Things to do in New York this Saturday

Start your weekend the right way with our guide to brunch and the best events and places to go in the day and during the evening.

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PotterCon

  • Free

We know, you're still waiting hopefully for that acceptance letter sent to you via owl to let you know you've finally made it into Hogwarts. News flash: That's never happening. But the next best thing! 

  1. The Bell House 149 7th St, between Second and Third Aves, 11215
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Central Park Skate Circle

  • Free

The Central Park Dance Skater Association’s weekend get-togethers have been a fixture on the park's calendar for decades. 

  1. Central Park Skate Circle midpark, enter at Central Park West and W 72nd St or Fifth Ave and E 72nd St
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Oct 12
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Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Leg warmers live on with Reagan-era–fixated combo Jessie's Girl playing vintage hits like “We Built This City” and “Don’t Stop Believin',” bookended by period-apropos DJ sets.

  1. Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker St, at Thompson St
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sat Aug 30
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A Bikeable Feast

As King's County races forward in cultural development, artistic expansions and—obviously—inventive food culture, Manhattanites scale the Williamsburg Bridge to get a taste.

  1. Various locations
  2. Until Sat Aug 23
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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Self-described “bubble scientist” Fan Yang's blissfully disarming act (now performed by his son, Deni) consists mainly of generating a dazzling succession of bubbles in mind-blowing configurations, filling them with smoke or linking them into long chains.

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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Brooklyn Flea

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  • Free

The Brooklyn Flea is back outside on Saturdays in Fort Greene and Sundays in Williamsburg .

  1. East River State Park 90 Kent Ave, at North 8th St
  2. Sat Aug 2 - Sun Nov 23
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See a new film tonight

Get on Up

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Calvary

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Guardians of the Galaxy

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Magic in the Moonlight

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Boyhood

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Land Ho!

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Life Itself

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
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Chris F
Chris F

What about the Belmont Stakes? The world will be watching to see if the 1st Triple Crown winner will happen since 1978 and only the 12th in 130 years!!!