Free Frozen Lemonade Sample at Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts Free Frozen Lemonade Sample

Head to Dunkin’ Donuts on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 10-2PM to celebrate the first day of summer with a FREE 3.5-oz sample of their new frozen lemonade!

The free frozen lemonade sample is available in two flavors, original and strawberry and is available at Dunkin’ Donuts locations nationwide on Thursday.

For more information about Dunkin’ Donuts free frozen lemonade sample, please head here.

Free Outdoor Movie Series in Boston for Summer 2018


Free Movies Outdoors in Boston
There are so many movies outdoors on the big screen in Boston this summer for free. Grab some blankets, lawn chairs, and some popcorn for some free and fun summer nights!

Most movies start at dusk, and a few have rain dates if the weather does not cooperate. All movies are free and open to the public!

Here are the FREE Outdoor Movie Series for Summer 2018 in the Greater Boston area:

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Movies by the Moonlight

Boston Harbor Hotel has a free movies series every Friday night in the hotel’s courtyard from June 15, 2018 to August 31, 2018 this summer starting at dusk.

  • June 15: When Harry Met Sally
  • June 22: It Happened One Night
  • June 29: Grease
  • July 6: Field of Dreams
  • July 13: The Lion King
  • July 20: Splash
  • July 27: Wizard of Oz
  • August 3: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • August 10: The Karate Kid
  • August 17: Hook
  • August 24: Dr. No
  • August 31: Out of Africa

To view the complete schedule or for more information, please head here.

Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation host this annual outdoor movie series. Free Friday Flicks are Fridays this summer at the DCR Hatch Shell starting June 22, 2018 to August 24, 2018. Movies start at dusk but the fun kicks off at 6PM.

  • June 22: Despicable Me 3
  • July 13: Emoji Movie
  • July 20: Elf
  • July 27: Cars 3
  • August 3: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • August 10: Coco
  • August 17: Beauty and the Beast
  • August 24: Thor: Ragnarok

For more information about Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell, please head here.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival takes place every Saturday night from July 7, 2018 to August 25, 2018 at the Prudential Center’s South Garden. Free outdoor movies start at dusk, but entertainment, children activities, and more start at 6PM. The rain date for all films are the following Tuesday if needed.

  • July 7: The Lion King
  • July 14: SING!
  • July 21: Coco
  • July 28: Wonder
  • August 4: The Incredibles
  • August 11: Mulan
  • August 18: Tarzan
  • August 25: A Wrinkle in Time

For more information about the free Family Film Festival, please head here.

Movies in the Park at Assembly Row

Enjoy a free movie under the stars at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park in Somerville on Saturdays from July 7, 2018 to August 25, 2018 starting at dusk.

  • July 7: Despicable Me 3
  • July 14: Emoji Movie
  • July 21: Elf
  • July 28: Cars 3
  • August 4: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • August 11: Coco
  • August 18: Beauty and the Beast
  • August 25: Thor: Ragnarok

For more information about free movie nights at Assembly Row in Somerville, please head here.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park

Enjoy a free movie night on the lawn at Christopher Columbus Park every Sunday night from July 22, 2018 to August 26, 2018 starting at dusk.

  • July 22: Butch Cassidy & Sundance Kid
  • July 29: Roman Holiday
  • August 6: Chariots of Fire
  • August 12: Mary Poppins
  • August 19: Apollo 13
  • August 26: Short Film: Henry & the Elephant & Finding Dory
For more information about Sunday Night Movie night, please head here.

Mayor Walsh’s Movie Nights

Mayor Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Northeastern University are bringing free movies to Boston neighborhoods on select dates this August. All movies start at dusk.

