Things to do in Boston this weekend | Salem Wax Museum & Haunted Neighborhood

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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.

Our picks for fun things to do on a budget in Boston this weekend (September 30 – October 2) include The Salem Wax Museum Haunted Neighborhood 2022Ignite FestivalDavis Mega Maze 2022, and more! 

Things To Do in Boston this Weekend 


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Things to do in Boston this Weekend – Friday, September 30, 2022

Witch’s Woods Haunted Hayride and Halloween Screampark 2022

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Halloween may still be a few weeks off but that doesn’t mean you can’t get the spooks and screams early on. Gather your pals or take your date and head out to Witch’s Woods Haunted Hayride and Halloween Screampark! One ticket guarantees you one ride through each of the park’s six rides. But make sure to always have someone by your side because scares will be all over the park ready to spook unaware victims. 
When: Friday, September 30 – October 31, 2022, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Witch’s Woods at Nashoba Valley Ski Area, 79 Powers Rd, Westford, MA 01886
How Much: $30 – $44


Lizzo Special Concert ft Latto

Lizzo has charmed her fans with her hype-worthy music and her constant message of self-love in her songs. And now, you can feel all the hype and the love live when she performs at the TD Garden. Lizzo is coming to Boston this weekend and Latto will be making a special appearance. Grab your seats now!
When: Friday, September 30, 2022, 8 p.m.
Where: TD Garden, 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA 02114
How Much: Starts at $100


13th World Haunted House 2022

The 13th World is back and bigger than ever! For the past 20 years, the haunted house has featured a new haunt each season. This year, they’ll be bringing to life some of your favorite characters from movies plus some that you have never seen before. The Haunted House will be open every Friday to Sunday this October. 
When: Friday, September 30, 2022, 630 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Diamond Hill Park, 4125 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864
How Much: $25

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Things to do in Boston this Weekend – Saturday, October 1, 2022

Sunflower Festival at Ferjulian’s Farm

Things to do in Boston this week | Sunflower Fest

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Are you a fan of sunflowers? Here’s your chance to pick your own sunflowers, take pictures with a whole entire field of them, or just frolick through the beautiful flowers! At Ferjulian’s Farm, there are over 20 000 blooms filling the fields making it the perfect backdrop for your Instagram photos. Mark the date now!
When: Saturday, October 1 – 12, 2022, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Located At: 7 Lewis St, Hudson, MA 01749
How Much: $20


Quincy’s Annual Food Truck and Music Festival

Music and food – that’s one of the most perfect combinations there is and that is what the Quincy Annual Food Truck and Music Festival is all about. The event will be highlighting the talents of local chefs and musicians alike. Musical acts include Brendan Ryan, Craig Carter and the Hurricane, Joe Bargar and the Soul Providers, and Through the Doors. Meanwhile, food trucks will include Ellies Treats, Lolly Jolly Waffles, Trolly Dogs, Uncle Joe’s Cannoli, Loco Larry’s Tacos, Bon Me, Aahhh Roma, Blacks Creek BBQ, Montilios Pizza/Desserts, What’s Up Cupcake, and many more. In addition to those, there will be plenty of entertainment in the afternoon. Get ready to fill your tummies and delight your ears!
When: Saturday, October 1, 2022, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Located At: Coddington St, Quincy, MA 02169
How Much: Free


The Salem Wax Museum Haunted Neighborhood 2022

Things to do in Boston this weekend | Salem Wax Museum & Haunted Neighborhood

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Get ready to delve into the Halloween season with the Salem Wax Museum! Featuring some of the city’s best Halloween attractions, the Haunted Neighborhood features two haunted houses. One is Frankenstein’s Castle where you’ll get to explore the dungeon of Dr. Frankensteinand see the darkest side of a madman’s quest to create a most horrid monster. Expect no live actors here and only all new animatronic scares. The second one is the Haunted Witch Village where you’ll find no witches or guards. There are only ghouls, goblins, and all matters of things that go bump in the night left to welcome you. Prepare to get spooked!
When: Saturday, October 1 – 30, 2022, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. 
Located At: Salem Wax Museum, 288 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970
How Much: $10


Davis Mega Maze 2022

Challenge your mind! Designed to be the world’s best corn maze, Davis Mega Maze features 8 acres of corn and almost 3 miles of puzzling pathway networks. The maze can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to complete. And it features plenty of games within the maze you can choose to complete or not complete including the slingshots, I-Spy Where’s Waldo, and CORN-undrums. In the end goal, you’ll find the solutions to the games and the final hammer bell of honor to signify your victory. If you find yourself frustrated or a little lost, Maze Masters will guide you back to the right path. 
When: Saturday, October 1 – 30, 2022, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
Located At: Davis Mega Maze, 142 Redstone Hill Rd, Sterling, MA 01564
How Much: $21.95 for kids and seniors | $24.95 for adults


Ignite Festival

Things to do in Boston this weekend | Ignite Festival

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Celebrate Union Square’s sizzling food landscape with the Ignite Festival, an evening of international eats, fire throwers, roving entertainment, and a raucous celebration of global culture. In addition to all the good food, there will be interactive light installations, numerous illuminated performers and to top it all off, fire shows for you to enjoy. Mark the date!
When: Saturday, October 1, 2022, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. 
Located At: Union Square, Somerville, MA 02143
How Much: Free

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Things to do in Boston this Weekend – Sunday, October 2, 2022

Needham Harvest Fair

Things to do in Boston this weekend | Needham Harvest Fair

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Get ready for a fun-filled day at the Needham Harvest Fair! Some of the highlights you can expect this year include fresh local products from the Farmer’s Market, delicious bites from local restaurants, photo ops at various attractions, face painting, stretch tent, balloon artists, arts and crafts, martial arts, and so much more! 
When: Sunday, October 2, 2022, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Greene’s Field, 20 Pickering St, Needham, MA 02492
How Much: Free


Harpoon Dogtoberfest

Take the pups out with you this weekend and enjoy Oktoberfest together at the Harpoon Brewery! You can join the fast and furriest 3-mile run, walk, wag or you can enter your pup into the costume, tricks, and look-a-like contests! If you don’t have a dog, that won’t be a problem because MSPCA will be having a meet and greet on site with ready-to-adopt dogs. In addition to those, there will also be food trucks. pretzels, drinks, and even a Harpoon Dog Beer made from 100% malted barley mash with powdered peanut butter. 
When: Sunday, October 2, 2022, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210
How Much: $20 – $45

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