Best spring festivals in NYC
Robert De Niro and Co.'s Tribeca Film Festival has long shown a spotlight on local indie features, documentaries, foreign films, the latest from big-name talent and the greatest from up-and-coming filmmakers. We've got your complete one-stop-shopping guide to Tribeca Film Festival: our personal must-see picks, movie screenings, ticket info, a list of nearby bars and restaurants and much more. When is Tribeca Film Festival? The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival will take place in Lower Manhattan, Chelsea and special venues from Thursday, April 25th to Sunday, May 5th. Where is Tribeca Film Festival? The festival mainly takes place at the Regal Battery Park, Cinépolis Chelsea, Beacon Theatre, SVA Theatre and the festival’s own Tribeca Festival Hub, with rare exceptions. How do I get tickets? Buy tickets at the official festival website. Prices ranges from $25.94 to a cool $356 for special gala events. You can also purchase passes for individual days or the entire festival. Visit the official site for details.
This city tradition feels fresh every spring when artists following in the footsteps of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning set up shop in the park. Hundreds of exhibitors, from NYU students to artists who remember the Village as a creative enclave, display their paintings, sculptures, photography, jewelry and woodcraft. University Place starting at E 13th St.
The possibilities for things to do outside in NYC are vast as long as the weather plays nice. One of the best things to do in spring and summer is sift for treasures at flea markets or have a picnic at one of the many NYC parks. When the temperature rises, take advantage of the city’s clean and refreshing public swimming pools and New York beaches. Grab your sunglasses (don’t forget your sunblock) and go check out our favorite things to do outdoors in Gotham.