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Things to do in New York: Best New York Events - April

Spring is in the air and in this latest NYC Travel Blog article, ‘Things to do in New York: Best New York Events – April’ we introduce some best events you can enjoy during your visit to the city.

February 21, 2020

April is a busy month in New York with many fantastic events, concerts, trade shows and festivals taking place throughout the city.

This latest NYC Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in New York: Best New York Events - April' – introduces you to some of the best events happening in New York City during the month of April. 

Now, on to the events!


Macy’s Flower Show
Dates: April 1 – 5, 2020 (begins March 25, 2020)
Location: Macy's - 151 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 1 Mile

If you enjoy beautiful flowers and amazing displays of colorful flowers from around the world, you will want to attend this very popular annual event. The Macy’s Flower Show celebrates all things ‘flowers’ and the creation of awe-inspiring displays. This year’s theme is ‘Voyage to Oceanum’ and will include displays based on the ocean and ocean life. The event takes place at Macy’s New York at Herald Square. For the latest show times and information, see the Website link above.

 

Opera by Puccini
Dates: April 1 - 11, 2020 
Location: Metropolitan Opera House - 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.5 Miles

Come and enjoy an unforgettable performance of Madama Butterfly including performances, actors, singing, music and costumes at the Metropolitan Opera House. The heartbreaking tale of a Geisha comes to life with performances by Hui He and Ana Maria. For the latest information on tickets, showtimes and updates see the Website link above.

 

April is a very busy month in New York with many fantastic events, concerts, trade shows and festivals taking place throughout the city.

 

Orchid Show
Dates: April 1 - 19, 2020 (Begins February 15, 2020)
Location: New York Botanical Garden
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 14 Miles

The New York Botanical Garden is home to the Orchid Show. This anticipated 18th annual flower show will display thousands of Orchids in a variety of colors, sizes, shapes and textures. See the Website link above for times and other information about the show and other exhibits at the New York Botanical Garden.

 

Ali Wong Comedian at The Beacon
Dates: April 1 – 4 & 23, 2020
Location: Beacon Theater - 2124 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 3 Miles

Ali Wong is just funny, very funny. She is considered one of the top rising comedians in the country today selling out Comedy Clubs and Theaters everywhere she goes. Ali's comedy takes a direct look at life, marriage and motherhood that is hilarious. For tickets and information see the Website link above.

 

Elton John at Madison Square Garden
Dates: April 6 & 7, 2020
Location: Madison Square Garden 
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Distance from our Times Square Hotel: 1.2 Miles

A night at Madison Square Garden with Elton John during his farewell tour is an event not to be missed. Elton John has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK and Billboard Hot 100 hits and this tour has been billed as the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. For tickets, show information and updates see the Website link above.

Tribeca Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival has become one of the most important festivals of its kind in the world.

Jim Gaffigan
Dates: April 9 - 11, 2020
Location: Radio City Music Hall
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 6 Blocks

Get ready to laugh with the amazing, international comedian Jim Gaffigan at Radio City Music Hall for his ‘The Pale Tourist’ tour. Jim’s created his long running television show, ‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ that presented the funny side of being a parent of 5 children and being a full-time comedian. This night with Jim Gaffigan is sure to a memorable one at the historic Radio City Music Hall. See the Website link above for the latest show information, tickets and more.

 

Chris Tucker at The Beacon Theater
Dates: April 10, 2020
Location: Beacon Theater - 2124 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 3 Miles

Chris Tucker is the internationally known, award winning comedian and actor whose roles include ‘Smokey’ in the cult favorite movie ‘Friday’ and as Detective James Carter in Rush Hour film series. This performance will showcase Chris’s comedic talents in the historic Beacon Theater. For show tickets, show information and updates, see the Website link above.

 

New York International Auto Show
Dates: April 10 - 19, 2020
Location: Javits Center 
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Distance from Hotel Mela: 1.2 Miles

The New York International Auto Show is the most anticipated, most attended and the nation’s first auto show. Javits Center will be filled with four floors and over 1,000 of the latest and greatest cars and trucks and all things automotive. Witness the revealing of new models and what is to come in future years in the automotive industry. There will be panel discussions and presentations about new and concept cars and trucks. For the latest information on show tickets and more, see the Website link above.

 

Tribeca Film Festival
Dates: April 15 - 26, 2020
Location: Various locations  
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Distance from Hotel Mela: Various locations

The Tribeca Film Festival is the one that started it all. Now this one event is the leader in the film industry for the celebration of independent film, music, art and the related events. Come and mingle with other like-minded people and artists, actors, producers, financers, directors and more. You’ll enjoy panel discussions and movie launches as well as screenings of new movies at the festival. This is a very popular event and often tickets sell out at certain events and screenings so see the Website link above for the latest information on locations, ticket prices and other information.


April marks the beginning of Springtime in New York and the kicking off many fantastic events, concerts, trade shows, festivals and more. 

In this latest NYC Travel Blog article; 'Things to do in New York: Best New York Events - April' we have introduced you to some fantastic events you can choose to enjoy during your upcoming visit the NYC!  

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