March can be unpredictable in Boston, but one thing is certain: spring is just around the corner, and we’re ready for it to get here! This month, you can enjoy the last of wintertime activities and switch into spring mode with tea parties, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, food tours, and more! Read on to find what’s in store this month in Bean Town:
Let a little storybook magic into your life at this Alice in Wonderland-inspired Gin and Tea Party in Boston. At this tipsy tea party extravaganza, you’ll join the Mad Hatter, Dormouse, and The March Hare, in a 90-minute long, cocktail-crafting session. Indulge in Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin cocktails as you enjoy an extravagant tea party in a curious setting! Why not try The Smoking Caterpillar: a sophisticated, smokin’ drink served with a Rosemary infused smoke bubble. With limited seats at the Mad Hatter’s table, make sure to book your tickets soon!
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Calm your mind and experience classical music in a whole new light with these sensational concerts located in historical Boston venues. Throughout march, the Candlelight Concert series will feature a wide variety of themed repertoires, from Bach and the Beatles to Taylor Swift and ABBA. Hosted at the Temple Ohabei Shalom, the venue will be illuminated with flameless candles, creating an unforgettable ambiance. Highlights of the concert series this month include:
- A Tribute to Coldplay
- Favorite Anime Themes
- Modern Divas of Pop With Songs by Beyoncé & Lady Gaga
- A Tribute to Queen and More
Dino Safari is an absolute delight for dino enthusiasts, both young or older. In this immersive exhibition located in Faneuil Hall, you’ll be able to meet life-sized, moving dinosaurs up-close and learn everything about how they lived while on earth. With a huge gift shop filled with dino merch and a VR game close by, it’s a fun family adventure that over 33k have experienced and loved so far in Boston. 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!
Get out of your kitchen comfort zone and take an Italian cooking class with your friends, family, or loved ones. Not only will you have fun and eat fantastic food, you’ll also be able to recreate the dishes afterwards as many times as you want.
Food tours are the perfect way to explore the best offerings of Boston’s food scene. Instead of stressing about what to eat for dinner, go on a guided (or self-guided!) tour around the city to have a totally unique culinary experience. Our favorites in Boston right now include:
You won’t want to miss this immersive VR experience based on the Netflix original film Army of the Dead. This limited-run VR experience will let you fight your way through hordes of zombies in mixed reality with the latest technology that feels shockingly real. Ready to destroy some zombies? Reserve your spot on the waitlist here.
Ghost tours are a signature Boston event for a reason! if you’ve never been on one, then be sure to check out the Boston Ghost Tour, running every night throughout the winter. While walking the city streets after dark, you’ll learn the stories of haunted locations and ghosts that provide a different viewpoint on some of the real history hidden behind the city’s past. Alternatively, if you fancy a drink along the way of Boston’s famous haunts, check out the combination Haunted Boston Ghost and Pub Walking Tour!
At Legoland Boston, you can immerse yourself in the world of a Lego playground! Discover how Legos are made, take a ride on two indoor attractions, and learn how to make the best Lego castles and forts from expert builders. It’s a totally awesome experience for Lego lovers of all ages.
On March 13 from 11 to 4 PM, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Seaport will be hosting their very own marketplace featuring handmade goods from local artisans and sweets from the Sweet Ride Candy Co. There’s even an art lab hosted by Bank of America for kids to hone their own crafting skills!
On March 5th from 9 AM to 4 PM, the Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary in Mattapan will be hosting a maple sugaring event from start to finish, featuring their very own maple trees. They’ll tap, collect, and boil down sap, and at the very end you can sample the maple syrup yourself!
So much history has happened in Boston, it’s no wonder there are dozens of top-grade history, science, and art museums in the city. They’re all worth at least one visit- and maybe even more! Our favorites include the Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library, the Museum of African American History, and the gorgeous Gardner Museum. Looking for a budget friendly option? Check out these museums that offer free or reduced-price admission on certain days.
Boston has gained some seriously cool restaurants in the past few months. Try something new on your next night out and check out one of these new spots!
- La Royal in Cambridge: a Peruvian restaurant from the founders of Union Square’s beloved Celeste.
- Wusong Road in Harvard Square: a tiki bar/restaurant in a dazzling historical venue that serves the cutest bao buns and whole roasted duck
- Koji Club in Brighton: Boston’s very first bar dedicated entirely to sake
27. Go sledding!
Although we have our fingers crossed for a warm March, we all know that Boston weather is rather unpredictable. Embrace the inclement weather and sled down some freshly snowed-upon hills! Boston’s multitude of public parks means that there are plenty of options for picking the best hill for sledding – check out our favorites here.
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