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.


TODAY - Saturday, Jul 2, 2022

  • Union Square Greenmarket Saturdays
    FREE Travel & Outdoors
    Union Square Greenmarket Saturdays
    July 2 @ 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 - ...
  • KIM Vincent Abate Playground
    FREE Arts & Crafts
    Kim Vincent Abate Playground
    July 2 @ 10am - 6pm

    Vincent Abate Playground, 333 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

    The Kids in Motion program engages children in active, outdoor play. An NYC Parks staff member leads four to seven hours of free activities in NYC’s ...
  • KIM DeMatti playground
    FREE Arts & Crafts
    Kim Dematti Playground
    July 2 @ 10am - 6pm

    DeMatti Park Fieldhouse, 430 Tompkins Ave.

    The Kids in Motion program engages children in active, outdoor play. An NYC Parks staff member leads four to seven hours of free activities in NYC’s ...
  • KIM Austin J. McDonald Playground
    FREE Arts & Crafts
    Kim Austin J. Mcdonald Playground
    July 2 @ 10am - 6pm

    Austin J. McDonald Playground Fieldhouse, 780 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY 10310

    The Kids in Motion program engages children in active, outdoor play. An NYC Parks staff member leads four to seven hours of free activities in NYC’s ...
  • Northern Manhattan Parks Super Hike
    FREE Nature
    Northern Manhattan Parks Super Hike
    July 2 @ 1pm - 3pm

    218th Street and Indian Road, 600 W 218th St, New York, NY 10034

    Join the Urban Park Rangers for a super hike! This hike will take you through the hills of Fort Tryon and Inwood Hill Parks. We will explore the rock shelters, ...
  • Free Wine Tasting at Astor Wines
    FREE Food & Drink
    Free Wine Tasting At Astor Wines
    July 2 @ 3pm - 6pm. Weekly - Saturdays

    Astor Wines & Spirits, 399 Lafayette Street, New York, New York 10003

    Astor Wines & Spirits offers free (complimentary) wine tastings on weekends and weeknights. Finding out when you can enjoy some free wine is as easy as ...
  • International Circle Saturdays @ Kimoto Rooftop
    FREE Party & Nightlife
    International Circle Saturdays @ Kimoto Rooftop
    July 2 - July 3 @ 10pm - 4am. Weekly - Saturdays

    Kimoto Rooftop Restaurant & Garden Lounge, 228 Duffield St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Experience The Hottest Afro Caribbean Weekly Dance Party In New York, Nyc Hottest Caribbean African Djs On Rotation, 100% Musical Satisfaction Guaranteed. ...
  • Certified Saturdays Party @ Katra Lounge
    FREE Party & Nightlife
    Certified Saturdays Party @ Katra Lounge
    July 2 - July 3 @ 11pm - 4am. Weekly - Saturdays

    Katra, 217 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

    Lounge Event in New york city: 2 floors of music. Main floor featurin the best hip-hop and Top 40 djs in the business. Ladies Free Before 12 WRSVP. Bottle ...

TOMORROW - Sunday, Jul 3, 2022

  • Waterfront Walks
    FREE Education
    Waterfront Walks
    July 3 @ 10:30am - 11:30am

    Pier 1 Entrance, Brooklyn Bridge, Bridge Park Drive, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy docents on a free tour to learn about the history of the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s sustainable design, ...
  • Brooklyn Brewery - Free Tours Sundays
    FREE Food & Drink
    Brooklyn Brewery - Free Tours Sundays
    July 3 @ 1pm - 6pm. 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 ...
  • Great Trees of Riverdale Park
    FREE Urban Park Rangers
    Great Trees Of Riverdale Park
    July 3 @ 1pm - 2pm

    Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane, 1 Spaulding Ln, The Bronx, NY 10471

    Trees have a special place in our environment. Join us for a hike of Riverdale Park in search of different species and learn some ways to identify these ...
  • SI Philharmonic Performance
    FREE Concerts
    Si Philharmonic Performance
    July 3 @ 4pm - 5pm

    Great Lawn, 7455 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10307

    Enjoy a musical performance by the Staten Island Philharmonic on the Great Lawn!
  • Comedy Mob @ New York Comedy Club: Free Comedy Show NYC
    Comedy Mob @ New York Comedy Club: Free Comedy Show Nyc
    July 3 @ 7pm - 7pm

    85 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003

    Come experience some of the best stand up comedy in NYC at the historic New York Comedy Club, East 4th Location. This open mic features both pro + up and ...
  • Summer on the Hudson: Amplified Sundays
    FREE Concerts
    Summer On The Hudson: Amplified Sundays
    July 3 @ 7pm - 9pm

    Pier I, 131 Riverside Blvd, New York, NY 10069

    Enjoy vibrantly-danceable live music accompanied by spectacular sunsets over the Hudson River! Amplified Sundays take place each Sunday in July. Music begins ...

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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