Once inside 50 Varick Street, you'll see a huge demo room full of booths featuring different experiences you can sample with a VR headset.
Cameras were in no short supply as festival co-founder Robert De Niro made an appearance to sample selections at the festival.
Here's De Niro checking out "The Protectors: Walk in The Ranger's Shoes," a VR experience directed by Imraan Ismail and Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow, which is making its world premiere at the 2017 festival.
CNET's Scott Stein took a journey into the world of the chronically ill and disabled as he tried out "Unrest." This user-led VR experience is based on a documentary film of the same name that's also making its world debut here.
"Treehugger: Wawona" makes its North American debut today at the Tribeca festival. Put on the headset and backpack and you'll be able to explore the world of a giant redwood tree. The creators say the longer you hug the tree the deeper you "drift into treetime."
"NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism" features what are said to be the first black female avatars, which were created especially for this experience. Guests sit in a virtual hair salon and are told a story through "speculative product design" and "cognitive research."