Free New York City Events

Free New York City Events

Upcoming Events

31-Foot Chihuly 'Rose Crystal Tower' Rises in Union Square (Through October 2018)
Union Square Park, Manhattan
10/06/2017 - 10/31/2018
'You Say You Want a Revolution': Counterculture in the '60s (Through Saturday, September 1)
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Manhattan
01/19/2018 - 09/01/2018
Free Boozy History of Brunch + 3 Drinks (Through Sunday, August 26)
01/20/2018 - 08/26/2018
'The Golden Girls Live' Parody (Through Sunday, September 2)
04/13/2018 - 09/02/2018
High Line Art Installation Examines Art & Public Space (Through March 2019)
The High Line, Manhattan
04/19/2018 - 03/31/2019
'Chinese Medicine in America: Converging Ideas, People, and Practices' (Through Sunday, September 9)
Museum of Chinese in America, Manhattan
04/26/2018 - 09/09/2018
Governors Island is Open for Summer 2018
Governors Island, Governors Island
05/01/2018 - 09/30/2018
2018 Coney Art Walls—Street Art Museum with Free Admission
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn
05/26/2018 - 09/30/2018
Free Kayaking on the Hudson River (Through Sunday, October 7)
Pier 96, Manhattan
05/26/2018 - 10/07/2018
NYC Beaches Are Open for 2018 (Through September 9)
05/26/2018 - 09/09/2018
Create Your Own Custom Magnum Ice Cream Bar (Through Monday, September 9)
06/01/2018 - 09/03/2018
Giant Chess, Jump Ropes, Hula Hoops & More—All Free to Use Weekdays on 34th St.
One Penn Plaza, Manhattan
06/04/2018 - 09/03/2018
Zero Waste Architecture Exhibition (Through Saturday, Sepetember 1)
The Center for Architecture, Manhattan
06/14/2018 - 09/01/2018
Broadway as Seen by Cartoonist Al Hirschfeld (Through Friday, August 31
06/25/2018 - 08/31/2018
Free NYC Outdoor Pools Are Open for Summer 2018 (Through Sunday, September 9)
06/27/2018 - 09/09/2018
Yayoi Kusama's Bubbly 'Narcissus Garden' Installation on Display in the Rockaways (Through Sunday, September 3)
07/01/2018 - 09/03/2018
Free Shakespeare in the Park: 'Twelfth Night' (Through Sunday, August 19)
Delacorte Theater in Central Park, Manhattan
07/17/2018 - 08/19/2018
'Building on the Legacy of Nelson Mandela'—UN Mandela Centennial (Through Sunday, September 2)
United Nations, Manhattan
07/18/2018 - 09/02/2018
Favorite Verses on Parade in MTA's Free 'Poetry in Motion at 25' Exhibit (Through Sunday, October 28)
Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan
07/29/2018 - 10/28/2018
Harlem Week 2018 with Performances, Food & More (Through Saturday, August 25)
07/29/2018 - 08/25/2018
Super Cheap SI Yankees Tickets + Fireworks & Giveaways (Through Sunday, September 2)
07/31/2018 - 09/02/2018
Free Shakespeare: 'Hamlet' (Through Sunday, August 26)
08/02/2018 - 08/26/2018
2018 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival (BBTF)—1/2 Price Tickets! (Through Sunday, August 26)
08/04/2018 - 08/26/2018
Cheap Tickets to Comedic 'Heist!' Musical (Through Sunday, August 19)
08/09/2018 - 08/19/2018
Free Salsa Dancing Party + Free Dance Lesson (Thursdays Through August 30)
08/16/2018
Free Wine & Whiskey (Thursdays Through August 16)
Bottlerocket WIne & Spirits, Manhattan
08/16/2018
Free Film: 'Love & Basketball'
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Brooklyn
08/16/2018
Free Coney Fireworks + Free Karaoke (Fridays Through August 31)
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn
08/17/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
08/17/2018
Governors Island is Open Late Every Friday (Through September 14)
Governors Island, Governors Island
08/17/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
08/17/2018
Free Concert: Leon Bridges (Early AM)
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, Manhattan
08/17/2018
Free Film: 'The Karate Kid'
Pier 46, Manhattan
08/17/2018
Free Tickets to Improvised Broadway-Style Musicals (Saturdays Through September 22)
08/18/2018
Car-Free Manhattan (+ Free Ziplining!) During Summer Streets 2018 (Saturdays Through August 18)
08/18/2018
Free Central Park Concerts During 25th Annual Harlem Meer Festival (Sundays Through September 2)
08/19/2018
Free Healing Sound Baths & Psychic Readings (Sundays Through August 26)
Ace Hotel, Manhattan
08/19/2018
Free Film: 'Dirty Dancing'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
08/19/2018
Crafts & Cocktails: Free Supplies + Lessons (Mondays Through August 27)
Bryant Park, Manhattan
08/20/2018
Free Readings & Talks in Brooklyn Bridge Park During 2018 Books Beneath the Bridge (Mondays Through August 13)
08/20/2018
Final Free Bryant Park Film of the Season: 'The Terminator'
Bryant Park, Manhattan
08/20/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Face Off'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
08/20/2018
Free Art Classes for Beginners (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Herald Square, Manhattan
08/21/2018
Free Beginner Knitting Classes—Supplies Included (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Bryant Park, Manhattan
08/21/2018
Free Concerts on the LIC Waterfront (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Gantry Plaza State Park, Queens
08/21/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
08/21/2018
2-Hour Open Bar + 2 Free Tacos
08/22/2018
Free Screenings of Films From Around the World + Free Performances (Wednesdays Through August 29)
Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
08/22/2018
Free Film: 'Die Hard'
McCarren Park, Brooklyn
08/22/2018
Free Film: 'This is Spinal Tap'
McCarren Park, Brooklyn
08/22/2018
Free Film: 'Up'
Riverside Park, Pier I, Manhattan
08/22/2018
Free Film: 'Blade Runner 2049'
Pier 63, Manhattan
08/22/2018
Free Salsa Dancing Party + Free Dance Lesson (Thursdays Through August 30)
08/23/2018
Free Film: 'Wonder Woman'
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Brooklyn
08/23/2018
Free Coney Fireworks + Free Karaoke (Fridays Through August 31)
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn
08/24/2018
Free Quiet Clubbing + Cheap Drinks (Fridays Through September 7)
08/24/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
08/24/2018
Governors Island is Open Late Every Friday (Through September 14)
Governors Island, Governors Island
