Free NYC Adventures for People Who Are Like Ahhhhh…Summer [May 27-30]

Memorial Day weekend = extra time for free things. Get planning!

Friday 5/27 Saturday 5/28 Sunday 5/29 Monday 5/30
It’s Fleet Week! Yeah, that’s why you’re seeing the entire U.S. Navy walking around…Check the sched for interesting free events part of the week. Continued Continued Continued
LES Festival of the Arts: all free theatrical performances! The theme? Art holds no walls or barriers. That just means it’s gonna get wacky. Continued Continued X
Friday Fencing is back on through October! Head to Bryant Park for some lessons 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Remember to call ahead to reserve a spot. X X X
Shakespeare in the Park is back on! Line up, bros. Continued Continued X
Free Comedy in Alphabet City – 7:30 p.m. Every Friday night. X X X
Outdoor movies have begun! Watch Top Gun on the deck of the Intrepid starting at 7:00 p.m. X X X
X Free brewery tours at the Chelsea Craft Brewing Company (located in the Bronx, contrary to the namesake). X X
X Run with an expert on the Hudson every Saturday from now through the first week of August. Show up at 10:00 a.m., or earlier (to possibly win a Samsung smartwatch). Must register at above link. X X
X The Hester Street Fair on the LES is back on – every Saturday through October 29th from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. It’s for those who want to shop for vintage clothes, or just binge eat on artisanal hipster foods. X X
X Get your street food on at Queens Night Market. X X
X Not free, but might as well be! 5 cent Nathan’s hot dogs on Coney Island from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. X X
X Eat and shop simultaneously at all Smorgasburg/Brooklyn Flea locations! Continued X
X It’s going to get WILD. Puerto Rican Parade on 152nd street from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (actually the partying probably won’t end until 3 days later) X X
X Washington Square Park has an outdoor art exhibit starting Friday Continued Continued
X X X Couple of Memorial Day Parades going on. Check to see which one is nearest you.

Happy Weekend!


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