Things to do in New York City this weekend

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Macy’s Flower Show: Macy’s in Herald Square honors beautiful American flora and fauna in a special flower show that runs from March 20 to April 3. Touring the flowers is free, but the two week run is packed with special events. Enjoy live music, seminars and activities for kids. Seminars include wreath making, breakfast with the Easter Bunny and a talk on urban gardens. For more information, visit

Full Bunny Contact: This is extreme egg hunting. Three people have 60 seconds to collect as many eggs as they can in a caged-in field, while three large bunnies try to stop them. Each egg is worth a prize which range from gym memberships to toys to Broadway show tickets. The event runs through March 27 and includes bunny jousts, photo opps, an on site bar and family friendly hours and programming. Tickets start at $5 (admission only), but for $25, you get admission and entrance to three of the four events. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit

The Great Egg Hunt Pub Crawl: Egg hunting isn’t just for kids. On March 26, the Third Annual Great Egg Hunt Pub Crawl takes place in Williamsburg from 2 to 5 p.m. Seven bars along Grand Street will host, offering drink deals and prize-filled eggs. Registration is required for $5. Prizes include passes to spas, movies and museums. For more information, including a list of participating bars, visit

Family Friendly Egg Hunts: There are multiple egg hunts designed for families around the five boroughs. A comprehensive list can be found at One of the best takes place at Queens County Farm Museum, NYC’s only historic working farm. On March 26, egg hunts will be ongoing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the farm’s orchard. Games like egg tossing and egg rolling are held on the grounds. Whiskers the Bunny is available for a meet and greet. Kids can also meet farm animals and go on a hayride. Admission is $5 and attendees are encouraged to arrive early given the event’s popularity.

Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival: This annual parade has been a NYC tradition since the mid-1800s. Now an excuse to break out your fanciest or craziest hat, New Yorkers parade down Fifth Ave from 49th to 57th streets between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The free event is your chance to see some of the most extravagant Easter getups (and costumed pets!) in Manhattan! The best viewing spot is right around St. Patrick’s Cathedral, so stop by the church or attend Mass (only the 10:15 a.m. Mass requires tickets) then wander the streets with the rest of the Easter crowd.