Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 30-31, 2016!

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in the Greater Boston area!

If you are looking for fun and free things to do on Friday, July 29, 2016, please head here.

FIGMENT: July 30-31, 2016. Enjoy the annual celebration of participatory art and culture from emerging arts at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Free.

Patriots Training Camp: July 28-31, 2016 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Head to Gillette Stadium for Patriots Training Camp which is free and open to the public on select days this summer!

Shakespeare on the Common: July 20-August 6, 2016 at Boston Common. Enjoy a free performance of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Parkman Bandstand on the Common. Free, performances are at 8pm Tuesday-Saturday and 7pm on Sunday.

Magic Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 30, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Inside Out at the Prudential Center courtyard at dusk (rain date the following Tuesday if needed).

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 30, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Star Wars: Force Awakens at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park in Somerville at dusk.

Sunday Night Movie Night: Sunday, July 31, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Tootsie on the lawn at Christopher Columbus Park at dusk.

Republic Fitness Bootcamp on the Greenway: Saturday, July 30, 2016. Join Republic Fitness and Chiofaro on the Rose Kennedy Greenway for a Tabata bootcamp on Saturday morning at 10am. Please RSVP.

Chill out Saturday at Taza Chocolates: Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Taza Chocolates in Somerville. Enjoy a factory tour on Saturdays in July and enjoy some samples too!

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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

Sunday Parkland Games: Sunday, July 31, 2016 at North Point Park in Cambridge from 3:30-6pm. Enjoy free games and activities almost every Sunday afternoon in the summer.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 23-24, 2016

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in the Greater Boston area! If you have Friday off and are looking for some fun and free things to do, please head here.

Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival: July 22-24, 2016 at Revere Beach. Check out this large sand sculpting competition at Revere Beach this weekend + fun activities for all! Free.

Caliente!: Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Boston’s City Hall Plaza at 5pm. Enjoy a free concert with salsa star David Pabon at City Hall Plaza.

African Festival of Boston: Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Enjoy a massive multi-cultural celebration with the best of African arts and culture.

Grand Opening of Comedy Night at Sweet Caroline’s: Sunday, July 24, 2016, doors open at 7pm. Enjoy a free comedy show every Sunday night at Sweet Caroline’s. No cover, but 21+.

Shakespeare on the Common: July 20-August 6, 2016 at Boston Common. Enjoy a free performance of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Parkman Bandstand on the Common. Free, performances are at 8pm Tuesday-Saturday and 7pm on Sunday.

Magic Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 23, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Tangled at the Prudential Center courtyard at dusk (rain date the following Tuesday if needed).

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 23, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Inside Out at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park in Somerville at dusk.

Sunday Night Movie Night: Sunday, July 24, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Remember the Titans on the lawn at Christopher Columbus Park at dusk.

Republic Fitness Bootcamp on the Greenway: Saturday, July 23, 2016. Join Republic Fitness and Chiofaro on the Rose Kennedy Greenway for a Tabata bootcamp on Saturday morning at 10am. Please RSVP.

Chill out Saturday at Taza Chocolates: Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Taza Chocolates in Somerville. Enjoy a factory tour on Saturdays in July and enjoy some samples too!

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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

Sunday Parkland Games: Sunday, July 24, 2016 at North Point Park in Cambridge from 3:30-6pm. Enjoy free games and activities almost every Sunday afternoon in the summer.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 16-17, 2016!

Cheap Weekend Events in BostonHappy (almost) weekend! Here’s some fun and cheap 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 free events in Boston.

If you are looking for free things to do for this Friday, please head here.

Outside the Box Festival: July 13-17, 2016 at Boston Common. Enjoy this FREE Performing Arts Festival at Boston Common with local and national acts!

WGBH FunFest: Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the WGBH Studios in Brighton. Enjoy a fun afternoon with interactive games, kid activities, ice cream and more! Tickets are $10 but you can get discount tickets for $5 through Goldstar Boston. (There’s also a WGBH Craft Beef Fest if that’s more your thing & discount tickets start at $30)

Boston Urban Arts Festival: July 16, 2016 from 12-5pm at Martini Shell Memorial Park in Hyde Park. Enjoy live performances, arts & crafts, face painting, giveaways, and more with this free arts festival.

Magic Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 16, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of The Good Dinosaur at the Prudential Center courtyard at dusk (rain date the following Tuesday if needed).

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 16, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Disney’s Cinderella at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park in Somerville at dusk.

Sunday Night Movie Night: Sunday, July 17, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening of Monsters Inc. on the lawn at Christopher Columbus Park at dusk.

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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

Sunday Parkland Games: Sunday, July 17, 2016 at North Point Park in Cambridge from 3:30-6pm. Enjoy free games and activities almost every Sunday afternoon in the summer.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 2-4, 2015

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s a lot of fun things to do in Boston for the first weekend of July including some Fourth of July celebrations! Please let me know in the comments below if I missed your favorite free event!

Boston Harborfest: July 1-4, 2016. Celebrate with the largest 4th of July Celebration with over 100 events throughout the city! Price varies but some are free.

