Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for Feburary 25-26, 2017!

Free Weekend Events in Boston

Here’s some fun things to do in Boston for the beautiful last weekend in February! As always, please let me know in the comments if I missed any fun and free events for this weekend:

Lowell Winterfest 2017: February 24-25, 2017 at Lucy Larcom Park in Lowell. Head to Lowell for this annual Winterfest with free ice skating, carousel, chocolate festival, and more! Free general admission.

Oscars Viewing Party: Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Trident Booksellers. Watch the Oscars on the big screen at Trident on Sunday night and place your predications!

Free Chowder Day: Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Barking Crab. Enjoy free clam chowder (with any purchase) on Saturday at the Barking Crab for National Chowder Day.

Try Hockey for Free Day: Saturday, February 25, 2017. Try hockey for free at participating locations around the country for kids ages 4-9!

MIT Museum: Sunday, February 26, 2017. The MIT Museum is free the last Sunday of each month, September to June.

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

Sullivan’s at Castle Island is open for the season and are offering half price hot dogs until March 3rd! A sure sign of spring!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Sullivan’s Opens with Half Price Hot Dogs on Saturday!

 

Sullivan's Castle Island

UPDATE: Now opening on Thursday, February 23. 2017 thanks to the nice weather!

Sullivan’s at Castle Island is opening back up for the season on Saturday, February 25, 2017 and are celebrating with half price hot dogs!

Hot Dogs will be .95 + tax from Saturday, February 25, 2017 to Friday, March 3, 2017!

For more information, please head here.

 

Win a Free Wedding Ceremony at Boston Public Library Outdoor Courtyard

Are you engaged and looking for an inexpensive wedding venue in Boston?

Well, you may be able to win a free wedding ceremony at the Boston Public Central Library’s iconic outdoor courtyard!

The Boston Public Library is gifting six couples the opportunity to host their wedding ceremony on their grounds for free this upcoming June.

In addition to a complimentary wedding ceremony location, couples will also receive:

Keep in mind that the wedding must be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017 and vendor information cannot be changed or added. There are also terms winning couples need to follow, including a maximum of 8 guests, and you can read all the rules and terms here.

Interested couples can enter here until Sunday, March 12, 2017 and six couples will be randomly selected.

For more information or enter this free wedding ceremony giveaway, please head here.

 

Budget-Friendly February Vacation Ideas in Massachusetts

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 18-20, 2017!

Free Weekend Events in BostonAre you looking for some fun things to do in Boston for this extra long weekend? Here are some fun and cheap events happening in the Boston area:

Kissimmee’s Free Freezin’ Gator Zipline: Saturday, February 18-20, 2017 at Dewey Square. Zipline, meet alligators, and get a little Florida sunshine this weekend thanks to Experience Kissimmee. Free.

Family Day at MassArt: Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Bakalar & Paine Galleries, 621 Huntington Ave. Enjoy interactive activities and art designed by students of MassArt for their free family day. Free and open to the public.

Family Science Days: February 18-19, 2017 at Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Enjoy interactive science exhibits, family-friendly activities, demos, and much more! Free and open to the public.

President’s Day at the ICA: Monday, February 20, 2017. Head to the Institute of Contemporary Art on President’s Day for FREE admission to the art museum.

Presidents Day Winter Fest: Monday, February 20, 2017 at Hancock Adams Green, City Hall in Quincy from 4-7pm. The City of Presidents is celebrating their first annual Presidents Day Winter Festival with live entertainments, activities, and much more! Free.

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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Marketplace Movie Nights: Free Movies at Faneuil Hall

Marketplace Movie NightsEnjoy FREE movies at Faneuil Hall Marketplace on February 20-23, 2017 starting at 6:30pm for a fun and free February Vacation week activity!

Here is the 2017 Marketplace Movie Nights schedule:

  • Monday, February 20th: Finding Dory
  • Tuesday, February 21st: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Wednesday, February 22nd: The Secret Life of Pets
  • Thursday, February 23rd: Captain America

All movies are free and open to the public located in Quincy Market. For more information about this fun event, please head here.

Will you be attending this fun and free event?

Free Zipline, Alligators, and More in Boston this Long Weekend!

Kissimmee Free Zipline Boston

Experience Kissimmee is bringing a little bit of Florida sunshine to Boston on Saturday, February 18, 2017 to Monday, February 20, 2017!

Join Experience Kissimmee for a Freezin’ Gator Zipline at Dewey Square this weekend from 11 AM to 5 PM! (Although, you may want to come early to ensure a spot because lines will close when they are at capacity).

In addition to a 200 foot zipline you can also meet LIVE alligators from Gatorland Orlando, color your world at the Crayola Experience Orland coloring tent, enter to win a FREE Kissimee, FL vacation and more!

If you are interested in the free zipline, you do need to sign a waiver and have parental consent if you are under 18. You also must be between 75 and 250 pounds for the zipline.

This event is free and open to the public but if you feel generous, please bring a gently used coat to donate to a community charity.

For more information about this fun event, please head here.

 

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

boston common frog pond discounts

Highland Street Foundation is sponsoring Winter Camp which provides free activities for children and families during February Vacation week.

As part of Winter Camp 2017, Highland Street Foundation is sponsoring FREE Ice Skating at Boston Common Frog Pond from Monday, February 20, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017!

Here are the available free skating times available February 20-24:
  • Session 1: 10:00-11:30 am
  • Session 2: 12:00-1:30 pm
  • Session 3: 2:00-3:30 pm
  • Session 4: 4:00-5:30 pm
  • Session 5: 6:00-7:30 pm
  • Session 6: 8:00-9:30 pm

Free winter camp at Boston Common Frog Pond consists of free admission, skate rentals, skating aids, and lockers.

Also, on Thursday, February 23, 2017, Boston Common will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with snow slides, snow maze, toboggans, snow-shoeing, and more!

For more information about Highland Street Foundation’s Free Winter Camp, please head here.

Will you be enjoying free ice skating in Boston during February Vacation Week?