You've made it! The weekend is finally here in New York City, and you're ready to go out and have some fun. Unfortunately, payday isn't until next week. Take a deep breath and relax because we've done the dirty work for you and rounded top Free Things to Do in NYC this weekend in our up-to-date NYC Free Events This Weekend Calendar that covers the best free concerts (classical, jazz, pop, rock, opera), free comedy shows, art exhibitions (museum, galleries), free and cheap party and nightlife activities & things to do this weekend (this Saturday and Sunday) - in all NYC boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens & the Bronx.


Saturday, Dec 3, 2022

  • Union Square Greenmarket Saturdays
    FREE Travel & Outdoors
    Union Square Greenmarket Saturdays
    December 3 @ 7am - 5pm. Weekly

    17th Street and Union Square West, New York, New York 10003

    Open Saturdays year-round on North and West sides of Union Square Park - the world-famous Union Square Greenmarket. Beer & Spirits of New York Pop-up March - ...
  • Forest Fitness
    FREE Nature
    Forest Fitness
    December 3 @ 8:30am - 9:30am

    Margaret Corbin Circle, Fort Washington Ave/Cabrini Blvd, New York, NY 10040

    Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a free, year-round “Fitness at the Fort” exercise program on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays! This regular fitness class ...
  • ASICS Cookie Run
    Asics Cookie Run
    December 3 @ 9am - 10am

    420 W 14th St, 420 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10014

    Come one, come all! Come join us in our monthly food run tours as we collaborate with ASICS Run Club in touring around the Meatpacking District to Lower East ...
  • Free World Cup Watch Party at the House of Fútbol: Round of 16
    Free World Cup Watch Party At The House Of FúTbol: Round Of 16
    December 3 @ 9:30am - 12:30pm

    House of Fútbol, 141 Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002

    Religion of Sports welcomes you to the House of Fútbol to watch the beautiful game during the knockout round. Join NYC's international soccer community and ...
  • Hanukkah Tot Shabbat
    Hanukkah Tot Shabbat
    December 3 @ 10am - 11am

    JCP Downtown, 146 Duane Street, New York, NY 10013

    Join Rabbi Deena and Rabbi Jacob at 146 Duane Street for a special Hanukkah Tot Shabbat! We will sing and celebrate together! Located at 146 Duane Street.
  • Zumba
    FREE Dance
    December 3 @ 10am - 11am

    Dance Room, 1260 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11213

    Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, ...
  • Holiday Gingerbread Party
    Holiday Gingerbread Party
    December 3 @ 10am - 2pm

    Winthrop Beacon III Community Center, 905 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY 11203

    The party will include a kids' brunch, gingerbread house and cookie decorating, music, food, games, and lots of fun.
  • Hula Hoop Aerobics
    FREE Dance
    Hula Hoop Aerobics
    December 3 @ 10am - 11am

    Dance Room, 35 W 134th St, New York, NY 10037

    This creative and fun workout fuses high-energy dance aerobics with hula hoops! Hoops are available for loaning. Participants must bring waist belts (waist ...
  • FREE!  Holiday Dazzle Happy Dance Club Family Dance Party
    Free! Holiday Dazzle Happy Dance Club Family Dance Party
    December 3 @ 11am - 2pm

    City Point BKLYN, 445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    For Toddlers & Kids of ALL AGES with their guardians Get your happy dance on! We are so thrilled to be bringing our Happy Dance Club back to City Point ...
  • Zumba
    FREE Dance
    December 3 @ 11am - 12pm

    BronxWorks - Classic Community Center, 286 E 156th St, The Bronx, NY 10451

    Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, ...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2022

  • Canarsie Park Hike and Clean-Up
    FREE Nature
    Canarsie Park Hike And Clean-Up
    December 4 @ 11am - 12pm

    Entrance - East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue, Seaview Ave &, E 88th St, Brooklyn, NY 11236

    Canarsie Park is a part of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, an estuary that is home to hundreds of animals from muskrats to snowy owls. During hurricanes, the ...
  • Nature's Workshop: Nature Ornament Making
    FREE Arts & Crafts
    Nature's Workshop: Nature Ornament Making
    December 4 @ 11am - 12pm

    Crotona Nature Center, 1535 Crotona Park E, The Bronx, NY 10457

    This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in-depth and allows you to develop a ...
  • Brooklyn Brewery - Free Tours Sundays
    FREE Food & Drink
    Brooklyn Brewery - Free Tours Sundays
    December 4 @ 12pm - 5pm. Weekly - Sundays

    Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th Street, New York, New York 11249

    Free Brooklyn Brewery Tours Sundays every half hour - See INFO below. You'll find there's more to our tours than a couple shiny tanks and some hop jokes. We ...
  • Afro Caribbean Vibes - Bottomless Brunch & Day Party
    Afro Caribbean Vibes - Bottomless Brunch & Day Party
    December 4 @ 12pm - 7pm

    Krab Queenz Harlem, 100 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027

    The Alumni Group (TAG) invites you to Afro-Caribbean Vibes: a brunch and day party experience that merges eras and cultures into a dope brunch at Krab Queenz ...
  • Sunday Brunch
    Sunday Brunch
    December 4 @ 12pm - 4pm

    Patrick's Place, 2835 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York, NY 10039

    Our Sunday Jazz Brunch is back... Featuring Boncelilla Lewis and friends sponsored by KeyedUp Doors open at 11:30pm |First set 12pm No Cover | $20 minimum ...
  • YES Holiday Market!
    Yes Holiday Market!
    December 4 @ 1pm - 7pm

    House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11237

    Hit the hot cocoa and get festive AF, our YES Holiday Market is back!Want to be involved? Apply as a Vendor HERE! > Shop local, support the arts and be the ...
  • Prospect Park Super Hike
    FREE Nature
    Prospect Park Super Hike
    December 4 @ 1pm - 3pm

