Events

Boston Summer Reading Program 2024

Immerse yourself and develop stronger reading skills with Boston Public Library’s summer reading program for youth 0-17 years old. The program runs from June 17, 2024 to August 25, 2024. This year’s theme is Adventure Begins at your Library, developed by the Collaborative Summer Learning Program. Check out these incredible options available at the Boston Public Library for their summer reading program: Want personalized reading recommendations? Fill in the Shelf Service request form, and one…

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July Activities in the Boston Area

There are many fun activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area in the month of July. Check out our list of July activities and events happening in the Boston area and have a great month! Boston 4th of July Events, Activities & Parades When: Monday 7/1/24 through Thursday 7/4/24 Where: Boston, MA Age: all ages Cost: free Residents and visitors are invited to view the City of Boston’s official commemoration, enjoy the Boston…

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Accessible and Adaptive Activities for the Summer

Adults and children of all abilities can have fun in Massachusetts this summer. In addition to having a number of special needs events scheduled, Massachusetts also has accessible spray pools, beaches and parks with ramps, wheelchairs that navigate sand and/or can float in the water, adaptive activities, and much more. Check out this list of fun summer events, adaptive activities, and resources that are accessible and include everyone! 1. Massachusetts Accessible Pools & Spray Decks.…

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Guide to Boston Spray Parks and Wading Pools

Summertime in Boston means it’s time splash in spray parks! There’s plenty of free water fun to be had all around the city, and we’ve rounded up some of the best spots. Frog Pond, Boston Common—Beacon Hill From the opening day festivities in late June through Labor Day weekend, children ages 12 and under can cool off in the Frog Pond Spray Pool, open daily at 11 a.m. Rose Kennedy Greenway — Chinatown Parks, Wharf District Parks,…

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June Activities in the Boston Area

There are many fun activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area in the month of June. Check out our list of June activities and events happening in the Boston area and have a great start to your summer! Zootopia at Franklin Park Zoo When: Saturday, June 1, 2024 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Where: 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA, 02121 Age: kids, teens, adults Cost: see website Join Zoo New England for…

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Spring Break Activities in the Boston Area

There are many fun activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area over spring break. Check out our list of  activities and events happening in the Boston area in April 2024 and have a great spring break! Opening Day for Swan Boats 2024 When: Saturday 4/13/24 at 11:00 AM Where: Boston Public Garden, Boston Common Age: toddlers, kids, teens, adults Cost: Adults $4.50 | Children $3.00 (age 2 to 15 years) | Seniors $4.00…

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Boston Area Activities for February Break

There are many fun activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area over February vacation. Check out our list of  activities and events happening in the Boston area in February 2024. Have a great break! Lunar New Year Celebration at Pao Arts Center When: Sunday 2/18/24, 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Where: Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street, Boston, MA Age: all ages Cost: free Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with Us! Our…

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Holiday Activities in the Boston Area

There are many fun holiday activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area this year. Check out our list of holiday activities and events happening around Boston and have a wonderful holiday season! Boston Common Tree Lighting When: Thursday 11/30/2023, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Boston Common, Boston, MA Age: kids, teens, adults Cost: free The official holiday season kick-off in Boston includes the lighting of the City of Boston’s official Christmas tree and trees…

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Autumn Activities in the Boston Area

There are many fun autumn activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area this year. Check out our list of autumn activities and events happening around Boston and have a wonderful fall season! Colby Sunflower Farm When: Sat 9/16/23 – Tues 10/3/23 Where: 50 Scotland Road, Newbury, MA Age: toddlers, kids, teens, adults Cost: $10 per car Come experience a sea of sunflowers at Colby Farm in Newbury! Due to the rain in July,…

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August Activities for the Family Around Boston

There are many fun activities for families to enjoy in the Boston area in August 2023. Check out our list of August activities and events happening around Boston and have a wonderful month! August Adventures with Highland Street Foundation When: daily throughout the month of August Where: various locations Age: kids, teens, adults Cost: free August Adventures returns! During the month of August 2023, we are excited to partner with special Massachusetts cultural institutions to…

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