Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 7-8, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy Columbus Day Weekend! Here are a few ideas how to spend the extra long weekend with free or inexpensive events in the Boston area!

If you are looking to do some apple or pumpkin picking this weekend, don’t forget to check out Where to Find Apple Picking and Fall Fun in the Greater Boston Area for a complete guide!

The 39th Annual Oktoberfest and HONK! Parade: Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 12-6pm in Harvard Square. Enjoy delicious food, arts, crafts, sidewalk sales, and the HONK! Parade at 1pm.

Opening our Doors: Monday, October 9, 2017. Many museums in the Fenway Neighborhood are opening their doors for a FREE day of cultural offerings for the family with free admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, and MUCH more!

Columbus Park Fall Festival: Monday, October 9, 2017 at Columbus Park from 12-4PM. Celebrate fall with a fun and family-friendly festival at Columbus Park!

Octoberfest on D: Saturday, October 7, 2017. Join Sam Adams on The Lawn on D on Saturday for a local stein hoisting championship, live music, food, and more!

Make Way for the Ducklings 30th Birthday: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Boston Public Garden. Celebrate the Ducklings 30th Birthday with a magician, juggler, music, cake, and more!

WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at WGBH Studios in Brighton. Enjoy this fun food and wine festival with discounted tickets from Goldstar Boston starting at $20 (affiliate link).

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

Free Admission to the ICA: Monday, October 9, 2017 at the ICA. Head to the Institute of Contemporary Art for free admission on Columbus Day!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, 2017. 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.

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for September 30-October 1, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

First, I just wanted to thank you all for your patience over the last few weeks while I’m still adjusting to life with 2 children– a 2 month old and 2 year old– so it’s been a little crazy at home for me. I’m still trying to find a good balance and I hope to be back with more and better content soon.

Anyway, there are so many fun and free things to do this weekend in Boston and please leave a comment below if I missed any of your favorites (I’m sure I did).

The Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival: Saturday, September 30, 2017. Enjoy this annual jazz festival for this annual, free, outdoor, public concert.

Kids Really Rock: Sunday, October 1, 2017 at The Lawn on D. Enjoy a fun day of music and activities for the whole family!

New England Indonesian Festival: Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Copley Square from 12-6PM. Enjoy Indonesian culture, food, live performances, and more at this free festival!

9th Annual Oktoberfest: Sunday, October 1, 2017 in Somerville. Enjoy this annual block party with live music, beer garden, and more! Free entry.

Forbes Under 30 Music Festival: Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Government Center Plaza. Enjoy a free concert featuring Grammy award-winning artist Zedd, rapper Playboi Carti, singer-songwriter Skylar Grey and local up-and-comer Forth Wanderers.

National Public Lands Day: Saturday, September 30, 2017. Celebrate National Public Lands Day with free admission to all U.S. National Parks all day!

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for September 23-24, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Are you looking for some fun and free things to do this weekend for September 23-24, 2017? Here are a few ideas:

Let’s Talk About Food Festival: September 23, 2017 in Copley Square. Enjoy hands-on food demonstrations, food conversations, and more about healthy food in the community.

What the Fluff?: Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Somerville. Head to Union Square to celebrate the 100th anniversary of this tasty local invention.

Allston Street Fair: Sunday, September 24, 2017 in Allston. Check out this multicultural festival with live entertainment, family-friendly activities, giveaways, and much more!

ZUMIX Radio Block Party: Saturday, September 23, 2017 in East Boston. Enjoy this second annual Block Party with live music, art, food, and much more!

JP Open Studios: September 23-24, 2017. Head to Jamaica Plain this weekend as local artists open up their studios to the community for free this weekend.

Faire on the Square: Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Watertown. Head to Watertown for a fun day with live entertainment, music, vendors, and more!

