All The Free Things to do in NYC Free and in NYC! Traveling to New York City and doing fun activities with your family may seem expensive, but fear not, there are tons of free activities and events to enjoy all around the city. Randall’s Island Park Randall’s Island Park Randall’s Island Park is a family-friendly haven of free activities and loads of fun, with free movies, concerts, festivals, yoga, athletics, gardens, tours, and special events for all ages. There’s no better way to spend your day than with the beautiful scenic views that Randall’s Island Park provides. The Brooklyn Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge The Brooklyn Bridge stretches across the East River and has unbelievable views of the New York City skyline. The bridge has a wide walkway that is open to pedestrians and cyclists which is in the center line of the roadways. Washington Square Park Washington Square Park Washington Square Park is a beautiful mecca of culture. Take a relaxing stroll around the park and see the art, nature, music, performances, learn history, and have fun interacting with some NYC locals. Central Park Central Park Whether you are relaxing on a blanket in the Sheep Meadow or visiting some of the iconic statues, Central Park is a place for discovery and tranquility. The Public Theater Group owns the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. This breezy outdoor stage is the site of the ever-popular (and free) Shakespeare in the Park series. Harlem Harlem Harlem is a cultural beacon of music, art, history, and innovation. It’s home to the city’s most interesting architecture, food, music and people. Free Tours by Foot offers a two hour Harlem tour that takes you through the streets where several cutting edge Harlem Renaissance players put American music on the world map. Grant’s Tomb Grant’s Tomb Visit the resting place of former President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia. Grant’s Tomb, the largest mausoleum in the United States, is located in Morningside Heights in Manhattan’s Upper West Side as a symbol of heroism and courage. South Street Seaport South Street Seaport The South Street Seaport area incorporates traditional style architecture from old Manhattan, coupled with a beautiful view of the Brooklyn Bridge that is a must-see. Join the free Seaport District Interactive Walking Tour to learn of historic sites, quaint shops and the ability to interact with locals as well as take some great photographs.