Festivals & Annual Events

Some of our events are so good we celebrate them year after year!

From the oldest marathon in the United States to the first St. Patrick's Day celebration, Boston is no stranger to hosting big events. Whether you are a sports enthusiastpatriotic revelermusic lover, history buff, or gastronomic foodie, there's truly something for everyone. Start exploring our annual events below!

Upcoming Festivals in Boston

Bastille Day Celebration Jul 14

Bastille Day Celebration

Join us at the Charles Hotel’s Lower Courtyard in Harvard Square to celebrate Bastille Day on Sunday, July 14th from 4-9pm!…

Charles River Jazz Festival Jul 14

Charles River Jazz Festival

The Charles River Jazz Festival is back for our 4th Annual entertainment extravaganza! Join us on July 14, 2024 at Herter Park…

SOWA Open Market Jul 14

SOWA Open Market

The SoWa Open Market is one of the largest open-air farmer and artist markets in Boston. With a variety of regional and local…

SoWa Sundays Jul 14

SoWa Sundays

Spend a Sunday afternoon at 450 Harrison Ave, and meet the artists directly. Family friendly and free event. Plenty of parking is…

Summer Block Party Jul 18

Summer Block Party

Get ready to party like an Italian! We're back this Summer for another unforgettable Block Party series happening every month from…

Festival Betances Jul 20

Festival Betances

New England’s longest-running Latino cultural festival is BACK on Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 12 PM to 8 PM at Plaza Betances…

Open Streets - Jamaica Plain Jul 21

Open Streets - Jamaica Plain

Open Streets Boston is a free, family friendly event. During these events, the City will close major thoroughfares to motor…

Puerto Rican Flag Raising Ceremony Jul 22

Puerto Rican Flag Raising Ceremony

Join us for the 54th Annual Puerto Rican Flag Raising Ceremony at the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial on Monday, July 22, 2024, at…

Climate Tech in the City Jul 24

Climate Tech in the City

Come and watch forward-thinking companies showcase their new, cutting-edge technologies aimed at mitigating and adapting to…

South Street Nite Market Jul 25

South Street Nite Market

Experience the South Street vibe! Come on by for great deals, vendors, and live music!