New York City is brimming with culture, great food, and exciting experiences. With Fordham campuses in both the Bronx and Manhattan, you have the opportunity to explore the bustling city streets and vibrant communities of both boroughs.

Check out our list of things to do in NYC!

1. The Met: Women Dressing Women

Explore the evolution of women’s fashion and celebrate Women’s History Month at this exhibit, which showcases the creations of more than 70 designers ranging from the early 20th century to the present day. But hurry, this is the last weekend the exhibit will be open! So make sure to grab a friend and be a part of this extraordinary exploration of fashion and history.

Through March 10, 10 a.m., The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2. St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Fordham community marching in St. Patricks Day Parade.

Experience a 250-year old tradition—the largest and most iconic celebration of Irish heritage in the United States. Watch for maroon standing out amongst the green as Fordham proudly marches alongside colorful floats and enthusiastic participants. On this day, it’s practically a rule: everyone’s Irish!

Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m., Fifth Avenue between 44th and 79th streets, Manhattan

3. JAPAN Fes

Step into the heart of Japanese food and culture at NYC’s JAPAN Fes! A fixture in Manhattan since 2016, the event features 1,000 vendors, making it the world’s largest Japanese food festival.
Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m., East Village, Manhattan

4. Spring Egg Hunt

Get ready for an eggstravaganza of fun-filled activities in the Bronx! Whether you’re competing in the egg races, unleashing your creativity with arts and crafts, or simply enjoying the festive atmosphere, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, Bronx

5. Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

Unidentified people in costumes at Easter Parade

Every Easter, New Yorkers put on their finest attire and flaunt their most elaborate bonnets. Whether you want to join them, simply walk in the parade, or just be a spectator, it’s an experience you won’t want to miss.

Sunday, March 31, 10 a.m., Fifth Avenue between 49th and 57th streets, Manhattan


Giorgia Sabia is the communications coordinator for the office of University Communications at Fordham. She can be reached at [email protected] or (212) 903-2040.