  • August 2: The Nut Job Two, Town Field in Dorchester
  • August 6: Leap!, Dusk Fallon Playground in Roslindale
  • August 8: The Lego Ninjago, Ronan Park in Dorchester
  • August 9: Paddington 2, Doherty Playground in Charlestown
  • August 13: Peter Rabbit, Medal of Honor Park in South Boston
  • August 16: Sing, Ramsay Park in Roxbury
  • August 20: Despicable Me 3, Hardiman Field in Allston-Brighton
  • August 21: Cars 3, Walker Playground in Mattapan
  • August 23: Coco, Hynes Playground in West Roxbury
  • August 27: Beauty and the Beast, Brophy Park in East Boston
  • August 30: The Emoji Movie, Iacono Playground in Hyde Park

For more information about Mayor Walsh’s free movie nights, please head here.

Films by the Gate

Celebrate Asians and Asian Americans in film by watching classic kung fu films and other Asian films this summer at the Gate in Chinatown. This free film festival is August 24-26, 2018 at the gate in Chinatown.

Film schedule is TBD. For more up-to-date information about free Films by the Gate, please head here.

Classics on the Common

Head to Boston Common near Frog Pond in September for two free movie nights on Fridays at dusk.

  • September 7: Black Panther
  • September 21: Karate Kid

For more information about Classics on the Common, please head here.

Jaws on D

Narragansett presents a free movie screening of Jaws on The Lawn on D in South Boston from 8-10PM.

  • June 29: Jaws

For  more information about Jaws on D, please head here.

Revere Beach Movie Nights

Free Theatre Thursdays with a free outdoor movie screening on the beach at dusk (with activities from 6-8PM) at either Kelly’s Roast Beef or William G. Reinstein Bandstand in Revere. All Thursday night movies will have a rain date of Friday night. There are also two free Saturday Date Night movies that start at dusk as well.

  • July 1: Jaws (Saturday Date Night Movie)
  • July 5: Hocus Pocus at Kelly’s Roast Beef
  • July 12: The Lion King at William G. Reinstein Bandstand
  • July 14: Top Gun (Saturday Date Night Movie)
  • July 19: Back to the Future at Kelly’s Roast Beef
  • July 26: Coco at William G. Reinstein Bandstand
  • August 2: Moana at Kelly’s Roast Beef
  • August 9: Thor: Ragnarok at William G. Reinstein Bandstand

For more information about free movie nights at Revere Beach on Thursday nights, please head here and head here for more information about Saturday Date Night movies.

Movies by the Lake

Wakefield Community Access TV is sponsoring free movies by the Lake this summer in Wakefield, MA. Free outdoor movies will take place at Lake Quannapowitt by the Bandstand at nightfall.

  • June 28: Men in Black
  • July 12: Moana
  • July 26: Jaws
  • August 9: E.T.
  • August 23: Wonder Woman

For more information about Free Movies by the Lake in Wakefield, please head here.

Patriot Place Summer Flicks

Free outdoor movies at NRG Plaza (right outside Patriots ProShop) at Patriot Place in Foxboro, MA on select dates this summer sponsored by Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. Free summer flicks start at dusk but pre-entertainment begins at 6PM.

  • July 1: Justice League
  • July 11: Despicable Me 3
  • August 1: Cars 3
  • August 8: Toy Story
  • August 15: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  • August 31: Wonder

For more information about Free Sumer Flicks at Patriot Place, please head here.

Please leave a comment below if there are any more great and free movie series happening this summer in Boston or if there’s any errors mentioned above.

Please do your due-diligence to ensure that all information provided above is correct before you head out to a free outdoor movie showing, especially if there’s bad weather!

What is your favorite movie or outdoor movie series in Boston and beyond?

Free Music Series This Summer in Boston

Free Live Music in BostonThere are so many free music series this summer in Boston– you’ll probably come across a few of these without even trying!

Below is a roundup of free live music and free concert series in Boston for Summer 2018:

Boston Calling Block Parties

Free Boston Calling Block Party every Thursday evening from 5-8pm at Dewey Square. Thursday nights from May until August 30, 2018. Free, but 21+. 

Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concerts

Free Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert at the Hatch Shell on Wednesday nights from 7-9pm this summer. Wednesday evenings from July 18, 2018 to August 22, 2018.

