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Cinco De Mayo Cruise + Free Tequila (normally $60)

The Other Art Fair Brooklyn (normally $15)

Free Party Cruises on the Hudson (normally $35)

Lady Parts Justice Feminist Comedy Night

Dueling Pianos—Rock & Pop (normally $20)

Glow in the Dark Party with Body Painting (normally $15)

Indoor Ice Skating (normally $16-$18)

Roller Skating in Prospect Park (normally $13-17)

History of Booze Musical + 3 Free Drinks (normally $85+)

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2019 (normally $30)

Cinco de Mayo Rooftop Brunch Party (normally $20-$70)

Vocal Colors: Choral Concert at Carnegie Hall

Mozart, Vivaldi & Fauré Masterworks at Carnegie Hall (normally $40-$110)

Choral Groups Come Together at Carnegie Hall

The Orchestra Now at Carnegie Hall (normally $25-$50)

Hans Christian Andersen: Tales Real and Imagined (normally $66)

Janeane Garofalo, Dave Hill, Jordan Carlos, Sean Patton

Phoebe Robinson, Janeane Garofalo, Rachel Feinstein

Some events may have ticketing fees

Today’s Events—Saturday, April 27

2019 Independent Bookstore Day with Famous Authors, Free Treats & More

The Bronx Now Has a Bookstore! The Lit. Bar Opening Ceremony on Indie Bookstore Day
The Lit. Bar, Bronx

2019 Brooklyn Book Crawl + Afterparty

Free Museum of Food & Drink Admission + Tastings
Museum of Food and Drink, Brooklyn

Dave Davies (The Kinks)
Rough Trade, Brooklyn

2019 Dachshund Spring Fiesta
Washington Sq. Park, Manhattan

Car Free Earth Day 2019 + Free Bike Helmets

2019 Asia Bites

2019 DUMBO Open Studios (Through Sunday, April 28)

2019 Madison Avenue Gallery Walk

Secret Project Robot Says Goodbye to Its Broadway Location with a Final Festival
Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn

Free Screening of 'Knock Down the House' Documents Campaigns of AOC & Other Women Tipping the Balance of Power in Congress + Director Q&A

Local Roots Epic Farm-to-Table Party + Free Drinks & Food

2019 Creole Food Festival
The DL, Manhattan

Loudon Wainwright III

2019 Street Games Throwback Block Party in Harlem
Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan

S.L.U.T. Spring Fling
The Paper Box, Brooklyn

Free Comedy Show with Dope Queen Phoebe Robinson & Myq Kaplan

Murder Mystery Party & Cocktails

Tomorrow’s Events—Sunday, April 28

2019 World Pinhole Photography Day

2019 Grilled Cheese Cook-Off
Noorman’s Kil, Brooklyn

The Great Flux Bake-Off 2019 + Free Brunch Potluck
Flux Factory, Queens

2019 St. George Earth Day & Arts Festival

2019 Prospect Park Earth Day Celebration

Industry City Scavenger Hunt with Free Food, Swag Bag & Cash Prize

Musical Parody of 'The Office'

Doomsday! Secret Speakeasy
The Loft at Prince Street, Manhattan


NYC Gospel Music History & Architecture Tours (Sundays Through December 29)

$20 Tickets to 'The Marvelous Wonderettes' Musical (Sundays Through May 26)

Trending: Earth Day, free & cheap films, concerts, talks

Ending Today

West Side Community Garden’s 2019 Tulip Festival (Weekends Through April 28)

'420: A Musical Experience' + Free Snacks (Through Saturday, April 27)

NYC's Largest Holi Party 2019 with Colored Powders Provided (Through Saturday, April 27)

2019 NY International Auto Show (Through Sunday, April 28)
Javitz Center, Manhattan

2019 Fashion Revolution Sustainable Fashion Fest (Through Sunday, April 28)

2019 BAD Film Festival Presents Delightfully Cringey Shorts (Through Sunday, April 28)
Cloud City, Brooklyn

2019 WFMU Record Fair (Through Sunday, April 28)
Brooklyn Expo Center, Brooklyn

Discounted Admission to the 2019 Orchid Show at NYBG (Through Sunday, April 28)

