Downtown TripPicks: Mar. 12 – Mar. 19

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.

Kinky Film Festival


The Kinky Film Festival asks viewers to explore the “wide diversity of sexuality” and desire. On the roster are documentaries, dramas, comedies and art house films that cut across orientations and range from mild to very spicy! Tickets start at $11.

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Thursday, Mar. 14-Sunday, Mar. 18 (check site for showtimes)

Sober St. Patrick’s Day


Sober St. Patrick’s Day reclaims “the true spirit of the day” by celebrating Irish culture with music, dance, storytelling and live performances from a wide range of Irish masters. Tickets $12.61-$28.45.

St. Patrick’s Youth Center (Nolita)
Saturday, Mar. 17 from 4-7pm

Irish New York


Big Onion’s Irish New York tour that will take visitors to the “Little Ireland” district of Lower East Side to explores the sites and people that have contributed to the rich history of Irish immigrants in New York. $15-$25.

In front of St. Paul’s Chapel (Financial District)
Sunday, Mar. 18 at 12pm

The Narrowbacks


If you are looking a bit of craic (that’s Irish for fun) after the St. Patrick’s parade, you will find it with the electric Irish-American rock band The Narrowbacks. Tickets $25-$30.
Bowery Ballroom (Lower East Side)
Saturday, Mar. 17 at 7pm

Luck of the Irish St. Patrick’s Day Pub


May the luck of this Irish be with you on this Saint Paddy’s pub crawl.. It will be rowdy and crazy, and you’ll probably be covered in green magic dust, shamrock sparkles and colored beads, but it will no doubt be a heck of a night! Tickets $7.77-$20.

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Friday, Mar. 16-Sunday, Mar. 18 (check site for times)