At long last, it’s summer in Boston! And that means there’s plenty of activities and events to enjoy in and around the city. From chocolate festivals and music festivals to parades and outdoor movie nights, read on to find the best activities in Bean Town this June.
Choco Town is an immersive new experience where everything is based on chocolate and sweets, from the houses to the fountains. It’s an interactive experience that is sure to enhance all of your senses, including your taste. Tickets for the event this summer are selling like chocolate-covered hotcakes, so get your tickets now!
Calm your mind and experience classical music in a whole new light with these sensational concerts located in historical Boston venues. Throughout June, the Candlelight Concert series will feature a wide variety of themed repertoires, from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons to tributes to Taylor Swift, Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay, and R&B legends.
Dino Safari is an absolute delight for dino enthusiasts both young and old. In this immersive exhibition located in Faneuil Hall, you’ll be able to meet life-sized, moving dinosaurs up-close and learn everything about them! With a huge gift shop filled with dino merch and a VR games, it’s a wildly popular and fun family adventure. Get your tickets here before they sell out!
You don’t have to travel all the way to Italy to experience the beauty and marvel of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. This immersive exhibit will be true-to-size while still allowing you to get up-close views of the incredible details of these masterpieces. Brought to life using a special printing technique that emulates the look and feel of the original paintings, visitors are given a chance to engage with the artwork in ways that were never before possible: seeing every detail, every brushstroke, and every color of the artist’s 34 frescoes. Join the waitlist and get exclusive access before tickets are released to the public!
At this latest artistic exhibition, you can step inside the surrealist world of Rene Magritte, the famous Belgian painter. Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360 degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind VR experience, and a uniquely atmospheric light and sound show. Interested in immersing yourself inside the world of his art? Hop on the waitlist to be the first to know when the exhibit starts!
Enjoy the lovely springtime weather and go on an adventurous culinary experience! This mystery picnic date includes solving puzzles and riddles sent to your smartphone to figure out the location of your stunning secret picnic spot. You can go on this 3-hour picnic extravaganza with a date or a group of friends—it’s up to you!
If you’ve always wanted to explore the underwater world, today’s your lucky day: this tiki submarine-inspired pop-up bar is setting sail in Boston, bringing with it fantastical submerged adventures. A secret location turns into a Cold War submarine, offering you the perfect vibe to party with a groovin’ band and drink boozy cocktails in a sea-themed venue. Hop on board the waitlist here!
Whether you’re looking to entertain out-of-towners or want to learn some pizza history yourself, you can enjoy a pizza-powered guided tour around Boston’s historical North End. On the tour, you’ll visit five history-laden Freedom Trail sites and snack on pizza as you go along. Get your tickets to the experience here.
On a rainy June day, have an adventure right inside your own home. You can transform your living room, bathroom, kitchen or even your garden into an amazing escape room to do at home. With three fantastical stories to choose from, all you have to do is download your favorite kit, print it and have fun!
At long last, music festivals have returned to Massachusetts, and they’re back in full swing. Who needs Coachella when you’ve got stellar festivals with world-class acts right here? In June, check out the Green River Music Fest. Hosted at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in western Massachusetts, the festival takes place on over 28 acres of land, and will feature Lake Street Drive and Father John Misty.
Seaport is the place to be this summer! With daily events and activities, here are some that we’re most looking forward to this June:
We can’t wait to see the newest movie releases on a screen larger than our laptops! Plus, you can’t beat that movie theater AC on a hot June day This summer, there are plenty of anticipated films, like Top Gun: Maverick and Doctor Strange. Get your tickets to the hottest films in Boston here with an exclusive discount.
With tons of local craft breweries in Boston, we’ve also got the beer gardens to match. Celebrate the good weather and check out our list of charming local beer gardens!
With plenty of home games this June, it’s a great time to get out and cheer on the Sox! Can’t snag a ticket? No worries – check out our favorite sports bars in Boston and cheer from your seat!
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