Things to do in Boston this Week - Swan Boats of Boston

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There are always a lot of events and activities going on in Boston. There are fun things to do in Boston for adults, events for kids and families, and more! And if at any time you find yourself asking the question – What are Things to do in Boston today, then remember to check out our weekly round-up of events. 

There are so many great things to do this week in Boston. Our picks for fun things to do on a budget in Boston this week (May 16 – 22, 2022) include Swan Boats, Esplanade 5k, Groundbeat Music Concert, LoLa 42’s Sushi Sunday, and more!


 

Top Pick – Check out STEM, Arts & Sports Camps in Boston at KidzToPros

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Check out the full list of Summer Camps in the Boston Area for 2022! 


 

Things to do in Boston on Monday, May 16, 2022

Swan Boats – Spring and Summer Hours

Swan Boats of Boston

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Take a tour of Boston on the famed Swan Boats! Just remember that for safety reasons, the Swan Boats only operate when the weather permits. It does not operate when it’s raining or when the weather is extremely hot. Make sure to check the weather before you go!
When: Monday – Sunday, May 16-22, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Boston Public Garden, 10 Arlington Street, Boston, MA
How Much: Children – $3 | Adults – $4.50


 

Things to do in Boston this Week – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Seaport Sweat 2022 | Abs & Body

Things to do in Boston this week - Seaport Sweat 2022 | Abs & Body

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Boston’s biggest free workout series, Seaport Sweat, is back for its seventh season. If you want a toned body, then make sure to join the Abs + Body session. It’s a 45-minute interval full-body strength workout that will target your abs. This is one of the most anticipated things to do in Boston this week so make sure not to miss it!
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: 85 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
How Much: Free


 

Fun Events in Boston this Week – Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Obscured Vision

Obscured Vision at Museum of Science

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This spring, the Museum of Science will unveil a brand-new rendition of the hit show Obscured Vision in the Mugar Omni Theater! Grab a seat, put on your blindfold, and prepare for an evening of auditory storytelling. We’ll transport you into four adventures connected by the theme of “Deep Breath” via the power of sound, spoken word, and tale.
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 7 p.m.
Where: 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114
How Much: $15

 

Bike Seaport: Tune-Ups

Free bike tune-ups for all you bike lovers and those just beginning to love this hobby. Tune-up is brought to Bostonians by Landry’s Bicycles. Just head over to Seaport Common and get your bikes checked out. This event is one of our top picks for things to do in Boston this week. 
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: 85 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
How Much: Free


 

Top Things to do in Boston this Week – Thursday, May 19, 2022

Comic vs. Comic

One of the top things to do in Boston this week is the return of the best roasting competition in Boston! The best up-and-coming comedians in New England compete in a night of one-on-one roasts, with the audience deciding their destiny! Some will win, while others will lose, but everyone will die of laughter as they hear some of the sharpest, most nasty, most funny jokes ever spoken! Sean Sullivan, a regular on Laugh Boston, will host the entire event! This is a show you don’t want to miss!
When: Thursday, May 19, 2022, 8 p.m.
Where: Laugh Boston, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
How Much: Starts at $20


 

Best Events & Activities this Week in Boston – Friday, May 20, 2022

Champion: An Opera in Jazz – The Story of Emile Griffith

Welterweight champion Emile Griffith muses on his life as he navigates the meaning of masculinity and complex sexuality, haunted by recollections of his prize-winning boxing history. Terence Blanchard, a multi-talented composer, skillfully blends opera and jazz traditions to create this one-of-a-kind work based on a true story that should not be missed.
When: Friday & Sunday | May 20, 2022, 7:30 p.m. | May 22, 2022, 3 p.m.
Where: Boston Lyric Opera, Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111
How Much: Starts at $33


 

Things to do this Week in Boston – Saturday, May 21, 2022

Esplanade 5k

Esplanade 5k

Image Credit: Charles River Esplanade Facebook Page

Things to do in Boston this week include the Esplanade 5K  — a race along Greater Boston’s most popular running path! This course follows a breathtaking riverfront route with water and garden views set against the classic Boston and Cambridge skylines. The Esplanade Association work to rebuild and beautify the Charles River Esplanade, sustain its natural green space, and promote community in the park by delivering educational, cultural, and recreational programs for everyone. Proceeds from this race will go to supporting all of Esplanade’s projects.
When: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Located At: Hatch Memorial Shell, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA
How Much: Early Bird: $25, Standard: $40, Day of Registration: $50

 

Groundbeat Music Concert Featuring BAMS Fest 2022

Groundbeat music concert featuring BAMS fest 2022 in Boston

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As part of this year’s Esplanade Community Day on May 21, the Esplanade Association is proud to present a unique GroundBeat Music Concert Featuring BAMS Fest at the Hatch Shell. This concert will showcase BAMS Fest-curated performances from musicians of various musical styles and backgrounds from across Greater Boston! This is one of the most anticipated things to do in Boston this week so make sure you don’t miss it!
When: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located At: Hatch Memorial Shell, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, MA
How Much: Free


 

Things to do this Week in Boston – Sunday, May 22, 2022

Boston Women’s Market at the Speedway

Boston Women's Market at The Speedway

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Head out to the Charles River Speedway in Brighton with your bestie and your favorite shopping tote for an afternoon of cold drafts from Notch Brewing and over 30 women-owned businesses. This is one of the most anticipated things to do in Boston this week so make sure not to miss it!
When: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Located At: The Charles River Speedway, Brighton, 525 Western Avenue, Boston, MA 02135
How Much: Free to enter

 

LoLa 42’s Sushi Sunday

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Lola 42 is about to become your go-to Sunday Funday destination if your ideal comfort meal is limitless portions of top-notch sushi. Sushi Sundays are back at the globally-inspired bistro, with a tempting buy one, get one free promotion on their famed sushi rolls.
When: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located At: LoLa 42 Boston, 22 Liberty Drive, Boston, MA 02210


 

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