60+ Free & Cheap NYC MLK Weekend 2019 Events

Today’s Events—Saturday, January 19

2019 Hot Chocolate Festival (Through Sunday, February 3)

2019 Women’s March NYC
Foley Square, Manhattan

2019 Miss Twin Peaks Pageant
Joe’s Pub, Manhattan

2019 Black Comic Book Festival
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manhattan

Free Ballet Hispánico Tickets

XX Factor Rubulad Women's March Afterparty

Immersive 'RoadHouse' Screening + Free Beer

Gemma / Air Waves / Liam Benzvi

RiRi X Bey Dance Party
Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn

Cartoon Carnival 75: All Stars

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Tomorrow’s Events—Sunday, January 20

2019 Brooklyn Soup Takedown
Brooklyn Bazaar, Brooklyn

Free 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at the Apollo with WNYC Brian Lehrer & Jami Floyd
The Apollo Theater, Manhattan

Dance Theatre of Harlem MLK Celebration 2019

Gilded Age New York: A Wealth Inequality Dinner Party

Secret Speakeasy
The Loft at Prince Street, Manhattan

Boy Band-Themed Brunch with Broadway Stars (Sundays Through February 17)

An Artists' Guide to Pricing Work, Budgeting & Grant Applications
Old Stone House, Brooklyn

NYC Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events—Monday, January 21

$20 Off-Broadway Tickets During 20at20 (Through Sunday, February 10)

2-for-1 Attractions During 2019 NYC Must-See Week (Through Sunday, February 10)

2-for-1 Broadway Tickets (Through Sunday, February 10)

2019 NYC Restaurant Week Deals (Through Friday, February 8)

33rd Annual BAM Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Tarana Burke + Free Dolores Huerta Doc Screening
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn

2019 This Fire This Time Theatre Festival ft. Works by Playwrights of African Descent (Through Sunday, February 3)

Free Carnegie Hall Concert Tickets

Maggie Rogers ('Dog Years')
Rough Trade, Brooklyn

Wolf Moon Ritual
Catland, Brooklyn

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Ending This Weekend

Rev. Jen's Troll Museum Pop-Up (Through Sunday, January 20)
Ace Hotel, Manhattan

2019 Outsider Art Fair (Through Sunday, January 20)
Metropolitan Pavilion, Manhattan

Free Comedy Shows—Phoebe Robinson, Myq Kaplan, Hari Kondabolu (Through Sunday, January 20)

Free Alejandro Escovedo Concert Tickets (Through Sunday, January 20)

Discounted Tickets to 2018 NYC Holiday Train Show (Through Monday, January 21)

2018 Gingerbread Lane, the World's Largest Gingerbread Village—Take a Piece Home with You This Monday (Through Monday, January 21)
New York Hall of Science, Queens

2019 First Look International Film Festival (Through Monday, January 21)
Museum of the Moving Image, Queens

Ongoing

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$7 Admission to the Museum of Sex (Through Sunday, June 30)
Museum of Sex, Manhattan

NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Tours (Through Monday, April 29)

High Line Art Installation Examines Art & Public Space (Through March 2019)
The High Line, Manhattan

Discounted Tickets to Interactive M.C. Escher Exhibit in NYC (Through Sunday, February 3)

'Germ City: Microbes and the Metropolis' (Through Sunday, April 28)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' (Through Sunday, February 3)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

Jerome Robbins ('West Side Story') & New York (Through Saturday, March 30)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Manhattan

Cheap Indoor Ice Skating in Brooklyn (Through Saturday, March 30)

'Harry Potter' Exhibition Brings Rare Manuscripts & Magical Objects to NYC (Through Sunday, January 27)
New-York Historical Society, Manhattan

'Tablescapes: Designs for Dining' (Through Tuesday, April 16)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

'It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200' (Through Sunday, January 27)
The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan

$10 Big Apple Circus Tickets (Through Sunday, January 27)

Andy Warhol Retrospective at the Whitney Reimagines the Iconic Artist (Through Sunday, March 31)
Whitney Museum of American Art, Manhattan

2018 Holiday Train Show (Through Sunday, February 3)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

Make Yourself a Superhero at the 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Pop-Up (Through Sunday, January 27)

How Technology Will Revolutionize Transportation (Through Sunday, March 31)
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Manhattan

2019 MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation (Through Thursday, January 31)
The Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan

The 2019 Exponential Performance Festival (Through Sunday, February 3)

Award-Winning 'Rap Guide to Evolution' (Through Friday, February 1)

'Black Power Naps'—Relaxation as a Revolutionary Act (Through Thursday, January 31)

2019 New York Jewish Film Festival (Through Tuesday, January 22)

Free Salvador Dalí Exhibit Tells His Love Story with Gala (Through Saturday, March 9)
ACA Galleries, Manhattan

2019 Drama League DirectorFest (Through Monday, January 28)

The Chocolate Museum & Experience (Through Sunday, February 10)

$9.50 Movie Tickets Nationwide

2019 J.P. Morgan Squash Tournament of Champions (Through Thursday, January 24)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

'Styles of Resistance'—Streetwear & Urban Fashion, 1970s-Present (Through Thursday, January 24)
Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn

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