Since Thursday is Thanksgiving, here is the Cheap Weekend Fun roundup a day early, and an extra day of weekend fun included! Friday is of course Black Friday and there’s so many things to besides shopping if you’d rather avoid the mall scene.
If you are shopping on Black Friday, here are some of the popular store opening times on Black Friday since Massachusetts is a little different than most of the country.
Here’s some fun and inexpensive things to do in Boston this extra long holiday weekend:
Boston Tuba Christmas: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Faneuil Hall. Enjoy this 31st Annual Christmas event where many tuba players serenade the crowd! Free.
The Charles Hotel Tree Lighting Event: Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 4-6:30pm. Enjoy holiday music, a visit from Santa Claus and a tree lighting at 5:30pm. Free, but please bring new hats, gloves, and baby coats to donate to Cradles for Crayons.
Roslindale Tree Lighting: Saturday, November 26, 2016 from 3-5pm. Enjoy this annual tree lighting with holiday music, Santa, and a tree lighting!
Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations: November 25-26, 2016. Enjoy a tree lighting, parade, and watch Santa parachute from the sky this weekend in Quincy!
Small Business Saturday: Saturday, November 26, 2016. Shop small this Saturday and help a small business this holiday season.
Zoo New England Half Price Admission Day: Friday, November 25, 2016 at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo. Both the Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo are offering half price admission on Black Friday from 10-4pm!
Green Friday at the Trustees: Friday, November 25, 2016. Enjoy free admission and parking at Trustees properties this Friday.
Your Terrible Holidays: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10pm at Riot Theater. Head to JP on Friday night for free improve comedy.
Blink! at Faneuil Hall: November 20, 2016 to January 1, 2017 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Enjoy this state-of-the-art sound and light extravaganza every night this holiday season at Faneuil Hall Marketplace!
Jordan’s Enchanted Village: Kicks off Saturday, November 19, 2016 to January 1, 2017 at Jordan’s Furniture in Avon. Head to Jordan’s Enchanted Village in Avon to relive childhood memories and check out this wonderful holiday display!
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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