Free NYC Adventures for People Who… Say Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? [June 10-12]


There is a “Cucumber Festival of Wonder” this weekend, along with giant swings that play music in Fi-Di and weird interactive art on Governor’s Island. JOIN THE WEIRD MOVEMENT.

I love summer.

Friday 6/10 Saturday 6/11 Sunday 6/12
The Swings starts this weekend – giant swings at Brookfield Place that play music! Ends July 7th. Continued Continued
GMA and TODAY Show concerts are up and running. Check their prospective schedules for musicians – beware you must wake up early early early in the morning. X 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
Shakespeare in the Park is back on! Line up, bros. Continued Continued
Free Comedy in Alphabet City – 7:30 p.m. Every Friday night. X X
X Governor’s Island is so cool. They have another immersive art experience called “Life is But a Dream.” Jump on that Ferry and GOOO. Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. through July 24. X
X Free Greenwich Village walking tours starting at 11:30 a.m. Runs through September 24th. X
X Long Island City Bike Parade in Socrates Sculpture Park! 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 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 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 Get your street food on at Queens Night Market. X
X Eat and shop simultaneously at all Smorgasburg/Brooklyn Flea locations! Continued
X Get some real street art at Fulton Art Fair. X
X Hendricks Gin’s Cucumber Festival of Wonder still has some spots open! RSVP here. It is indeed, very unusual. Continued

Happy Weekend!


  1. Managed to win tickets to Shakespeare in the Park from TodayTix’s online lottery last week – it was amazing!! An all-female cast gives a whole new flavor to The Taming of the Shrew.

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