Saturday, August 12: Dragon Boat Fest, Basquiat & Brunch, Madonnathon + 73 More

Today’s Events

2017 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (Through Sunday, August 13)
Flushing Meadows Park, Queens

Free Water Park, Ziplining & Walking Tours for Summer Streets 2017 (Saturdays Through August 19)

Free 2017 Coney Is. Music Festival with Hawthorne Heights
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn

Basquiat & Brunch: Contemporary Art, Food & Unlimited Mimosas

Free Concert: They Might Be Giants
Central Park SummerStage, Manhattan

Last Free Celebrate Brooklyn! Concert of the Season: Youssou N'Dour / Yacouba Sissoko
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn

2017 MADONNATHON Birthday Tribute Show & Dance Party
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn

Theatrical Parody of 'The Matrix' + Drinking Game
Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn

Cheap Tickets to 'Van Gogh's Ear' (Through Wednesday, August 16)

Frankie Rose (Album Release Party) / Tempers
Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn

Comedy Show + Free Open Bar & Snacks

$20 Tickets to 'Spamilton' Parody Musical—$71+ Value (Through Tuesday, August 29)

2017 Civil War Weekend with Artillery Demos & Era Music (Through Sunday, August 13)
Governors Island, Governors Island

Free Concert: Khalid
East River Park, Manhattan

2017 HARLEM GREEN Community Garden EXPO (Saturdays Through August 19)

'Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man'—Free Tickets (Normally $79)!

Princess Iron Fan: The Stories and Music of Cantonese Opera
Museum of Chinese in America, Manhattan

2017 Total Gowanus Immersion Food & Drink Crawl

Rooftop Quiet Clubbing on the Cheap (Saturdays Through September 30)

Pay-What-You-Wish Shakespeare: 'Henry V' (Through Sunday, August 20)
Riverside Park, Pier I, Manhattan

Free Tickets to Science-Themed Magic Show 'That Physics Show'—Normally $59 (Through Sunday, August 19)

Cheap Tickets to ‘The Imbible’—Boozy Brunch & Cocktail History (Through Sunday, August 27)

2017 Warm Up Music Series in MoMA PS1's Courtyard (Saturdays Through September 2)
MoMA PS1, Queens

See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Sunday, August 13.

Trending: free & cheap films, concerts, Shakespeare

Ending Today

Cheap Wine & Chocolate Tours of NYC (Through Saturday, August 12)

Unhinged: 2017 Women's Work Short Play Festival (Through Saturday, August 12)

Ongoing

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Discounted Admission to the Museum of Sex (Through Sunday, December 31)
Museum of Sex, Manhattan

Cheap Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Walking Tours (Through Saturday, November 25)

'Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture' (Through Sunday, August 20)
Museum of Arts and Design, Manhattan

Cheap NYC Night Bus Tours (Through Thursday, August 31)

Free Roller Skating + Skate Rental in Prospect Park (Through Saturday, September 30)

'The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s' (Through Sunday, August 20)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

Cheap Unlimited Ride Passes at Luna Park (Through Sunday, October 29)
Coney Island Beach, Brooklyn

Met Rooftop Transformed by 100+ Replicas of Works from the Collection (Through Sunday, October 29)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tours (Through Saturday, December 30)

'We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85' (Through Sunday, September 17)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

Anish Kapoor's 'Water Vortex' Installation Displayed in Brooklyn Bridge Park (Through Sunday, September 10)
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Brooklyn

Rei Kawakubo's Avant-Garde Comme des Garçons Designs at The Met (Through Monday, September 4)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

Check Out Beachside Street Art at 2017 Coney Art Walls (Through October)
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn

Cheap NYC Speedboat Rides (Through Sunday, September 10)

Get Your Summer 2017 Grilling Done on a Free Barbecue in NYC Parks

NYC Beaches Are Open for Summer 2017 (Through Monday, September 4)

'Take Back the Fight: Resisting Sexual Violence from the Ground Up' (Through Sunday, October 29)
Interference Archive, Brooklyn

'Closet Archaeology' NYC Time Capsule at City Reliquary (Through Sunday, August 27)
The City Reliquary, Brooklyn

'Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive' (Through Sunday, October 1)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

Prismatic Glass Sculptures in Mad. Sq. Park + Free Performances (Through Sunday, October 8)
Madison Square Park, Manhattan

'Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914' (Through Sunday, January 7)
South Street Seaport Museum, Manhattan

Take a Dip in a Free Outdoor Pool (Through Monday, September 4)

Celebrating 60+ Years of 'Eloise' (Through Monday, October 9)
New-York Historical Society, Manhattan

'The United States: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' (Through Sunday, August 20)
The City Reliquary, Brooklyn

$10 Tickets to New York Botanical Garden's CHIHULY Exhibit (Through Sunday, September 3)

Free Productions of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' (Through Sunday, August 20)

Free Shakespeare in the Park: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Through Sunday, August 13)
Delacorte Theater in Central Park, Manhattan

$10 Central Park Bike Rental (Through Sunday, October 1)

SummerShorts 2017 Fest of New American Short Plays (Through Saturday, September 2)

Jim Henson Exhibition at MoMI
Museum of the Moving Image, Queens

Dine at NYC's Best Restaurants on the Cheap During 2017 NYC Restaurant Week (Through Friday, August 18)

Free Shakespeare: 'Henry VI Part 3'
Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, Manhattan

Alexander Calder's Works in Motion at The Whitney (Through Monday, October 23)
Whitney Museum of American Art, Manhattan

Discounted 60th Anniversary Tickets to 'Jamaica' Musical (Through Saturday, March 24)

Harlem Week 2017 with Free Performances, Films & Fashion Show (Through Sunday, August 26)

2017 Bronx Salsa Fest (Through Thursday, August 31)

Free SNL Tickets (Through Thursday, August 31)

Shakespeare in the Theater 2017 (Through Saturday, August 26)
The Brick, Brooklyn

Free Cruise! See Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Skyline & More ($31 Value)

Make an Offer at This Pop-Up Thrift Store & Budget Art Gallery (Through Sunday, August 13)
Flux Factory, Queens

Music & More at Brasil Summerfest 2017 (Through

3 of Shakespeare's Plays in 1 Hour—Free + Treats (Through Sunday, August 13)

2017 UNFringed Festival (Through Saturday, September 2)

Free Shakespeare! Nude, All-Male 'Hamlet' in the Park (Through Sunday, August 13)

dOGUMENTA 2017 Art Show for Dogs + Giveaways (Through Sunday, August 13)
Brookfield Place, Manhattan

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