New York City will be one of the most popular destinations over Memorial Day weekend due to the countless events going on throughout the city. The weekend is fun for the whole family and includes events that kids and adults can enjoy together as well as others specifically meant for adults.
The Great Brooklyn Grill Out
This event is an NYC classic. Thousands gather to share in the tradition of enjoying great grilled food from some incredible NYC chefs. It even includes a grilled cheese competition! There are foods here for everyone’s taste buds from traditional barbecue to vegetarian options. This is a great way to grab a delicious meal and make some new friends along the way.
Visit The 9/11 Memorial Museum
There is no better way to spend a portion of Memorial Day weekend than stopping by to pay respects at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The brave first responders to one of the biggest tragedies in U.S. history are hero’s that should and are being honored through this memorial. The historical significance of the event makes it an important stop on this list.
Fleet Week 2018
Fleet Week is a week-long celebration of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard that culminates over Memorial Day weekend. The week features the Parade of Ships, which can be viewed along the Hudson River, and so many more great events for the whole family to honor those who have served our country.
Washington Square Art Exhibit
This outdoor art exhibition includes everything from character artists to fine art sales. The completely free art exhibit begins at noon every day over Memorial Day weekend and is located in a central location with plenty of public transportation options.
The greatest thing about Memorial Day in New York City is that there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check out all of these events and so many more this Memorial Day weekend.