Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for August 5-6, 2017!

Free Events in Boston This Weekend

There are so many fun and affordable things to do this weekend in Boston!

Just a friendly reminder that I am currently not actively checking the blog since I just had a baby so the majority of information was compiled a few weeks ahead of time. Please do your own due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening because I won’t be active at all this week. Thanks!

St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast: August 3-6, 2017 in the North End. Enjoy this annual North End Festival in the North End of Boston. Free.

Shakespeare on the Common: Last chance! August 5-6, 2017. Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common for their last shows: 3PM and 8PM on Saturday and 7PM on Sunday.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, August 5, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie in the South Garden at the Prudential Center at dusk (fun starts at 6pm) with a free screening of Moana.

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, August 5, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Moana.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, August 6, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Florence Foster Jenkins.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

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!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6, 2017. 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.

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

Also, Dine Out Boston kicks off Sunday for two weeks so it’s a great chance to check out some new Boston restaurants at set prices!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Dine Out Boston Returns Starting in August 6, 2017!

DOBDine Out Boston is once again coming for two weeks this August from August 6-11, 2017 and August 13-18, 2017!

Many local Boston restaurants patriciate and select one of three price options to offer a prix fixe menu during the two weeks. Lunch prices are $15, $20 and $25 and Dinner prices are $28, $33, $38. Prices are per person and do not include beverages, tax, or gratuity.

Menus are prix fixe so make sure to check out the menus beforehand online to make sure it’s something you’d be interested in. Also, you may want to compare prices to their regular menu items and specials as some restaurants have better deals than others.

To find participating restaurants and/or to check out restaurant menus, please head here.

Will you be attending Dine Out Boston? What is your favorite Boston restaurant participating? What is your favorite deal?

Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 31-August 4, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

PLEASE NOTE: I am having a baby this week (if not already) so the majority of information was compiled a few weeks ahead of time. Please do your own due diligence and check event info before heading out to ensure the event listed is still happening because I won’t be active at all this week. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 31-August 4, 2017:

Monday Events

Cheap Food Deals:
National Cheesecake Day: Half off Cheesecake (dine-in only) at the Cheeseacke Factory on July 30-31, 2017!

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
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:

Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Moakley Park in South Boston for youth from 10:30-12:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Tuesday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
BollyX Fitness: Free Bollywood workout at Faneuil Hall South Market from 6-7PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day: Free Hood Ice Cream Sandwiches from 12-4PM at Boston City Hall Plaza (+ meet a Red Sox player from 12-1PM)
Aeronaut Neighborhood Nights: Enjoy a beer garden featuring food trucks, music, and more at Zone 3 in Allston starting at 5PM.
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
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 Outdoor Movies:
North End Movie Night: Free movie screening of Napoleon Dynamite at Prince Street Park at dusk

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
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
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
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:
St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast: Enjoy this North End Festival starting at 7PM on Thursday
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
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 Outdoor Movies:
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Finding Dory at East Somerville School in Somerville at dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening at dusk at Revere Beach
Kiss 108 Summer Movie Series: Free movie screening of Lego Batman Movie at Natick Town Commons in Natick, MA

Free Music:
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Thursday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
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
Tito Puente Latin Music Series: Free music every Thursday night at 7PM at various parks and playground in Boston neighborhoods.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
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
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
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston
Old State House, Boston
The Greenway Carousel, Boston
Fort Devens Museum, Devens
Children’s Museum at Holyoke, Holyoke
International Volleyball Hall of Fame, Holyoke
The Old Manse, Concord
JFK Hyannis Museum, Hyannis

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast: Enjoy this North End Festival from August 3-6, 2017 in the North End
Red Sox Showcase: The Red Sox truck will carry a batting cage, pitching stations, a steal 2nd challenge, and a virtual reality experience to Hardiman Playground in Brighton for youth from 10:30-12:30PM
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:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening 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 on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park.

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
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
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!

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Blog Update

Hi Everyone!

I just had a beautiful baby boy (or will be soon) and will not be checking the blog for a few days/weeks. In anticipation of my new addition, I previously wrote and scheduled a few blogs posts (just like this one) so the website will have some content over the next few weeks, although a little less.

