Free food today and where to find it

Turkey, pie, and pad thai galore

Holiday season is finally in full swing. The transition has begun, from pumpkins to cornucopias, from trick or treating to Secret Santa, from skinny jeans to XXL sweatpants. Check out these free food events around NYU today to start stretching your stomach in preparation for Thanksgiving.

Friendsgiving: Gallatin Edition


Come feast on turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie and take the opportunity to fill out post-it notes with what you are thankful for. Gallatin Student Council will also be collecting socks for the homeless, so bring what you can to help spread the holiday cheer!

When: Monday, November 21 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Gallatin Student Lounge (5th Floor)

Gluten-Free Pizza Thanksgiving

Join Gluten Free at NYU’s welcome event to meet fellow Gluten Free NYUers and enjoy delicious pizza from Pie by the Pound!

When: Monday, November 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Where: Kimmel, Room 803

Pavos Pa’ Vos


Decolonize Thanksgiving with Latino deliciousness provided by L.U.C.H.A. NYU (Latinos Unidos Con Honor y Amistad). ‘Pavos Pa’Vos’ means ‘Turkeys for you’, btw.

When: Monday, November 21 from 6-8 p.m.

Where: Kimmel, Room 914

Taboo & Thai Food

Enjoy Thai food and play Taboo with Kesher, NYU’s Reform Jewish Community. What’s better than better than free food and games? Nothing, that’s what. Literally nothing.

When: Monday, November 21 from 8-11 p.m.

Where: The Bronfman Center (10th St between Brittany and Rubin)

Community & Food


Dig into a holiday potluck hosted by the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs with the Black and Brown Coalition at NYU. The lounge is open from 2pm, so come early and join in the community of students of color!

When: Tuesday, November 22 from 6-8 p.m.

Where: CMEP Lounge, Kimmel 806