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Brian Wilson Plays "Pet Sounds" & More

at Grand Theater, Mashantucket
OFFER DATES:
Thu, September 21
FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $26

Brian Wilson, who wrote some of the greatest tunes in American pop music as a founding member of The Beach Boys, performs "Pet Sounds" in its entirety -- as well as other career-spanning hits -- live ... [more+]

Brian Wilson, who wrote some of the greatest tunes in American pop music as a founding member of The Beach Boys, performs "Pet Sounds" in its entirety -- as well as other career-spanning hits -- live at the Grand Theater. From his early songs about cars and surfing to the 1966 masterpiece LP "Pet Sounds" and beyond, Wilson's "teenage symphonies to God" broke new ground in rock music, combining elaborate vocal harmonies with unconventional instrumentation. He's been productive in recent years, reuniting with The Beach Boys for a 50th anniversary tour and releasing his 11th solo studio album, 2015's "No Pier Pressure". [less-]

Boston Harbor Fireworks Cruise

at Northern Lights , Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 31
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

This Labor Day weekend, get your celebration started off with a bang on an "Illuminate the Harbor" cruise aboard the Northern Lights. Instead of trying to fight the crowds on shore, kick back, relax a... [more+]

This Labor Day weekend, get your celebration started off with a bang on an "Illuminate the Harbor" cruise aboard the Northern Lights. Instead of trying to fight the crowds on shore, kick back, relax and soak in the sight of Boston's spectacular fireworks show from the open-air top deck or the climate-controlled lower level of this classic '20s-style commuter yacht. You and your crew will no doubt also enjoy the included desserts, sliced fruit, soda and water. There's a cash bar on board as well, for adult beverage purchases. [less-]

PBS Kids' "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!"

at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 07
Sat, October 07
FULL PRICE: $29 - $39
OFFER PRICE: $18.85 - $25.35

Daniel Tiger's famous red trolley is making a stop in your neighborhood for an all-new musical adventure that brings the award-winning PBS Kids' TV series to colorful life. Inspired by Mr. Rogers' leg... [more+]

Daniel Tiger's famous red trolley is making a stop in your neighborhood for an all-new musical adventure that brings the award-winning PBS Kids' TV series to colorful life. Inspired by Mr. Rogers' legacy, the show follows the young feline and his playful pals as they explore the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, having fun and learning "grr-ific" lessons about friendship, sharing, helping others and much more. This time around, their brand new show "King for a Day" will explore what it takes to wear the crown. This colorful, interactive stage production at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts near Boston is designed to entertain preschoolers with plenty of singing, dancing and patented #BeMyNeighbor fun. [less-]

Enjoy an Evening of Bacon, Music & 60 Beers

at Plymouth Memorial Hall, Plymouth
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 21
FULL PRICE: $38
OFFER PRICE: $35

Perhaps you're wondering what it is that makes this festival for beer and bacon lovers count as a full-fledged jamboree. Is it the unlimited tastings of 60 different beers and ciders? Is it bacon samp... [more+]

Perhaps you're wondering what it is that makes this festival for beer and bacon lovers count as a full-fledged jamboree. Is it the unlimited tastings of 60 different beers and ciders? Is it bacon samples from some of the world's foremost bacon pros? Or is it the hopping musical stylings of classic rock and country band Whiskey Burn? Turns out, it's all three -- because an evening of fine brews, savory bacon and fiery live music is exactly what a jamboree ought to be. Come and see for yourself when the Bacon and Beer Jamboree comes to Plymouth Memorial Hall. [less-]

"The Price Is Right Live!" on Stage

at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence
OFFER DATES:
Sun, October 22
FULL PRICE: $52.50
OFFER PRICE: $40.25

Come on down to Providence Performing Arts Center and experience all the fun and excitement felt at a live taping of the perennial favorite "The Price Is Right". This hit interactive stage show recrea... [more+]

Come on down to Providence Performing Arts Center and experience all the fun and excitement felt at a live taping of the perennial favorite "The Price Is Right". This hit interactive stage show recreates the longest-running game show in TV history, pulling contestants right out of the audience and giving them the chance to win new cars, vacations, appliances and more by playing some very recognizable games. From Plinko and Cliffhangers to the Big Wheel and the fabulous Showcase, "The Price Is Right Live!" plays out exactly like the TV show and has given away millions of dollars in cash and prizes to people just like you. [less-]

