Free NYC Events List (Monday, 7/1/19-Sunday, 7/7/19)

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June was Pride Month and was packed with free pride events.

Free events are abundant in New York. Please see below for a list of selected free events that are occurring Monday, 7/1/19-Sunday, 7/7/19 in NYC. Please note, times and things may change, so it is best to contact the event organizer for the latest updates. The event organizer can be found in the link in the title. Events may also fill up to capacity.

Pop-ups may occur in multiple dates, and to avoid repetition only a few dates were selected for this post.

For a list of standard free events, such as landmarks and museums please go here for a weekend guide. For a list of my 5 main resources for finding free events please go here.

Monday, 7/1/19

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Movie Night (5pm-11pm)

What: Movie screening of To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.
Where: Bryant Park
When: 5pm-11pm
Nearest Train: B/D/F/M 42nd St – Bryant Park
RSVP: Walk in. Bring a blanket and sit on the Lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a feature film. Bryant Park Movie Nights are presented by Netflix. Lawn opens 5pm and film begins at sunset. Food and drink curated by Hester Street Fair for sale on the Fountain Terrace.

*FREE PIZZA* at Freestyle Comedy – Comics on Netflix, Comedy Central, etc (7:30pm-9:30pm)


What:  Comedy show and pizza. *Free with RSVP or $5 at the door*
Where: The Bowery Electric (327 Bowery, New York, NY)
When: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Nearest Train: F/ 2nd Avenue
RSVP: *Free with RSVP (link in title) or $5 at the door*

Tuesday, 7/2/19

#The100kintiative (12pm-7pm)


What:  #The100kintiative pop-up hosts world-renowned artist Amit Greenberg’s installation, which showcases the impact of plastic on our oceans.
Where: Starrett-Lehigh Building (601 W. 26th Street, New York, NY)
When: Daily 12pm-7pm until Wednesday, 7/3/19.
Nearest Train: C/E 23rd St
RSVP: Walk in

Dance in HRPK: Ballroom (6:30pm-9pm)

What: Join teacher Robbie Tristan for ballroom dance classes. Weather permitting.
Where: Pier 45 at Hudson River Park (Hudson River Greenway, New York, NY)
When: Beginner Lessons – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Open Dance – 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Nearest Train: 1/ Christopher St
RSVP: Walk in

Strictly Tango Dance Class & Movies Under the Stars: The Tango Lesson (6pm-10:30pm)

What: Tango dance and movie screening (The Tango Lesson).
Where: Washington Square Park
When: 6pm-10:30pm
Nearest Train: B/D/F/M/A/C/E W 4th St
RSVP: Walk in. Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Wednesday, 7/3/19

Watercolors on the Waterfront (6:30pm-8pm)


What:  Paint and watch the sunset with Donna Levinstone, an LIC based artist.
Where: Hunter’s Point South Park , LIC Landing Events Space (Center Blvd, Long Island City, NY)
When: 6:30pm-8pm
Nearest Train: 7/Vernon Blvd – Jackson Av
RSVP: Walk in

Thursday, 7/4/19

Coney Island’s Fourth of July Celebration + Fireworks (10:00 a.m.11:59 p.m)


What:  Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest (10am) and the Steeplechase Spectacular Fireworks show (9:50pm).
Where: Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Pat Auletta Steeplechase Pier (Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 10am-11:59pm
Nearest Train: D/F/N/Q Coney Island-Stillwell Av Station
RSVP: Walk in

Friday, 7/5/19

Stargazing at the Waterfront (8pm-10pm)


What:  Stargazing and telescopes.
Where: Hunter’s Point South Park , (Center Blvd, Long Island City, NY)
When: 8pm-10pm
Nearest Train: 7/Vernon Blvd – Jackson Av
RSVP: Walk in

Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks (9:30pm-10pm)


What:  Coney Island fireworks every Friday night (weather permitting) from June 21 through August 30!
Where: Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk, Between West 10th Street and West 15th Street (37 Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 9:30pm-10pm
Nearest Train: D/F/N/Q Coney Island-Stillwell Av Station
RSVP: Walk in

Saturday, 7/6/19

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park (10am-2pm)


What:  Kayak with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock. This repeats every week on Sunday and Saturday between 6/1/2019 and 9/29/2019 and is weather permitting.
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2 Dock (334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 10am-2pm
Nearest Train: A/C High St
RSVP: Walk in

Sunday, 7/7/19

Walk Up Kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park (10am-2pm)


What:  Kayak with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock. This repeats very week on Sunday and Saturday between 6/1/2019 and 9/29/2019 and is weather permitting.
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2 Dock (334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: 10am-2pm
Nearest Train: A/C High St
RSVP: Walk in

Manhattan Gardening Club: Midsummer Growth (11am-12:30pm)

What:   Learn how to grow and maintain your garden.
Where: Inwood Hill Park, 218th Street and Indian Road (600 W 218th St, New York, NY)
When: 11am-12:30pm
Nearest Train: 1/ 215th St
RSVP: Walk in

Kayaking and Canoeing (1pm-4pm)

What:  LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing from Socrates’ beach at Hallets Cove  and is weather permitting.
Where: Socrates Sculpture Park, Hallets Cove (31-10 Vernon Blvd, Queens, NY)
When: 1pm-4pm
Nearest Train: N/W 30th Avenue
RSVP: Walk in


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