Things to do in Boston this Weekend | GroundBeat Music Concert at Charles River Esplanade

Things to do in Boston this Weekend | GroundBeat Music Concert | Image Credit: FB Page of Charles River Esplanade

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 to you the best things to do in Boston this weekend.

Our picks for fun things to do on a budget in Boston this weekend (May 20-22) include Groundbeat Music Concert, HarpoonFest, Beer & Baseball, Boston Women’s Market, and more! 

 

Things To Do in Boston this Weekend 


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Things to do in Boston this Weekend – Friday, May 20, 2022

Harpoon Brewery: HarpoonFest

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Image Credit: Harpoon Brewery Facebook Page

With a beer in hand, give a toast to the local Boston music scene! Live music, food trucks, and Harpoon beer will be available, as well as additional beverages and great eats such as UFO Beer, Clown Shoes Beer, Arctic Chill Hard Seltzer, and WhistlePig PiggyBack Rye Smash!
When: Friday & Saturday | May 20, 2022, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. | May 21, 2022, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
How Much: Free

 

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

 

Beer & Baseball

Drinking beer and watching baseball are two of America’s favorite pleasures, and no one does it better than Boston Beer Company, which will offer free beer tastings at Time Out Market before Red Sox games this summer. The best part? You get the chance to win tickets to a Fenway Park home game simply by drinking free beer!
When: Friday, May 20, 2022, 5 p.m.
Where: Time Out Market Boston, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215
How Much: Free

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Things to do in Boston this Weekend – 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

Image Credit: Charles River Esplanade Facebook Page

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

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

Somewhat Damaged with Shannon Fiedler & Sam Ramsdell

This co-headlined episode features Instagram and TikTok sensations Shannon Fielder and Samantha Ramsdell, brought to you by the Somewhat Damaged Podcast. It’ll be a hilarious night of stand-up comedy, hosted by Beau McDowell and starring Kevin Hurley and Joe Gerics.
When: Sunday, May 15, 2022, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located At: 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
How Much: $20

 

Boston Women’s Market at the Speedway

Boston Women's Market at The Speedway

Image Credit: Boston Women’s Market Website

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

 

Lifeway Kefir Yoga at Immersive Frida Kahlo in Boston

Things to do in Boston this weekend include visiting the Immersive Frida Kahlo in Boston for a unique, immersive Yoga class with Lifeway Kefir. Yoga enthusiasts of all levels can sign up. Be energized not just through the art of Frida Kahlo, but also through this one-of-a-kind yoga experience. After the 35-minute yoga class, participants are given 25 minutes to enjoy the exhibit.
When: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 9 a.m. to 9:35 a.m.
Located At: Lighthouse ArtSpace Boston, The Castle 130 Columbus Avenue, Boston
How Much: $54.99

 

LoLa 42’s Sushi Sunday

Image Credit: LoLa 42 Boston Facebook Page

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

 

Sowa Open Market

The SoWa Open Market is here! It’s a celebration of local makers, artists, farmers, cafe shops, entertainers, and so much more! There will be over 100 vendors of different local products and services, so make sure to drop by this Sunday!
When: Sunday, May 22, 2022, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located At: SoWa Art + Design District, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
How Much: Free

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