Best events in Boston

Check out the top events in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Aeronaut Brewing Company
1. Aeronaut Brewing Company
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54 local reviews
14 Tyler St, Somerville
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 617-987-4236
BarPoint of interestFood
Shiyi
My favourite craft brewery in town :) Started by MIT students, it's a fun, laid-back atmosphere (you can even…
Melissa
Located in the Innovation district of Union Sq Somerville in a huge converted factory. They have music and…
Stacy
Wonderful beer, and frequently they have live music or other events. They don't serve food, but you can bring…
1. Aeronaut Brewing Company
1. Aeronaut Brewing Company
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54 local reviews
14 Tyler St, Somerville
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 617-987-4236
Shiyi
Shiyi
My favourite craft brewery in town :) Started by MIT students, it's a fun, laid-back atmosphere (you can even bring your own food :P). They…
Melissa
Melissa
Located in the Innovation district of Union Sq Somerville in a huge converted factory. They have music and events and owned by some really…
Stacy
Stacy
Wonderful beer, and frequently they have live music or other events. They don't serve food, but you can bring your own. It's a bit out of…
2. Somerville Theatre
2. Somerville Theatre
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101 local reviews
55 Davis Square, Somerville
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
+1 617-625-5700
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Frank
Davis' Historic Landmark Theater/Cinema. They actually serve beer here that you can take into the theater…
Matthew And Sunny
See current movies, special events, and live shows in the main theater. Don't miss the "Museum of Bad Art"…
Sam
"Cozy, historical theater hosting indie cinema, concerts & special events, plus serving beer & wine. "
2. Somerville Theatre
2. Somerville Theatre
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101 local reviews
55 Davis Square, Somerville
Closed · Opens 1:00 PM
+1 617-625-5700
Frank
Frank
Davis' Historic Landmark Theater/Cinema. They actually serve beer here that you can take into the theater. It's a good choice and often has…
Matthew And Sunny
Matthew And Sunny
See current movies, special events, and live shows in the main theater. Don't miss the "Museum of Bad Art" downstairs! (7 min walk to Davis)
Sam
Sam
"Cozy, historical theater hosting indie cinema, concerts & special events, plus serving beer & wine. "
3. TD Garden
3. TD Garden
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113 local reviews
100 Legends Way, Boston
+1 617-624-1050
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Michael
As New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena, TD Garden is the home of the storied NHL’s Boston…
Andrew
The arena is very close to the house and is home to the Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins and most major events…
Jacqueline
Check their site for show and sports events. Lots of great shows are hosted in this venue and you might be…
3. TD Garden
3. TD Garden
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113 local reviews
100 Legends Way, Boston
+1 617-624-1050
Michael
Michael
As New England’s largest sports and entertainment arena, TD Garden is the home of the storied NHL’s Boston Bruins and NBA’s Boston Celtics…
Andrew
Andrew
The arena is very close to the house and is home to the Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins and most major events that happen in Boston. Check out…
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Check their site for show and sports events. Lots of great shows are hosted in this venue and you might be able to get discounted last…
4. Boston Common
4. Boston Common
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272 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
+1 617-635-4505
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Miya
"FREEDOM TRAIL" Follow the red-brick road. It leads 2.5 miles through the center of Boston, from Boston Common…
Gina
Center of Boston. Lots of musicians in the summer. Ice skating in the winter. Free nighttime events throughout…
Shelby Lee
The oldest park in New England, the Boston Commons always has something to see - festivals, street vendors,…
4. Boston Common
4. Boston Common
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272 local reviews
139 Tremont St, Boston
+1 617-635-4505
Miya
Miya
"FREEDOM TRAIL" Follow the red-brick road. It leads 2.5 miles through the center of Boston, from Boston Common to the Bunker Hill Monument,…
Gina
Gina
Center of Boston. Lots of musicians in the summer. Ice skating in the winter. Free nighttime events throughout the year, such as Shakespeare…
Shelby Lee
Shelby Lee
The oldest park in New England, the Boston Commons always has something to see - festivals, street vendors, events, etc. A beautiful place…
5. The Lawn On D
5. The Lawn On D
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19 local reviews
420 D St, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 877-393-3393
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Alex
This place is tough to describe but is worth looking up because they hold different events throughout the…
Angela
Park with a lot of cool events for adults (fire & ice festival in the winter, glow in the dark swings for…
Justine
Outdoor green space with live music, lawn games, outdoor art installations, food trucks and a couple outdoor…
5. The Lawn On D
5. The Lawn On D
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19 local reviews
420 D St, Boston
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 877-393-3393
Alex
Alex
This place is tough to describe but is worth looking up because they hold different events throughout the week. Its basically an adult…
Angela
Angela
Park with a lot of cool events for adults (fire & ice festival in the winter, glow in the dark swings for adults in the summer, occasionally…
Justine
Justine
Outdoor green space with live music, lawn games, outdoor art installations, food trucks and a couple outdoor bars. Make sure to check the…
6. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
6. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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251 local reviews
25 Evans Way, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-566-1401
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
John
My favorite art museum. Has a beautiful garden inside. Very romantic inside. Great place to attend for the…
Ashby
Each person seems to go for different reasons: the art, architecture, gardens, history (+ the infamous…
Lisa
This is a very unique museum, set in a beautiful home with a courtyard and lovely cafe. They also host music…
6. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
6. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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251 local reviews
25 Evans Way, Boston
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 617-566-1401
John
John
My favorite art museum. Has a beautiful garden inside. Very romantic inside. Great place to attend for the Third Thursday of the Month…
Ashby
Ashby
Each person seems to go for different reasons: the art, architecture, gardens, history (+ the infamous robbery), food, music, events....
