Don’t scoff, jaded New Yorker—there are a lot of free things to do in NYC today. We understand: When you live in one of the most expensive cities in America, it’s hard to imagine how anything in this town could be gratis. But guess what? Every event on this list is free, and actually awesome! That’s right, we found the best concerts, free art exhibitions, comedy shows, cultural celebrations and events happening in NYC parks, so you can have the time of your life without paying a dime. Whether you’re looking for free date ideas or something to do with visiting relatives, we got you.
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The cavernous, darkened venue for this fair is well suited to its program of video installations and single channel presentations mounted by a lively mix of commercial and non-profit galleries. You can also immerse yourself in media projects featuring the latest in augmented and virtual reality technologies.
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