Spring in the Greenwich Village

Posted March 20th, 2018 by Christopher L Riccio, Matthew Pravda, Elana Zinoman

Spring throughout New York City and certainly in the Greenwich Village means outdoor dining, parks, biking and festivals, to name a few. Below find our 10 favorite things to do and eat in the Village this spring!

  1. Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit :: Each year Washington Square Park hosts an art festival in both Spring and Fall. The festival is filled with local artisans who use the exhibit to showcase and sell their incredible products. This year's Spring Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit will be held on May 26, 27, 28 and June 2 and 3. Click here for more details.
  2. Hudson River Park Piers:: Piers 40,45,46 and 51 are located on the Hudson River within Greenwich Village. Each pier offers different activities throughout the year for New Yorker's of all ages. Visit the Hudson River Park website here to view all of the details for each specific pier.
  3. Hudson River Greenway :: The Hudson River Greenway begins in Battery Park and runs along the west side of Manhattan to The George Washington Bridge. The beautiful stretch through the Greenwich Village is perfect for biking, running or walking this Spring. View details about the Hudson River Greenway here.
  4. Washington Square Park :: One of the most beautiful parks in New York City, Washington Square park is the perfect place to spend a Spring day. Find details about the park and its facilities here.
  5. Abingdon Square Greenmarket :: Although the market is year round, the Spring time brings new life to this farmers market, located at Hudson and West 12th Street. The market is open Saturdays from 8am - 2pm, for more details and a look at special events held this spring click here.
  6. The High Line :: The downtown entrance to The High Line is located in the Village at Gansevoort & Washington Streets. The High Line, which is open year round is an ideal spring activity before the New York summer kicks in. For more information on the historic walkway click here.
  7. Hudson Clearwater :: There are many wonderful restaurants in the Village and the Hudson Clearwater is certainly one of them. Enjoy their large outdoor garden this spring, and find details of their menu here.
  8. Claudette :: Located on the corner of 9th Street and the premier 5th Avenue, Claudette looks and feels like spring with its bright and airy interior. The restaurant has a large area of outdoor sidewalk seating perfect for a Spring day. To view their menu and further details click here.
  9. White Horse Tavern :: Open since 1880, the White Horse Tavern is the 2nd oldest bar in New York City. The tavern is a Village staple and with it's ample outdoor seating it is the perfect place to grab a cocktail this Spring. For more information click here.
  10. Barbuto :: Owned by restaurateur Jonathan Waxman, winner of the James Beard Award in 2016, Barbuto offers wonderful Italian food in a modern setting. When the weather is cooperative Barbuto opens its large exterior doors for a wonderful indoor/outdoor feel perfect for a meal this Spring. For more details on the restaurant click here.