April is back! Whether it’s April Fool’s Day, Easter, or Earth Day there’s always something interesting happening during this springtime month. We curated a calendar of events featuring four main themes: Fashion, Food, Culture, and Wellness that you wouldn’t want to miss. So save the date, mark your calendars, and get ready to hit the NYC streets for some #April’17Goals fun!
4/4 – 4/9 Bandier
If you live for sportswear then get on this sample sale ASAP. There will be up to 80% off on athletic apparel, accessories, and footwear.
Hours: Tue 9am—8pm, Wed—Thu 10am—8pm, Fri—Sat 10am—7pm, Sun 10am—5pm
Address: 260 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
4/7 – 4/8 Rafe New York
Looking for the ultimate statement piece clutch/handbag? Then stop by Rafe NY and snatch up to 75% off eclectic minaudieres!
Hours: Daily 11am—7pm
Address: Ivy Kirzhner: 750 Greenwich Street, Manhattan
Make fashion Native again! Native American fashion designers join together for a high-energy runway show at the American Indian Museum Heye Center.
4/22 – 4/23 Marissa Webb
Up to 80% off ready-to-wear and runway samples, Yes, please! Check out the website to see what collection items are in store.
Address: 104 Grand Street, Manhattan
4/4 A Taste of Fifth
The best of the best restaurants along 5th Ave are having their annual tasting and $60 ticket includes a $20 donation to a local charity of your choice.
You won’t find any plain tomato juice and horseradish mixes here! Brooklyn pours up 10 of the best Bloody Mary’s. The festival includes Brooklyn bagel bar, cheese station, champagne bar, local eats, and music.
New York’s cheapest tasting menu at $21, restaurant 21 Greenpoint serves a five-to seven-course tasting menu with whatever still-fresh ingredients are in the kitchen on Sunday night, hence sustainable.
Four things: Unlimited bacon, craft beer, live music, and games at Citi Field, need we say more?
Nothing says springtime like flowers and wine! Head over to the New York Botanical Garden for an All-garden pass and a souvenir wine glass.
Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, and Rihanna, yes the Holy Trinity of music! Only $10 to get into this dance party.
4/7 – 4/30 Mr & Mrs. Smith x Tokyobike
Throughout the month of April Tokyobike is lending out Free bicycles in select cities (including NYC – London – Tokyo – Melbourne – Singapore) so you can explore the city!
April is National Poetry Month! In celebration of that, MTA will host a sitting booth in Grand Central where local poets will write poems for you.
If you love art, MoMA PS1’s Spring Open House will premiere a new season of solo and group exhibitions.
Luna Park Coney Island is having an opening ceremony! With free rides on the Cyclone roller coaster and complimentary egg creams, you’ll want to get there early.
Get a front-and-center view of the next buzz-worthy movie with screenings, talks, and red carpets.
A free-flying 4D virtual reality experience in Austrailia, yeah we said Australia! Head over to 837 NYC to take a quick virtual flying tour of Austrailia. 18+!
Need to destress during your lunch break? Join this urban oasis in Midtown for a meditative “concert” to support deep relaxation, release stress, and allow healing.
In the final days of this 90-day celebration; revitalize your daily engagement join the NY Zen Center for Contemplative Care for an evening celebration with light food, beverage, and good peeps.
45 minutes of sweaty, athletic-infused yoga and an opportunity to make your own post-workout snack, plus all attendees will receive 20% off Sweaty Betty purchases that evening!
Join in on this relaxing yoga session accompanied with a guided conversation on stress and noticing the bodily signs, and healthy, vegan-friendly, gluten-free snacks.
4/29 April Half-Day Sit
All levels are welcome for this half day retreat! It includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview.
Written By: Caela Collins
Feature Image: Paige Hogan