Join the crowds at NYC's official St. Patrick's Day Parade, which has marched the streets since 1762. Photo courtesy of the parade organizers
Join the crowds at NYC's official St. Patrick's Day Parade, which has marched the streets since 1762. Photo courtesy of the parade organizers

40 Family-Friendly Free Things To Do in NYC This March

March offers the first glimmer of hope for warmer days ahead. The month also hosts a slew of stellar events that won't break the bank—in fact, they're all FREE! Get ready for Dr. Seuss celebrations, Irish revelry for St. Patrick's Day, and early springtime flowers. We've rounded up a slew of family-friendly FREE activities in NYC this month.

Read on for 40(!) FREE things to do this March in New York City, including picks in all five boroughs. You can find more top events in our March GoList, or our always packed daily NYC event calendar. Plus, there are loads of seasonal to-dos in our NYC Spring Guide for Families.


Sunnyside
43rd Street & Skillman Ave.
Queens, NY

Village Lantern Comedy Club
167 Bleeker Street
New York, NY 10012

Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Ave
New York, NY 10011

Starts at
Forest Avenue and Hart Boulevard
Staten Island , NY

Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverale (CSAIR)
475 West 250th St (just off Henry Hudson Pkwy East)
Bronx, NY 10471

South Street Seaport
Pier 17
New York, NY 10038

Old Stone House
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

New Museum
235 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

Lincoln Center
61 West 62nd Street, David Rubenstein Atrium
New York, NY 10023

6 River Terrace
New York City, NY 10282

The Museum of Modern Art
in Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), 4 West 54th Street (near Fifth Avenue)
New York, NY

Beach 130th St. and Newport Ave.
Rockaway, NY

Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Avenue @76th Street
NY, NY 10023

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Heights Library
109 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Industry City
274 36th St
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Salt Marsh Nature Center
East 33rd Street and Avenue U
Brooklyn, NY

Greenpoint Library
107 Norman Ave. at Leonard St.
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Irish Arts Center
553 West 51 Street
New York, NY 10019

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
2351 Veteran's Road West
Staten Island, NY 10309

National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

Weeksville Heritage Center
158 Buffalo Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213

Forest Park
Metropolitan Avenue and Forest Park Drive
Queens, NY

Throggs Neck
Starts at East Tremont Avenue at Lafayette Avenue and ends at Harding and Brinsmade Avenues
Bronx, NY

Prospect Park
Starting at 15th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY

New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Queens, NY 11368

Brooklyn Navy Yard
141 Flushing Avenue Building 77
Brooklyn, NY

Fifth Avenue at 44th Street
to 79th Street
New York, NY

Irish Arts Center (but this event is citywide)
553 West 51 Street
New York, NY 10019

6 River Terrace
New York City, NY 10282

El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Avenue Bet. 104th and 105th Street
New York, NY 10029

Wyckoff House Museum
5816 Clarendon Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203

Bay Ridge
Starting at Marine Avenue/3rd Ave down to 67th Street.
Brooklyn, NY

Al Oerter Recreation Center
131-40 Fowler Avenue in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY

Macys
100-104 W 35th St
New York, NY 10018

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052

Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Brookfield Place
230 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
2351 Veterans Rd W
Staten Island, NY 10309
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