Budget getting strained by holiday shopping? No worries. You can still enjoy NYC on the cheap with these concerts, magic shows and parties, including a holiday pub crawl, for $15 or less. Here are four of our favorite deals.
Santa Pub Crawl – Check out the best bars and pubs in NYC neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens with like-minded friends. The PubCrawls.com gang has previously broken the world record for largest bar-hop ever hosted, and is always on the hunt to reclaim the title. Whether you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Halloween or rocking an ugly Christmas sweater for one of their many themed crawls, you’ll make new friends as you bond over booze and beers under the scenic skyline of NYC.
- December 31 only. Get comp tickets for a wristband entitling you to admission to Santa Crawl locations and discounted drinks
Red Hot Mama: The Sophie Tucker Songbook – Known for her bawdy sense of humor and outspoken views on men and relationships, Sophie Tucker’s legacy has influenced generations of comediennes and singers, including Bette Midler. for generations. During her career, which spanned over seven decades, this gutsy vaudeville entertainer found popularity and fame with self-parody and suggestive-for-their-time songs like “I’m the Last of the Red Hot Mamas,” “The Lady is a Tramp” and “You’ve Gotta See Your Mama,” as well as her signature number, “Some of These Days.” This one-woman show stars Melanie Gall, bringing the story of this remarkable woman and her journey through showbiz to the stage.
- Get comp tickets for your choice of dates through January 1, 2017. Theater is in Soho
Harlem Gospel Holiday Celebration– Gospel music delivers powerfully uplifting sounds that are perfect for the holiday season. New York’s Mount Olivet Baptist Church hosts its Harlem Gospel Holiday Celebration to help you start your season on just the right note. These one-hour Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve concerts will bring joy to your heart as the foot-stomping, heavenly harmonizing and soulful rhythms of Black gospel music ring through the air.
- Half-price tickets are $10. Reserve now before the discount tickets are sold out.
Times Square Magic – LOL Times Square comedy club is home to more than just punchlines and potshots. Times Square Magic takes over the the LOL Times Square comedy club stage with astonishing feats of mind-reading, juggling and illusions. You’ll see magicians from New York and beyond who’ve pulled off the seemingly impossible on America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing and more. It’s mind-blowing fun for the whole family.
- Walk-up price is $20. Get tickets for FREE to $10 for performances through the end of January.
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