Things to Do in New York City

Free & Inexpensive Things to Do + Money-Saving Deals and Discounts

Must-See Attractions

Don’t miss these sights that are on most people’s Top 10 List.


Experience the city with guided tours and hop-on-hop-off buses.

Free Things to Do

Some of the best things to see and do in NYC don’t cost a cent.


Music, theater, comedy, dance … NYC has it all.

Harbor Cruises

Take a cruise and enjoy great views of the city from the water.

TV Show Tapings

Get free tickets for televeision shows taped in New York City.


Money-saving discounts and tips for NYC’s many museums.

Christmas 2016

The holiday season is a great time to visit New York City.

News & Discounts

Discounts, Deals, and Free & Inexpensive Things to Do

Free Brooklyn Museum Admission First Saturday of the Month

Target First Saturdays The Brooklyn Museum stays open for extended hours (11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.) with free admission after 5:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month (except September). . The free Saturdays are sponsored by Target. Target First Saturdays include...

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Paley Park

Paley Park Paley Park is a small "pocket park" located on 1/10th of an acre on East 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. The park is often pointed out as an excellent example of park design and has been described as an urban oasis. Park visitors describe the space as...

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Today Show Concerts – Be in the Audience!

Today Show Summer Concert Series See a free concert at Rockefeller Center's Today Show Plaza (on 48th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues). Each summer, the NBC morning news/talk show Today hosts a series of live concerts that are free for the public to attend....

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Stonewall National Monument

Stonewall National Monument Stonewall National Monument marks the West Village location of the Stonewall riots of June 28, 1969, which were considered the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement in the U.S. The monument includes Christopher Park and the block...

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Audience Tickets for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Tickets You can get free tickets to the be in the audience for a taping of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver through the show's online ticket application. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a late-night news satire show aired on...

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Visit the Chrysler Building Lobby

The Chrysler Building's Art Deco Lobby Most people are familiar with the exterior of the Chrysler Building, with its Art Deco design and iconic terraced crown and spire, but did you know that the building's lobby is also an Art Deco gem? The lobby is the only part of...

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China Institute Gallery Free Thursday Evenings

Free Thursday Evening Admission to the China Institute Gallery Admission to the China Institute Gallery is free on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.. The regular admission fee for the gallery, located in Lower Manhattan, is $8 for adults, and $4 for Seniors and...

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Jane’s Walk NYC

Jane's Walk is a weekend of free, citizen-lead, walks organized in honor of pioneering urbanist and activist Jane Jacobs, The 2017 Jane's Walk event will be held May 5 - 7. Walks cover a wide variety of themes and are held throughout the city. Discussion and...

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