The Free and Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston and Cheap Weekend Fun weekly posts will still occur on Mondays and Thursdays, but please keep in mind that most of the posts were done in advance so please check them for their accuracy. There may be some great events that I missed as well because I didn’t know about them far in advance.

I may have a few other things scheduled or try to post when I can when I come home from the hospital, but we’ll see.

In the meantime, here are a few resources and favorite posts to help save money in Boston and beyond this summer.

Thanks for your patience! Hope you are having a great summer!

Thanks– Kate

 

 

Free Hood Ice Cream Sandwiches for National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Hood Ice Cream Sandwiches

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day and to celebrate Hood is handing out FREE samples of their ice cream sandwiches from 12-4PM at Boston City Hall Plaza.

Hood has also teamed up with the Boston Red Sox to have a surprise Red Sox player visit the Hood Food Truck from 12-1PM on Wednesday to help hand out free ice cream sandwiches and take pictures with fans.

For more information about free Ice Cream Sandwiches from Hood on Wednesday, please head here.

Will you be stopping by City Hall Plaza for a free Hood Ice Cream Sandwich? What Red Sox player do you hope to see there?

 

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 29-30, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonThere are so many fun and affordable things to do this weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events in Boston!

Patriots Training Camp: July 29-30, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. Head to Foxboro, MA for Patriots Training Camp and cheer on the Pats as they gear up for the season. Free & free parking.

Shakespeare on the Common: July 29-30, 2017. Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM on Saturday and 7PM on Sunday.

Cambridge Jazz Festival: Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12-6pm in Cambridge. Head to Danehy Park in Cambridge for this 4th annual Jazz Festival featuring headliner Pieces of a Dream and more!

Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts: July 28-30, 2017 at Boston City Hall Plaza. Enjoy the 50th Annual Puerto Rican Festival that celebrates Puerto Rican culture and history for three days.

Lowell Folk Festival: July 28-30, 2017 in Lowell, MA. Enjoy this annual Festival with live music, crafts, children activities, and more.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival at the Prudential Center: Saturday, July 29, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie in the South Garden at the Prudential Center at dusk (fun starts at 6pm) with a free screening of Finding Dory.

Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park Movie Series: Saturday, July 29, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Sylvester Baxter Riverfront Park at Assembly Row in Somerville at dusk for a free movie screening of Finding Dory.

Sunday Night Movie Night at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 30, 2017. Enjoy a free outdoor movie at Christopher Columbus Park on Sunday night at dusk with a free movie screening of Women in Gold.

SoWa Open Market: Saturdays and Sundays through October from 10-4pm. Enjoy the largest celebration of local artists, farmers, chefs, musicians, and more in Boston!

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!

ICA Play Dates at ICA and East Boston: Free admission for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under the last Saturday of every month from 10-4PM, except December. Even better, there will also be free activities at Piers Park from 12-3pm with free water transportation to celebrate the East Boston expansion next summer!

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!

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Patriots Training Camp 2017 Schedule

2017 New England Patriots Training Camp at Gillette Stadium

Patriots Training Camp is a fun and FREE thing to do this summer in Foxboro, MA.

On select dates this summer, you can watch the New England Patriots train and practice for free at Gillette Stadium. There will also free fan activities, games, photo opportunities, and more.

Training camp gates will open one hour before practice and one hour after the conclusion of practice. Both the practice and parking is free.

Here is the announced 2017 Patriots Training Camp dates so far:

  • July 27 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • July 28 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • July 29 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • July 29 – Patriots Hall of Fame Induction (12 o’clock hour)
  • July 30 – Morning Practice (9 o’clock hour)
  • August 7 – Joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars (time TBD).
  • August 8 - Joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars (time TBD).

Please keep in mind that dates and times can change at anytime and more dates can be added so it’s best to head here for the most up-to-date schedule, especially if the weather is poor.

For more information about Patriots Training Camp for the 2017 season, please head here.

Cheap Things to Do This Week in Boston for July 24-28, 2017!

Free Things to Do in Boston This Week

There are so many fun and free events in Boston during the weekdays, especially in the summer!

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. Thanks!

