Free Fun Things to Do for NYC Kids

New York City Free Family-Friendly Things to Do Fun and Events and Activities

Some of the best things in life really are free—even here in expensive NYC! You just have to know where to look. Our Free in NYC Guide lists a multitude of no-cost classes and camps for kids, plus info on when you can visit enriching family destinations like museums and zoos for free.

We've also got the scoop on plenty of no-cost things to do, including the best free annual festivals, free indoor movies, and free summer-only fun like outdoor sports programs, kids' concerts and family film series. And of course, whenever the weather is nice, you can head to one of NYC's fantastic parks and playgrounds for a no-cost day of play. So leave your credit cards at home and enjoy your time exploring NY-Free!