Free Cheap NYC Christmas Events

Friday, December 22

Brooklyn Boulders Queens Turns 2 with Live Tattooing, Food, Music & AcroYoga

Free Tickets to 'Bulldozer' Robert Moses Musical (Through Saturday, January 6)

Astronomy on Tap Solstice Party
The Way Station, Brooklyn

'Dreamgirls' Sing-Along
Videology, Brooklyn

'Love Actually' Drinking Game
Videology, Brooklyn

Holiday Blues, Booze & Caroling
Sycamore Bar Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Cheap NYC Holiday Lights Walking Tours (Through Saturday, December 30)

Free Comedy Shows with Janeane Garafalo (Through Saturday, December 23)

Holiday Lunch Cruise with Stunning Views & All-You-Can-Eat Buffet (Fridays Through December 22)

Saturday, December 23

Free Coffee
23rd St. & Broadway, Manhattan

Free Maple Syrup-Infused Food Truck Grub + Grilled Cheese
STORY, Manhattan

Misfit Christmas with JunXion—Spiked Cocoa, Mistletoe Makeout Booths, Chinese Food & More
House of Yes, Brooklyn

Free Tickets to Harlem Gospel Holiday Celebration (Through Monday, December 25)

Drake Night
Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn

40th Anniversary Screening of Jim Henson's 'Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas' + Marilyn Sokol
Museum of the Moving Image, Queens

A Gospel Music Take on 'A Christmas Carol'

Cookies & Crafts in a Historic NYC Mansion

All I Want For Christmas is ACID with Mike Dunn x MIKE SERVITO
Good Room, Brooklyn

Balanced Boundaries: A Compassionate Holiday Yoga & Meditation Practice
Third Root Community Health Center, Brooklyn

Celebrate Creativity During The Secret City NYC WINTER 2017
Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan

The Original Dickens Carolers—Free Concert

2017 Brooklyn Brainery Last-Minute Gift Fair
Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn

Free NYC Party Cruises (Through Saturday, December 30)

'Amélie' Screenings + Mulled Wine
Videology, Brooklyn

Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24

2017 Christmas Eve Caroling in Gramercy Park
Gramercy Park, Manhattan

2017 Christmas Eve Caroling in Washington Sq. Park
Washington Sq. Park, Manhattan

Ride Vintage Holiday Nostalgia Subway Trains (Sundays Through December 30)

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25

2017 Christmas Day Concert & Activities + 100 Menorahs
Museum at Eldridge Street, Manhattan

Free Film: 'White Christmas' + Free Mac 'n' Cheese
Huckleberry Bar, Brooklyn

A Funky James Brown Christmas

Free Movies + Chinese Takeout
Q.E.D., Queens

Nature Exploration Hike
Orchard Beach, Bronx

Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26

2017 Queens County Farm Holiday Open House + Free Cider (Through Thursday, December 28)
Queens County Farm, Queens

2018 Astronomy Talk + Stargazing with Telescopes
American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan

Discounted Admission to Children's Scientology Pageant Parody

Meditations on the Poetry & Mystical Practices of Rumi
New Women Space, Brooklyn

From Fulton Ferry: Building Downtown Brooklyn
New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn

2017 Kwanzaa Family Celebration
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

The Original Dickens Carolers—Free Concert

Cheap Midtown Architecture Tours (Tuesdays Through December 26)

A Night of Broadway Stars Performing Broadway's Greatest Hits

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2017 Darlene Love Christmas Concerts (Through Saturday, December 23)

'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' (Through Friday, December 22)

Ride a MTA Vintage Holiday Bus on 42nd Street (Weekdays Through Friday, December 22)

'A Christmas Carol' (Through Saturday, December 23)
Theater for the New City, Manhattan

2017 Classic Holiday Film Series at Nitehawk (Through Saturday, December 23)
Nitehawk Cinema, Brooklyn

$5 Admission to Winter Wonderland NYC Theme Park with Light Show, Snow Tubing & Igloo Bar (Through Saturday, December 23)

Holiday Drag Acapella Concerts (Through Sunday, December 24)

2017 Columbus Circle Holiday Market (Through Sunday, December 24)

2017 Urbanspace Garment District Holiday Market (Through Sunday, December 24)

2017 Union Square Holiday Market (Through Sunday, December 24)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

2017 Grand Central Holiday Market (Through Sunday, December 24)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

Shop Ethical Indie Brands at Goods Goods 2017 Market (Through Sunday, December 24)


