Best Free Things to Do This Summer in NYC

Alyson Penn

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With colorful festivals, concerts by big-name artists and Shakespeare performances, there are fun, free things to do every day in NYC this summer. And, of course, outdoor activities like relaxing in Central Park and strolling the Brooklyn Heights Promenade also cost nothing. Here’s a roundup of some great events that’ll leave you with extra cash in your wallet.  

Free Summer Events

Shakespeare in the Park
May
23

Arts & Culture Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater presents two free productions at the Delacorte in Central Park...a summer in New York tradition.

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Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks
Jul
4

Festivals & Parades Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks

The iconic display, now located on the East River, will celebrate its 40th anniversary.

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