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Live Free Day: Saturday, September 23, 2017. Receive free admission to select museums when you reserve a free pass in advance thanks to Smithsonian Magazine.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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

MIT Museum: Sunday, September 24, 2017. Free admission at the MIT Museum the last Sunday of each month, September to June.

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for September 16-17, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There are SO MANY fun and free things to do this weekend in the Greater Boston area! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and cheap events for this weekend!

MixFest 2017: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the DCR Hatch Shell. Free concert at the DCR Hatch Shell sponsored by Mix 104.1 with music by Kelly Clarkson, Andy Grammer, and Blondie. Doors open at 11AM.

Boston Local Food Festival: Sunday, September 17, 2017 on the Greenway. Enjoy this free outdoor food festival featuring farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, and many more organizations focusing on healthy foods and healthy living.

Boston Social Fitness Festival: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at City Hall Plaza. Enjoy this day-long fitness festival to help Boston get moving with a lot of free fitness opportunities.

Guinness Oysterfest: Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 12-11PM at The Lawn on D. Celebrate half way to St. Patrick’s Day with $1 oysters, a Guinness draft truck, live Irish bands, Celtic dancers, and more!

South Boston Street Festival: Saturday, September 16, 2017 in South Boston from 11-4PM. Enjoy live entertainment, great food, local merchants, children activities, and much more!

CollegeFest: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Fenway Park. College Students, enjoy live music, meet with brands, and grab a lot of free swag! Must have active college ID to enter.

Let’s Dance Boston: Sunday, September 17, 2017 on the Greenway. Enjoy free live music and dancing on the Greenway for the return of Let’s Dance Boston.

South Street Diner Customer Appreciation Day: Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2-6PM at the South Street Diner. Head to the South Street Diner for their annual Customer Appreciation Day with free pony rides, music, free burgers and hot dogs, and more.

14th Annual Revels RiverSing: Sunday, September 17, 2017. Join thousands of voices in song as Revels waves goodbye to summer and welcomes in the fall with this annual tradition in Harvard Square.

Roslindale Porch Fest: Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 1:30-5:30PM in Roslindale. Head to the porches of musicians in Roslindale for a day full of music and fun.

Greek Fest 2017: September 15-17, 2017. Head to Brookline to share in the tastes and sounds of Greece.

South End Open Studios: September 16-17, 2017 from 11-6PM. Over 200 local artists will be sharing their artwork in the South End for this once a year, back-stage opportunity open to the public.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for September 9-10, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There are so many fun and affordable things to do this weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events in Boston!

The Boston Arts Festival 2017: September 9-10, 2017 from 11-6:30PM at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. Enjoy this annual event designed to showcase the performing and visual arts in Boston. Free.

Cambridge Carnival International: September 10, 2017 from 12-7PM. Enjoy this free festival celebrating the traditions of local Caribbeans through arts, food and culture.

Riverfest 2017: September 8-10, 2017 at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park. Enjoy a day full of music, sidewalk sales, children activities, fireworks, and more! Free.

91st Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian: September 8-10, 2017 in East Cambridge. Enjoy this annual Italian Feast with food, entertainment, parade, amusement rides, and much more!

ICA Harbor Market: Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 11-4PM. Enjoy the first ICA Marketplace with local vendors, tasty pop-ups, activities, and more!

Back to School Blowout: September 9, 2017 from 10-2:30PM at Copley. Enjoy this first and only fitness festival for College Students in Boston.

Carnival of Dogs: Saturday, September 9, 2017 on the Greenway from 10-2PM. Enjoy a day of dog-friendly activities and vendors in North End Park.

Somerville Dog Festival: September 10, 2017 from 11-3PM at Trum Field in Somerville. Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities (and dog!) with contests, demos, vendors, and more!

Somerville Greek Festival: September 8-10, 2017. Enjoy live Greek music, food, and more in Somerville this weekend.

JP Music Festival: Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 12-7pm in Jamaica Plain. Enjoy a fun and free day of music, food trucks, and more in JP.

