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Easter (31st march 2013) v Halloween?

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Easter (31st march 2013) v Halloween?

Hi, we are 4 school friends from ireland celebrating our big 6 0 birthdays next yr n planning a New York break. We've all been before with hubbies. One of us is a teacher so we're restricted to school hols. Too hot in summer so it's down to Easter r Halloween. Which wud b better weatherwise?

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1. Re: Easter (31st march 2013) v Halloween?

i think the issue is budget rather than weather. Hotel prices are VERY high around Halloween as its also near the NYC Marathon the first Sun. In November. Do a hotel searcha nd you'll see what I mean.

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2. Re: Easter (31st march 2013) v Halloween?

Also note that Easter is not a big public holiday in the US; in fact, many public school districts do not even tie their spring breaks to Passover/Holy Week/Easter week, but instead choose the date for the spring vacation somewhat arbitrarily. Easter Monday is not observed in the US, and there will be no shop closures or anything of the sort.

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Longer days in Easter and you can accomplish more.

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4. Re: Easter (31st march 2013) v Halloween?

I would actually prefer Halloween. The village parade is tons of fun (warning: expect large crowds) and there is the possibility of autumn foliage splendor, especially in Central Park and outside the city.

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5. Re: Easter (31st march 2013) v Halloween?

Kids dress up for Hallowe'en and walk around the Village. There are restaurants designated as "safe" and where the kids can get candy and treats. It's fun to sit at a sidewalk cafe, weather permitting, and watch all the little Spidermen and witches, and Sponge-Bobettes.

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