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City

Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City program offers free music on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from June 7, 2018 to August 28, 2018 from 6-10pm in the courtyard at Boston Harbor Hotel.

Berklee’s Summer in the City

Berklee’s Summer in the City Series offers over 200 free music performances all over the city. Runs now through the end of September. (Some of the Free Berklee music series are mentioned throughout the post at different popular venues throughout the city, but there are many more as well!)

Harborwalk Sounds

Free Harborwalk Sounds at the ICA happens on Thursday nights at 6PM this summer with free music. (Reminder: ICA admission is also free on Thursday nights). Thursday nights from July 5, 2018 to August 30, 2018.

Concerts in the Courtyard

Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard has free music every Wednesday night at 6pm and Friday afternoon at 12:30pm in the courtyard at the Boston Public Library from June 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018. Concerts are moved to Rabb Hall if weather is a concern.

Summer Midday Music

Free Midday Music at Post Office Square with music on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-2pm at Norman B. Leventhal Park. June 7, 2018 to end of August. 

Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard

Free concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard at 6pm on Thursdays from June 28, 2018 to August 2, 2018.

Tito Puente Latin Music Series

Tito Puente Latin Music Series is every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods. July 5, 2018 to August 9, 2018.

ParkARTS Neighborhood Concerts

Free concerts around the city with ParkARTS Neighborhood Concerts from July 10, 2018 to August 5, 2018. At various neighborhood parks and dates vary.

Dorothy Curran Concert Series

The Dorothy Curran Concert Series has four shows all on City Hall Plaza this summer and is the longest running outdoor concert series in Boston. July 25, August 1, August 15, and August 22, 2018. 

Berklee at the Prudential Center

Free music at the Prudential Center in the courtyard with Summer Tunes from Berklee College of Music every Thursday from 5-7PM. June 14, 2018 to July 26, 2018.

Summer Concerts at Brewer Plaza

Berklee’s Summer in the City series has free live music at lunchtime at Brewer Plaza in Boston Common at noon, quite often

Berklee after 5

Free Berklee after 5 concert series every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center. June 7, 2018 to August 23, 2018.

Summer Concerts at Kendall Square

Free Summer Concerts at Kendall Square on Thursdays at lunchtime. Every Thursday at noon from now until August 30, 2018, no concert on July 5, 2018. 

Summertime at the Street

Free Live Music on Thursdays on the Green at the Street in Chestnut Hill from 5-7PM.

Waterfront Plaza Lunch Sessions

Enjoy free music at Waterfront Plaza on Thursdays at 12pm in June and July from Berklee School of Music. 

Did I miss any fun and free music series in the Greater Boston area this summer? What is your favorite free music series?

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 16-17, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond for Father’s Day weekend!

Father’s Day is this Sunday and if you plan on celebrating Dad (or yourself) there’s a few places in the Greater Boston area where Dad gets in free!

11th Annual Make Music Harvard Square: Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Harvard Square from 2-10PM. Celebrate the summer solstice with this annual street-music festival! Free.

Fenway Porchfest: Saturday, June 16, 2018. Enjoy this free music festival from 12-4pm on Saturday with over 70 musicians performing in East and West Fenway on porches and more.

Lawn of Champions: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at The Lawn on D. Check out the championship trophies of your favorite Boston sport team, meet mascots, play games, and more!

67th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies, and Fireworks: Enjoy this annual Flag Day event in Quincy with a parade, ceremony, and end the night with free fireworks!

Red Sox Showcase: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The Red Sox are bringing baseball to Faneuil Hall on Saturday with a batting cage, pitching station, a virtual reality experience, and more!

10th Annual Waltham Riverfest: June 15-16, 2018. Enjoy a fun festival along the river in Waltham for music and fun!

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

Where Dad Gets in Free on Father’s Day 2018


Father's Day Freebies in Boston

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 17, 2018 and a few places in Massachusetts are offering Dads free or discount admission to some fun activities for the whole family!

