Today marks the 28th annual Museum Mile Festival, aka: the world's largest block party. Just show up, here's what you'll get:

Free access to all the museums along the mile (9 of them! See the list here)
23 car-free blocks (5th Avenue between 82nd & 105th)
Live bands and entertainment
Art-in-the street activities for kids

Our favorite part: "follow the mile with street muralist De La Vega – grab a piece of chalk and make your mark!"

The opening ceremony is at The Metropolitan Museum of Art [5th Ave at 82nd St], at 5:45pm.