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Sail into Spring: March Events by NYC Ferry Landings

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March 1, 2024 Danielle Vito

Get ready to set sail into a month filled with excitement! March brings a wave of events near NYC Ferry landings, offering something for everyone to enjoy. From Women’s History Month events to outdoor adventures, there’s no shortage of fun awaiting you just a ferry ride away.

Spring Events

Date: 3/17 | 11AM-3PM
Route: St. George
Landing: Midtown West
Discover and play with dozens of summer camps and activities at PLAYTOPIA, hosted by Mommy Poppins and Brooklyn Bridge Parents. Free activities include arts & crafts, STEM and robotics, photo booth, collaborative sculpture build, face painting, magic shows, balloon twister, games, and more.

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Nature Storytime
Date: 3/21, 3:00-3:30 PM
Route: East River / South Brooklyn
Landing: DUMBO
Join for Nature Storytime at the Environmental Education Center! Held at 3:00 PM on the third Thursday of every month.

Socrates Sculpture Park Annual Closing Celebration
Date: 3/23, 3:00-5:00 PM
Route: Astoria
Landing: Astoria
Experience the public works, themed “Transformation,” by our 2023 Fellows Ashley Harris, Ndivhuho Rasengani, Bat-Ami Rivlin, Kate Rusek, Maryam Turkey, and Stefania Urist. Meet the artists and learn more about their work and Fellowship experience creating their work on-site at the Park. A special poetry reading by Emily Toder will be presented at Untitled (12 tubs) by Bat-Ami Rivlin.

Brookfield Place: Hot Shots
Date: 3/17-3/24, 11am-7pm
Route: St. George
Landing: Battery Park City
Show off your basketball skills with the interactive Pop-A-Shot in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place.

Noguchi Museum – Art for Families: Discovery
Date: 3/6, 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Route: Astoria
Landing: Astoria
Families with children ages 5–11 are invited to participate in conversations in the galleries and art-making activities in the Education studio (Level C). Have fun with clay to explore the visual and tactile textures of Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures.

Corlears Hook – Spring Egg Hunt
Date: 3/30
Route: South Brooklyn
Landing: Corlears Hook

Spring Bird Walk
Date: 3/2, 10am – 12pm
Route: Rockaway
Landing: Rockaway
Enjoy the crisp air and head out on an exciting bird-watching expedition. This promises to be an unforgettable experience for all nature enthusiasts.

Seaport Kids x SPRINGTOPIA
Date: 3/30, 11am-2pm
Route: All
Landing: Wall St / Pier 11
The agenda at Seaport Square includes dance parties with Hypedance at 12pm and 1pm, face painting, spring wreath-making, egg races, and selfies with the Easter Bunny.

Bangladesh Independence Day Celebration 2024
Date: 3/28/24, 5:30pm
Route: All
Landing: Wall St / Pier 11
Celebrate Bangladesh Independence day at the Council Chambers at City Hall!

Seaport Kids: Celebrate Holi at South Street Seaport
Date: 3/23 11AM-1PM
Route: All
Landing: Wall St / Pier 11
Shake off the winter blues and douse your family in the colors of spring! The Seaport celebrates Holi with colorful puppets, dances, drummers, delicious food, and powder play.

Date: 3/30 | 12PM-3PM
Route: South Brooklyn
Landing: Sunset Park
Enjoy crafts, games, a visit from the Easter bunny, an egg hunt, and more!

International Women’s Day Events

NYC Parks – National Girls & Women in Sports Day in Red Hook
Date: 3/17, 12 pm–2 pm
Route: South Brooklyn
Landing: Red Hook
National Girls & Women in Sports Day is an annual celebration of Title IX. Join us for a fun afternoon of sports and group activities. Learn new skills with our sports clinics in soccer, basketball, football, and more. This event is free and open to the public, ages 6 and up.

NYPL: International Women’s Day Celebration
Date: 3/8, 3-4pm
Route: Soundview
Landing: Soundview
Join us at the Soundview Library as we celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day! Make sure to take part in button making, tote bags, and mugs featuring quotes from your favorite women in history. Gear them towards an important woman in your life or for yourself to take home!

NYPL: Women’s History Month Trivia
Date: 3/29, 3-4pm
Route: Soundview
Landing: Soundview
Join us at the Soundview Library as we finish Women’s History Month with a trivia that’ll test you on important women throughout history! Show us your knowledge and bring your friends along for a friendly competition.

Date: 3/21, 7:30-9pm
Route: Soundview
Landing: Soundview
In celebration of Women’s History Month, join us for an evening of her-storic comedy with NY Laughs.

Virtual Teen Comics Chat – Women’s History Month
Date: 3/29, 3-4pm
This event is online only. Join us as three librarians talk about comics for women’s history month . Teens who attend and visit any of the three libraries afterwards can get a free comic book to keep.

St. Patrick’s Day Events

Throggs Neck St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Date: 3/10, 9am-8pm
Route: Soundview
Landing: Ferry Point Park
Reviewing Stand on E. Tremont at Harding Avenue. Parade Route begins at E. Tremont and Lafayette Avenues and continues down E. Tremont, Right onto Harding Avenue and concludes at Harding and Brinsmade Avenues.



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