    Parkside Avenue and South Lake Drive, S Lake Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11218

    Explore the hidden paths, waterways, meadows and woods the way that Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux intended for visitors in this 585 acre green gem of Brooklyn.
  • Winter Interest Heather Garden Tour with Ronda M. Brands
    FREE Nature
    Winter Interest Heather Garden Tour With Ronda M. Brands
    December 4 @ 1pm - 2:30pm

    Heather Garden, Pine Lawn, Billings Lawn, Fort Tryon Park, Broadway, New York, NY 10040

    Bundle up and join Public Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands for a winter walk through the 3-acre Heather Garden and learn about the plant selections made to ...
  • Birding: Winter Waterfowl
    FREE Birding
    Birding: Winter Waterfowl
    December 4 @ 1pm - 2pm

    Van Cortlandt Nature Center, 6040 Broadway, The Bronx, NY 10471

    Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see winter waterfowl. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels ...
  • Round of 16 World Cup Watch Party at the House of Fútbol
    Round Of 16 World Cup Watch Party At The House Of FúTbol
    December 4 @ 1:30pm - 5pm

    House of Fútbol, 141 Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002

    Religion of Sports welcomes you to the House of Fútbol to watch the beautiful game during the knockout round. Join NYC's international soccer community and ...

More Free Things To Do in NYC This Weekend

Besides many free events listed in our NYC Free Events this Weekend calendar above, here are some more Free Things to Do in NYC This Weekend:

Tour the Brooklyn Brewery
No-cost tours every half hour from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Brooklyn Brewery offers no-cost daytime tours on Saturdays and Sundays. Guests can also visit the brewery’s tasting room and explore a selection of food trucks while enjoying a beer-themed afternoon. Each tour is limited to 40 people. 79 North 11th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn -

Go Shopping at Brooklyn Flea
A flea market that has been popular for a decade. People from all over Manhattan flock to Brooklyn Flea in DUMBO every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. during its run from April through October. Vendors show up with unique, one-of-a-kind pieces that range from clothing and jewelry to sculptures and crafts. Brooklyn Flea also hosts a number of highly acclaimed food vendors. Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza at Anchorage Place and Pearl Street in Brooklyn -

Listen to Live Jazz Music
Barbès is a renowned jazz club that doesn't charge a cover fee. People from around the city find their way to Barbès to hear live jazz music. The bar features a small back room where all of the musical magic happens. Unlike most bars in the city, Barbès doesn't charge a cover fee to hear some of the best jazz musicians in the NYC. What's more, drink prices here are extremely reasonable. This is an amazing place to be on a Saturday night. 376 9th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn - 

See a Live Improv Show at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Chelsea
A no-cost show from a comedy group that has launched plenty of comedy stars. The no-charge Sunday night Upright Citizens Brigade improv show is one of the highlights of the weekend for New Yorkers. You never know which celebrity is going to show up as the guest monologist at this fun event. Guests should plan to get in line by 6:30 p.m. if they want to snag a ticket and be able to attend the 9:30 show. 555 W 42nd Street in New York, NY -

Do Yoga in the Park
Socrates Sculpture Park offers yoga classes on weekends during the summer. Free yoga classes are available at Socrates Sculpture Park on Saturdays and Sundays from May 19 to Sept. 16. Saturday classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday classes are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. All expert levels are invited to participate. Vernon Blvd in Long Island City, NY - 

Music on the Hudson
As the days get longer, what’s better than sliding into the weekend with free live music down by the Hudson? Head down to the Hudson River for free music and an evening of classical music. Hudson River Park | 

Party Like You're in LA
Let the good times roll! Project Parlor’s backyard will make you feel like you’re at a Southern California house party. DJs spin the tunes while you chow down on Bowie’s BBQ. Beer is free as long as supplies last! 742 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY |

Empandas and Egg Rolls
Cultural delights await you on in the Lower East Side. Watch Peking Opera performers or take a free language lesson at this enormous block party. Grub is available for a price. Lower East Side |

Coney Island Mermaid Parade
Get ready for Coney Island’s 36th annual Mermaid Festival with barely clad sex vixens on grandioso floats. If you’re down, you can even dress up and try to win the coveted title of Queen Mermaid or King Neptune. Where: Coney Island |

Vogue on Sunday
What started as a ceremony of expression has now become the dance of choice. Voguing is to Sunday and brunch is to NYC. Not sure where to go? Check out House of Magnifique or House of Lavin. Where: East Village |

Tribeca Drive-In
Tribeca's drive-in at Westfield World Trade Center is back with its summer series of movies alfresco in the Oculus Plaza. In addition live music and tasty tidbits (for sale), you get to kick back and watch classics like The Princess and the Frog. Tribeca |

Get Punked
Summer is the perfect time to scope out new music venues. Especially for free. If you’re short on cash, check on all of the summer events on Randall Island, which includes a punk fest. You can rage to more than 70 bands and let those frustrations out. Randall Island | 

Broadway in Bryant Park
If you haven't been able to score a pair of tickets for a Broadway show, you're in luck. Both on and off Broadway performers are bringing the show to you in Bryant Park. Bryant Park |

Pet Day is the Best Day
Take your four-legged pal for a ride on the Wonder Wheel at this annual event. Dress to impress and your pet can even with a $150 Petco gift certificate to buy everything your furry friend desires. Various Locations | 

Rubin from the Block
Everyone Knows Jenny from the Block, but have you ever heard of Rubin? Check out this outdoor art festival where you can relax in a mobile garden, build an imaginary future city and watch sand mandala performances. Brooklyn Popcorn Truck and Van Leeuwen ice cream are on hand to keep your tummy happy. 150 West 17th St |

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