Things to do in Boston this weekend of February 3 | Saturday Family Time

Things to do in Boston this weekend of February 3 | Image credit: Gore Place

Our picks for fun things to do in Boston this weekend (February 3 – February 5) include  Saturday Family TimeNew Hampshire Ice Castles: Winter 2023Valentine’s Day Crypt Tours, and more! 

There’s always lots going on in Boston in terms of events and activities. There are fun things to do in Boston for adults and also Things to do in Boston with family. Our weekly round-up brings you the best things to do in Boston this weekend.


Things to do in Boston this weekend of February 3, 2023 – Friday

Big Barn Story and Craft Hour

Take the kids out this Friday and let them have some fun at the barn of Powisset Farm while learning something fun and new! For an hour, the kids will be immersed in nature-based learning accompanied by a special craft that reflects what they’ve learned. The program is recommended for children aged 9 months to 5 years old. And adult supervision is required.

When: Saturday, February 3, 2023, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Powisset Farm, 39 Powisset St, Dover, MA 02030
How Much: $9


Til Death Us Do Part – Valentine’s Day Crypt Tours

Do something completely unique with your special someone this Valentine’s Day by celebrating the day with the dead. Join the King’s Chapel History crypt tours to explore the history of love, loss, and laying the dead to rest on this special day. And get to discover the stories of the historic people and couples laid to rest within the crypts. 

When: Saturday, February 3, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: King’s Chapel, 58 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108
How Much: $15


Things to do in Boston on Saturday, February 4, 2023

Fire Pit Saturdays at Powisset Farm

Things to do in Boston this weekend | Fire Pit Saturdays at Powisset Farm

Image credit: Powisset Farm

Get nice and cozy with the family or your friends in front of a warm fire with some delicious s’mores at this weekend’s Fire Pit Saturdays at Powisset Farm. Your ticket includes two hours for a private firepit enough for six people, wood, roasting sticks, and a kit for making s’mores. You can also enjoy views of the farm, discover the Reindeer Quest, or wander the farm’s StoryWalk. Please remember though, this is a leave no-trace event so please make sure to take home everything with you including trash.

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Powisset Farm, 39 Powisset St, Dover, MA 02030
How Much: $60 for member family | $75 for nonmember family


New Hampshire Ice Castles: Winter 2023

New Hampshire Ice Castles: Winter 2023

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Experience having your winter fairytales come to life with New Hampshire’s Ice Castles! And let your imagination run wild as you explore the tunnels and caverns made entirely from ice, race down ice-carved slides, and squeeze through crawl spaces. There will also be thrones, wishing wells, fountains, sleigh rides, and a mystical forest waiting in every corner for you to explore.

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 4 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: New Hampshire Ice Castles, 24 Clark Farm Rd, North Woodstock, NH 03262
How Much: Starts at $15


Saturday Family Time

Saturday Family Time

Image credit: Gore Place

Explore, have fun, and learn with your family at Gore Place this weekend! This Saturday, the event will focus on the celebration of Black History Month. So you’ll get to tour the mansion through the eyes of a servant who worked there. You’ll also learn about Robert Roberts, one of the black authors to be published. There will also be other hands-on activities that you will all get to enjoy.

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Gore Place, 52 Gore St, Waltham, MA 02453
How Much: $16


Boston Cocktail Challenge at Time Out Market

The Boston Cocktail Challenge is back! Gather your friends and bring your competitiveness. Then join the expert bartenders at the event and take note as they come up with a selection of fun cocktails. Now, pay attention to details because it’ll be your turn next to try and recreate those cocktails. After that, you’ll then get to try each team’s concoction and vote who’s the winner. Even if you don’t win, don’t worry. All teams will get take-home items and gift cards for Time Out Boston.

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Time Out Market Boston, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215
How Much: $49


2023 Lunar New Years Celebration

The Lunar New Year celebrations are not over yet! Come out this Saturday and celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with GBCCA. Expect wonderful hybrid performances including live and virtual performances as well as raffles, mahjong, dinner, games, and so much more. 

When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: 437 Cherry St, West Newton, MA 02465
How Much: $10 – $25


Things to do in Boston this weekend of February 3, 2023 – Sunday

Roslindale Winter Farmers Market

Things to do in Boston this weekend | Roslindale Village Winter Market

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Get your fill of fresh foods, specialty foods, and crafts this week at the Roslindale Winter Farmers Market! There will be a robust selection of craft vendors, farms, and specialty foods to choose from. So get your shopping bags ready and fill them up with everything fresh.

When: Sunday, February 5, 2023, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: ABCD Parking Lot, 37 Birch St, Boston, MA 02131
How Much: Free


New England Farm and Fiber Festival

Things to do in Boston this weekend | New England Farm and Fiber Festival

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Celebrate farmers and the love they have for their flocks in this weekend’s New England Farm and Fiber Festival! The event will feature farmers, artists, farmer-artists, designers, knitters, spinners, interesting presentations, and so much more.

When: Sunday, February 5, 2023, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02108
How Much: Free


Daddy and Daughter Valentine’s Dance Event

Have your kids spend the day with someone who truly loves them through thick and thin this weekend at the Daddy and Daughter Valentine’s Dance Event at Mini Mover’s Studio. Here, dads and daughters can bond over a fun dance class, decorating photo frames, or cookie decorating. No dance experience is required.

When: Sunday, February 5, 2023, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Reach Arts, 89 Burrill St, Swampscott, MA 01907
How Much: $50 per pair


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