[Summer 2015] Free Events in NYC

By: Yoora Park

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Summer is here, and you know what that means– TONS of free events in NYC!

There is not a single day in June, July, or August where you will be bored or have nothing to do,

because there is always something to do in NYC, for FREE!

To save you the time and energy (cause you know, there are tons of event calendars floating around the Internet), we’ve created a MASTER LIST of *absolutely* FREE NYC Events you can enjoy this summer!

Let’s start with outdoor movies. NYC outdoor movie screening free eventsHBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival | Every Monday, 5:00pm at the Lawn

Mon. June 22- Ghost Busters (1984)

Mon. June 29- The Killers (1964)

Mon. July 6- The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Mon.July 13- I’m No Angel (1933)

Mon. July 20- Badlands (1973)

Mon. July 27- Footloose (1984)

Mon. August 3- Marathon Man (1976)

Mon. August 10- Desk Set (1957)

Mon. August 17- Chinatown (1974)

Mon. August 24- Back to the Future (1985)

Outdoor 1980 Movie Screening at Central Park | 8:00pm in the landscape north of Sheep Meadow (near the cafe on 69th street)

Tues. August 25- Fame (1980)

Wed. August 26- Blue Brothers (1980)

Thurs. August 27- Airplane! (1980)

Fri. August 28- Raging Bull (1980)

Sat. August 29- Superman II (1980)

Not a fan of sitting still for hours? No worries! There are bunch of other *free* outdoor activities like Yoga, Dance Classes, Game Nights, and Language Classes at Bryant Park!

NYC outdoor yoga dance game free events

Monday Language Class @Upper Terrace Gravel | 11:45am-12:30pm

Class attendance is limited to 20 so RSVP by emailing inlinguainBryantPark@inlingua.com | All classes are beginner classes and non-cumulative!

Tuesday Tai Chi Class @Fountain Terrace | 7:30am-8:30am

Tuesday Morning YOGA @Upper Terrace | 10:00am-11:00am

Tuesday Meditation Class @South Side of Fifth Avenue Terrace | 11:00am-11:30am

Tuesday Scrabble Game Night @40th Street Plaza | 5:00pm

Wednesday Boot Camp/Barre Class (alternating) @Fountain Terrace | 6:30am-7:00am

Wednesday Settlers of Catan Game Night @40th Street Plaza | 5:00pm

Thursday Tai Chi Class @Fountain Terrace | 7:30am-8:30am

Thursday Evening YOGA @the Lawn | 6:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday Beginner’s Chess Game Night @40th Street Plaza | 5:00pm

Friday Fencing Class @Fifth Avenue Terrace at 41st Street | 1:30pm-2:30pm

Fridays Apples to Apples Game Night @40th Street Plaza | 5:00pm

Saturday Dance Class @Northeast Corner of Lawn | 10:00am-11:00am

Thursday Morning Yoga @ Washington Square Park (Garibaldi Plaza) | 8:30am-9:30am

BYOB (Bring Your Own Mat) | Updates on the WSPConservancy’s twitter account: @wspconservancy

Not a fan of working out in public but still want to enjoy the beautiful weather and the scenery? We hear you. That’s why here we list Museums, Gardens, and Zoos that offer free admissions!


Free Admission daily:

American Folk Art Museum

Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Museum at FIT

Free Tuesdays:

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Wave Hill (9am-12pm)

Free Wednesdays:

Bronx Zoo (pay what you will for ground access | excludes admission to special exhibitions)

New York Botanical Garden (pay what you will for ground access | excludes admission to special exhibitions)

Queens Botanical Garden (3pm-6pm)

Free Thursdays:

Museum of Arts and Design (pay what you will | 6pm-9pm)

New Museum (pay what you will | 7pm-9pm)

Free Fridays:

Asia Society (6-9pm)

Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) (4-8pm)

Museum of the Moving Image (4-8pm)

New York Historical Society (6-8pm)

New York Hall of Science (2-5pm)

Rubin Museum of Art (6-10pm)

New York Aquarium (pay what you will | 4pm-close)

Free Saturdays:

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (10am-12pm)

New York Botanical Garden (pay what you will for ground access; 9-10am)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (pay what you will | 5:45pm-7:45pm)

Wave Hill (9am-12pm)

Free Sundays:

Frick Collection (pay what you will | 11am-1pm)

The Morgan Library and Museum (McKim Rooms only | 4-6pm)

Queens Botanical Garden (4-6pm)

Studio Museum in Harlem (4-6pm)By: Yoora Park

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