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, Jul 13, 2024

  • Union Square Greenmarket Saturdays
    FREE Travel & Outdoors
    Union Square Greenmarket Saturdays
    July 13 @ 8am - 6pm. 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 Outdoor Fitness
    Forest Fitness
    July 13 @ 8:30am - 9:30am

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

    Join us for a free, year-round “Fitness at the Fort” exercise program on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!This fitness class incorporates climbing multiple ...
  • Yoga in the Garden at Orchard Alley
    FREE Nature
    Yoga In The Garden At Orchard Alley
    July 13 @ 9am - 10am

    Orchard Alley, 223 Ave. C, New York, NY 10009

    Are you ready to rejuvenate your body and mind amidst the beauty of nature? Join us for an invigorating outdoor yoga session in the serene embrace of the ...
  • Zumba
    FREE Dance
    July 13 @ 9am - 10am

    Faber Skate Park, Faber Park, Richmond Ter, Staten Island, NY 10302

    Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, ...
  • Zumba
    FREE Fitness
    July 13 @ 9am - 10am

    Gymnasium (Court), 131-11 Fowler Ave, Queens, NY 11355

    Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, ...
  • Stay Fit at Idlewild: Yoga
    FREE Fitness
    Stay Fit At Idlewild: Yoga
    July 13 @ 9:15am - 10:45am

    Entrance - Springfield Lane and 149th Avenue, 147-37A Springfield Ln, Springfield Gardens, NY 11413

    Stay Fit, every Saturday with our Yoga Instructor Jasmine Pitter at the Idlewild Environmental Learning Center! This is a weekly session open to all ages!!!We ...
  • Cardio Dance
    FREE Dance
    Cardio Dance
    July 13 @ 9:30am - 10:30am

    Play Area, 680 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10037

    This creative and fun workout fuses dance and aerobics to improve cardio fitness and tone the body. Class meets at the play area on W 143rd and Lenox ...
  • Dance Fitness Latin Rhythms
    FREE Fitness
    Dance Fitness Latin Rhythms
    July 13 @ 9:30am - 10:30am

    Flagpole, Cunningham Park Dog Run, 193rd St &, Radnor Rd, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

    Are you ready to party? Welcome to an experience rooted in connection, laughter, and heavy on Latin rhythms. Strength, flexibility, and endurance are just some ...
  • Bodyweight Circuit Training
    FREE Fitness
    Bodyweight Circuit Training
    July 13 @ 10am - 11am

    Pier 35, 299 South St, New York, NY 10002

    This is an interval workout using cardio, bodyweight, and plyometric exercises that ends with a core-blast. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors and connecting with ...
  • Free Kayaking
    FREE Nature
    Free Kayaking
    July 13 @ 10am - 3pm

    Pier 2, 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Presented in partnership between Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse, free public kayaking is offered throughout the summer on ...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

  • Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi
    FREE Fitness
    Summer On The Hudson: Tai Chi
    July 14 @ 8am - 9:30am

    Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Riverside Dr, W 89th St, New York, NY 10024

    Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothes and sunscreen.
  • Total Body Burn
    FREE Fitness
    Total Body Burn
    July 14 @ 9am - 9:45am

    Dance Room, 1260 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11213

    Challenge yourself with a high energy body circuit training class designed to help you build strength and endurance.
  • Yoga at Socrates
    FREE Fitness
    Yoga At Socrates
    July 14 @ 10am - 11am

    Socrates Sculpture Park, 31-30 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11106

    Yoga at SocratesJune 23 through October 13, 2023Sundays with Astoria Yoga10:00 AM – 11:00 AM **In the event of morning cancellations due to morning weather or ...
    Whosoever Will Come Church Of Jesus Christ Presents: Evangelist James Lee
    July 14 @ 10am - 12pm

    1981 Fulton St, 1981 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233

    Guest Speaker James Lee Evangelist Leader of Fire & Spirit Ministry will be joining WWCCOJC ministry.
  • Arts Trail Nature Walk with the Godwin-Ternbach Museum
    FREE Arts & Crafts
    Arts Trail Nature Walk With The Godwin-Ternbach Museum
    July 14 @ 10am - 11am

    Ridgewood Reservoir, M4P6+H8 New York, NY

    Join the Queens College School of Arts and the Godwin-Ternbach Museum for an Arts Trail Nature Walk at Highland Park, exploring how nature can inspire art ...
  • Yoga Class at Unity Park
    FREE Fitness
    Yoga Class At Unity Park
    July 14 @ 10am - 11am

    Unity Park, 51 W 128th St, New York, NY 10027

    Unity Park, at 53-57 West 128th Street between 5th and Lenox Avenues in Central Harlem, will be hosting two yoga classes each lasting one hour under the ...
  • John Golden Day
    FREE Nature
    John Golden Day
    July 14 @ 10am - 12pm

    Entrance to John Golden Park, 33rd Avenue &, 215th Pl, Queens, NY 11360

    Come join us on John Golden Day to learn about the fascinating history of Crocheron / John Golden Park in Bayside. Refreshmentsand prizes sponsored by Cord ...
  • Historic New York: John Golden and Crocheron Park
    FREE History
    Historic New York: John Golden And Crocheron Park
    July 14 @ 10am - 11am

    Entrance - 215th Place and 33rd Road, 33- 35 215th Pl, Bayside, NY 11360

    On John Golden Day, Urban Park Rangers take you on a historic tour of this local neighborhood park created from the estates of the Crocheron and Golden ...
  • Waterfront Walks
    FREE Education
    Waterfront Walks
    July 14 @ 10:30am - 12pm

    Pier 1, 8 Old Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for a free walking tour of Brooklyn Bridge Park! Learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, the Park’s ...
  • Total Body Feteness®
    FREE Fitness
    Total Body Feteness®
    July 14 @ 11am - 11:45am

    Fit4Dance NYC, 21 Snyder Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226

    This class will provide a total body workout for all fitness levels using body weight as resistance.

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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