Spring in NYC brings a sense of optimism (and shedding of coats). Botanical gardens, baseball games and street festivals are just a few of the fun ways to welcome the warmer weather.
See what's in museums, at gardens and on stages this season.
Take in a baseball game at their home in Queens, Citi Field.
One of the most successful franchises in sports, the Yankees have won a staggering 27 World Series championships.
With events on Earth Day and throughout the week, New York City celebrates sustainability.
Approximately 32,000 cyclists pedal their way through all five boroughs on a traffic-free, 40-mile course. Register to ride or just spectate.
Thousands of men and women from the US Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard touch down on dry land during the week leading up to Memorial Day, giving the public the chance to meet service members, tour Navy ships and watch military formations.
Official public-beach season runs from Memorial Day weekend through mid-September.
The Major League Soccer club shares a stadium with baseball's Yankees.
The Red Bulls, the NYC area's elder pro soccer team, play at New Jersey's Red Bull Arena.
Celebrate a month of cultural events across the City.
Cherry-blossom viewing is a centuries-old Japanese custom. Celebrate it at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
BAM’s celebration of African and African American dance, music and culture returns for another year.
Creativity reigns during the annual NYCxDesign, the City's official celebration of global design.
Co-curated by MoMA and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, this yearly film festival celebrates the most innovative voices in filmmaking.
This international art fair showcases solo and group exhibitions with a focus on emerging NYC talents.
Each year on Easter, celebrants don festive finery and show off their very best bonnets along Fifth Avenue from 49th Street to 57th Street.
NYC’s most famous ballet returns with works from Robbins, Balanchine and Peck.
The Met Fifth Avenue's newest Roof Garden collaboration comes courtesy of Mexican artist Héctor Zamora.
Ninth Avenue is lined with an array of cuisines and beverages.
Give the birthplace of hip-hop (not to mention the home of the Yankees) its due with a parade, live music and additions to the Bronx Walk of Fame.