things to do in NYC this weekend column.
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What to do in NYC on Memorial Day weekend?
There are a ton of activities in NYC for Memorial Day Weekend, from outdoor parties on rooftops and at parks to parades, tours of Naval ships and more. Read below for what's going on!
Is NYC busy on Memorial Day?
Between the parties and cookouts, NYC is pretty chill on Memorial Day unless you head to one of NYC's parades.
Where is the Memorial Day parade?
The Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade goes from 78th Street and Third Avenue, along Third Avenue to Marine Avenue, up to Fourth Avenue and over to John Paul Jones Park on 101st Street and Fourth Avenue.
The Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Day Parade steps off from Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard.