Easter in the USA 2024: These events are worth a visit!

Easter in the United States is a celebration full of traditions and unique events! From the legendary Easter Parade in New York to the Easter Brunch Cruise in Chicago, there's something for every USA fan! We've rounded up the best Easter events for you!

Easter Parade & Easter Bonnet Festival 2024

Tourists and Americans alike flock to New York City for the annual Easter Parade down Fifth Avenue! At the parade and the associated Bonnet Festival, the most important thing for you to wear is your headgear: similar to the Kentucky Derby, the event revolves around the craziest hats!

  • Location: Fifth Avenue, New York City
  • Time: Easter Sunday, March 31st, 2024, 10 a.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Tickets: Not required as this is a public event.


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Easter Premier Brunch Cruise in Chicago

The legendary Premier Brunch Cruise offers a luxurious and scenic experience on Lake Michigan this Easter! Board a luxurious yacht at Navy Pier and take in the sights on a brunch cruise through the heart of Chicago! Enjoy a sumptuous buffet, an onboard DJ, and unforgettable views of the city's skyscrapers and architectural landmarks!

Premier Brunch Cruise an Ostern in Chicago

Harlem Easter Weekend Gospel Celebration in New York City

„Halleluja!” Join us for a moving Easter weekend celebration of gospel music at the beautiful Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in New York! This intimate event promises to be an incredible celebration. Let yourself be swept away by soulful melodies, gospel evergreens, and powerful messages of hope! Even the Easter Bunny will be moved to tears!

National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

Starting on March 23rd, the cherry blossom season will be celebrated at outdoor events all over the USA! The official "National Cherry Blossom Festival" in Washington, D.C. is probably the best known of these spectacular events, where there is plenty to see besides the fragrant treetops!

The following events are part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival:

Tidal Basin Welcome Area & Performance Stage (March 23rd)

This event is the centerpiece of the National Cherry Blossom Festival with live performances and interactive art installations! The opening ceremony features stunning performances by American and Japanese artists, celebrating the season of new beginnings and the deep cultural ties between the two countries.

Blossom Kite Festival (March 30th)

This festival lights up the sky with colorful kites! Participants of all ages are invited to fly their own kites or watch kite enthusiasts compete and perform their tricks. Fun for the whole family!

Petalpalooza (April 6th)

Petalpalooza is a festival featuring live music on multiple stages and a spectacular fireworks display against the backdrop of the Washington, D.C. waterfront!

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade (April 13th)

One of the festival's highlights is the parade down Constitution Avenue with colorful floats, giant helium balloons, marching bands, and various performers! This magnificent spectacle draws crowds from around the world.

Downtown Art Fair in Naples

The Downtown Art Fair in Naples, Florida is an annual event that brings together artists, collectors, and art lovers from around the world. The two-day festival showcases various artistic styles and mediums, including painting, sculpture, and photography.

With over 200 exhibitors and vendors, you can discover a variety of creations and talk to the artists to learn more about their work and techniques.

St. George Art Festival in Utah

Founded in 1980, the St. George Art Festival is a celebration of creativity and culture that brings together artists, art lovers, and community members in a picturesque setting. Enjoy live music, theater, dance performances, art exhibits and more! More than 30,000 people are expected to attend!

  • Location: Historic Town Square, St. George, Utah
  • Time: March 29th — 30th , 2024, 10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
  • Tickets: Admission is free!

White House Easter Egg Roll 2024

The Great White House Easter Egg Roll is a historic event, with even the US President getting involved as a referee. This year, the South Lawn in front of the White House is once again the place to be on Easter Monday!


Don't worry if you didn't get a ticket! Easter egg hunts are held not only in front of the White House but in countless locations across the country under the name "Easter Egg Hunt”! Check out websites like www.eventbrite.com for more information.

Are you ready to experience Easter in the USA in a way you won't soon forget? Then start by packing your extravagant Easter hat into your suitcase! Happy Easter and have a great trip!

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