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Are you looking for free things to do in New York City (NYC) on October 29, 2022?

24 free events take place on Saturday, October 29 in New York City. Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides! Exciting, high quality, unique and off the beaten path free events and free things to do take place in New York today, tonight, tomorrow and each day of the year, any time of the day: whether it's a weekday or a weekend, day or night, morning or evening or afternoon, December or July, April or November! These events will take your breath away!

New York City (NYC) never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment. Check out October 29 and see for yourself. Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall! Just click on any day of the calendar above and you'll find most inspiring and entertaining free events to go to and free things to do on each day of October . Don't miss the opportunities that only New York provides!

Some events take place all year long: same day of the week, same time there are there for you to take advantage of. One of the oldest free weekly events in Manhattan is Dixieland Jazz with the Gotham Jazzmen, which happen at noon every Tuesday. Another example of an event that you can attend all year round on weekdays is Federal Reserve Bank Tour, which takes place every week day at 1 pm (but advanced reservations are required). You can take at least 13 free tours every day of the year, except the New Year Day, July 4th, and the Christmas Day. If you are classical music afficionado, you can spend whole day in New York going from one free classical concert to another. If you love theater, then New York gives you an option to attend plays and musicals free of charge, or at deep discount. You just need to have information about it. And we are here to make that information available to you.
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24 free things to do in New York City (NYC) on Saturday, October 29, 2022

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Editor's Picks

free events nyc Pumpkin Point 2022
free events nyc Improve Your Resilience With Professional Coaching
free events nyc Manhattan's Chinatown: An Historical Walking Tour
free events nyc Seaport Walking Tour: Hidden History of the South Street Seaport's Architecture
free events nyc Us (2019), written and directed by Jordan Peele
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Film | Ghostbusters (1984): Sci-Fi Comedy with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd


Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. Director: Ivan Reitman Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver 105 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Films, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Ghostbusters (1984): Sci-Fi Comedy with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd

Workshop | Drawing in the Park


Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshops, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Drawing in the Park

Workshop | Improve Your Resilience With Professional Coaching


Meet with a Resilience Coach who can assist you in developing and sustaining a positive mindset, overcoming adversity, and building confidence. Coaches provide a safe space for you to share your thoughts and be yourself, while offering personalized feedback to help you work through challenges - identifying or filling in the gap between where you are now and where they want to be personally or professionally.
   New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free
Workshops, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Improve Your Resilience With Professional Coaching

Birdwatching | Introduction to Birdwatching Walk


Whether you’re just starting out or have already joined the birding ranks, this introductory walk is for you. A member of the Brooklyn Bird Club and the Park Alliance lead an introductory walk to learn the basics of birding and search for the dozens of species that visit the Park through all seasons. All levels are welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring binoculars if you have them.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Birdwatchings, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Introduction to Birdwatching Walk

Park Walk | Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers


Hear the story behind New York City's park in the sky: an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Park Walks, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Park Tour: From Freight to Flowers

Festival | Pumpkin Point 2022


An annu-al free pump-kin patch and fall fes-ti-val, returns for 2022. Vis-i-tors are invit-ed to pick out their own pump-kins (free with sug-gest-ed dona-tion). There is a full sched-ule of events and pro-grams. Food ven-dors, includ-ing Lit-tle Eva's, Fauzi-a's Heav-en-ly Delights, and Threes Brew-ing, will be on-site with Fall-themed food and drink avail-able for purchase.
   New York City, NY; NYC
10:00 am
Free
Festivals, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Pumpkin Point 2022

Fair | Street Fair


Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fair | Street Fair


Free fun for the whole family, including arts, crafts, antiques, plants, entertainment, games, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Jazz & Yoga


A vinyasa flow yoga set to live jazz. This carefully curated sequence seamlessly unites mind and body with skillful postures and mindful breathing that flow towards deep relaxation. Featuring certified instructor Ron Davis and live music accompaniment.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tour | The Dark Side of Lower Manhattan Walking Tour


The oldest neighborhood in the city harbors a variety of tall tales and secrets. Explore the darker stories of Lower Manhattan that some would prefer stay hidden.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tours, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, The Dark Side of Lower Manhattan Walking Tour

Festival | Dia de Muertos Celebration


Explore the rich history and multi-sensory traditions of Mexico's beloved 3,000-year-old tradition commemorating loved ones who have passed away. This will be a day of art-making workshops led by artist educators, live music and dance performances, and a community ofrenda (altar) designed by a local artist. It all happens in the heart of El Barrio.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free
Festivals, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Dia de Muertos Celebration

Tour | Manhattan's Chinatown: An Historical Walking Tour


A walking tour of Chinatown guided by Taylor Zhou, former docent at the Museum of Chinese in America. The tour builds on her knowledge to include insight into the social, economic, and cultural life of the community. The tour moves through the historic core of the neighborhood, highlighting the people and businesses that made Chinatown what it is today.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:00 pm
Free
Tours, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Manhattan's Chinatown: An Historical Walking Tour

Screening | The Undies: Student Films


BFA Animation presents The Undies, a three-hour screening event showcasing finished films created during the previous year by underclass students. As per tradition, the first-year class is invited to participate on the judging panel for the 2022 Undies Awards and all audience members will have a chance to vote on the winner of the 2022 Undies Audience Choice Award. Films will be screened, awards will be won and fun.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm
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Screenings, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, The Undies: Student Films