Motown Legends The Temptations & Four Tops

at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 13
FULL PRICE: $72.50
OFFER PRICE: $55.25

Two Motown legends -- The Temptations and Four Tops -- come together for an unforgettable night filled with some of your favorite golden oldies. Providence Performing Arts Center will get a double dos... [more+]

Two Motown legends -- The Temptations and Four Tops -- come together for an unforgettable night filled with some of your favorite golden oldies. Providence Performing Arts Center will get a double dose of smooth choreography and sweet harmonies from the '60s and '70s. The two groups boast both Rock and Roll and Grammy Hall of Fame status, so you'll truly be in the presence of R&B royalty. You'll hear Temptations classics like "My Girl," "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)," and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone." And Four Tops will belt out hits like "Reach Out I'll Be There," "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" and "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)." [less-]

"The Poetry Brothel": Bordello-Themed Poetry Experience Featuring Robert Pinsky

at OBERON, Cambridge
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 22
FULL PRICE: $30 - $75
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $37.50

"New York's sexiest literary event" ("Time Out New York") slinks its way to Boston with a bona fide American poetry icon: former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky. But this ain't your mama's MFA poetry... [more+]

"New York's sexiest literary event" ("Time Out New York") slinks its way to Boston with a bona fide American poetry icon: former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky. But this ain't your mama's MFA poetry reading. Inspired by the fin-de-siècle bordellos in Paris and New Orleans, "The Poetry Brothel" is a uniquely immersive experience that takes poetry outside the classroom and plants it in the lush interiors of a bordello, with a rotating cast of poets-in-character who share their work in "spontaneous eruptions of poetry." Of course, any true brothel needs a good cover: "The Poetry Brothel"'s is an immersive cabaret, offering live jazz, burlesque dancers, painters and fortunetellers. This premiere event at OBERON in Cambridge will feature some of New York's favorite performers (including burlesque beauty Ginny Nightshade and aerialists The Lost Boys of Circus Solaris), along with guest readers Robert Pinsky and Steph Burt. [less-]

Sunset Cruise: End Your Day on the Boston Harbor

at Massachusetts Bay Lines Vessels, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Mon, August 21
Wed, August 23
Thu, August 24
+ 15 more dates
Mon, August 21
Wed, August 23
Thu, August 24
Sun, August 27
Mon, August 28
Wed, August 30
Thu, August 31
Fri, September 01
Sat, September 02
Sun, September 03
Fri, September 08
Sat, September 09
Fri, September 15
Sat, September 16
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Fri, September 29
Sat, September 30
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FULL PRICE: $5.50 - $24.20
OFFER PRICE: $3.50 - $14

Enjoy amazing views of Boston's beautiful skyline and its historic landmarks as the sun sets behind the city. This 90-minute cruise of Massachusetts' majestic Boston Harbor includes a live narrated to... [more+]

Enjoy amazing views of Boston's beautiful skyline and its historic landmarks as the sun sets behind the city. This 90-minute cruise of Massachusetts' majestic Boston Harbor includes a live narrated tour of the sights as you relax and take in the sunset colors dramatically fading into the twilight sky. You'll cruise past the historic USS Constitution, a 200-year-old Navy frigate that's the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat. Nicknamed "Ol' Ironsides," this majestic vessel once went up against Barbary pirates and British warships, defeating her enemies in battle and surviving to tell the tale. You'll also see Logan International Airport -- New England's largest airport -- as well as the Seaport Boston Hotel & World Trade Center. As you savor the beauty of the city's historically significant neighborhoods and extraordinary architectural gems, you can enjoy light snacks and beverages that will be available for purchase from the full bar during the cruise. [less-]

EDM Stars Mashd N Kutcher Headline Glow Party

at House of Blues, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, September 29
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $20

Combining music, performance art and the latest in concert technology, Glow Campus brings an exciting EDM-inspired experience to House of Blues Boston. Australian hit-makers and mash-up maestros Mashd... [more+]

Combining music, performance art and the latest in concert technology, Glow Campus brings an exciting EDM-inspired experience to House of Blues Boston. Australian hit-makers and mash-up maestros Mashd N Kutcher headline a concert and dance party featuring rockstar DJs, interactive body artists, UV lighting effects, performance characters, and elaborate stage production with eye-popping lighting, video and special effects. Escape your world and enter the world of Glow Campus. [less-]

