Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 1-2, 2016

Cheap Weekend Events in BostonAre you looking for some cheap and fun things to do in Boston for the first weekend in October?

If you are looking to do some apple or pumpkin picking this weekend, don’t forget to check out Where to Find Apple Picking and Fall Fun in the Greater Boston Area for a complete guide!

Free Fall Cruise to Spectacle Island: Saturday, October 1, 2016. Enjoy a free cruise to Spectacle Island on Saturday thanks to Save the Harbor. Boarding will begin on the Provincetown II at the WTC in the Seaport district at 9:30am for a 10am departure and a 2:30pm return. Reservations are required.

Let’s Talk About Food Festival: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Copley Square. Enjoy this food festival on Saturday and learn to eat healthy with various events throughout the day. Free.

Google Geek Street Fair: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Boston Children’s Museum. Check out this interactive event to encourage kids to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and computer science. Free and open to the public.

Belle Isle Harvest Festival: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in East Boston. Enjoy free family fun with pumpkin decorating, live animals, music, and more.

Harvest Happenings at Atlantic Wharf: Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 12-2pm. Bring the kids for an afternoon of arts & crafts, puppet show, snacks and more! Free.

Harvest Fest 2016: Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 1-4pm at Somerville Community Growing Center. The Growing Center’s season finale for the year includes pumpkin decorating, music, and harvest games.

ArtWeek Boston: September 30-October 9, 2016. Celebrate the Arts with this award-winning creative festival with over 150+ events and many are free!

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of every month (October-March) at Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo for the price of kids admission!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2, 2016. 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.

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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

If you are looking for some fun places to go apple or pumpkin picking this weekend or some farm fun, make sure to check the site tomorrow for a BIG roundup of information!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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