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6 Fun Things To Do In Boston This Weekend: August 13-15

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6 Fun Things To Do In Boston This Weekend: August 13-15

Bask in the summer warmth and enjoy one of these outdoor events!

There’s plenty to do around the city this weekend, if you know where to look! And look no further than our list of the top 6 activities for August 13-15 to get some weekend inspiration.

1. Open Newbury Street

In the mood to go shopping this weekend? Open Newbury Street is the palce to be! For the next three Sundays, Newbury Street will become a pedestrian-only walkway from 10AM to 8PM, with shops and and boutiques extending into the streets for an immersive outdoor walking experience. Open Newbury Street provides a great opportunity to engage with small businesses on this famous Boston shopping street.

2. Celebrate Friday the 13th and experience a haunted building 

Boston is said to be rife with paranormal activity, as the city’s history goes way back to the revolutionary days of the birth of our country. A storied past brings along mystery and strange happenings, and many older establishments are plagued with ghouls and ghosts of times past. Our list of 12 haunted places in Boston offers some great suggestions if you want to encounter the paranormal on this extra spooky day.

3. Try a new ice cream flavor at a local Boston creamery

Escape the heat (and your comfort zone) with a totally new ice cream experience. Our list of unique ice cream flavors in Boston includes flavors from Goat Cheese & Brownie to Sweet Corn & Blackberry Jam. Who knows—maybe you’ll find your new favorite flavor this summer!

4. North End Fisherman’s Feast

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The North End is hosting yet another feast this week! The Fisherman’s Feast in North End is an annual event that began all the way back in 1910. The tradition started when fisherman from Italy immigrated to Boston in the early 20th century, and the rest is history.  Celebrate with delicious food, live music, and processions all throughout the weekend!

5. Check out Verrill Farm’s sunflower field 

Just an hour outside of Boston lies a massive and breathtakingly beautiful sunflower field at Verrill Farm. Starting this week, the farm is hosting their annual Sunflowers, Selfies, and Bouquets event, where you can snap a photo with the perfect backdrop and take a bit of the magic back home with you!

6. Cool off at a local beach

Beat the heat, and  take a trip to one of these lovely local beaches. Whether you’re looking for a beach close to home or farther away from the bustle of city life, the sea breeze and cool water will certainly cool you down. Living in a coastal city has its perks, after all!

[featured image: fishermansfeast.com]

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