Lisa
Lisa
This is a very unique museum, set in a beautiful home with a courtyard and lovely cafe. They also host music and other events.
7. Smolak Farms
7. Smolak Farms
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8 local reviews
315 S Bradford St, North Andover
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 978-682-6332
Point of interestEstablishment
Bill And Hailey
A fantastic family farm with a petting zoo, pick-your-own fruit from their beautiful orchards, and a souvenir…
V
This farm is right around the corner. Enjoy apple picking and other fruit picking during the Summer and Fall…
Mixyle
Wonderful Family place for pick your own fruits... and events, includes a small farm with goats, geese, and…
7. Smolak Farms
7. Smolak Farms
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8 local reviews
315 S Bradford St, North Andover
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 978-682-6332
Bill And Hailey
Bill And Hailey
A fantastic family farm with a petting zoo, pick-your-own fruit from their beautiful orchards, and a souvenir stocked store, complete with…
V
V
This farm is right around the corner. Enjoy apple picking and other fruit picking during the Summer and Fall. Holiday events, feed the…
Mixyle
Mixyle
Wonderful Family place for pick your own fruits... and events, includes a small farm with goats, geese, and similar...
8. The Center for Arts at the Armory
8. The Center for Arts at the Armory
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16 local reviews
191 Highland Ave, Somerville
Closed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
+1 617-718-2191
Art galleryPoint of interestEstablishment
Elizabeth
Just down the street great cafe for breakfast and lunch or quick coffee. Art and music events commonly held…
William
Community art center that hosts a variety of events including a farmers market
Ashley
Local community space with events and a farmer's market on Saturdays.
8. The Center for Arts at the Armory
8. The Center for Arts at the Armory
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16 local reviews
191 Highland Ave, Somerville
Closed · Opens Monday 8:00 AM
+1 617-718-2191
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Just down the street great cafe for breakfast and lunch or quick coffee. Art and music events commonly held here.
William
William
Community art center that hosts a variety of events including a farmers market
Ashley
Ashley
Local community space with events and a farmer's market on Saturdays.
9. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
9. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
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77 local reviews
284 Amory St, Boston
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 617-524-6060
Night clubBarRestaurant
Jamie
Bella Luna and the Milky Way is a combined use space serving up outstanding fare until 10 PM and then often…
Dorothy & Seth
This kid-friendly restaurant and bar, has great food, excellent gourmet pizza, fabulous drinks and fun events…
Nina And Emily
Personal favorite. Very good dinner menu at the restaurant, and great bar scene with diverse and fun event…
9. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
9. Bella Luna & The Milky Way
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77 local reviews
284 Amory St, Boston
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 617-524-6060
Jamie
Jamie
Bella Luna and the Milky Way is a combined use space serving up outstanding fare until 10 PM and then often has late night dancing and…
Dorothy & Seth
Dorothy & Seth
This kid-friendly restaurant and bar, has great food, excellent gourmet pizza, fabulous drinks and fun events. During the warmer months sit…
Nina And Emily
Nina And Emily
Personal favorite. Very good dinner menu at the restaurant, and great bar scene with diverse and fun event nights.
10. The Institute of Contemporary Art
10. The Institute of Contemporary Art
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129 local reviews
25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-478-3100
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Jay
A small permanent collection but check out the events and exhibits. A nice place to view the harbor,…
Farida
Great exhibitions, live music events and cafe. Amazing building on the water. And free admission from 5-9 pm…
Niall
Check for current exhibits, and for events on the waterfront. Nice place to take a walk to and try nearby bars…
10. The Institute of Contemporary Art
10. The Institute of Contemporary Art
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129 local reviews
25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-478-3100
Jay
Jay
A small permanent collection but check out the events and exhibits. A nice place to view the harbor, especially if you're up for a bike ride…
Farida
Farida
Great exhibitions, live music events and cafe. Amazing building on the water. And free admission from 5-9 pm every Thursday. Only a 10…
Niall
Niall
Check for current exhibits, and for events on the waterfront. Nice place to take a walk to and try nearby bars and restaurants
11. Tavern In the Square Salem
11. Tavern In the Square Salem
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7 local reviews
189 Washington St, Salem
+1 978-740-2337
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Scott
This place can get crowded with rowdy college kids on a weekend night, but can be a nice option to sit outside…
Ed
Bar, restaurant with sprawled out huge HD TV's throughout - great for sports events. Great mixture of young…
11. Tavern In the Square Salem
11. Tavern In the Square Salem
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7 local reviews
189 Washington St, Salem
+1 978-740-2337
Scott
Scott
This place can get crowded with rowdy college kids on a weekend night, but can be a nice option to sit outside or for a sporting event. …
Ed
Ed
Bar, restaurant with sprawled out huge HD TV's throughout - great for sports events. Great mixture of young college student, families, and…
12. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
12. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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368 local reviews
465 Huntington Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-267-9300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Karen
EVERY FEW MONTHS THEY CHANGE CULTURAL AND PAINTINGS AND PROVIDE TO THE PUBLIC MOVIES AND LOTS OF OUTDOOR…
Mary & Josh
Lovely, traditional museum close to down town - again fun for evening events like first Fridays
Mujan
Great museum! They usually have some cultural/artistic events going on as well.
12. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
12. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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368 local reviews
465 Huntington Ave, Boston
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 617-267-9300
Karen
Karen
EVERY FEW MONTHS THEY CHANGE CULTURAL AND PAINTINGS AND PROVIDE TO THE PUBLIC MOVIES AND LOTS OF OUTDOOR EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Mary & Josh
Mary & Josh
Lovely, traditional museum close to down town - again fun for evening events like first Fridays
Mujan
Mujan
Great museum! They usually have some cultural/artistic events going on as well.