Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for July 14-15 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond. As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events in Boston!

Artbeat 2018: Saturday, July 14, 2018 in Davis Square from 11AM to 10PM. Enjoy two stages of music & dance, craft vendors, and more for a festival upside down.

My Caribbean One World Expo: Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Rowes Wharf. Enjoy this fun event with live music, arts, crafts, and more!

WGBH FunFest: Saturday, July 14, 2018 at WGBH studios in Brighton. Have some family fun with live music, interactive children games, all-you-can-eat ice cream, and more! Tickets are $15 but Goldstar Boston has discount tickets starting at $5 discount tickets to WGBH Craft Beer Festival Fundraiser (affiliate link).

Free Guided Tour of the Esplanade: Sunday, July 15, 2018 on the Esplanade at 2PM. Enjoy a free guided tour of the Esplanade and learn about the fascinating history behind this iconic park.

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival: Every Saturday from July 7-August 25, 2018 starting at 6PM. Enjoy a free movie under the stars in the courtyard of the Prudential Center with a free screening of SING! starting at dusk.

Movies in the Park: Every Saturday from July 7-August 25, 2018 at Sylvester Baxter Park in Somerville. Head to Assembly Row for a free outdoor movie with a free screening of Emoji Movie starting at dusk.

Tango in the Park: Every Saturday in July & August from 6:30-9:30PM at Rose Greenway Conservancy (across from Boston Harbor Hotel). Enjoy, dance, and delight in the magic of the Tango in the Park with free beginner lessons at 7:30PM. 

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

Harvard Art Museum: 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!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 30 and July 1, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events for this weekend!

Don’t forget to check out this post if you are looking for some free fun for Friday, June 29, 2018!

Harborfest: June 28-July 4, 2018. There are so many fun (and some free!) events happening to celebrate Boston’s harbor and history including free fireworks on Saturday night at 9PM!

Free Admission to the USS Salem: Sunday, July 1, 2018. Head to Quincy to aboard the USS Salem Museum for free on Sunday.

Comedian Jeff Dye: June 30, 2018. Comedian Jeff Dye (Last Comic Standing, MTV) will be performing at Laugh Boston on Saturday night and Goldstar Boston has free tickets, just pay service fees (affiliate link).

Life’s a Beach Festival: Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Wollaston Beach from 1-4PM. Head to Wollaston Beach on Saturday for this family-friendly festival!

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

Harvard Art Museum: 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!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 23-24, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events!

Fete de la Musique: June 23, 2018 from 3-6pm in the South End. Celebrate the Summer Solstice with an outdoor music festival. Free.

PorchFest Quincy: Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 3-9pm. Head to the porches of local musicians in Quincy for a fun day of free music!

6th Annual JerkFest: June 22-23, 2018. Celebrate all things spicy this Saturday with food demos, music, and more. Tickets are $15 but you can find discount and free tickets through Goldstar Boston (aff link).

Family Fun Day: Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 12-4PM in Somerville. Head to Trum Field in Somerville for a fun day with a free bbq, sports, interactive activities, and more!

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

MIT Museum: Enjoy free admission at the MIT Museum on the last Sunday of every month from September to June!

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!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 16-17, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond for Father’s Day weekend!

Father’s Day is this Sunday and if you plan on celebrating Dad (or yourself) there’s a few places in the Greater Boston area where Dad gets in free!

11th Annual Make Music Harvard Square: Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Harvard Square from 2-10PM. Celebrate the summer solstice with this annual street-music festival! Free.

Fenway Porchfest: Saturday, June 16, 2018. Enjoy this free music festival from 12-4pm on Saturday with over 70 musicians performing in East and West Fenway on porches and more.

Lawn of Champions: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at The Lawn on D. Check out the championship trophies of your favorite Boston sport team, meet mascots, play games, and more!

67th Annual Quincy Flag Day Parade, Ceremonies, and Fireworks: Enjoy this annual Flag Day event in Quincy with a parade, ceremony, and end the night with free fireworks!

Red Sox Showcase: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The Red Sox are bringing baseball to Faneuil Hall on Saturday with a batting cage, pitching station, a virtual reality experience, and more!

10th Annual Waltham Riverfest: June 15-16, 2018. Enjoy a fun festival along the river in Waltham for music and fun!

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

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!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 9-10, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so many fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and free events!

Boston Pride Parade: Saturday, June 9, 2018 from Copley Square to City Hall Plaza. The annual Boston Pride parade begins at Copley Square at 12pm and ends at City Hall Plaza.

Free Pointer Sisters Concert: Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8:15pm in Copley Square. Get excited for a Free Pointer Sisters Concert on Sunday Night in Copley Square thanks to the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Annual Meeting being held in Boston this weekend. (There’s also Free Fireworks on Friday night from Columbia Point at 9:30PM)

Bunker Hill Day Parade: Sunday, June 10, 2018. Enjoy this Charlestown tradition with a parade starting at 12:3opm at Hayes Square!

Boston Dragon Boat Festival: June 9-10, 2018 on the Charles River. Enjoy this annual festival with boat races and cultural performances. Free.

The Village Fair: Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 12-4pm. Celebrate Brookline Village on Sunday with music, games, food and more throughout the village.

