Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for 2/8-2/9/14!

Cheap Weekend Fun

There is no shortage of fun, inexpensive, and… interesting… things happening this weekend in Boston and Beyond. So get off the couch this weekend and explore Boston with some cheap things to do! (and maybe get back on the couch if you’re participating in idea #3 on the list…)

Free Admission Day at Museum of Fine Arts: Saturday, February 8, 2014. Due to Lunar New Year, the MFA is free all day on Saturday! (Also, check out this event at the MFA in the afternoon!)

Chinatown Lion Dance Parade: Saturday, February 8, 2014 Sunday, February 9, 2014. Enjoy this traditional celebration in Boston’s Chinatown with lion dancers, traditional music, food, and more.

The Great Boston Couch Race: Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 11am to 5pm in the Prudential Center? Have you ever thought racing through an obstacle course on a couch would be cool? Well, you’re in luck! Make sure to pre-register with a teammate if you’re interested.

The Boston Globe Travel Show: February 7-9, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center. Need to get away from the snow? Stop by the Boston Globe Travel Show for some travel inspiration, travel deals, and more! Tickets are $10, but enter a promo code or use a coupon to get free tickets to the travel show!

Local Love Market: Saturday, February 8, 2014 Sunday, February 9, 2014. at BCAE (122 Arlington Street). Check out local craft vendors and grab a valentines gift made with love! Free.

Snow Festival: Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 1-4pm at Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse in Roxbury. Sled, build a snowman, snowshoe and more! Free.

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

Kids Free Winter Weekends at Old Sturbridge Village: Every weekend through March, 2014, head west to visit the Old Sturbridge Village where kids get in free!

CrossFit Coolidge Corner Open House: Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 10am to 2pm at CrossFit Coolidge Corner. Stop by this Open House for demos, giveaways, food, and more.

Free Boston CrossFit: Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 12-1pm. Every Saturday enjoy free (indoor) CrossFit class in the Back Bay.

Your turn! What are you doing this weekend, and did I miss any budget-friendly events in Boston or beyond this weekend?!

Hope you have a great weekend! -Kate

 

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