Our picks for fun things to do on a budget in Boston this weekend (April 16 -April 18) include: Cisco Brewers Seaport Pop-Up, ICA Kids April School Vacation Week, Soar Into Spring at the USS Constitution Museum, In-Person Outdoor Yoga, Memorial Drive Recreation Sundays, and more!

Things To Do This Weekend



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Cisco Brewers Seaport Pop-Up

What: The Cisco Brewers Beer Garden is back. The patio is located in the Seaport District and will offer a menu by a local restaurant, Rexicana Surf Cantina.

Where: Cisco Brewers Seaport, 65 Northern Avenue, Boston

When: Open daily 12 PM – 11 PM beginning Thursday, April 15th until Octber

How Much: Free admission, pay as you go


ICA Kids April School Vacation Week

What: It’s school vacation week for many kids – why not register them for a free virtual cinema, by the Institute of Contemporary Art. The virtual cinema includes films that are hand-selected by the ICA and are best suited for those 10-and-under.

Where: Virtual

When: Now until Sunday, April 25th

How Much: Free


What The Flock?

What: Fun fact: pink flamingos were actually created in the great state of Massachusetts. Check out the pop-culture icon, Diego, as he makes his way around the state to signify that warm days are near. Post a photo with the pop-culture icon and #whattheflock and tag @seaportbos!

Where: Seaport Common, 85 Northern Ave, Boston

When: Daily until July

How Much:  Free

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Neponset River Spring Cleanup

What: An activity you can feel good about. Spend time outdoors helping clean up the Neponset River. Volunteers will recieve gloves, trash bags, trash tongs, rakes, shovels, bug spray, and hand sanitizer. Please note, pre-registration is required.

Where: Neponset River

When: Saturday, April 17th at 9 AM

How Much: Free


Soar Into Spring at the USS Constitution Museum

What: The USS Constitutional Museum has a variety of activities for Spring for the family, including an encounter with an American Bald Eagle.

Where: USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown or Virtual

When: Saturday, April 17th until Sunday, April 25th

How Much: Free


Guided Walking Tour of Gore Place

What: The historical Gore Place offers guided walking tours of the estate. Tour the grounds and learn all the history of the farm, dating back to the 1800s.

Where: Gore Place, 52 Gore Street, Waltham

When: Saturdays at 11 AM

How Much: $15 for tickets, $10 for Gore Place members

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In-Person Outdoor Yoga

What: This Sunday, take the opportunity to practice Vinyasa Flow in the park, from a safe social distance. Pre-registration online is required.

Where: Minot Rose Park, St. Paul Street & Freeman Street, Brookline

When: Sunday, April 18th at 10 AM

How Much: $20


Memorial Drive Recreation Sundays

What: River Bend Park is now open! Bikers, skaters, walkers, and runners are welcome. Memorial Drive will be closed to traffic between Western Avenue and Mount Auburn Street, so you can enjoy your activities safely.

Where: Riverbend Park, Memorial Drive, Cambridge

When: Sunday, April 18th until November

How Much: Free


World Water Day Virtual Race

What: Ready, set, go! This virtual race can be completed from anywhere or at any time during the given timeframe. You can walk o run 1K, 5K or 10K. All registrants will receive a digital bib, a certificate, and finisher’s medal along with a fact sheet on World Water Day.

Where: Virtual

When: Now until April 25th 

How Much: $29

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Know of any other fun things to do in Boston this weekend? Tell us about them by commenting below.