From the 245-foot Tall Ship to oyster shucking classes, Eastie offers so much summer fun. But there are also many things to do in East Boston year-round from the incredible eclectic cuisine to enjoying views of the skyline and harbor at Piers Park!
Eastie offers stunning waterfront views and some of the most picturesque sights of the Boston skyline from nooks such as Piers Park. Tall Ship is one of the most fun summer hangouts for Bostonians. Enjoy food and beverage on the massive floating oyster bar complete with mahogany floors. Throughout the opening season Tall Ship hosts a variety of food vendors, live entertainers, and special pop ups.
Find Tall Ship at Pier One: 1 East Pier Drive, East Boston, MA 02128
Take an oyster shucking class with East Boston Oysters
Shuck and slurp with East Boston Oysters, the women-owned business bringing fine eats to Eastie! Featured in magazines such as Vogue, East Boston Oysters, EBO for short, is making waves in Eastie’s retail scene with its storefront, EBO & CO Grocery.
Taking advantage of Eastie’s gorgeous waterfront views, EBO hosts oyster shucking classes on the docks. And the best part is you can slurp up the fresh goodness soon after.
Find EBO & Co Grocery at 110 Meridian St, Boston, MA 02128
Grab some yucca and chicken or seafood at a local Peruvian restaurant
You’ll also find an eclectic mix of food and beverage options stemming from the rich history of this quarter of Boston. A favorite for those in Eastie is the Peruvian classic, chicken and yucca.
Enjoy a juicy rotisserie chicken spiced to perfection with fried yucca, a root vegetable similar to potato, and served with delicious creamy Mojo Garlic sauce. A local favorite for Peruvian cuisine in Eastie: Rincon Limeno and Pollos A La Brasa El Chalan for chicken and yucca.
Find Rincon Limeno at 409 Chelsea St, East Boston, MA 02128 and Pollos A La Brasa El Chalan at 405 Chelsea St Boston, MA 02128
Visit America’s first ever branch library
In 1869 the East Boston branch library stemmed from the Boston Public Library to become America’s first municipally supported branch. The library, which is over 150 years old, offers a rich selection of literature and even richer history to explore!
Find it at 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
Go for a dip at Constitution Beach
A hidden gem in Boston, take a swim this summer at Constitution Beach in Eastie. The enclosed bay offers some refreshing saltwater swimming on those spicy summer days. You can watch planes fly out of Logan and ships cruising the Boston Harbor from this beach.
Find it at 799 Bennington St., Boston, MA 02128
Do a waterfront workout with The Point East Boston Barre & Yoga
The Point East Boston Barre & Yoga is East Boston’s waterfront workout studio offering everything from classic yoga to Pilates, barre and HIIT! The women-owned studio came to life in 2017 and since has hosted hundreds of classes, including some outdoor pier workouts during the summer.
Find The Point East Boston Barre & Yoga at 20 Orleans St., Boston, MA