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

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…

SOWA Open Market Jul 21

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 21

SoWa Sundays

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

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!

Boston Puerto Rican Festival Jul 27

Boston Puerto Rican Festival

The annual Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts will be held July 27 and 28 at Franklin Park! Come immerse yourself in our rich…

Family Music and Arts Festival Jul 27

Family Music and Arts Festival

Join Inét Entertainment and House of Inspiration on Saturday, July 27, 2024, at Almont Park in Mattapan for a day of FREE…