12th Annual Family Music Festival: Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 12-3pm at the Lowell School Park in Cambridge. Enjoy a day of free family fun with musical fun and activities for the whole family!

Brookline Porchfest: Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 12-6PM. Enjoy a day of music in Brookline straight from the porches of local musicians!

DWC Festival Day: Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Cambridge. Dance for World Community Festival is a day of dance with free performances from over 90 dance troupes!

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

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!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for June 2-3, 2018!


Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s always some fun and free to do in Boston and beyond on the weekends. Here are some ideas of some cheap things to do for the first weekend of June!

Cambridge Arts River Festival: Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11-6pm at East Cambridge Waterfront. Enjoy this annual festival with music, dance, workshops and more for people of all ages!

Historic New England Open House: Saturday, June 2, 2018 at participating Historic New England properties. Most Historic New England properties are free this weekend for their annual Open House, including the Otis House in Boston.

Pride Day @ Faneuil Hall: Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 12-5pm. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for free family-friendly entertainment featuring local artists, youth acts, drag performances, and more.

Dorchester Day Parade: Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Dorchester. Enjoy this annual Dorchester Day parade that kicks off at 1pm in the streets of Dorchester.

Coolidge Corner Arts Festival: Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11-6pm in Coolidge Corner. Shop the work of over 100 makers, enjoy food trucks, and live music this Saturday!

Free Fishing Weekend: June 2-3, 2018 across Massachusetts. No license is required to fish in Massachusetts this weekend so fish for free this weekend!

Arlington Greek Festival: June 1-3, 2018 at 4 Appleton Street in Arlington. Head to Arlington this weekend for this annual Greek Festival with games, rides, food, fun activities, and more! Free admission and free parking.

Coda’s 10th Birthday: June 2, 2018 from 2-4pm at Coda Bar & Kitchen. Head to Coda Bar & Kitchen in the South End to celebrate their 10th Birthday with complimentary oysters and rosé!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3, 2018. 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.

SoWa Open Market: Every Sunday May to October from 10-4pm. Enjoy this award-winning open market with local artisans, farmers, musicians, food trucks, and more!

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!

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!

Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for April 28-29, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Happy (almost) weekend! There’s SO MANY fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston and beyond!

The Japan Festival: April 28-29, 2018 at Boston Common. Enjoy two days of fun this year with a food festival on Saturday and the big festival on Sunday to share and celebrate Japanese culture in Boston! 

ArtWeek Boston Returns: April 27-May 6, 2018. Enjoy this award-winning creative festival in Boston with many free events and hands-on activities.

Harvard Arts First Festival: April 26-29, 2018 at Harvard University. Enjoy this annual student showcase of art, music, fun, and more.

Boston College Arts Festival: April 26-28, 2018 at Boston College. Celebrate the arts with the annual student showcase filled with art, music, theatre, dance, poetry, and more!

Brookline Open Studios: April 28-29, 2018 from 11-5pm at art studios in Brookline. Artists in Brookline are opening up their studios for free this weekend to enjoy art and meet the artists!

Park Serve Day: Saturday, April 28, 2018 at a variety of parks throughout Boston and Massachusetts. Help prepare state parks and beaches for the season by helping with trash, clearing trails, and sprucing up parks! 

Run of the Charles: Sunday, April 29, 2018. The Run of the Charles is the largest flat-bottomed boat race in New England so cheer on the 1,500+ racers this weekend!

Walk for Music: Sunday, April 29, 2018 in East Boston. Join ZUMIX and their community members for a 2-mile walk to support their programs free and low-cost for over 1,000 youth each year. 

Institute of Contemporary Art Play Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10-4pm at the ICA. FREE admission for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under on Saturday. (Youth 17 and under area always free).

MIT Museum: Sunday, April 29, 2018. The MIT Museum is free the last Sunday of each month, September to June.

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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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for April 21-22, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

There’s so much fun and free things to do this weekend in Boston! Fingers crossed for a lovely Spring Weekend!

Cambridge Science Festival: April 13-22, 2018. Enjoy this 10-day, 200+ event festival celebrating and showcasing STEAM. Many events are free.

CraftBoston: April 20-22, 2018. Enjoy this fun craft fair and check out a lot of homemade and local goods. Tickets are $15 but Goldstar has discount tickets for $0-7.50 (affiliate link).

Free Park DaySaturday, April 21, 2018. Enjoy free admission to all national parks this Saturday for National Park Week.

Free Marine Mammal Safaris: Saturday, April 21, 2018. Save the Harbor is hosting free Marine Mammal Safaris on Saturday with availability on the 9:30AM cruise still available.

East Boston Open Studios: April 21-22, 2018. Local East Boston artists are opening their studios to the public this weekend.

Boating Open House: Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9-1PM. Go for a sail and learn more about Community Boating Inc. with this free open house.

Earth Day Art Market: Saturday, April 21-22, 2018 at CambridgeSide. Enjoy this Earth Day Art Market with handmade gifts, original art, jewelry and one-of-a-kind merchandise from local and regional artists.

Spring Family Day: Celebrating our Diverse Stories: Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. Join the EMK Institute with activities celebrating America’s diversity. Recommended for ages 5+.

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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