We love Boston and we know there are plenty of ways to get out of the house and have an awesome time without spending the big bucks. That’s why we put together this guide to the best free and cheap things to do in Boston this weekend.
Welcome to the weekend edition of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Boston:
With the highly anticipated release of Disney+ this week, what better time to explore everything the new streaming service has to offer? Disney+ offers tons of movies and TV shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Nat Geo, and more. Have a family movie night one night this weekend and watch anything from a classic Disney movie from the vault like The Little Mermaid or Cinderella to something from the Star Wars or Marvel universes. You can try Disney+ free for 7 days.
You can take advantage of these deals in Boston every day of the weekend!
Blue Man Group
What: This one-of-a-kind show combines music, theater, and artistic expression for a truly unique experience. Shows are going on now at The George Playhouse and we have your admission tickets on sale! Regularly $100+, we have your tickets starting at just $55 just weekend.
When: Showtimes throughout the weekend
Where: 74 Warrenton St, Boston MA 02116
How much: $55 (regularly $100+)
What do U.S. Presidents, sports stars, and celebrities have in common? They’ve been made into wax figures at the Spring Celebrities Selfies exhibition at the Dreamland Wax Museum. Take thousands of selfies, learn how wax figures are made, and take pics in the Oval Office. Tickets to the museum are $25 per person but we have them for $10 off! Just $15 gets you into all of the exhibits!
Climb aboard a replica of the ship where the Boston Tea Party began! One of only two of the original tea chests still in existence is on-site but you can toss a replica of it overboard. You’ll also witness live acting, an award-winning multi-sensory film, holographic exhibits, and more. Entrance to the museum and ship is regularly $29.95 but for a limited time, you can get in for $10 off- that’s just $19.95!
AMC is now offering e-tickets at an awesome discount! You can purchase these discounted tickets in advance and use them at your convenience. The tickets are good for any participating theater and any date or showing! Movie tickets at AMC are regularly $13.50 but purchase them online for just $9 each!
Boston Comedy Festival
What: Enjoy a showcase of top comics like Max Dolcelli, Spike Tobin, Amy Tee, Corey Manning, and more. This live show in the North Shore is $20 per person but we’re getting you in for just $10 each.
When: November 15, 8:30 pm
Where: 13 Wallis St, Beverly MA 01915
How much: $10
Countdown to Kindergarten Play Group
What: This free playdate at the East Boston branch library is open to kids getting ready to enter kindergarten. Moms, dads, and grandparents are also welcome.
When: November 15, 10 am
Where: 365 Bremen St, East Boston MA 02128
How much: Free
Elemental Show at Belmont Gallery
What: Explore artists using a variety of media, texture, shape, and more. Admission to the exhibition is free.
When: November 15, 1 pm – 12 midnight
Where: 19 Moore St, 3rd Floor, Belmont MA 02478
How much: Free Entry
Willy Wonka at the Wheelock Family Theatre
What: Ronald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is on stage at Wheelock Family Theatre, now through November. Admission is $40 per person but we have tickets for 50% off– just $20 each!
When: November 16, 7:30 pm
Where: 200 The Riverway, Boston MA 02215
How much: $20 (50% off!)
Tipsy Chocolate Walking Tour
What: Boozy chocolates, hand crafted cocktails, and a tour of Boston? The only thing that could make this event sweeter is $20 off! Regularly priced, admission to this walking tour is $68 per person but we have your tickets at just $48 each. Several times are already sold out so sign up now!
When: November 16, 12:30 pm
Where: 230 Newbury St, Boston MA 02115
How much: $48
Yoga for Older Adults
What: This free yoga class is held at the Parker Hill branch library. For adults aged 55 and older, just wear your comfy clothes and bring an open mind. Props and mats will be provided.
When: November 16, 10 am
Where: 1497 Tremont St, Roxbury MA 02120
How much: Free
Holly Harvest Fair
What: This free fair includes dozens of local vendors, frozen pies for sale, activities for children, and more. No entry fee, just pay for your goods.
When: November 16, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: 1337 Centre St, Newton MA 02459
How much: Free Admission
Hamlet at Gloucester Stage
What: This classic tale of revenge, self doubt, and family duress is coming to Boston. This version of the play has been adjusted to impact high school and middle school students, bringing classic literature to life. There are a limited number of tickets at 50% off. Regularly priced, admission is $48 per person but we have your tickets at just $24 each.
When: November 17, 2 pm
Where: 267 E Main St, Gloucester MA 01930
How much: $24
Brass Brunch Sundays
What: The Gallery at West Boston is hosting a free Brass show during brunch. Enjoy the mimosa bar, pressed juices, and pop songs in the style of Jazz. There is no cover charge, just pay for your food and drinks.
When: November 17, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: 100 Stuart St, Boston MA 02116
How much: Free
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