Trip by Skyscanner is an innovative planning tool that tailors recommendations for places to stay, eat and play to your specific tastes. It also allows you to share your great experiences with people who have the same interests as you; people in your “tribes.” Trip by Skyscanner’s TripPicks This Week feature empowers you to discover and take advantage of great events, openings and exhibits throughout the city each week.
Here are some exciting events and sites to check out this week in Downtown New York, courtesy of Trip by Skyscanner. Visit the Trip by Skyscanner site or download the app for more upcoming events.
In addition to film screenings, the Tribeca Film Festival hosts talks, art exhibits, galas, outdoor drive-ins and the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair. One of the world ’s top international film festivals, expect to see stellar works (with a focus on Trump-era documentaries and female-directed films) from established and emerging filmmakers. FREE and paid events. Tickets start at $12.
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Wednesday, Apr. 18-Sunday, Apr. 29 (check site for showtimes)
You’re in a for a real brewer’s treat at NYC Craft Beer Festival. Over 75 breweries from across the country will be showcasing their craft beers, meads, ciders (including limited release and seasonal selections) and spirits. Chat with industry professionals, shop an array of cool vendors, play games and purchase yummy food! Tickets start at $55.
Metropolitan Pavilion (Flatiron)
Friday, Apr. 20-Saturday, Apr. 21 (Check site for entry times)
Car Free Earth Day
The third annual Car Free NYC event is bigger and better. Major areas of the city including Broadway, from Times Sq. to Union Sq., and St. Nicholas Avenue, from 181st Street to 190th Street, will be closed to traffic and open to people and fun activities like fitness classes, dance performances, workshops arts and crafts and much much more. FREE
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Saturday, Apr. 22 from 10am-4pm
9/11 Memorial Run
The annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk supports the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. The run is followed by a Community Day event on Greenwich St. with food trucks, activities, and music. Registration prices start at $20.
North Cove Marina at Brookfield Place (Tribeca)
Sunday, Apr. 22 from 7:45am-12pm
The High Line Kick-off Party
The High Line is ready for another excellent spring and summer season! Get a taste of it at the kick-off party which will feature live music, art, poetry, hands-on activities and gardening opportunities for all ages. FREE with RSVP
The High Line (Chelsea)
Saturday, Apr. 21 from 1-7pm