"Wicked Winter Wine Fest": Stay Toasty While Sampling Varietals

at Boston Center for the Arts - Cyclorama, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 14
Sun, October 15
FULL PRICE: $75
OFFER PRICE: $37.50

Fight off the winter blues at the "Wicked Winter Wine Fest", where you're guaranteed to have a wicked good time. Whether you're looking to network and meet new people or hang out with a group of frien... [more+]

Fight off the winter blues at the "Wicked Winter Wine Fest", where you're guaranteed to have a wicked good time. Whether you're looking to network and meet new people or hang out with a group of friends, this popular tasting event at Boston Center for the Arts is the place to be when hundreds of young professionals from all over Boston gather for a fun-filled and relaxed social session loaded with tasty vintages and interesting people. You'll get to sample delicious wines at some very good values from a variety of vendors, and you'll be entered to win prizes valued at over $1,000. [less-]

Brunch Cruise Around Boston Harbor: Mimosas & More

at Northern Lights , Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 26
Sun, August 27
Sun, September 03
+ 2 more dates
Sat, August 26
Sun, August 27
Sun, September 03
Sat, September 09
Sun, September 10
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FULL PRICE: $71.40
OFFER PRICE: $43.04

Enjoy a relaxing weekend cruise with a full brunch, mimosas and/or bloody marys aboard the elegant Northern Lights classic-style yacht, and you'll be treated to a narrated tour of the sights too. On t... [more+]

Enjoy a relaxing weekend cruise with a full brunch, mimosas and/or bloody marys aboard the elegant Northern Lights classic-style yacht, and you'll be treated to a narrated tour of the sights too. On this 2.5-hour excursion around Boston Harbor, soak up panoramic views while enjoying a brunch menu filled with pastries and muffins, quiches, Belgian waffles, ham, bacon, turkey sausages, pasta salad, bibb salad, assorted seasonal fruits and baked desserts. The meal comes with your ticket, and cocktails will be available for purchase, including the Northern Lights Mimosa featuring St. Germain, orange juice and bubbles. You'll also see and hear about historic sites like the harbor islands, Independence Fort, Bunker Hill Monument, Old North Church, the USS Constitution and more -- not to mention that famous Boston skyline. [less-]

Buster Keaton Classics "Three Ages" & "Sherlock Jr." With Live Music

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 25
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

There's only one Buster Keaton, the silent comedy maverick whom Roger Ebert once called "the greatest actor-director in the history of the movies." Revel in the early 20th century cinematic mastery of... [more+]

There's only one Buster Keaton, the silent comedy maverick whom Roger Ebert once called "the greatest actor-director in the history of the movies." Revel in the early 20th century cinematic mastery of the comic "stone-faced" genius and experience silent cinema as it was originally seen -- in high quality prints, on a large screen and with dynamic live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis, one of the nation's leading silent film musicians -- at this special double feature at Regent Theatre. First up is "Three Ages", in which Keaton spoofs historical dramas by seeking true love in three differing epochs. Then it's time for "Sherlock Jr.", about a small-town movie projectionist who dreams of being a great detective. [less-]

Illuminate the Harbor Fireworks Cruise

at Schooner Adirondack III - Boston, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 31
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

The sky is getting darker and summer is ending, so send it off with a bang and one last sky filled with fire! Board the historic and beautiful Adirondack III from Boston Harbor for an evening soaking ... [more+]

The sky is getting darker and summer is ending, so send it off with a bang and one last sky filled with fire! Board the historic and beautiful Adirondack III from Boston Harbor for an evening soaking up Boston's colorful fireworks display from an elegant and relaxing vantage point out on the water. The 80-foot long pilot schooner provides ample space for each and every guest, with the experience also offering complimentary desserts, sliced fruits, water and soda, plus beautiful ambiance and the singular ability to leave your worries and distractions back on land. Celebrate Labor Day and make wonderful memories with the Illuminate the Harbor Fireworks Cruise. [less-]

The Spectacular New Production of "The Phantom of the Opera" at Broadway In Boston

at Boston Opera House, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 13
Thu, September 14
Thu, September 14
+ 21 more dates
Wed, September 13
Thu, September 14
Thu, September 14
Fri, September 15
Sat, September 16
Sat, September 16
Sun, September 17
Sun, September 17
Tue, September 19
Wed, September 20
Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Sat, September 23
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Sun, September 24
Tue, September 26
Wed, September 27
Thu, September 28
Fri, September 29
Sat, September 30
Sat, September 30
Sun, October 01
Sun, October 01
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FULL PRICE: $80 - $105
OFFER PRICE: $60 - $87

