Fun Despite April Showers Monthly Guide ☔️💃🌸

It’s April, welcome to spring in the city. When you’re avoiding those oh so famous showers make sure to get out and paint the town. From flowers to food trucks to 420 friendly activities we got you covered. 

April 1st

Macy’s Flower Show (151 W 34th St, Manhattan during store hours)

During the annual Macy’s Flower Show, Macy’s Herald Square location in New York transforms with breathtaking garden like displays to welcome spring.

Shoppers and visitors embark on a relaxing journey through colorful floral terrain that is truly transportive. Enjoy the views and grab your photos during its two-week run.

April 2nd

Baba Brinkman's Rap Guide to Consciousness (15 Vandam St, Manhattan @ 7 PM)


Can music and science become one?

Rap Guide to Consciousness dives deep into anatomy and the neuroscience of the human experience, verging from bodily senses to perception. It is a musical performance that leaves the audience in awe of the human mind and the wonders of rap.

April 3rd

West Side Comedy Club (201 West 75th, Manhattan @ 7 PM)


Free laughs and free pizza? Yes, please!

The West Side Comedy Club, famous for headliners such as Conan and Fallon is hosting a pizza night! Grab yourself a drink, a slice, and a chair. There will be a full menu available as well. This is a simple and charming way to spend an otherwise work filled day.

April 4th

Art Expo New York (Pier 90 711 12th Avenue, Manhattan @ 12 PM)

Need an art fix?

1,000’s of art junkies stampede to Art Expo annually for New York’s event. Hosting almost 35,000 avid art enthusiasts every year it's known for being the largest international gathering of certified fine art buyers as well as art dealers, architects, interior designers, gallery owners, framing retailers and project managers.

April 5th

Lupe Fiasco At Villain (307 Kent Ave, Brooklyn @ 8 PM)


Well known for his lyrics and flow, his music has amassed a fanbase of all ages.

Grammy award winning lyricist and Chicago born performer Lupe Fiasco showcases his complex verses and elite narrative talent for visitors at Villain in Brooklyn.

April 6th

NYC Craft Beer Fest (535 West 28th St, Manhattan @ 1 PM)


The Spring Seasonal is here.  A collection of vendors with great brews and bites are coming together for this Craft Beer Festival in the city. Festival visitors can meet vendors and sample spirits, ciders, food and of course craft beers. 

Mingle and sip the diverse options as you let your curiosity guide you.

Tartan Day Parade (6th Avenue 46th St, Manhattan @ 2 PM)


The Tartan parade celebrates Scotland and highlights their pride! Watch the parade along sixth avenue. Admire performers such as the bagpipers, men in kilts and women in plaid! There are also extremely cute pups making their way out in proud colors. It is completely free and open to the public.

April 7th

Queen Of Hearts Burlesque (383 Troutman St, Brooklyn @ Assorted Showtimes)


Inspired by the well-known tale of, “Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland,” Austin McCormick invites the thrill seekers of New York City to witness his Queen Of Hearts Burlesque show. It merges dance, circus, magic, and opera to create an immersive show. There is also a matching cocktail menu to truly transport viewers down the rabbit hole.

April 8th

Pair Cheese And Drink Wine (900 Broadway, Manhattan @ 7 PM)


Wine and cheese pairing for the win! Beecher's awesome team of wine and cheese experts have created a delicious and approachable take on traditional wine and cheese. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere with creamy or sharp bites and pungent or sweet sips.

11th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival (Assorted Locations in New York and showtimes)

Looking to watch something with a little more substance? Enrichment and art cross paths thanks to Marlene Meyerson, founder of the JCC Manhattan, ReelAbilities Film Festival. The film festival is now the largest one in the country working to highlight the lives, stories and art of people with different abilities. The festival spans over a week offers a vast film selection for viewing, enlightening panels and performances, presented at dozens of different venues across New York.

The 2019 NYC Hospitality Alliance Awards (92 Street 9th Avenue, Manhattan @ 6:30 PM)


TAO’s downtown location will host the 4th annual Hospitality Alliance Awards, showcasing the best names in cuisine, cocktails, and culture from the city. The event pays homage to some of the most influential restaurants and nightlife establishments part of NYC’s awesome hospitality industry. Tickets start at $250, and give eaters access to passed hors d’oeuvres the craft cocktails that will be served and the award ceremony. Get your cocktail attire ready and grab your ticket!

April 9th

Havana Film Festival ( 333 West 23rd Street, Manhattan @ 6:15 PM)


The 20th annual Havana Film Festival is celebrating another year of Hispanic heritage and history through film and media. The participating theatres will screen 35 full-length films, documentaries, short films, animated films and significant classics from Latin America along with English subtitles.

April 10th

A Taste Of Fifth 2019 (263 Prospect Ave, Brooklyn @ 6:30 PM)


Brooklyn is famous for its diverse restaurants and culture. At A Taste of Fifth, attendees can experience some of that magic in one day. Purchasing a ticket gives you a chance to sample some of the most delicious and fresh local food and drinks from 40 restaurants and bars.

April 11th

Shaken Not Stirred (44 E 32nd St, Manhattan @ 9:30 PM)