Fantastically Free Weekend Guide 🧘🎄

Get an early start on your financial goals by keeping the cost of fun down low. Our Free Weekend guide combines art galleries, yoga classes, and holiday fun at no cost to you. Find out what you can see, hear, do and experience for free this weekend.

Friday, 12/20

Escape East @ 333 333 East 47th Street, Manhattan


The Japan Society is inviting everyone in for their Escape East @ 333 event. Visitors can expect to celebrate the Made in Tokyo: Architecture and Living, 1964/2020 exhibit, hear live musicians and enjoy snacks. If you love art and history, this might be the perfect activity for you. Enjoy a relaxing tour and learn about the architecture of the past.

Winter Wonderland Pop-Up 1542 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

This is the last weekend to grab and go before Christmas Day. Show up to the Winter Wonderland Pop-up and wrap up your shopping list. Local creators and small businesses will be displaying their personal brands and goods for beauty, fashion and more. This is the perfect opportunity to find a unique gift that you won't see elsewhere. 

BX Writers Anthology Vol. 1 Release 131 Alexander Avenue, Brooklyn


Support local wordsmiths at the BX Writers Anthology Release. The event will focus on the first volume of literature from local writers and poets, featuring real and raw stories. If you're interested in new and upcoming talent, spoken word and networking then get your RSVP in soon.

Saturday, 12/21

Harlem Night Market at La Marqueta 1590 Park Avenue, Manhattan


Harlem is famous for flavor, soul, and culture. The Harlem Night Market highlights all that the neighborhood has to offer from food to good entertainment to creativity. Stop by this weekend and enjoy live entertainment, creative food items, delicious drinks, and one-of-a-kind goods.

Break Guinness' World Holiday Unboxing Record Fulton St & Church St, Manhattan


Watch a Guinness World Record get shattered with a mass holiday unboxing by Mystery Box. Over 700 participants are expected for the hour-long duration of things. The large colorful wrapped boxes will range in size and content, some full of electronic toys and tools. 

Light the Night - 20th Anniversary Tree Lighting 121st Morning-side Park, Manhattan


Spend time with loved ones on a calm starry night this weekend for the annual Light the Night event. The 20th anniversary of the Morning-side tree lighting returns promising the glowing and elegant string of lights crowds love. Attend the lighting with a warm heart, good vibes and maybe a cup of hot cocoa.

Sunday, 12/22

The Bruja's Holiday Mercado: BreadxButta X Brujas of NYC 843 Sterling Place, Brooklyn


This event empowers women of color in search of growth and origin. The Brujas of New York are hosting a vendor extravaganza, featuring artisans selling handmade goods with spiritual significance. Visitors can browse the displays, partake in tarot readings and learn about the world of spirit as told by Caribbean culture.

Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club — The Muppet Christmas Carol 268 36th Street, Brooklyn


Families and adults in touch with their inner child can head down to the Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club's event with Rooftop Films this weekend. The Industry City housed event includes a screening of the classic Charles Dickens tale revamped by animated puppets. The Muppet Christmas Carol is over an hour-long which means you might want to purchase some snacks from the participating food vendors. Afterward, enjoy holiday-themed activities and entertainment on location. 

Sunday Yoga with lululemon x Chelsea Market 75 9th Avenue, Manhattan