The biggie, of course, is the traditional Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, from 49th to 57th Streets, 11 a.m. to around 3 p.m. It’s not really a parade, just a gathering of folks in fancy finery, especially outrageous hats, designed to attract attention from the TV news crews and photographers.
Chinatown Festival: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Lafayette Street between Leonard and Canal Streets.
Matzohs and Macaroons: Take a tour of the historic Eldridge Street Synagogue, recently renovated to its 19th century splendor. Tours are hourly from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 12 Eldridge Street. Donation is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students. Museum website.
Harvey: See the classic film about the six-foot-tall rabbit who is visible only to Elwood P. Dowd, played by James Stewart. Sunday at the Film Forum Junior, 209 West Houston Street, just west of Sixth Avenue. Showing at 11 a.m. Admission is $7.50. Film Forum website.
And, of course, there are the cherry blossoms, now in full bloom. Click here for best places in New York City to see cherry blossoms.