The weekend is finally here and New York has a ton of things to do! Check out our favorite weekend events, including movie festivals, an evening with orchids at the New York Botanical Garden, and an afternoon of vodka and pickle tasting! Need a ride? Let us know and we’ll pick you up!
SR Socially Relevant Film Festival | March 16 – 22, 2018 | Multiple locations
SR Socially Relevant Film Festival screens films that contain “socially relevant film content and everyday positive human stories” in four Manhattan venues.
Queens Film Festival | March 16 – 25, 2018 | Kaufman Astoria Studios
Queens World Film Festival screens films from diverse points of view made by maverick filmmakers at the Museum of the Moving Image & Kaufman Astoria Studios. Closed Monday.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade | March 17, 2018 | From 44th to 79th. East.
Billed as the world’s oldest and largest St. Patrick’s parade, New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade celebrates Irish culture and the Catholic faith on 5th Avenue from 44th to 79th. No alcohol or pets. Free.
Orchid Evenings | March 17 – April 21, 2018 | New York Botanical Garden
Wander through the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden, buy a cocktail, and hear romantic music playing on Orchid Evenings for age 21+. Special $100 open-bar party for ages 21 to 40 on April 14. Open March 17, 24, 31; April 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21.
Vodka Tasting | March 18, 2018 (noon or 3 p.m.) | Prospect Hall in Brooklyn
A Vodka and Pickles Festival ticket includes unlimited tastes of vodka mixed drinks, pickles, and other hors d’oeuvres, plus stage entertainment and DJ dance music at Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn for age 21+.
Choral Concert | March 19, 2018 (7:30 p.m.) | Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center hosts multiple choruses and musicians performing choral works by Bruckner, Conte, Handel, Mendelssohn, and Mozart in Alice Tully Hall.