On Easter Sunday, (April 4, 2010) you have the opportunity to see Easter bonnets to the New York City extreme as "paraders" wander along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets. The area around St. Patrick's Cathedral is the ideal place to see the parade. The Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
What You Should Know About the Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival
This parade doesn't have any floats or marching bands but it is a spectacle nonetheless. From around the world people come to New York City to participate. Outfits range from elegant to outrageous. From outfits accented with live animals to civil war period costumes and the latest high fashions, there is a little bit of everything for the parade viewer.
St. Patrick's Cathedral, 50th Street and 5th Avenue
Saturday Vigil – 8:00 p.m.
7 a.m., 8 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 10:15 a.m. (Tickets Required), Noon, 1 p.m., 4 p.m. (Spanish Mass) and 5:30 p.m.
Saint Thomas Church, 53rd Street and 5th Avenue
8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Solemn Eucharist
2:30 p.m. Organ Recital
3:00 p.m. Solemn Evensong
5th Avenue Presbyterian Church, 55th Street and 5th Avenue
9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Festival Services
Looking for a service elsewhere? Check out the Churches Directory.
Easter Egg Rolls and Easter Fun for Kids, Easter Brunches and Dinners
All info from about.com.