The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Boston
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The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Boston

Here are the sweetest and spookiest ways to spend October in the city, plus Halloween events, traditions, tips, and more.


Arts + Entertainment

Boston Magazine's Fall Bucket List

Events

Your Guide to Arts in Boston This Season

William Forsythe "The Fact of Matter" ICA Boston October 2018
Arts

Climb, Swing, and Dance Your Way Through the ICA


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Arts

A Whimsical Art Boat in Fort Point Has Sunk, but Will Float Again

The sailboat hull topped with a coral reef and giant orange octopus capsized in high winds.

Comedy

Jenny Slate on Her Rage, Her Comedy and Her Love for Michael Dukakis

Catch the Milton-born comic and actress at the Wilbur.

Events

Where to Watch the 2018 Head of the Charles Regatta

Here’s how to navigate the crowds.

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Events

Go on a Ranger-Led Walk with Your Dog along the Harbor

Your pup can become a "bark ranger."

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Events

The Top Five Things to Do at the Boston Book Festival

Shop, listen, and snack.

Arts + Entertainment

The 7 (Totally Free!) Things You Should Do at HUBweek

A lot of HUBweek is free to the public. Go check it out.


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Best of Boston, A&E

Best of Boston, A&E

Including theaters, museum options, and other ways to explore the city.

It's Not Your Basic Barre

It's Not Your Basic Barre

You might have tried a barre class or two, but that’s nothing compared to this intense workout.

Presented by Xtend Barre


Arts

Visit Local Museums for Free on Columbus Day

Don’t miss the annual Opening Our Doors festival.

The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Boston

— Boo! 👻  — Here are the sweetest and spookiest ways to spend October in the city, plus Halloween events, traditions, tips, and more. Trick-or-treating in Beacon Hill. […]

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Events

10 Can’t-Miss Halloween Events

Canine costume promenade? Sign us up.

The Best Haunted Houses in Massachusetts

There’s nothing wrong with a homemade haunted house, but if you’re searching for a really good scare, look no further than these haunted attractions in Massachusetts. […]

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Arts + Entertainment

The Best Places to Go Pumpkin Picking Near Boston

The carving is up to you, though.

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How to Throw the Best Holiday Party (Without Breaking a Sweat)

How to Throw the Best Holiday Party (Without Breaking a Sweat)

If you want to throw the best holiday bash this year, let someone else do the work.

Presented by Kings


Movies

The Best Halloween Movies of All Time, Ranked by the Brattle

Consider this your spooky cinema to-do list.

Entertainment

Visit a Haunted Ship in Quincy Harbor This Fall

The USS Salem has been converted into a floating haunted house.

Arts

These Artists Made Stunning Music Videos Inside the Edison Power Plant

Watch a mesmerizing display of light and sound bounce off the walls of the South Boston building.

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Arts

Listen to Sherlock Holmes Solve a Mystery in the Fog Sculptures

It’s all part of a new audio play from the Huntington Theatre.

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