Here a few budget-friendly things to do this week in Boston for July 24-28, 2017:

Monday Events

Free Fitness Classes:
November Project: Free workout (#DestinationDeck) at 6:30AM
BOXFIIIT on the Harbor: Free fitness class every Monday at 5:30pm on Waterfront Plaza
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
MSL Pilates Bootcamp: Free MSL Pilates Bootcamp at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the North End at 6:30PM
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:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Summertime at the Street: Free kid-friendly fun at the Street in Chestnut Hill on Tuesdays at 3PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Free Music:
Midday Music: Free music at Post Office Square every Tuesday from 12-2pm
Berklee at the Prudential Center: Free music every Tuesday at the Prudential Center South Garden from 12-1:30pm
Pop Soul Tuesdays: Free live (pop soul) music every Tuesday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel from 6-10pm

Free Fitness Classes:
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Medal of Honor Park in South Boston at 6:30AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Tai Chi at Adams Park in Roslindale at 7AM
P.O. Fitness: Free Pilates Barre at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 7:15-8:15AM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Chair Yoga at Symphony Park in the Fenway at 10AM
Seaport Sweat: Free Fitness Classes in the Seaport District at 5:30PM and 6:30PM
P.O. Fitness: Free Kick It with Emily at Norman B. Leventhal Park from 5:30-6:30PM
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Zumba Class at the DCR Hatch Shell at 6pm
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Zumba at Gertrude Howes in Roxbury at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free Yoga at Franklin Square in the South End at 6PM
Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series: Free GetFit: Full Body Fusion at Elmherst Park in Dorchester at 6:30PM
Summertime at the Street: Free Kick It by Eliza! class at the Street in Chestnut Hill at 7PM, RSVP encouraged but not required

Wednesday Events

Free Fun:
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
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 Outdoor Movies:
Family Movie Night (Braintree, MA): Free movie screening of Sing at French’s Common in Braintree

Free Music:
Landmarks Orchestra Classical Concert: Free classical concerts on the Hatch Shell on Wednesdays from 7-9pm
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
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Sunset Yoga at Fielder Field at 6PM, please bring your own mat
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Run Club at Marathon Sports (671 Boylston St) at 6:30pm
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:
Neighborhood Nights: Free admission at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for Neighborhood Nights from 5-9pm
Patriots Training Camp
: Watch the Patriots train for the upcoming season at Gillette Stadium. Free & free parking. 
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
North Point Nights: Free outdoor festivities at North Point Common in Cambridge from 5:30-8:30PM. Reserve your free ticket.
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 Outdoor Movies:
SomerMovie Beast: Free movie screening of Bedtime for Bonzo at Powderhouse Park in Somerville at dusk
Revere Beach Movie Night (Revere, MA): Free movie screening of The Jungle Book at dusk at Revere Beach
Movie by the Lake (Wakefield, MA): Free movie screening of Jurassic Park at Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield at dusk
Kiss 108 Summer Movie Series: Free movie screening of Back to the Future at Lynnfield Middle School in Lynnfield, MA

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.
Summer Concerts at Kendall Square: Free music at lunchtime at Kendall Square starting at 12pm
Berklee After Five: Free music every Thursday at 5pm at Kendall Center
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
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
Healthy, Fit & Fun 2017: Free Bootcamp at Fielder Field at 6PM

Friday Events

Free Fun Fridays:
(Free admission all day to the following attractions for Free Fun Fridays, open to everyone)
JFK Presidential Library and Museum, Boston
Commonwealth Museum, Boston
Arnold Arboretum, Boston
The Eric Carle Museum, Amherst
Berkshire Theatre Group, Pittsfield
Historic Deerfield, Deerfield
Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis
Wenham Museum, Wenham
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston

Free Fun:
Patriots Training Camp: Watch the Patriots train for the upcoming season at Gillette Stadium. Free & free parking.
Shakespeare on the Common: Enjoy a free performance of Romeo & Juliet at Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common at 8PM
Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts: Enjoy this free 3-day festival kicking off today at Boston City Hall Plaza
Lowell Folk Festival: The annual Lowell Folk Festival kicks off today and goes through the week in Lowell, MA
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:
Free Friday Flicks: Free outdoor movie screening of Finding Dory at the DCR Hatch Shell at dusk, fun starts at 6PM
Movies by the Moonlight: Free outdoor movie screening of The Little Mermaid 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
Summer Concerts on the Greenway: Free music at 5pm on Friday nights at the Greenway’s North End Park. 

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
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
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!

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