Best events in New York and New Jersey for Spring Break 2017

College students look to Spring Break to get away from northern locales such as New York.

But if you’re an adventurer (or a southern college student) and are looking for more of a city vibe for Spring Break, you won’t get more urban than New York. With a wealth of clubs and nightlife to attract young college students, New York is a Spring Break hotspot, and here are some of the best events and places to hit up in the Big Apple for your week away from class.

The Bloody Mary Festival
April 9 @ 1 p.m.
Grand Prospect Hall -- 263 Prospect Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 788-0777

Though you may not be at the beach, you can still have a nice Bloody Mary at this awesome festival. The Bloody Mary Festival will be an event that Spring Breakers should attend as there will be a number of great drinks that will be available to those who are looking for a great time.

College Spring Break Wellness Week
March 13 @ 10 a.m.
130 W. 97th St., New York, NY 10025
No Phone Number

If you’re looking to get in a better state of mind for Spring Break, this is your event. During the week of March 13, College Spring Break Wellness Week will afford stressed-out college students a chance to recharge the batteries by hosting multiple yoga classes, meditation and more to prepare students for the grind of end-of-year exams and term papers.

Tribeca Film Festival
Apr. 19-30
375 Greenwich St. New York, NY 10013
(212) 941-4000

If you’re on Spring Break and you’re a film buff, you should make your way to New York. During the season, the Tribeca Film Festival will be in session, which is one of the best and important film festivals of the year and will be a haven for those that want to simulate their minds to great movies during their time away from class.

Macy’s Flower Show
Mar. 26 - Apr. 9
Macy’s Herald Square -- 151 W. 34th St., New York, NY 10001
(212) 695-4400

The Macy’s on Herald Square is one of, if not the most iconic department store in America, and during Spring Break, you can head here to check out this amazing show. The flagship Macy’s will host the Macy’s Flower Show, which will transform this store into a spring wonderland that will leave you simply in awe.