An Insider's Guide to New York's Free or Low-Cost Entertainment

Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park | Photo Credit: Seastreak.com

Looking for things to do in NYC, but not looking to spend a fortune? Check out these fun low cost or no cost ideas that won't break your bank.

  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • Improv at UCB East
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The cost of living in New York City adds up fast! Between your daily 'double shot capps' and transportation fees, it can be hard to scrape together a budget for fun things to do around NYC. However savvy locals know that there are a handful of cost-effective options perfect for those who are looking for entertainment that won't break the bank. Check out our four favorites!


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