Free Events


Friendly’s Is Hosting a Free Ice Cream Pop-Up at Lawn on D on July 24

July is National Ice Cream Month (thanks, Ronald Reagan!), and to celebrate, Friendly’s will be doling out free frozen treats during a two-hour pop-up at the […]

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Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Comes to Boston for the First Time

While it remains to be seen whether or not Boston will host the Olympics in 2024, a different kind of athletic competition is coming to […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, July 2015

OUTDOORS ParkARTS ParkARTS is back to transform area parks into venues for fun, family-friendly events and activities. Hosted by Mayor Walsh, the program will bring marionette […]

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Cambridge City Dance Party Lets You Dance the Night Away

Dust off your dancin’ shoes and grab an energy drink because you’ll be footloose all night long at Cambridge City Hall on Friday, June 26, when […]

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Outside the Box Returns with Guster, Gin Blossoms, and a River of Puppets

Boston is home to world-class museums, renowned orchestras, and cutting-edge art schools. The area runneth over with priceless treasures, so much so that our library simply can’t seem to […]

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Berklee College Announces Series of 300+ Free Concerts

Berklee College is bringing city folks more free music events to look forward to this season. The college is announcing the start of its ‘Summer […]

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Summer 2015 Events at the Boston Harbor Hotel

Boston Harbor Hotel’s “Summer in the City” entertainment series is back this season for more outdoor traditions. The BHH series has been bringing the city […]

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Summer 2015 Events at the Boston Public Library

The McKim Courtyard at the Boston Public Library is not only one of the most Instagram-worthy spots in the city, but the open space is […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, June 2015

CULTURE Dragon Boat Festival An event full of culture, excitement and food, the Dragon Boat Festival features teams from around North America who compete in […]


Fitness Free-for-All

From Zumba on the Esplanade to yoga overlooking Jamaica Pond, these local parks offer plenty of (gratis!) ways to enjoy your daily workout en plein air.

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Free Fun Fridays 2015 Schedule – 70 Sites in Boston and Massachusetts Offering Free Admission This Summer

This is the 2015 schedule. Check out the 2016 Free Fun Fridays lineup. They’re ba-ack! Highland Street Foundation has announced the lineup and schedule for […]

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Boston Calling Block Party Series Returning This Season

It’s back, folks. After a successful run at the Rose Kennedy Greenway last year, the Boston Calling Block Party Series are reviving their weekly soirees and […]

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Free Things to Do in Boston, May 2015

Jazz Week ’15 If you’re in the mood for some croons and jazzy tunes, catch the events Jazz Week lined up on its final days. […]

Redcoats & Rebels Revolutionary War Reenactment
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A Guide to This Summer’s Massachusetts Historical Events

In some parts of the country, a building constructed in the ’50s is considered “old.” Same thing here—if you mean the 1650s. In Boston, you […]

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Flash Forward Festival 2015 Spotlights Standout Photography

John Keats was right—a thing of beauty is a joy forever. Or at least for 10 days, in the case of the 2015 Flash Forward Festival. This […]