See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events

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

Free Ice Skating + Skate Rental in Prospect Park (Through Sunday, March 25)

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

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

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

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

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

'Never Built New York'—Imaginative Buildings You've Never Seen (Through Sunday, February 18)
Queens Museum of Art, Queens

'Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait' at the MoMA (Through Sunday, January 28)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

'Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Trigger' (Through Sunday, January 21)
New Museum, Manhattan

'Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt' (Through Sunday, January 21)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

31-Foot Chihuly 'Rose Crystal Tower' Rises in Union Square (Through October 2018)
Union Square Park, Manhattan

'Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics' (Through Sunday, July 22)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

Ai Weiwei's City-Wide Exhibition 'Good Fences Make Good Neighbors' (Through Sunday, February 11)

Cheap Tickets to 'This One's For The Girls' Female Empowerment Off-Broadway Musical (Through Saturday, December 30)

Explore the Making of Judy's Chicago's Renowned Feminist Work 'The Dinner Party' (Through Sunday, March 4)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

See Celeb-Created Candy Mosaics for Dylan's Candy Bar's Sweet 16th (Through Sunday, December 31)
Dylan’s Candy Bar, Manhattan

2017 Holiday Shops are Open in Bryant Park (Through Tuesday, January 2)
Bryant Park, Manhattan

Go Skating Amongst Skyscrapers in Bryant Park (Through Sunday, March 4)
Bryant Park, Manhattan

Discounted Skating + Skate Rental at Chelsea Piers (Through Friday, February 23)

The Contenders 2017: MoMA Screens Top Picks for the Years (Through January 12)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

2017 GingerBread Lane: Largest Gingerbread Village in the World (Through Monday, January 15)
New York Hall of Science, Queens

Greenwich Village Haunted Walking Tour (Through Saturday, December 30)

Discounted Tickets to See Large Exhibit of Vintage Trains & Other Toys (Through Sunday, February 25)

Michelangelo at the Met (Through Monday, February 12)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

'Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed' Includes Self-Portraits Never Seen in the US Before (Through Sunday, February 4)
The Met Breuer, Manhattan

Free 2017 NYC Holiday Train Show (Through Sunday, February 4)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

Minimalistic 'Whiteout' Installation Illuminates Mad Sq. Park (Through Sunday, March 25)
Madison Square Park, Manhattan

'Mod New York: Fashion Takes a Trip' (Through Sunday, April 1)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

2017 Origami Holiday Tree at AMNH (Through Sunday, January 7)
American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan

'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' Off-Broadway (Through Saturday, December 30)

$8 Tickets to New York Botanical Garden's 2017 Holiday Train Show (Through Monday, January 15)

'Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York' (Through Sunday, May 13)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

NYC Holiday Lights Walking Tours (Through Sunday, December 30)

2017 Wanted Design Holiday Market (Through Sunday, December 31)
Front St. & Fulton St., Manhattan

Enjoy a Free Meal or Cook for the Community During Soup Kitchen 2017 (Through Sunday, December 31)
Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn

Free Winter Admission to Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Weekdays Through February 28)
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

Jim Henson Holiday Film Series at MoMI (Through Sunday, December 31)
Museum of the Moving Image, Queens

IFC Screens All Your Favorite Studio Ghibli Films (Through Thursday, January 11)
IFC Center, Manhattan

Sea of Light 2017: Interactive Light Art at the Seaport (Through March)
Front St. & Fulton St., Manhattan

40+ Inventive Holiday Wreaths on Display (Through Thursday, January 4)
Central Park Arsenal, Manhattan

Watch Holiday TV Classics + Free Cocoa & Santa (Through Sunday, January 7)
The Paley Center for Media, Manhattan

1/2 Price Tickets to NFL Experience (Through Saturday, December 30)

Free Admission to Museum of the City of New York (Through Saturday, June 30)

Discounted Tickets to 'Gulliver's Gate' Mini City Exhibition (Through Saturday, March 31)

Save 50% on 2017 Hitchcock Festival Live Tickets (Through Saturday, December 30)

'New York on Ice: Skating in the City' (Through Sunday, April 15)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

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