08/24/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
08/24/2018
Free Concert: Luis Fonsi (Early AM)
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, Manhattan
08/24/2018
Free Film: 'Coco'
Pier 46, Manhattan
08/24/2018
Free Tickets to Improvised Broadway-Style Musicals (Saturdays Through September 22)
08/25/2018
Free Central Park Concerts During 25th Annual Harlem Meer Festival (Sundays Through September 2)
08/26/2018
Free Healing Sound Baths & Psychic Readings (Sundays Through August 26)
Ace Hotel, Manhattan
08/26/2018
Free Film: 'Purple Rain'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
08/26/2018
Crafts & Cocktails: Free Supplies + Lessons (Mondays Through August 27)
Bryant Park, Manhattan
08/27/2018
Free Readings & Talks in Brooklyn Bridge Park During 2018 Books Beneath the Bridge (Mondays Through August 13)
08/27/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'True Romance'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
08/27/2018
Free Art Classes for Beginners (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Herald Square, Manhattan
08/28/2018
Free Beginner Knitting Classes—Supplies Included (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Bryant Park, Manhattan
08/28/2018
Free Concerts on the LIC Waterfront (Tuesdays Through August 28)
Gantry Plaza State Park, Queens
08/28/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
08/28/2018
2-Hour Open Bar + 2 Free Tacos
08/29/2018
Free Screenings of Films From Around the World + Free Performances (Wednesdays Through August 29)
Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens
08/29/2018
Free Salsa Dancing Party + Free Dance Lesson (Thursdays Through August 30)
08/30/2018
Free Film: 'Big'
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, Brooklyn
08/30/2018
Free Coney Fireworks + Free Karaoke (Fridays Through August 31)
Boardwalk & 10th St., Brooklyn
08/31/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
08/31/2018
Governors Island is Open Late Every Friday (Through September 14)
Governors Island, Governors Island
08/31/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
08/31/2018
Free Concert: Alesso (Early AM)
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, Manhattan
08/31/2018
Free Tickets to Improvised Broadway-Style Musicals (Saturdays Through September 22)
09/01/2018
Free Central Park Concerts During 25th Annual Harlem Meer Festival (Sundays Through September 2)
09/02/2018
Free Film: 'The Sandlot'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
09/02/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'The Breakfast Club'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
09/03/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
09/04/2018
Free Quiet Clubbing + Cheap Drinks (Fridays Through September 7)
09/07/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
09/07/2018
Governors Island is Open Late Every Friday (Through September 14)
Governors Island, Governors Island
09/07/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
09/07/2018
Free Tickets to Improvised Broadway-Style Musicals (Saturdays Through September 22)
09/08/2018
Free Film: 'Thelma & Louise'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
09/09/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'The Big Lebowski'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
09/10/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
09/11/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
09/14/2018
Governors Island is Open Late Every Friday (Through September 14)
Governors Island, Governors Island
09/14/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
09/14/2018
Free Tickets to Improvised Broadway-Style Musicals (Saturdays Through September 22)
09/15/2018
Free Film: 'Stripes'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
09/16/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Romeo & Juliet' (1996)
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
09/17/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
09/18/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
09/21/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
09/21/2018
Free Tickets to Improvised Broadway-Style Musicals (Saturdays Through September 22)
09/22/2018
Free Film: 'Hanging with the Homeboys'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
09/23/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Clueless'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
09/24/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
09/25/2018
Free Stargazing at Lincoln Center (Fridays Through September 28)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
09/28/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
09/28/2018
Free Film: 'Friday'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
09/30/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
10/01/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
10/02/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
10/05/2018
Free Film: 'House Party'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
10/07/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'The Dark Crystal'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
10/08/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
10/09/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
10/12/2018
Free Film: 'A Bronx Tale'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
10/14/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Pulp Fiction'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
10/15/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
10/16/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
10/19/2018
Free Film: 'The Big Lebowski'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
10/21/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Lost Boys'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
10/22/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
10/23/2018
Open Bar Rooftop Parties (Fridays Through October 26)
10/26/2018
Free Film: 'Batman'
Habana Outpost, Brooklyn
10/28/2018
Free Rooftop Film: 'Zombieland'
Our Wicked Lady, Brooklyn
10/29/2018
Free Stargazing on the High Line (Tuesdays Through October 30)
The High Line, Manhattan
10/30/2018