How could I be so sure?
Because I'd never before witnessed the sight that awaited me as I turned onto 5th Avenue on my way to Central Park. The Avenue between 45th and 60th Street was closed off to traffic allowing crowds unrestricted access to the area to admire and photograph the multitude of Easter bonnets on display.
From the fun:
to the sweet:
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From the stylish:
to the outrageous:
and some who had forgotten the bonnets, but made up for it with their hair:
and outside of Rockerfeller Center, even the Rockettes joined in :
New York is famous for its parades so I shouldn't have been surprised by the idea of an Easter parade but, for me, coming across events like this unexpectedly is part of the joy of living so close to this wonderful city.