Cameron Mackintosh's exciting new tour of "The Phantom of the Opera" brings the dramatic doomed love triangle to the Boston Opera House. Described by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," t... [more+]

Cameron Mackintosh's exciting new tour of "The Phantom of the Opera" brings the dramatic doomed love triangle to the Boston Opera House. Described by critics as "bigger and better than ever before," the latest edition of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical masterpiece offers bold new staging with original costumes, fresh choreography and exciting special effects (including the legendary chandelier) -- plus a soaring score filled with memorable songs like "Masquerade," "The Music of the Night" and "All I Ask of You." Mackintosh is known for producing sensational musical hits like "Miss Saigon", "Cats", "Mary Poppins" and "Les Misérables" (both the live show and the 2012 Oscar-nominated film), but "Phantom" might just be his best work ever. It's certainly the biggest -- with a cast and orchestra of 52, this "Phantom" is one of the largest musical productions currently on tour. [less-]

Montreal Circus Troupe 7 Fingers Travel Through Time and Space in "Reversible"

at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre , Boston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, September 06
Thu, September 07
Fri, September 08
+ 12 more dates
Wed, September 06
Thu, September 07
Fri, September 08
Sat, September 09
Sat, September 09
Sun, September 10
Sun, September 10
Tue, September 12
Wed, September 13
Thu, September 14
Fri, September 15
Sat, September 16
Sat, September 16
Sun, September 17
Sun, September 17
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $80
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $80

Montreal circus troupe 7 Fingers will make your jaw drop with their ability to blend uncanny feats of acrobatics with avant-garde detours in dance, comedy and narrative that plumb the depths of the hu... [more+]

Montreal circus troupe 7 Fingers will make your jaw drop with their ability to blend uncanny feats of acrobatics with avant-garde detours in dance, comedy and narrative that plumb the depths of the human spirit. The 7 Fingers are returning after wowing audiences with last summer's "Cuisine & Confessions". In their new show "Reversible", a U.S. premiere, eight astonishingly talented performers mix theater, movement and music into vignettes exploring the histories of their own families. Moments of sublime grace yield to rushes of pure adrenaline as the ensemble travels through time and space on an epic journey of beauty, emotion and hope. Catch this groundbreaking act as they return to Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre. [less-]

Discover the Best Classic & Contemporary Fine Art

at Boston Center for the Arts - Cyclorama, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 20
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Whether you're an enthusiastic newbie or an experienced collector, the Boston International Fine Art Show provides the perfect opportunity to discover and learn about the best in contemporary and trad... [more+]

Whether you're an enthusiastic newbie or an experienced collector, the Boston International Fine Art Show provides the perfect opportunity to discover and learn about the best in contemporary and traditional fine art. More than 40 galleries from across the US and Europe will be offering paintings, sculptures, photographs, fine prints and mixed media in both modern and classical styles for your browsing and buying pleasure at the Boston Center for the Arts. Exciting and free special programs include keynote speaker Joe Nahem, one of the country's top interior designers according to "Architectural Digest", and a presentation on the Megemeria School of Jewelry in Israel from Gold Sponsor Yvel Jewelers. [less-]

Blue Man Group: Worldwide Sensation at the Charles Playhouse

at Charles Playhouse, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 24
Thu, August 31
FULL PRICE: $98.15
OFFER PRICE: $54.17

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology... [more+]

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology -- but no words -- to create a pulsing rhythm that unites people of all ages, languages and cultures in a spirit of joy. Reviewers describe it as "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny" -- and audiences often come away speechless, with huge smiles on their faces. An international sensation, the Blue Man Group has made themselves a longtime home at Boston's Charles Playhouse, nestled in the heart of the Theater District, just steps from Boston Common. [less-]