Here are a few places in the Greater Boston area where Dad gets in FREE on Sunday:

Franklin Park Zoo: Free admission for Dads on Father’s Day at the ticket booth only

Stone Zoo (Stoneham, MA): Free admission for Dads on Father’s Day at the ticket booth only

Southwick’s Zoo (Mendon, MA): Dads get half-priced admission this weekend, can’t be combined with other offers

Buttonwood Park Zoo (New Bedford, MA): Dads get free admission with a paying child on Sunday

TreeTop Adventures (Canton, MA): Dads climb free with a purchase of a full-price ticket on Father’s Day. Use promo code DAD2018 if purchasing tickets online.

Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge, MA): Free admission for Dads on Father’s Day

Heritage Museums and Gardens (Sandwich, MA): Free admission for Dads on Sunday

Canobie Lake Park (Salem, NH): Dad gets in free (with free lunch too) on Sunday with a paid child’s admission

Davis Farmland (Sterling, MA): Dads get in free on Father’s Day (and a free massage too)!

Also, Dads with kids eat free at The Asgard and The Kinsale for brunch or dinner on Sunday when purchase another entrée!

Please let me know in the comments below if I missed any freebies or discounts this year in the Boston area.

Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads out there!

Free $5 Credit to Goldstar for Cheap Event Tickets

Whether you love purchasing half off tickets through Goldstar or have never used the site before, Goldstar is offering a promo code for a FREE $5 off your purchase for both first-time and frequent users!

Simply enter the promo code BOSTON in the gift certificate line to take $5 off any purchase at Goldstar.com!

If you are not familiar with Goldstar, Goldstar has so many half price (and sometimes even free!) tickets to live entertainment, tours, cruises, and so many more fun things to do in Boston and across the country!

I tried the promo code with the AMC Yellow eTickets through Goldstar for $9 for two tickets and it worked perfectly!

Goldstar Boston Free $5 Promo Code

After the Free $5 promo code, the two AMC movie tickets ended up being $7.25 each which makes for a cheap date night!

Here are a few more ideas of fun events and happenings available on Goldstar Boston to apply that free $5 on:

Make sure to add the promo code BOSTON to see the $5 off your ticket purchase! I didn’t see any limitations to this, as it was applied to the service fees to free tickets as well!

Keep in mind that this promo code is only valid for a very limited time– so make sure to buy your tickets soon to get the free $5 credit!

For more information about Goldstar Boston or to purchase tickets, please head here.

Such a cool offer and a great way to save a little extra on some summer fun!

*I am an affiliate partner of Goldstar, please see my disclosure policy if you have any questions. 

 

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 9-10, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

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

Boston Pride Parade: Saturday, June 9, 2018 from Copley Square to City Hall Plaza. The annual Boston Pride parade begins at Copley Square at 12pm and ends at City Hall Plaza.

Free Pointer Sisters Concert: Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8:15pm in Copley Square. Get excited for a Free Pointer Sisters Concert on Sunday Night in Copley Square thanks to the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Annual Meeting being held in Boston this weekend. (There’s also Free Fireworks on Friday night from Columbia Point at 9:30PM)

Bunker Hill Day Parade: Sunday, June 10, 2018. Enjoy this Charlestown tradition with a parade starting at 12:3opm at Hayes Square!

Boston Dragon Boat Festival: June 9-10, 2018 on the Charles River. Enjoy this annual festival with boat races and cultural performances. Free.

The Village Fair: Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 12-4pm. Celebrate Brookline Village on Sunday with music, games, food and more throughout the village.

12th Annual Family Music Festival: Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 12-3pm at the Lowell School Park in Cambridge. Enjoy a day of free family fun with musical fun and activities for the whole family!

Brookline Porchfest: Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 12-6PM. Enjoy a day of music in Brookline straight from the porches of local musicians!

DWC Festival Day: Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Cambridge. Dance for World Community Festival is a day of dance with free performances from over 90 dance troupes!

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!