Things to do in NYC April 2018

Things to do in NYC in April include Easter, the Tribeca Film Festival, Havana Film Festival, and the start of Yankees and Mets baseball.

Yankees are on a tear 3 – 2 Astros in the American League Championship

Yankees at Yankee Stadium
April – October
American League Championship Series
Yankees lead 3 – 2
Games 6 Minute Maid Park
Houston, Texas
Friday, October 20, 2017

New York Mets 2018 Season Opener

April – October
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
At the Cardinals
Thursday, March 29, 2018

PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature 2018

Multiple venues in New York City
Monday – Sunday
April 16 – 22, 2018

Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Havana Film Festival New York 2017

At the Directors Guild Theatre and other venues Mar 30 – Apr 7, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 celebrates the power of storytelling

N.O.W. Showcase just announced! Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, and Venezuelan stories, Wed-Sun, Apr 19-30, 2017

AIPAD Photography Show is America’s leading fine art photography fair

Pier 94
April 5-8, 2018

April 2018 Calendar

Sunday, April 1

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter.

Wear your Easter bonnet in the Easter Parade up Fifth Avenue from 49th St to 55th St from 10am-4pm (2017 hours).

Monday, April 2

The New York Yankees started their 2017 MLB season on April 2, 2017.

Tuesday, April 3

The New York Mets started their 2017 season on April 3, 2017.

Watch 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals first leg matches.

Wednesday, April 4

Tickets for the 2017 Drama Desk Awards went on sale on April 4, 2017.

Watch 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals first leg matches.

Thursday, April 5

The AIPAD Photography Show is at Pier 94 April 5-8.

LAST CHANCE to see Puccini’s Italian opera Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Friday, April 6

An exhibition of Argentine artist Eduardo Navarro Into our cells opens at The Drawing Center in SoHo, Manhattan. Through April 22.

Saturday, April 7

Celebrate the end of the Jewish holiday Passover.

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions were Friday, April 7, 2017.

Sunday, April 8

LAST CHANCE to see the 2018 Macy’s Flower Show at Macy’s in the Garment District from 10 am – 9 pm.

Monday, April 9

Ballet Hispanico’s Spring season is at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea April 9-15.

Tuesday, April 10

Watch 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals second leg matches.

Wednesday, April 11

Celebrate the Costa Rican national day of “Battle of Rivas Day” (Juan Santamaria Day) when Costa Rican farmers repelled an invasion of U.S. Confederate forces in 1856.

Watch 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals second leg matches.

The 2017 Mega Mezcla Alex Sensation concert was at Madison Square Garden at 8pm.

Thursday, April 12

An exhibition of Madrid-based Chilean artist Guillermo Muñoz Vera Dichotomies & Analogies / Dicotomías & Analogías opens with a reception at Forum Gallery in Midtown East at 5 pm. Through May 25.

MET OPERA PREMIERE of Massenet’s French opera Cendrillon at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. Occasional performances through May 11. From $27

Friday, April 13

Saturday, April 14

Celebrate the birthday of Edgar Donato, the Tango composer and orchestra leader born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on April 14, 1897.

Sunday, April 15

Monday, April 16

The 2018 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature is at multiple venues in New York City, Monday – Sunday, April 16 – 22.

Tuesday, April 17

On April 17, 1907, more immigrants entered the U.S. through Ellis Island than on any other day in history.

Celebrate NYC Immigrant Heritage Week April 17 – April 23 every year.

Celebrate Argentine Malbec World Day.

Wednesday, April 18

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival is April 18 – 29.

Thursday, April 19

April 19 is the Uruguayan national day, “Landing of 33 Patriots Day,” the start of the rebel campaign that led to the independence of Uruguay.

Artexpo New York art fair is at Pier 94 April 19-22, 2018.

LAST CHANCE to see Mozart’s Italian opera Così fan tutte at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

Friday, April 20

Saturday, April 21

2017 New York Classic Week art auctions started Friday, April 21.

2017 New York Bridal Week Spring was at the Metropolitan Pavilion was Saturday-Monday, April 22-24, 2017.

LAST CHANCE to see Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12 noon. From $27

Sunday, April 22

Celebrate Earth Day.

Monday, April 23

2017 applications to participate in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade were due Monday, April 24, 2017.

SEASON PREMIERE of Charles Gounod’s French opera Roméo et Juliette with Placido Domingo conducting at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through May 12. From $25

Tuesday, April 24

New York City Ballet’s Spring 2018 Season opens at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center with a Balanchine Black & White program at 7:30 pm. The Season runs through June 3.

Watch 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Semi Finals first leg matches.

Wednesday, April 25

Watch 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Semi Finals first leg matches.

Thursday, April 26

Friday, April 27

2017 Drama Desk Award nominees were announced at Feinstein’s/64 Below in Midtown on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Saturday, April 28

Actress Penélope Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Spain on April 28, 1974.

Sunday, April 29

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Puerto Rican Artist Angel Otero Elegies at the Bronx Museum of the Arts from 11 am – 6 pm.

The National Council Grand Finals Concert opera competition is at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. From $25

Monday, April 30

May calendar

April Events

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning views from river piers

Spring, Summer, & Fall
Wednesdays & Sundays Pier 45 at Christopher St, West Village
Thursdays at LIC Landing in Long Island City, Queens

‘Turandot’ is Puccini’s Italian opera in which love conquers ancient China

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
October 2017 – April 2018
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Will the New York Red Bulls make the playoffs?

Major League Soccer
at DC United
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Will NYCFC qualify for the Final Series or the Playoffs?

Major League Soccer
Yankee Stadium
March – October
Columbus Crew
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Angel Otero ‘Elegies’

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St, The Bronx
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – April 29, 2018

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon upstate
535 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

UEFA Champions League 2017 – 2018 is the top club soccer league

September – May
Group Stage Match Day 4 of 6
Tuesday – Wednesday
October 31 – November 1, 2017

Real Madrid Peña Madridista NYC Tottenham Hotspur vs Real Madrid

UEFA Champions League
Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
27 West 35th St, Chelsea
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York

The Grafton
126 First Avenue
East Village, Manhattan
Saturday, November 18, 2017

“Hamilton” is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

Speak to your members of Congress at a local Town Hall Meeting

Monday – Friday
November 20 – 24, 2017

Ballet Hispanico is America’s leading Latino dance company

167 West 89th St
Upper West Side
Apollo Theater, Harlem
December 1-2, 2017

Passover commemorates freedom from slavery and the Exodus

March 30 – April 7, 2018

Malbec World Day is a good day to drink fine Argentine wine

April 17 annually

Earth Day

Sunday, April 22, 2018

International Romani Day

Celebrates Romani (Gypsy) culture
April 8

New York International Auto Show 2018 shows the latest rides

Jacob K. Javitz Center
655 W 34th St
Lower Midtown, Manhattan
March 30 – April 8, 2018

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York’s iconic church

Catholic church
5th Ave between 50th & 51st St
Midtown East
Spanish mass, Sundays
Send Christmas Eve Midnight Mass ticket requests September 1, 2017

Mega Mezcla

Tickets go on sale Mar 1 for the concert at Madison Square Garden Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater 40 Latin Springs

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
248 West 60th St
Upper West Side
April 7-8, 2017

Affordable Art Fair offers art from $100 – $10,000

Start your art collection at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Wed-Sun, Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017


This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020

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