Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 3-7, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This WeekHappy July 4th week!! There are so many fun and free events in Boston this week!

Please keep in mind that info can change, weather can damper events, and I can make mistakes, so please so your due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening, especially on and around the holiday. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 3-7, 2017:

Monday Events

Free Fun:
Boston Harborfest: Celebrate the country’s largest Fourth of July festival with a variety of activities including at Pops Preview Concert at 8:30pm at the DCR Hatch Shell

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
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:
Boston Harborfest: Celebrate the country’s largest Fourth of July festival with a variety events including Fourth of July Fireworks at 10:30PM and a Fourth of July Concert at DCR Hatch Shell from 8-11PM.
MBTA Free Rides: Take the T on the Fourth of July– Rides are free after 9:30PM too.

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

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
Free Trip to Spectacle Island: Join Save the Harbor Save the Bay for a free ferry ride to Spectacle Island starting at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion at 10AM. Reserve your free trip.
The Museum of Fine Arts: Free on Wednesdays after 4pm (suggested donation of $25)
Stump Team Trivia (Dedham): Head to Dedham Square Coffeehouse on Wednesday night at 7:30PM with free trivia. Reserve your free ticket.

Free Music:
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
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:
Free Trip to Spectacle Island: Join Save the Harbor Save the Bay for a free ferry ride to Spectacle Island starting at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion at 10AM. Reserve your free trip.
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 Music:
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Thursday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Waterfront Plaza Lunch Sessions: Enjoy free music at Waterfront Plaza on Thursdays at 12pm.
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
Concerts at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Free music from Berklee College of Music every Thursday night at 6pm at the Charlestown Navy Yard
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
Live Music Thursdays: Free live music at Assembly Row from 5-8pm
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
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM (class ends 7/27)
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

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, Lenox
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington
Amelia Park Children’s Museum, Westfield
Falmouth Museums on the Green, Falmouth
Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth
Children’s Museum in Easton, Easton
The Hall at Patriot Place, Foxborough

Free Fun:
ALOFT Summer Patio Party: Celebrate the opening of ALOFT’s patio with free music and fun starting at 7PM or head across the street to The Lawn on D for games and more.
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:

Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening of Captain America 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 at Sam Adams Park: Free music at Sam Adams Park (Faneuil Hall) at 12PM
Lunch Break on D: Free music from 12-2PM on The Lawn on D for most Friday lunch breaks.

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
Broadway in Boston presents Wicked: Enjoy the Broadway Sensation Wicked at the Boston Opera House for select dates this summer with discount tickets starting at $47.05.
Spirit of Boston Dinner Cruise: Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise around Boston Harbor with discount tickets starting at $59.66.
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
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston: Stay indoors and bring the kids to LEGOLAND with discount tickets starting at $16.25 + More Ways to Save on Tickets
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 and a great Independence Day!

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