Discover the Vibrancy of Spring in NYC

Mar 19, 2024

Spring is here, and there's no better time to plan your escape to the bustling streets of New York City. With an array of exciting events and experiences awaiting you, the journey to the Big Apple is made even more convenient and affordable with C&J. With daily trips departing from Dover, Portsmouth, or Seabrook NH, C&J offers non-stop service directly to NYC, providing an amazing deal and an even greater convenience for your trip.

Check out our list of must-do spring events in NYC.

Photographs: Ryan Gannon / Macy's Comms; 1964 Paul McCartney, under exclusive license to MPL Archive LLP,  Courtesy Photo Color Factory, Sarah Choi / Queens Night Market 

Experience the Beauty of Flowers

Step into a world of floral wonder at the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden. Running until April 21, this year's theme, "Florals in Fashion," promises a breathtaking display of orchids inspired by couture designs. If that's not enough, don't miss Macy's Flower Show, held at Macy’s Herald Square from March 24 to April 7, created in partnership with Dior for an extraordinary floral extravaganza.

Indulge in Culinary Delights at Night Markets

As winter bids farewell, anticipation for the night market season in NYC is at its peak. Opening throughout April and May, immerse yourself in the culinary delights of six vibrant open-air night markets scattered across the city, from the Bronx to Brooklyn and Manhattan to Queens. Whether you're craving international flavors or seeking out vegan options, there's something to tantalize every palate.

Explore Art and Culture

For a glimpse into Beatlemania through the lens of Sir Paul McCartney himself, visit the Brooklyn Museum from May 3 to August 18 for "Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm." Delve into over 250 of McCartney's personal photographs capturing the intensity and intimacy of this iconic era. And for a night of laughter, head to Second City's new location in Williamsburg, where you can witness the birthplace of comedic legends like Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Family Fun in NYC

Make lasting memories with the little ones at the Color Factory, an interactive exhibit bursting with vibrant hues and surprises. From now until mid-May, immerse yourself in the "Color's in Bloom" Exhibit, a colorful journey filled with treats, giveaways, and complimentary digital photos to capture every moment.

Jam Out at the Governors Ball

Join the excitement at the legendary summer music festival, Governors Ball, making its triumphant return to Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This year's lineup features headliners like Post Malone, Rauw Alejandro, The Killers, 21 Savage, SZA, and Peso Pluma. Tickets for the show, which runs Friday, June 7, through Sunday, June 9, are on sale now. With over 60 artists set to perform, it's an event music lovers won't want to miss.

Embark on an unforgettable journey to NYC this spring with C&J Bus Lines, where convenience meets adventure. Book your tickets now and prepare to embrace the vibrant spirit of the city that never sleeps.