As always, there’s plenty to do in NYC free and cheap this last weekend of March, including family frendly pre-Passover events. Unless a price is mentioned, events are FREE. Dress for the thermometer, not for the calendar.
any time of year
Today through Sunday in New York:
Affordable Art Fair: Find the Picassos and Lichtensteins of tomorrow at this weekend art fair at Pier 94. Tickets are still available for just $5.
Saturday in New York
Miranda Lambert at MSG: Half-price tickets are still available to see the Academy of Country Music’s Female Vocalist of the Year a record-breaking five times in a row. Click here for $30 tickets.
Saturday and Sunday in New York:
Fulton Stall Market at the South Street Seaport: A new farmer’s market and more. The more includes FREE Saturday morning cartoons for the kids and cooking demonstrations for the grownups. Details here.
Sunday in New York:
Family Pre-Passover Program: also at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, at 2pm. Join ShirLaLa along with My Haggadah creator, Francine Hermelin, for an eye-opening model seder featuring live music, interactive storytelling, and traditional Passover food. Best for families with children ages 3-10. Tickets are $10, $7 for children 10 and under. Get tickets here.
Passover Family Party: Art, dancing and more at the Jewish Museum, including Baby Loves Disco and a concert by The Macaroons. Noon-4pm. FREE with museum admission.
Back to the Future: Take the kids, or not, to a screening of this iconic film, at the Film Forum. Tickets are just $12 purchased online. Screening is at 11am. Film Forum is at 209 West Houston St.
Learn to Tango: Get a FREE one hour beginner’s lesson at Triangulo in Flatiron, NYC’s only dance studio devoted exclusively to Argentine tango. You don’t need a partner, but you do need to know your left foot from your right. Registration is recommended. The free class is 4:30 to 5:30pm. Triangulo is at 135 West 20th, Suite 301, intercom buzzer #62.
Also, check the list of best free things to do in NYC any day of the week, including weekends.