Chinatown Main Street: July 2, 2016 from 10-6pm in Chinatown. Enjoy arts and crafts, music, lion dance, and much more!

Magic Family Festival Begins: July 2, 2016. Free outdoor movie screening tonight and every Saturday night at the Prudential Center courtyard at dusk. Tonight the free movie is Minions.

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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 June 25-26, 2016!

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

Here’s some fun and cheap things to do in Boston for the last weekend in June! Please let me know in the comments below if I missed any free and fun events.

Monster Fun Day: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Hunnewell Field in Wellesley, MA. Celebrate the Red Sox game day excitement at Hunnewell Field in Wellesley with a kids zone, live music, autograph alley with Red Sox legends and much more! Free.

The World Series of Comedy: Now until June 25, 2016 at Laugh Boston. Stand up comics compete for the top prize: A chance to win a shot at The World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas. Get free and discount tickets via Goldstar Boston (affiliate link).

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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

Sunday Parkland Games: Sunday, June 26, 2016 at North Point Park in Cambridge from 3:30-6pm. Enjoy free games and activities almost every Sunday afternoon in the summer.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 18-19, 2016!

Cheap Weekend Events in BostonAre you looking for some fun and cheap things to do for the LAST weekend of SPRING!?! If so, I have some ideas for you!

If you are celebrating Dad this weekend, here’s a few places where Dad can get free admission and more in the Greater Boston area.

9th Annual Make Music!: Saturday, June 18th from 2-10pm in Harvard Square. Celebrate the Summer Solstice in Harvard Square with free live music with over 60 musicians!

Fête de la Musique: June 18, 2016 from 4-6:30pm at different locations in the South End. Live musicians are filling up the streets in the South End with music of all kinds for all different ages to celebrate the Summer Solstice!

Fort Point Open Studios: June 17-19, 2016 in Fort Point. Twice a year the artists of Fort Point open up their studios for free to the public.

Family Fun Day: Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Baxter Riverfront Park Amphitheater in Somerville from 11am to 1pm. Head to Assembly Row for their first Family Fun Day with activities for the kids and celebrations for Dad!

Joe’s Jazz and Blues Fest: Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 12-6pm in Somerville. The annual Jazz & Blues Fest will take over Powderhouse Park in Somerville for a day of free live music!

Waltham Riverfest: June 17-18, 2016 in Waltham. Check out the 8th Annual Riverfest with live music, kid activities, and much more! Free.

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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 June 11-12, 2016!

Cheap Weekend Events in BostonHappy (almost) weekend! Here’s some fun and (almost) free things to do this weekend in the greater Boston area! Let me know if I missed any of your favorites in the comments below!

Boston Pride Parade: Saturday, June 11, 2016 starting at noon. Enjoy the 46th Annual Pride Parade beginning in Copley Square and ending at City Hall Plaza

Bunker Hill Parade: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 12:30pm in Charlestown. Celebrate the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill in Charlestown.

Boston Dragon Boat Festival: June 11-12, 2016 on the banks of the Charles River. Watch over 30+ teams from the US and Canada race in 39-foot-Hong Kong-style dragon boats on the Charles River!

Out of the Park Event: Sunday, June 12, 2016 starting at 1:10pm in Boston Common. Head to the Common to watch the Red Sox game on a big screen! Free food, family-friendly activities and fun!

Fresh Pond Day: Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Cambridge from 11-3pm. Enjoy live a wildlife & bike parade, live music, wildlife presentations, a wildlife and bike parade, live music, children activities and more! Free and open to the public.

The Village Fair: Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 12-4pm in Brookline. Enjoy this second annual event with  music, games, food, and entertainment along Harvard Street and throughout the Village!

10th Annual Family Music Festival: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Lowell School Park in Cambridge. Enjoy this family-friendly festival with live music, games and fun for the whole family!

Arlington PorchFest: Saturday, June 11, 2016. Head to the porches of Arlington on Saturday to enjoy free music from local musicians.

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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 October 3-4, 2015

Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s a lot of fun things to do in Boston this weekend for cheap or for free. As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed one of your favorite events this weekend.

Let’s Talk About Food: Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 11-5pm in Copley Square. Enjoy this free event with celebrity chefs, nutritionists, food experts and much more!

Art Week Boston: September 25, 2015 to October 4, 2015. Celebrate the arts this week with over 100 free events across the city.

Allston Village Street Fair: Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 12-6pm. Enjoy a day of family-friendly fun, music, vendors, and much more!

Boston Symphony Orchestra Fall Parks Concert Series: October 4, 2015 from 3-4pm at various Boston Parks. Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops are visiting five Boston Parks this fall with free music!

Haunted Happenings: All October Long in Salem, Massachusetts. Enjoy free and cheap events in Salem, MA for the month of October including free movies under the stars on Saturday nights at 6:30pm.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2, 2015. 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: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of every month at Franklin Park Zoo between 10 a.m. & noon for just $11.95. Head to Stoneham, MA to the Stone Zoo between 10am-12pm and pay $10.95 for admission.

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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