April 26 - 28

Hey Boston - are you ready for some festival fun? This weekend in Boston is buzzing with artistic, culinary, and cultural celebrations happening all over the city! Check out the top events in Boston this weekend below.





Festivals & Special Events

Celebrate creativity and innovation at Harvard University's Arts First Festival, experience the essence of traditional Japanese festivities at the EN-NICHE Japanese festival, or sample an evening of culinary pride at the Big Queer Food Fest!

Arts First Festival Apr 24
  • Harvard University
  • Recurring daily

Join us for Harvard University’s annual ARTS FIRST Festival! Produced by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, this annual campus-wide event takes place April 24-28 and showcases the expansive creativity and innovation of Harvard students, staff, alums and faculty. Enjoy the…

EN-NICHI Japanese Festival Apr 26

Join us and enjoy our old fashioned EN-NICHI Japanese festival! On Friday, April 26th, from 4pm - 9pm, the Bow Market courtyard will be filled with fun and joy for all - from children to adults hosted by Ko-Kyoto. There will be food, music, dance, games, and merriment. Special…

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Apr 27
  • Atlantic Wharf, Boston

This event is more than a night of award-winning environmental films, it is a gathering of stories and people committed to preserving the beauty and vitality of our planet. This year’s festival includes a curated selection of films that span key conservation efforts, confronting…

Spring Beer Fest Apr 27

Join us for a sudsy soirée at Time Out Market on April 27th! From 3-7pm, sip, savor, and celebrate with a brew-tiful array of our market’s finest beers. Best part? It’s free! Must be 21+ to hop in on the fun. See you there!

Big Queer Food Fest Apr 28

Big Queer Food Fest, a pioneer in showcasing LGBTQ+ culinary talent, is thrilled to announce the latest event in it's On the Road series featuring food-focused events with LGBTQ+ chefs across the country. This special evening takes place at High Street Place Food Hall in Downtown…

Theater & Dance

Plan a date night and awaken your passion at Boston Ballet's fiery reimagining of Carmen or take the kids out for some laughs, crime-fighting and catchy tunes at Emerson Colonial Theatre’s Dog Man: The Musical.

Boston Ballet - Carmen Apr 25

Awaken your passion with Boston Ballet's Carmen at Citizens Bank Opera House from April 25 - May 5, 2024! Carmen Full of passion, anger, and struggle, the alluring music and human storytelling of Carmen is timeless. Reimagined over centuries through theater, film, opera and…

She Kills Monsters Apr 25
  • Boston College

She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she finds herself catapulted into a journey of discovery and…

The Drowsy Chaperone Apr 24

A refreshing musical cocktail that’s like a bubble bath for your heart. But with tap dancing. And spit takes. A comfortable chair with an old record crackling away is the perfect cure for the “blues” for a charming but lonely “Man in Chair”, our guide into the world of the…

Dog Man: The Musical Apr 28

Based on the worldwide bestselling hit series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious and heartwarming new production following the chronicles of Dog Man, who with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But while…


Check out this weekend’s concert line-up including performances by Jesse McCartney, Michel Camilo, and more!

Vegas Baby Vegas with The Glitter Boys Apr 27

What happens here stays here and you won’t want to be anywhere but here. Join us Saturday, April 27th for a night of style and sin with The Glitter Boys. Fresh off their unforgettable Prom Night, The Boys are going Vegas, Baby, Vegas! We’re bringing Sin City out of the desert and…

Also Happening This Weekend

Passover at Inn at Hastings Park Apr 24

Passover at Inn at Hastings Park

Gather your family and loved ones and join us at Town Meeting Bistro to enjoy the warmth and comfort of our delicious Passover…

Art in Bloom Apr 26

Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom returns to the MFA’s galleries on Friday, April 26, 2024! You won’t want to miss these beautiful interpretive floral…

Swan Boats in the Public Garden Apr 23

Swan Boats in the Public Garden

Embark on a uniquely Boston experience with a Swan Boat ride in the Public Garden. Nestled in the heart of the city, the Swan…

Cisco Brewers Seaport Pop-Up Apr 23

Cisco Brewers Seaport Pop-Up

Cisco Brewers Seaport is located just a block down Seaport Boulevard, near The Current and Mejuri. Cisco Brewers is bringing a…

Dragtacular Trolley Tour of Boston Apr 27

Dragtacular Trolley Tour of Boston

You and your group will meet at the Asylum CoLab in the conveniently-located Faneuil Hall for a quick cocktail and to freshen up…

Guide to Spring in Boston

Get outside in Boston, one of America’s great walking cities where the historic port, beautiful waterways, elaborate bike paths and networks of urban green space invite you to have fun outdoors.

Parks in Boston

Relax on the Boston Common and Public Garden, discover the Kelleher Rose Garden in the Back Bay Fens, escape to the Boston Harbor Islands, or stand in awe at Mount Auburn Cemetery - uncover Greater Boston's top parks.