Budget-Friendly February Vacation Week Ideas

Massachusetts February Vacation Ideas on a Budget

Are you looking for cheap or free things to do during February Vacation week in Massachusetts?

Below are a list of suggestions for budget-friendly things to during February Vacation week if you and/or the kids have the week off.

What do you plan to do during February Vacation week? Do you have any budget-friendly suggestions that I may have missed?

Please leave any other inexpensive ideas in the comments below!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for February 13-15, 2016

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

I feel like I’ve missed a lot of fun things to do this weekend so please let me know in the comments below if I missed anything fun! Also, check the blog tomorrow or Saturday as I’m hoping to round up a lot of fun and affordable ideas for February school vacation week!

Lovin’ the Square: February 12-14, 2016. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Harvard Square with so many fun activities, music, and more!

Revenge Body Boxing: February 12-13, 2016 at Boston Sports Club in Medford. Enjoy the ultimate full-body workout for singles on Friday and Saturday at BSC by Wellington Station. Free for members and non-members.

President’s Day Family Festival: Monday, February 15, 2016. Celebrate President’s Day at the JFK Museum with fun activities and more. Children 17 and under are free, everyone else can check FB or Twitter for a buzzword to save $2.

Danforth Art Museum Free Admission: February 15, 2016 in Framingham. Head west in your pajamas for free admission at this art museum!

Cambridge Winter Farmers Market: Every Saturday from January 9-April 30, 2016 from 10am to 2pm. Enjoy this local famers market at the Cambridge Community Center.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Hotel Deals in Boston During February Week

Boston Hotels Week in Boston

Hotel Week Boston takes place during February Vacation Week in Massachusetts, February 14-21, 2016! During February Vacation week many different hotels have discounted hotel rates as well as special experiences to include!

This is a great way to “get away” without spending too much money and exploring your own backyard!

In addition to all the great hotel rates and experiences you can find through Hotel Week Boston a few other hotels have some special promotions that aren’t mentioned on the list:

  • Seaport Hotel: Special rates of $152 (plus taxes and fees) for 2 adults + 2 children from February 14-21, 2016 with several family-friendly activities with Seaport’s First Mate Club!
  • Battery Wharf Hotel: Disney Inspired Package with rates starting at $269 and include a Disney coloring book and stuffed Disney character, milk and cookie amenity and valet parking for one car.
  • Colonnade Hotel: Frosty Friday package: Pay the outside temperature for the first night then pay a special $299 rate for Saturday night with free overnight parking + choice of free ice skating at Boston Common Frog Pond or an Old Town Trolley Tour

For more information about Hotel Week Boston or to find hotel deals, please head here.

Will you be taking a “stay-cation” next week?

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Free Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond During February Vacation Week

Boston Common Free Ice Skating

Save the Date! During February Vacation Week in Massachusetts, there will be FREE Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond!

Free Ice Skating at Boston Common takes place from February 15-19, 2016 from 10am to 9pm with free ice skating and free rentals too.

There will also be guest appearances, giveaways, refreshments and more during the week!

Please note to avoid long waiting times, tickets for available time slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis each day at the Frog Pond starting at 10:00am.

For more information about Free Ice Skating at Boston Common during February Vacation week, please head here.

If you are looking for even more free ice skating opportunities in the Greater Boston area, please head here.

 

$5 Fridays at Faneuil Hall Marketplace!

Faneuil Hall Boston DealsEvery Friday this February and March, head to Faneuil Hall for $5 Fridays! 17 different merchants at Faneuil Hall Marketplace are offering an item for $5 on Fridays until Friday, March 25, 2016!

There’s a wide range of items you can score for $5 such as ice cream, chicken pot pie, burgers, ziti, ornaments, sunglasses and more. You can find the complete list of $5 Friday items here.

In addition to the $5 Friday promotion, Faneuil Hall is also running a 10 for 10 promotion! Spend $10 or more at any “10 for 10” location to receive a 10% off coupon for purchases made on the same day at any other participating location.

Both of these promotions run now until March 31, 2016.

For more information or all $5 Friday deals at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, please head here and please head here for more information about 10 for 10!

Will you be heading to Faneuil Hall this February or March?

 

 

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for February 6-7, 2016

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s a lot of fun things to do this weekend in Boston. As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and cheap events this weekend in the Greater Boston area!

Don’t forget (or try to forget it’s Super Bowl Sunday if ya want) you can eat for free at Papagayo Restaurants if you pick the winning team and stay for the whole game.

Lunar New Year Celebration at the MFA: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Ring in the year of the monkey at the MFA with FREE admission!

Berklee High School Jazz Festival: February 6, 2016. Berklee College of Music hosts its High School Jazz Festival at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston and the annual event is the largest of its kind in the United States. Free and open to the public.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, February 6-7, 2016. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England & Super Bowl Sunday at the Zoo: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of every month at Franklin Park Zoo for just $11.95. Head to Stoneham, MA to the Stone Zoo between 10am-12pm and pay $10.95 for admission. On Super Bowl Sunday, get half price admission if you wear Patriots attire at both Franklin Park and Stone Zoo!

Cambridge Winter Farmers Market: Every Saturday from January 9-April 30, 2016 from 10am to 2pm. Enjoy this local famers market at the Cambridge Community Center.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Hope you have a great weekend!

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