Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for August 12-13, 2017!

Free Events in Boston This Weekend

There are so many fun and affordable things to do this weekend in Boston! Here are some fun and free things to do for August 12-13, 2017:

Madonna Della Cava Feast: August 11-13, 2017 in the North End. Enjoy this 97th annual North End Festival in honor of Madonna Della Cava. Free.

Out of the Park: Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Boston Common starting at 2:30PM. Watch the Red Sox game on the big screen in Boston Common with some refreshments, giveaways, and more!

10th Annual Boston GreenFest: August 11-13, 2017 at Boston City Hall Plaza and Faneuil Hall. Enjoy EcoForums, films, entertainment, kid activities, and more! Free.

Open Newbury Street: August 13, 2017. On three Sundays this summer, Newbury Street will be pedestrian only from 10-6PM.

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar: August 10-13, 2017 (+more dates!) at Danehy Park in Cambridge. Enjoy a free performance of Julius Cesar under the Stars in Cambridge. Claim your free ticket.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, August 12, 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 The Little Mermaid.

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, August 12, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of The Lego Batman Movie.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, August 13, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of E.T.

Patriot Place Summer Flicks: Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Foxboro, MA. Head down to Patriot Place for a free movie screening of Moana at dusk on the NRG Plaza.

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

Also, the second week of Dine Out Boston kicks off on Sunday if you are looking to check out a local Boston restaurant!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for August 5-6, 2017!

Free Events in Boston This Weekend

There are so many fun and affordable things to do this weekend in Boston!

Just a friendly reminder that I am currently not actively checking the blog since I just had a baby so the majority of information 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 because I won’t be active at all this week. Thanks!

St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast: August 3-6, 2017 in the North End. Enjoy this annual North End Festival in the North End of Boston. Free.

Shakespeare on the Common: Last chance! August 5-6, 2017. Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common for their last shows: 3PM and 8PM on Saturday and 7PM on Sunday.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, August 5, 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 Moana.

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, August 5, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Moana.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, August 6, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Florence Foster Jenkins.

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!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6, 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

Also, Dine Out Boston kicks off Sunday for two weeks so it’s a great chance to check out some new Boston restaurants at set prices!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 29-30, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonThere 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!

Patriots Training Camp: July 29-30, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. Head to Foxboro, MA for Patriots Training Camp and cheer on the Pats as they gear up for the season. Free & free parking.

Shakespeare on the Common: July 29-30, 2017. Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM on Saturday and 7PM on Sunday.

Cambridge Jazz Festival: Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12-6pm in Cambridge. Head to Danehy Park in Cambridge for this 4th annual Jazz Festival featuring headliner Pieces of a Dream and more!

Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts: July 28-30, 2017 at Boston City Hall Plaza. Enjoy the 50th Annual Puerto Rican Festival that celebrates Puerto Rican culture and history for three days.

Lowell Folk Festival: July 28-30, 2017 in Lowell, MA. Enjoy this annual Festival with live music, crafts, children activities, and more.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, July 29, 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 Finding Dory.

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 29, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Finding Dory.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 30, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Women in Gold.

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!

ICA Play Dates at ICA and East Boston: Free admission for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under the last Saturday of every month from 10-4PM, except December. Even better, there will also be free activities at Piers Park from 12-3pm with free water transportation to celebrate the East Boston expansion next summer!

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 July 22-23, 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!

Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival: July 21-23, 2017 at Revere Beach. Head to Revere for this annual Sand Sculpting Festival to watch master sculptors compete for first place and enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, fireworks, and more!

FIGMENT Boston: July 22-23, 2017. Enjoy this annual free celebration of participatory art and culture on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.

Shakespeare on the Common: July 22-23, 2017. Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM on Saturday and 7PM on Sunday.

Neponset RiverFest: Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10-2PM at DCR Neponset Park in Dorchester. Enjoy a day of free fun at Neponset Park with live music, splash pad, kayak, create art, and much more! Free.

Open Newbury Street: July 23, 2017. On three Sundays this summer, Newbury Street will be pedestrian only from 10-6PM.

Where’s Waldo?: Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 1-4pm. Waldo will be hiding a numerous locations amongst Harvard Square and tots to teens are encouraged to find him as Waldo turns 30. Free.

Sidewalk Sale and Street Festival: July 22-23, 2017 at The Street. Head to Chestnut Hill for this annual sidewalk sale and street festival featuring great deals, live music, and much more!

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, July 22, 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 Pete’s Dragon (Live Action).

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 22, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of The Jungle Book (Live)

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 23, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Despicable Me 2.

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

Also, keep in mind that Saturday night is World Naked Bike Ride just in case you want to participate or steer clear.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 15-16, 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!

Artbeat 2017: July 14-15, 2017 in Somerville. Head to Davis Square in Somerville for an innovative art festival with bands, dance troupes, craft vendors, and much more! Free.

Festival Betances: July 15-16, 2017 in the South End. Enjoy New England’s longest running Latino Cultural Celebration with a parade, arts and crafts, music, and more.

WGBH FunFest: Saturday, July 15, 2017 at WGBH studios in Brighton. Enjoy this annual family-friendly FunFest with live music, interactive games, ice cream and more! Discount tickets available through (affiliate) Goldstar for $5 a ticket.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, July 15, 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 The BFG.

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 15, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Sing.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 16, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Moonstruck.

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 July 8-9, 2017!

Free Events in Boston This WeekendThere 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!

JP Porchfest: July 8, 2017 from 12-6pm. Head to the porches of local musicians in Jamaica Plain for a day of free music and fun!

Chinatown Main Street Festival: Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 10-6PM. Head to Chinatown for this festive event with a lion dance, arts & crafts, food vendors, and more. Free.

Open Canal Street: July 8, 2017. Canal Street in the West End will be shut down to vehicles on Saturday and open to pedestrians to shop, dine, and explore Canal Street.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, July 8, 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 The Jungle Book (Live Action).

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 8, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Secret Life of Pets.

Revere Beach Date Night Movie: Saturday, July 8, 2017. Enjoy a free date night movie at Revere Beach with a free movie screening of Jaws at dusk.

Boston Lobster Party at the 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 + this weekend is Lobster-themed!

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 July 1-2, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed your favorite free event!

Boston Harborfest: June 30-July 4, 2017. Enjoy the country’s largest Fourth of July celebrations in the country with live entertainment, historical reenactments, fireworks, and much more!

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, July 1, 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 Annie (1982).

Patriot Place Summer Flicks: Saturday, July 1, 2017 in Foxboro, MA. Head down to Patriot Place for a free movie screening of The Lego Batman Movie at dusk on the NRG Plaza.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2, 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 June 24-25, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do in Boston this weekend! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed your favorite free event!

Boston Sailing Center’s Open House: Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 1-4pm. Enjoy Boston Sailing Center’s Free Open House and enjoy half hour sails around the harbor!

5th Annual Boston JerkFest: Saturday, June 24, 2017. Celebrate all things spicy this Saturday with food demos, music, and more. Tickets are $20 but you can find discount and free tickets through Goldstar Boston (aff link).

PorchFest Quincy: Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 1-8pm. Head to the porches of local musicians in Quincy for a fun day of free music!

Firework Displays: June 24-25, 2017. Enjoy firework displays across Massachusetts this weekend including Hull and Milton on Saturday night!

Central Flea: Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Central Square from 11-5pm. Shop homemade crafts, vintage goods, and enjoy live music, food trucks and more!

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!

ICA Play dates: Free admission for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under the last Saturday of every month, except December.

MIT Museum: Enjoy free admission at the MIT Museum on the last Sunday of every month from 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

Hope you have a great weekend!

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