Open Newbury: Sunday, September 10, 2017. Newbury Street will be closed to cars on Sunday from 10-6PM so enjoy a fun afternoon on Newbury Street.

ALT Rocks Boston 2017: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the SoWa Open Market. Free concert of New Politics at the SoWa Open Market from ALT 92.9.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston + Free ALT 92.9 Concert at the Open Market on Saturday!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for September 2-4, 2017!

Free Events in Boston This Weekend

There are so many fun and affordable things to do this long weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events in Boston!

Fun at The Lawn on D: September 2-4, 2017 at The Lawn on D. Enjoy a variety of fun events at The Lawn on D this Labor Day weekend including Art on the Park, a free movie screening, and more!

Frank Hatch Free Day at Isabella Gardener Museum: Monday, September 4, 2017. Free timed admission to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for Frank Hatch Day.

Free Admission to the ICA: Monday, September 4, 2017. Free admission to the ICA from 10-5pm on Labor Day!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, September 2-3, 2017. 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.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for August 19-20, 2017!

Free Events in Boston This Weekend

There are so many fun and affordable things to do this weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events in Boston!

Fisherman’s Feast: August 17-20, 2017 in the North End. Enjoy the 107th Annual Fisherman’s Feast in the North End. Free.

West End Children’s Festival: August 19, 2017 from 12-3pm in the West End. Enjoy an afternoon of family-friendly fun with free games, food samples, entertainment and more!

Quincy August Moon Festival: August 20, 2017 from 12-5PM in Downtown Quincy. Enjoy traditional and contemporary performances, street fare, and activities for all ages.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, August 19, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie in the South Garden at the Prudential Center at dusk (fun starts at 6pm) with a free screening of Beauty and the Beast (Live Action).

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, August 19, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Dr. Strange.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, August 20, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Hoosiers.

Revere Beach Date Night Movie: Saturday, August 19, 2017. Enjoy a free date night movie at Revere Beach with a free movie screening of Grease at dusk.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

Greenway Open Market: Every Saturday (and 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) from 11-6pm until October. Enjoy handmade local arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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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Cheap Things to Do in Boston This Week for August 14-18, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

Please keep in mind that I just had a baby and I am out so the majority of information below was compiled a few weeks ahead of time. Please do your own due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening. Thanks!

If you are looking for something fun to do (and eat) this week, Dine Out Boston is underway with many local Boston restaurants participating!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for August 14-18, 2017:

Monday Events

Free Outdoor Movies:
Mayor Walsh’s Movie Night: Free movie screening of Storks at Doherty Playground in Charlestown at dusk
Patriots Training Camp: Head to Gillette Stadium for free Patriots Training Camp for open practice at 9:30AM

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 6PM and 7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba Class at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Salsa Dancing at Blackstone Square in the South End  at 6PM
lululemon Run Club: Free run club on Mondays at 6PM, meet at lululemon at the Prudential Center
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at McGann Playground in Hyde Park at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hill in Dorchester at 6:30PM

Tuesday Events

Free Fun:
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required.

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
BollyX Fitness: Free Bollywood workout at Faneuil Hall South Market from 6-7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Aeronaut Neighborhood Nights: Enjoy a beer garden featuring food trucks, music, and more at Zone 3 in Allston starting at 5PM.
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Outdoor Movies:
North End Movie Night: Free movie screening of Beauty and the Beast (2017) at Prince Street Park at dusk
Patriot Place Summer Flicks: Free movie screening of The Little Mermaid at dusk at the NRG Plaza at Patriot Place in Foxborough, MA

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
Rat Pack Wednesdays: Free live (rat pack) music every Wednesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Wednesday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 6-7pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall if needed)

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (stadium) at 5:30AM and 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Yoga Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On The MOVE! (For Kids) at Thomas M. Menino Park in Charlestown at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 12PM and 7PM
FIT on the Garden: Free Fitness Class on South Garden at the Prudential Center at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Family Zumba at LoPresti Park in East Boston at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Line Dancing at Franklin Park, Refectory Hall in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Brighton Square in Brighton at 6:30PM

