Your Ultimate Guide to Summer Events in Boston 2017
Free music, movies, and fitness. The best outdoor dining in town. Can’t-miss New England attractions. Here’s everything you need to keep busy (or stay lazy) this summer.
Another hot, sweaty summer is upon us. For some, that means vacationing on the Cape. For others, brunch al fresco on a swanky roof deck. Whatever your bliss, we’ve got you covered. The following are more than a dozen lists, guides, and lineups adding up to hundreds of activities slated for this summer. Most of them are free, and many are family-friendly. Mark your calendars and bookmark this page to revisit for impromptu adventures all summer long. We’ll also share reminders all season long on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
85 Free Fun Fridays via Highland Street
8 sites every week, 10 weeks.
Concerts in the Courtyard at the BPL
Free, Wednesdays & Fridays.
MUSIC & MOVIES
Summer in the City at Boston Harbor Hotel
42 Free Outdoor Movies
Beauty and the Beast, Get Out, and more.
Concerts in the Courtyard at the MFA
Boston Calling Block Parties
Free live music, cash bar.
Free Boston Landmarks Orchestra Concerts
Hump days at the Hatch.
ON THE WATER
Events at the ICA
Harborwalk Sounds, DJ nights, and more.
WORK IT OUT
All the Awesome Free Fitness, Organized
55 Amazing New England Hikes
From Milton to Maine.
FOOD & DRINK
52 Best Outdoor Dining Spots
Roof decks, gardens, etc.
The 15 Best Lakes, Rivers, and More
Make a splash!
SAND & SURF
100 Awesome Beaches
Find your perfect beach.
DO GO CHASING…
21 Amazing New England Waterfalls
Give your summer a dose of swank.
10 Surefire Day Trips
Solid ways to spend a day.