Tour of Boston Harbor on the Tall Ship Formidable

at Massachusetts Bay Lines Vessels, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Mon, August 21
Mon, August 21
Mon, August 21
+ 43 more dates
Mon, August 21
Mon, August 21
Mon, August 21
Thu, August 24
Thu, August 24
Thu, August 24
Fri, August 25
Fri, August 25
Fri, August 25
Sat, August 26
Sat, August 26
Sat, August 26
Sun, August 27
Sun, August 27
Sun, August 27
Mon, August 28
Mon, August 28
Thu, August 31
Thu, August 31
Thu, August 31
Fri, September 01
Fri, September 01
Sat, September 02
Sat, September 02
Sun, September 03
Sun, September 03
Mon, September 04
Mon, September 04
Thu, September 07
Fri, September 08
Sat, September 09
Sun, September 10
Mon, September 11
Thu, September 14
Fri, September 15
Sat, September 16
Sun, September 17
Mon, September 18
Thu, September 21
Fri, September 22
Sat, September 23
Sun, September 24
Mon, September 25
Thu, September 28
Fri, September 29
Sat, September 30
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FULL PRICE: $11 - $38.50
OFFER PRICE: $6 - $20

Step into a world of pirates and watch history come alive as you set sail for an afternoon of swashbuckling fun. On this Pirate Tall Ship Harbor Tour, you and your favorite buccaneers will embark on t... [more+]

Step into a world of pirates and watch history come alive as you set sail for an afternoon of swashbuckling fun. On this Pirate Tall Ship Harbor Tour, you and your favorite buccaneers will embark on the tall ship Formidable, sailing around Boston Harbor while the captain commands his crew to climb, hoist sails, fire the cannon and more. Twenty percent of plunderers during the golden age of piracy were New Englanders, so Massachusetts Bay Line's journey in "America's Home Port" is the perfect place to learn about these seafaring scalawags while taking in the spectacular beauty of Boston Harbor. [less-]

Day Sail Along Boston Harbor

at Schooner Adirondack III - Boston, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, August 22
Wed, August 23
Thu, August 24
+ 24 more dates
Tue, August 22
Wed, August 23
Thu, August 24
Fri, August 25
Fri, August 25
Sat, August 26
Sat, August 26
Sun, August 27
Sun, August 27
Mon, August 28
Tue, August 29
Wed, August 30
Fri, September 01
Fri, September 01
Sat, September 02
Sat, September 02
Sun, September 03
Mon, September 04
Mon, September 04
Tue, September 05
Wed, September 06
Thu, September 07
Fri, September 08
Fri, September 08
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Sun, September 10
Sun, September 10
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FULL PRICE: $47.25
OFFER PRICE: $28.49

Experience Boston in a whole new way aboard the schooner Adirondack III on this wondrous two-hour day sail along Boston Harbor. A smooth, gentle vessel, the schooner provides a comfortable but invigor... [more+]

Experience Boston in a whole new way aboard the schooner Adirondack III on this wondrous two-hour day sail along Boston Harbor. A smooth, gentle vessel, the schooner provides a comfortable but invigorating ride, and you'll get the opportunity to check out some of the biggest sights in the city from a new perspective. The Boston Fish Pier, Charleston Navy Yard, Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park and the New England Aquarium are just some of the landmarks you'll see from aboard the ship, and your knowledgeable captain and crew can answer any questions you might have about the history of the harbor. Beer and wine are available for on-board purchase, while soda and water are included in the ticket price. [less-]

Scenic Sunset Cruise on the Charles River

at Charles Riverboat Company , Cambridge
OFFER DATES:
Mon, August 21
Mon, August 21
Fri, August 25
+ 2 more dates
Mon, August 21
Mon, August 21
Fri, August 25
Sat, August 26
Sat, August 26
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FULL PRICE: $18.90
OFFER PRICE: $9.45

Take in the beautiful sights of Boston from the serene waters of the Charles River and learn a bit of Boston history as you watch the sun set over Cambridge. With a panoramic-windowed boat offering gr... [more+]

Take in the beautiful sights of Boston from the serene waters of the Charles River and learn a bit of Boston history as you watch the sun set over Cambridge. With a panoramic-windowed boat offering great views as you cruise, the narrated Charles River journey will sail past Beacon Hill, the beautiful mansions of Back Bay, Harvard, M.I.T., Boston University and the Esplanade. You'll also get to pass under the Longfellow Bridge, listen to jazzy cocktail music and enjoy a drink from the full-service bar during this Charles Riverboat Company cruise. [less-]

 

 

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    • says

      Hi Veronica,
      Fun! Take a look around the site and make sure to read the Boston Visitor Guide as that has a lot of resources and discount recommendations for visitors. Also, the Discount Attraction page has almost every discount I can find for the biggest attractions in the area! Let me know if you have any specific questions and feel free to e-mail me at kate {at} bostononbudget.com. This page is also updated automatically so check out this page again for more discount event tickets closer to your trip! -Kate

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