Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for February 17-19, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy (almost) long weekend! Here’s a few things to do in the Greater Boston area this extra-long weekend! Please let me know in the comments below if I missed anything fun and free for this weekend. Thanks!

Free Admission at the ICA: Monday, February 19, 2018. Enjoy free admission at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on Monday for President’s Day!

Pinkalicious & Peterrific Premiere Party: February 17, 2018 at the Boston Public Library. Enjoy the launch of WGBH’s newest child’s show with a free premiere party! Free, but please RSVP.

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

Don’t forget that you can skate for free next week (February 19-23) at Boston Common Frog Pond thanks to the Highland Street Foundation and there will also be free movie nights at Faneuil Hall (February 19-22) for February Vacation Week.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for February 3-4, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHere are some fun and affordable things to do this weekend in the Greater Boston area for SUPER BOWL WEEKEND, February 3-4, 2018!

10th Annual “Some Like It Hot” Chili Cook-Off: Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 1-2:30PM. Join this fun, free and festive event in Harvard Square and vote for your favorite chili!

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, February 3-4, 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

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of this month at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo where everyone pays kids price for admission until noon!

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

Don’t forget you can get half price or free ice skating in your Pats gear depending on where you go!

And Papagayo is once again the best place to catch the game if you need to watch it outside your home because if your team wins, you eat for free! You just need to make a reservation and be there at the start of kickoff.

Hope you have a great weekend! Go Pats!!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for January 27-28, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonLooking for some and cheap things to do in Boston for the last weekend in January? Here are a few ideas:

10th Annual Taste of Chocolate Festival in Harvard Square: January 26-28, 2018 in Harvard Square. Enjoy this fun and annual chocolate festival with chocolate treats and specials!

MIT Museum: Sunday, January 28, 2018. Enjoy free admission at the MIT Museum the last Sunday of each month, September to June.

ICA Play Dates: Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the ICA in Boston from 10-4pm. Enjoy FREE admission for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under with fun and family-friendly activities to do together.

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 something fun to do this weekend outside the city, you may want to head down to Patriot Place where fans who skate in Pats gear skate free from January 25-28, 2018!

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for January 20-21, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Okay– so I’m not seeing too many free festivals and events for this weekend, but I’m also away this week so I didn’t look too hard either. Please let me know in the comments below if I missed anything.

Luckily, there will be some fun happening at Gillette Stadium (and TV screens everywhere) on Sunday.

Also, il Molo in the North End will have a $1 game time menu if you are looking for somewhere to watch the game with some cheap eats.

Snowflake Festival and Open House: Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Brookline Arts Center from 1-3PM. Enjoy a day of free creative family fun with artwork and activities for all ages!

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 January 13-15, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Here are some fun and budget-friendly things to do this weekend in the Greater Boston area for this extra long weekend!

Free MFA Day: Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Get free admission at the MFA all day on Monday.

Free Admission at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Enjoy free timed admission on Monday starting at 11AM, last entry is at 4PM.

Free Admission at Zoo New England: Monday, January 15, 2018. Both Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are offering free admission on Monday.

Free Admission at National Parks: Monday, January 15, 2018. All National Parks across the country that typically charge an admission fee will be free on Monday.

MLK Day at Microsoft Boston: Monday, January 15, 2018 from 4-6pm at the Microsoft Store in Boston. Enjoy a reception at the Microsoft Store to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and view digital art created by local youth.

Cambridge MLK Day of Service: Monday, January 18, 2018 from 2-5pm in Cambridge. Enjoy an afternoon of service with a variety of hands-on service projects.

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, just a heads up– On Sunday afternoon is the annual no pants subway ride in Boston if you’d like to participate or would rather avoid public transportation that day.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for January 6-7, 2018!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in Boston

Happy first weekend of 2018!

Here’s the first Cheap Weekend Fun roundup of the New Year. As always, please let me know in the comments if I missed any fun and cheap events in the Boston area.

Winter Trails Day: January 8, 2018 at participating winter resorts and Nordic centers including Weston Ski Track. Learn how to snowshoe or cross country ski for free this weekend at participating centers across the country.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, January 6-7, 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

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of this month at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo where everyone pays kids price for admission until noon!

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, just a heads up– On Sunday afternoon is the annual no pants subway ride in Boston if you’d like to participate or would rather avoid public transportation that day.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHappy (almost) weekend! Here are some fun and cheap things to do this weekend if you are looking for some non-shopping activities and some holiday fun!

Boston Tea Party Anniversary: Saturday, December 16, 2017. Celebrate the 244th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums are free today from 10-3PM and there’s a sold out reenactment later at the Old South Meeting House, but it’s free to peek from the outside and take a trip back in time.

Holiday Open House: Saturday, December 17, 2017 from 11-3:30PM at EHChocolatier. Head to Somerville for a holiday open house and sample some holiday chocolates!

CraftBoston Holiday: December 15-17, 2018 at Hynes Convention Center. Check out this bustling shopping event with local handmade gifts and from crafters around the country too! Discount tickets are available through Goldstar Boston for $7.50 (affiliate link).

Harvard Square Holiday Fair: December 15-17, 2017. Head to Harvard Square to check out some great holiday gifts from local crafters and makers at one of the oldest holiday fairs in Boston.

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Free Santa Photos at CambridgeSide: November 24-December 24, 2017 at CambridgeSide. Head to CambridgeSide for a free photo with Santa!

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

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 December 9-10, 2017!

Free Things to Do this Weekend in BostonHere are some fun and cheap things to do this weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments if I missed any of your favorites!

Holiday on Ice: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11-9PM. Enjoy free ice skating (rental rates still apply) and a free ice skating show at 2PM!

South Boston Holiday Market: Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 11-6PM. Head to South Boston for this 3rd Annual Holiday Market with over 100 local makers and crafters!

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Big Golden Book Storytime: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11AM at participating Barnes and Noble locations. Head to a participating Barnes & Noble location (like the Prudential Center location) on Saturday for a free storytime!

Free Photo with Santa at PetSmart: December 9-10, 2017 from 12-4PM at participating PetSmart stores. Bring the whole family (pets too!) to meet Santa and get a free photo too!

Crafting Event at Pottery Barn: Saturday, December 9, 2017 at participating Pottery Barn locations at 11AM. Make felt tassel gift tags at Pottery Barn, pom pom snowflakes at Pottery Barn Kids, and pom pom ornaments at PBteen. Free!

The Enchanted Village: November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Relive wonderful holiday memories and start a new tradition with your family with this fun and free holiday display.

Free Santa Photos at CambridgeSide: November 24-December 24, 2017 at CambridgeSide. Head to CambridgeSide for a free photo with Santa!

Holiday Events at Bass Pro Shops: November 11, 2017 to December 24, 2017. Get a free photo with Santa with a Bass Pass + enjoy free holiday crafts and activities this holiday season at your local Bass Pro Shops!

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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