Groupon Promo Code + Discount Duck Tour Tickets Available!


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Daily Deal site Groupon is offering a 15% discount on local events and activities with promo code FUN15 at checkout. The promo code is valid until today, August 26, 2014 with a max discount of $50.

There are a lot of fun things to do in Boston on the list including discount Boston Duck Tour tickets and a Bonus Harvard Tour for $29 a person. After the discount, tour tickets are less than $25 per person! (You can also find more duck tour discounts here if you are looking for other discounts.)

Updated to add: After this post was published, LivingSocial released discount duck tour tickets for $24 and it includes the Harvard Tour too with similar terms as the Groupon deal, so you may want to check that deal out too. Use promo code LABORDAY20 to save 20% until September 1, 2014 before midnight.

There’s a lot of fun and discounted activities in the Greater Boston area on the list. To see all the Groupon deals, please head here.

*Disclosure: This post contains my affiliate links and if you have any questions, please see my disclosure policy. However, you may want to book through a cash back site like Shop At Home for 10% cash back.

Happy 98th Birthday National Park Service (+ Free Admission!)

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On Monday, August 25, 2014 the National Park Service turns 98 years old! To celebrate, all entrance fees to all National Parks will be waived on 8/25/14!

There are 401 National Parks so take in some nature and history on Monday for free to celebrate their birthday!

For more information or to find a national park, please head here.

Shakespeare at Fenway on September 19, 2014 with Free Tickets!

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Please note that all free tickets have been claimed and are no longer available.

On Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30pm, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a performance of famous Shakespeare scenes at Fenway Park for the first ever Shakespeare at Fenway.

There’s a limited number of complimentary tickets available and more information and tickets can be found here. There are also better seats available for a fee if you’d rather.

(I requested my free tickets already and didn’t have to pay a ticket service fee or anything. I also received the confirmation in my e-mail right away.)

Will you be there for the first ever Shakespeare at Fenway Park?

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Free Friday Events in Boston for August 22, 2014!

Fun Free Fridays and Boston Events 2014

There are so many free and fun events happening in Boston and Massachusetts on Fridays throughout the summer. Every Wednesday this summer I will do a roundup of events especially for Friday!

Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday Schedule

Free Fun Fridays take place every Friday with free admission to great attractions in Massachusetts thanks to the Highland Street Foundation.

Free Outdoor Movie Screening in Boston

More Friday Events in Boston and Beyond

Let me know if there are any great Friday events that I missed in the comments below!

Make sure to check out my 27 Free Things to Do in Boston, Free Fitness Events in Boston for Summer 2014, and The Complete Guide to Saving at Fenway Park if you are looking for more ways to save money this summer in Boston. Don’t forget to sign up for Boston on Budget’s nightly e-mail for suggestions right into your inbox!

Marshfield Fair Discounts & Savings for 2014!

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The Marshfield Fair is already taking place this Summer on the South Shore of Boston. The Marshfield Fair is from August 15-24, 2014.

Admission is $10 and Children under 6 are FREE at the gate; however, there are a few discounts available for the Marshfield Fair to make it a little cheaper on certain days:

  • Tuesday, 8/19: Wristband for unlimited rides for $22 with printable coupon from 6 p.m. to close in addition to SENIOR DAY where seniors get in free (no coupon needed for seniors)!
  • Wednesday, 8/20: 4H & Agricultural Awareness Day: 4H Plymouth County members wear your 4-H t-shirts for free admission!
  • Thursday, 8/21: Children’s Day– Free Admission for Children 12 & Under (no coupon needed) and 1/2 price kiddie rides with printable coupon
  • Sunday 8/24: Wristband for Unlimited rides for $22 with printable coupon from 12 noon - 5pm OR 6pm – 10pm

If you head over Fiesta Shows, you can print a coupon to receive discounts on rides for certain days. (Note that the bumper cars aren’t included in the wristbands.)

For more information about the Marshfield Fair, please visit their website here.

Please let me know in the comments below if I missed any discounts for the Marshfield Fair this year! Will you be going this year?

Free Friday Events in Boston for August 15, 2014!

Fun Free Fridays and Boston Events 2014

EDIT: Please note that Highland Street Free Fun Friday Schedule that was originally on this post was incorrect for this week but has been fixed. Sorry for the inconvenience.

There are so many free and fun events happening in Boston and Massachusetts on Fridays this summer! I like to share a list of Free Friday events every Wednesday throughout the summer of all the Friday fun to be had!

Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday Schedule

Free Fun Fridays take place every Friday with free admission to great attractions in Massachusetts thanks to the Highland Street Foundation.

Free Outdoor Movie Screening in Boston

More Friday Events in Boston and Beyond

Let me know if there are any great Friday events that I missed in the comments below!

Make sure to check out my 27 Free Things to Do in Boston, Free Fitness Events in Boston for Summer 2014, and The Complete Guide to Saving at Fenway Park if you are looking for more ways to save money this summer in Boston. Don’t forget to sign up for Boston on Budget’s nightly e-mail for suggestions right into your inbox!

Free Taste of the Seaport on Wednesday, 8/13/14!

Taste of the Seaport

Update: Please note that due to the rainy weather, this event has been moved to Thursday, August 14th.

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014 take a lunch break and drop by the Taste of the Seaport from 12-1:30pm at Boston Maritime Park.

Sample menus of over a dozen local restaurants and enjoy live music– both for free!

For more information, please head here.

 

Save the Date! Free MixFest Concert on September 13, 2014!

Free MixFest Concert Boston 2014

Save the Date! Mix 104.1 is hosting their annual free MixFest Concert on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the DCR Memorial Hatch Shell.

Headlining the free concert is American Idol’s Phillip Phillips, O.A.R., Christina Perri, and Magic!

This event free and open to the public and will happen rain or shine.

For more information about this free concert in Boston, please head here.

Have you been to MixFest before? Will you be going this year?