Cheap Weekend Fun in Boston for October 18-19, 2014!

Cheap Weekend Events in BostonThere’s a lot of fun and inexpensive things to do in Boston this weekend! Here’s a few ideas:

Head of the Charles Regatta: October 18-19, 2014 along the Charles River. Watch the world’s best crew teams at the banks of the Charles River for the ultimate two-day rowing competition for the 50th Anniversary.

A Cappella Competition: October 18-19, 2014 from 12-4pm at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Be part of the audience as 16 A Cappella groups across New England battle to be the best!

2nd Annual Mayor’s Pumpkin Fest at Frog Pond: Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 4:30-6:30pm. Enjoy the Mayor’s Pumpkin Fest with floating pumpkins, music, family fun activities and more!

Fort Point Open Studios: October 17-19, 2014. Celebrate 35 years of Open Studios in Fort Point with more than 150 artists opening their doors to visitors.

Revere Beach Fall Festival: Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 11-2pm at Revere Beach. Pick out a pumpkin with your family and decorate it! (Pumpkins are free thanks to generous donations!)

Meet and Greet With Tedy Bruschi: Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 1:30-2:30pm at the Woburn Mall. Meet Tedy Bruschi and enjoy pizza slices at Papa Gino’s for .54 and large cheese pizzas for $5.40!

Haunted Happenings in Salem: Fun events daily in Salem, MA. Salem has a lot of haunted happenings this October including a free movie night sponsored by Radio 92.9 every Saturday night.

Chocotoberfest at Taza Chocolate: Every Saturday in October from 1-4pm at Taza Chocolate in Somerville. Celebrate fall with a tasting of goodies! Free to attend.

Please let me know in the comments below if I missed any fun and budget-friendly things to do this weekend!


  1. says

    We wanted to let you know about a free Boston area event this weekend. It’s a concert in Perry Park in Somerville on October 18th. Details are below and at this link:

    Live at Perry Park: Wolf Blitzer, Milk, Salem Wolves

    Sat, Oct 18
    Perry Park, 355 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143

    A fall afternoon with FREE awesome live music.
    If you’d like you’re encouraged bring and carve a pumpkin in the park!
    Music begins at 3pm

    5pm: Wolf Blitzer (the band)

    4pm: Milk (band)

    3pm: Salem Wolves

    Getting to Perry Park:
    The park is about a 5-10 minute walk from Union Square, 15 from Harvard Square, and is right on the 86 bus route. There is street parking in the area but look out for resident permit zones.