Film | Ghostbusters (1984): Sci-Fi Comedy with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd


Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. Director: Ivan Reitman Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver 105 min.
   New York City, NY; NYC
1:15 pm
$5
Films, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Ghostbusters (1984): Sci-Fi Comedy with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd

Screening | Us (2019), written and directed by Jordan Peele


A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgangers appear and begin to terrorize them. With Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker. Rated R 116 minutes Enjoy a free screening of the film, as well as a recommended reading list based on the movie. Jordan Peele is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker best known for his film and television work in the comedy and horror genres. His 2017 directorial debut, the horror film Get Out, was a critical and box office success, for which he received numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, along with nominations for Best Picture and Best Director. He received another Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for producing Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free
Screenings, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Us (2019), written and directed by Jordan Peele

Birdwatching | Island Bird Walk


See the birds of the island with an expert guides. Over 220 bird species have been spotted on the island, which provides excellent habitat all year round. Whether you’re an expert birder or a beginner, these tours will help you discover all of the bird life the island has to offer. Binoculars are available to borrow. Saturdays, July 16-October 29, 2022
   New York City, NY; NYC
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City Walk | Seaport Walking Tour: Hidden History of the South Street Seaport's Architecture


Several buildings in the South Street Seaport Historic District are considered to be some of the oldest standing structures in Manhattan. From taverns to warehouses, built by the most famous American architects of the 19th century, the buildings of the Seaport have big stories to tell. Take a walk with us and discover the origins of New York's greatness. Tours will be led together by the museum's Director of Collections and Manager of Engagement & Public Programs.
   New York City, NY; NYC
2:00 pm
Free
City Walks, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Seaport Walking Tour: Hidden History of the South Street Seaport's Architecture

Other | October Flux Saturday: Spooky Sound Effect Community Orchestra


Play a spooky sound com­po­si­tion live. For their Octo­ber Flux Sat­ur­day, they will have var­i­ous instru­ments, objects, and micro­phones set up to cre­ate a live haunt­ed house sound­track. Vis­i­tors of all ages are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate in cre­at­ing sound effects, fol­lowed by live syn­the­siz­er per­for­mances by Will Owen, Eugene Lew, and spe­cial musi­cal guests. Fea­tur­ing hot cocoa and cider.      
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Workshop | Community plant and seed exchange


Meet other plant enthusiasts for a free plant swap and seed starting workshop. Share tips, advice, and plants in this community event. Exchange plants and make your own seed starting pots from recycled newspaper and a plethora of provided seeds. Please bring only pest-free plants. If your plants are in containers, please be sure they are in containers that you are ready to give away or exchange. Rooted cuttings may be brought in a sealed plastic bag wrapped in a moist paper towel.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Classical Music | Serene organ meditations in an intimate venue


Enjoy taditional programs of repertoire for the pipe organ.
   New York City, NY; NYC
4:00 pm
Free
Concerts, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Serene organ meditations in an intimate venue

Concert | Works for Flute by Contemporary Composers (In Person and Online)


Alice Jones, Flute Program Shirish Korde (1945 - ) Anusvara Michael Fiday (1961 - ) Nine Haiku Brian Raphael Nabors (1991 - ) Theme and Variations for Alto Flute Belinda Reynolds (1967 - ) Share Adolphus Hailstork (1941 - ) Sonatina An avid symphonic, chamber, theater, and contemporary performer, Fanfare Magazine called Alex Jones's 2017 album with Ensemble 365 "pretty music faultless... required listening." She has been a featured soloist and chamber musician at the Look and Listen Festival, Composers Now Festival, the Yale-China Music Exchange in China, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and Chamber Music Campania (Italy). She is a former member of the woodwind quintet Fiati Five, which toured Italy for four seasons, and the New York-based collective The Curiosity Cabinet, whose interdisciplinary performances feature 20th and 21st century music combined with film, puppeteers, dance, narration, and acting.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Works for Flute by Contemporary Composers (In Person and Online)

Opening Reception | Step Count: Group Exhibition


Featuring: Oliver Clegg, Brittany Adeline King, Chris Martin, Louis Osmosis, Mimi Park, Alison Peery, Will Sheldon, Esther Sibiude, Hannah Taurins, Dean Violante  
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Opening Receptions, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Step Count: Group Exhibition

Concert | Acclaimed Violinist Performs Works by Paganini and More (In Person and Online)


Jihyun Baik, Violin Niccolo Paganini (1782 - 1840) 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1 No. 24 Eugene Ysaye (1858 - 1931) Solo Violin Sonata No. 4, Op. 27 Gabriel Faure (1845 - 1924) Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 13 Camille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921) Caprice d'apres l'Etude en forme de valse (arr. Eugene Ysaye) Cecile Chaminade (1857 - 1944) Serenade Espagnole, Op. 150 (arr. Fritz Kreisler) 23-year old Jihyun Baik developed her passion for the violin under the influence of her mother, also a violinist. She received First Prize at the Euroasia International Competition and a Special Prize at the Rodolfo Lipizer Prize Competition. She also won the Seoul Youth Chamber Music Competition and was invited to perform at the Seoul Spring Fringe Festival.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, October 29, 2022, 10/29/2022, Acclaimed Violinist Performs Works by Paganini and More (In Person and Online)
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Play | Heartwarming Holiday Play with Broadway Actors

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Classical Music | Jazz and Classical Piano Music at a Landmark Venue

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