Thursday Events

Free Fun:
Fisherman’s Feast: This annual North End Festival kicks off at 6PM and goes through the weekend
ALT Rocks Boston 2017: Enjoy a free concert from ALT 92.9 at Copley Square
The Institute of Contempory Art: Free Admission on Thursday nights from 5-9pm
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA): Free on Thursdays from 5-9pm

Free Outdoor Movies:
Mayor Walsh’s Movie Night: Free movie screening of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Savin Hill Park in Dorchester
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of The Secret Life of Pets at Mystic River Development in Somerville at dusk

Free Music:

Free Boston Calling Block Party: Free live music, bar and more on Thursdays from 5-8pm at Dewey Square Park
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Thursday from 12-2pm
Blues Barge Thursdays: Free live (blues) music every Thursday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Berklee Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at the Boston Public Market at 5:30PM in the Market HUB!
Summertime at the Street
: Free Acoustic Evenings at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 6PM, RSVP encouraged but not required
ICA Harborwalk Sounds: Free music on Thursday nights at the ICA starting at 6pm (+ Free Admission to the museum on Thursday nights)

Free Fitness:
P.O. Fitness: Free Vinyasa Yoga at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Gentle Yoga at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free On the MOVE! (For Kids) at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 10AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Almont Park in Mattapan at 10AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Bootcamp at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Boston Common Frog Pond at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free HIIT at Mothers Rest @ Four Corners in Dorchester at 6PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge
Freedom Trail® Foundation, Boston
Buttonwoods Park Zoo, New Bedford
Cape Cod Children’s Museum, Mashpee
Concord Museum, Concord
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield
Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst

Free Fun:
Fisherman’s Feast: Enjoy the 107th Annual Fisherman’s Feast in the North End
Boston Children’s Museum: $1 admission (almost free!) from 5-9pm every Friday night thanks to Target! (+ more ways to save at Boston Children’s Museum)
Free Friday Night Fun (Acton, MA): Head to The Discovery Museum in Acton for free admission from 4:30-8PM this summer

Free Outdoor Movies:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening of Dr. Strange at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening of The Jungle Book (2016) at the Boston Harbor Hotel at dusk

Free Music:
Concerts in the Courtyard: Free music every Friday in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Central Library from 12:30-1:30pm (Rain location: Rabb Hall)
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park. 

Free Fitness:
November Project: Free workout (hills) at 6:30AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Yoga in the Seaport District at 12PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Bootcamp at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End at 6:30AM

Discount Tickets This Week

There are a lot of discount tickets in Boston available through our friends at Goldstar Boston. Goldstar is free to use– they may just ask for your e-mail to send you an occasional e-mail for events. I am an affiliate partner and may receive a little thank you for sending people their way– please read my disclosure policy if you have any questions.

Codzilla: Go on a high speed boat tour of Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $18.75 + service fees through Goldstar, must reserve in advance
Provincetown Fast Ferry: Head to Cape Cod for the day or longer with a 90-minute ferry to Provincetown. Discount tickets start at $48.75 + service fees for select weekday cruises.
Boston to Salem Ferry: Take a fast ferry to Salem, MA for the day with discount tickets starting at $26.25.
Boston Duck Tour Tickets: Take a late duck tour from both land and water with discount tickets starting at $28.32, reserve in advance.
Water Country USA: Cool off this Summer at Water Country USA in Portstmouth, NH with discount tickets starting at $31.99
ImprovBoston Mainstage Thursdays: Laugh every Thursday night with ImprovBoston in Cambridge with Discount Tickets starting at $9
Blue Man Group: See the Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse with discount tickets starting at $54.17 for select dates and times

Please let me know if I missed any fun and free events in the comments below! Hope you have a great week!

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