Trees and flowers in full bloom. Gentle sounds of waves crashing the cliffs of Nantucket. The sound of the streets of Providence coming alive as Winter melts away and Spring brings happiness to New England.
Here are just some of the things to do and see while traveling with Southern Airways to New England This year:
Patriots Day-Boston-Patriots Day, Boston area, MA. The events of April 18 and 19, 1775, which started the Revolutionary War, are commemorated with battle reenactments in Lexington and Concord. Also, the day of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest annual marathon on April 17, 2023.
Daffodil Festival – Nantucket- April 27-30, 2023. The Daffodil Festival on Nantucket includes art shows, a pet show, tours, exhibitions, contests, lectures, and, of course, the Garden Club’s annual Nantucket Daffodil Flower Show. There are activities for all ages, and faithful festival-goers dress up for the occasion and participate enthusiastically. In addition to the Antique Car Parade, window decorating contest, and the famous ‘Sconset Tailgate Picnic, the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce organizes a Daffy Hat Contest, a Children’s Parade featuring decorated bikes, strollers, wagons, and other self-propelled vehicles, and a family picnic at Children’s Beach. The Pine Woods Morris Dancers perform throughout the day at various outdoor locations.
Easter Parade and Easter Bonnett Festival– Mid-Town Manhattan- Sunday April 9, 2023. Back in the 1870s, the Easter Parade in NYC started as a spontaneous event. Over the years, the parade has evolved making it a New York tradition that takes place annually on Easter Sunday. Though the religious focus of the parade has faded, thousands of people gather on 5th Avenue, dressed in fashionable, colorful clothing, wearing floral Easter bonnets, and celebrating together. Anybody is free to join the parade at any time. Typically, more than 30 thousand people participate in New York’s Easter Parade.
St. Patrick’s Parade in South Boston – March 17, 2023. With St. Patrick’s Day on a Friday, this year make it a 3-day weekend in Boston and lift some green pints and Jameson with your new-found Irish cousins in South Boston. South Boston, is the city’s predominant Irish-American neighborhood. The parade has been a tradition in South Boston for more than 110 years, with the first procession taking place in 1902.