Free Events

Arts & Entertainment

Free Museum Day Returns to Massachusetts

For one day only, you can see the Mass. General Ether Dome, explore “Old Ironsides,” or marvel at a real (gigantic!) whale skeleton, all for […]

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Symphonic Dances DCR Hatch Memorial Shell Esplanade
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, August 2018

LISTEN In the Yard: Swinging Summer Nights Concert Series Victor Martin Aragon is a Berklee student and host of the Youtube music series “Avocado Sessions,” […]

Berklee Summer in the City Concert Series Events Boston
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, July 2018

LISTEN Berklee Summer in the City From five-string fiddling to jazzy Caribbean beats, the talented future stars of Berklee College of Music are putting on […]

Boston Art & Music Soul Festival
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, June 2018

LEARN Crossing the Line to Freedom: A Musical Narrative Douglass. Tubman. King. Robeson. In the Boston Public Library’s courtyard, listen to the stories of these […]

Arts & Entertainment

Free Fun Fridays 2018 Schedule

VIEW LARGER DOWNLOAD/PRINT PDF You probably don’t need an excuse to duck out of the office early on summer Fridays, but the Highland Street Foundation’s […]

three people looking at the lilacs at lilac sunday 2017
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, May 2018

SEE CIC’s 4th Annual ArtWeek The Cambridge Innovation Center’s Kendall Square and downtown Boston locations will be hosting various events as a part of ArtWeek Massachusetts this month. […]

people at the Cambridge Science Festival in 2017
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, April 2018

HUNT Easter Egg Hunt This family event is hosted by the Mandarin Oriental Boston in their hotel lobby on Easter Sunday. Kids can hunt for eggs […]

Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, March 2018

WATCH Bright Lights: Screening of Lady Bird If you’re looking for a chance to see the Oscar-nominated, coming-of-age story of our time, you’re in luck—the […]

Chinese Lunar New Year MFA
Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate Chinese New Year 2018 With These Boston Events

Lunar New Year Celebration at the MFA Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Fine Arts for a day-long celebration of the Year of the Dog. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, February 2018

WATCH Your Name Screening Start off your month with a free screening of the critically acclaimed animated Japanese film, Your Name. The screening is a celebration of […]

Arts & Entertainment

9 Free Events to Enjoy During the Holidays in Boston

BETTER THAN LEGOS 6th Annual Gingerbread House Design Exhibition Ever wanted to see Boston Symphony Hall in edible form? Stop by the Boston Society of […]

Holiday Trellis Lighting, November 2017
Arts & Entertainment

Free Things to Do in Boston, November 2017

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos Evening Celebration Celebrate your loved ones at this Day of the Dead celebration at the Peabody Museum in Cambridge. Harvard […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Boston Athenaeum’s Open House Returns

There’s something magical about unique addresses. While platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross Station might bring you to Hogwarts, the red leather doors at 10 1/2 […]

Flowers in Downtown Crossing, Boston
Home & Property

Roche Bros. Is Giving Away Free Bouquets in Downtown Crossing

Charge up your Wednesday with flower power. If you find yourself at Downtown Crossing for lunch, you may be handed two bouquets of flowers—free of […]

Opening Our Doors Festival
Arts & Entertainment

Opening Our Doors Festival 2017 Returns With More Than 80 Free Events

The 16th annual Opening Our Doors festival returns on Monday, October 9, featuring more than 20 community organizations, youth performers and artists in an effort […]