Cheap Tickets to 'Beauty and the Beast' (Through Sunday, April 28)

2019 Art of the Real: Nonfiction & Hybrid Film Fest (Through Sunday, April 28)


See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events

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

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

Discounted Tickets to Interactive M.C. Escher Exhibit in NYC (Through Sunday, May 26)

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

$9.50 Movie Tickets Nationwide

Central Park Secrets Tours—1/2 Price (Through Sunday, June 30)

Musical History of Booze + 3 Free Drinks (Through Monday, April 29)

Robert Mapplethorpe Retrospective (Through Sunday, January 5)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Manhattan

The Most Extensive J.R.R. Tolkien Retrospective In Generations (Through Sunday, May 5)
The Morgan Library & Museum, Manhattan

$5 to Neil Simon's 'Sweet Charity' Musical (Through Saturday, June 8)

Hilarious Brunch Musical + 3 Free Drinks (Through Sunday, May 26)

Eastern Perspectives on Political Power, Religion & Art (Through Monday, July 15)
Rubin Museum of Art, Manhattan

Jackie Robinson Centennial Exhibition (Through Sunday, September 15)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

The Art, Fashion & Jewelry of Frida Kahlo (Through Sunday, May 12)
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

'Love & Resistance' Exhibition Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots (Through Sunday, July 14)
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Manhattan

See How Jewelers Craft Contemporary Pieces from Ancient Inspiration (Through Sunday, July 7)
Bard Graduate Center, Manhattan

'The Power of Intention: Reinventing the Prayer Wheel' (Through Monday, October 14)
Rubin Museum of Art, Manhattan

Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition (Through Wednesday, May 15)
Brant Foundation New York, Manhattan

Radical Japanese Artists of the 1960s (Through Sunday, June 9)
Japan Society, Manhattan

'Golden Girls LIVE!' (Through Thursday, June 27)

UrbanGlass Exhibit Views Glass Art as a Lens to Explore Human Interconnection (Through Thursday, May 9)

Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry (Through Sunday, July 21)
Museum of Arts and Design, Manhattan

'Walt Whitman: America's Poet' (Through Saturday, July 27)
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Manhattan

'Cycling in the City: A 200-Year History' (Through Sunday, October 6)
Museum of the City of New York, Manhattan

Get Up Close to Iconic Instruments of Famous Musicians at The Met (Through Tuesday, October 1)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

Punk Graphics, 1976–1986 at MAD (Through Sunday, August 18)
Museum of Arts and Design, Manhattan

Leonard Cohen Remembered in Contemporary Art + Covers from Feist to The National (Through Sunday, September 8)
The Jewish Museum, Manhattan

Thousands of White Origami Doves Soar to Light & Sound, Driving Attention to Mass Incarceration in 'Les Colombes (The Doves)' (Through Sunday, August 18)
The Church of Heavenly Rest, Manhattan

Alicja Kwade's Solar System Sculpture Inhabits the Met Rooftop (Through Sunday, October 27)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan

Blockbusters Screened During 2019 See It Big Film Series (Through Sunday, July 7)
Museum of the Moving Image, Queens

Morbid Anatomy's 'Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory: Visions of the Afterlife in the Catholic Tradition' (Weekends Through Sunday, June 30)

1/2 Price Roller Skating in Prospect Park (Through Saturday, October 12)

Learn How to Make Music with Tips from Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine (Through Thursday, May 23)

Discounted Tickets to Official Radio City Stage Door Tour (Through Sunday, June 30)

'Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989' (Through Sunday, July 21)

2019 Tribeca Film Festival (Through Sunday, May 5)

Free 2019 Frieze Pop-Up Sculpture Garden at Rock Center (Through Friday, June 28)
Rockefeller Center, Manhattan

Free Tickets to 'Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde' (Through Sunday, May 26)

Cheap NYC Yacht Cruise + Free Drinks (Through Friday, October 18)

China Chic Pop-Up with Food, Photo Booth, Fashion & More (Through Tuesday, April 30)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan

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