Be a New York cheapskate. Enjoy this first weekend of May with one of the many free and frugal family-friendly events. Nothing on the NYCOTC list is more than $15, because we believe you can be cheap and still have fun in the greatest city on the planet.
Today and tomorrow:
Bike Expo New York – The annual FREE event with vendors, safety classes and more, that precedes the annual Five Borough Bike Tour. Full information on this previous NYCOTC posting.
NYC Bhangra’s 5th Annual Holi Hai Fest: Celebrate the Indian festival of colors with music and dance performances, food, crafts and more. FREE 1 Dag Hammarksjold Plaza, 47th St & 2nd Ave, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Event website
Randall’s Island Cherry Blossom Festival: Face painting and kite flying for the kids, Japanese drumming performance, tea tasting and more. FREE 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event website.
Lexington Avenue Festival: Lexington Avenue between 60th Street and 66th Street. FREE
Cinco de Mayo Festival – Mariachi bands, Mexican food and more. Flushing Town Hall, Queens. Full information in this previous NYCOTC posting.
Saturday and Sunday –
Jane’s Walk NYC: More than FREE 100 walking tours in all five boroughs. Full information in this previous NYCOTC posting.
Crafts on Columbus: Well-made arts and crafts worthy of the location behind the American Museum of Natural History. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
Sunday through Tuesday –
Celebrate Israel on the Upper West Side – Three days of FREE music and dance performances, cooking demonstrations and more, events celebrating the 66th Anniversary of Israel, at various locations on the UWS. Full information in this previous NYCOTC posting
Have fun and be a NYC cheapskate with NYC on the Cheap.