Boston Breweries, Tours, & Events

See What's Brewing in Boston!

Boston has emerged as a beer haven, and Meet Boston is here to keep beer lovers apprised of all happenings: beer gardens, taproom and brewery openings, beer festivals, and more.

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Featured Breweries

  • 306 Northern Avenue
  • (617) 456-2322

With license 001, Harpoon Brewery is Massachusetts' original brewery. Come explore the history of Boston over craft beer made on-site and our soft pretzels. Located on Boston's waterfront, Harpoon Brewery is New England's largest brewer of specialty beers. Get a behind the scenes…

  • 30 Germania Street
  • (617) 368-5080

During your visit to Boston, you’ll no doubt learn about Samuel Adams and the role he played in the American Revolution. Of course, you should also know he was a brewer, and the Boston Brewery sporting his name put American craft brewing on the map in the mid-1980’s. When you…

  • 60 State Street
  • (617) 466-6418

The Samuel Adams Boston Taproom, located in the heart of Downtown Boston, offers 15,000 sq. ft of space for drinkers to experience 20 taps including their favorite Sam Adams beers and a lineup of research and innovation brews. This Business is Group Friendly! Visit our website or…

  • 50 Thomson Place
  • (857) 449-0083

Trillium Brewing Company was opened in March 2013. Trillium is grounded in the concept of a New England farmhouse brewery, using local ingredients whenever possible. From our wild ales, fermented with our native New England mixed microbe culture, to our more hop-forward…

Activities & Events

Cisco Brewers Seaport Pop-Up May 25

Cisco Brewers Seaport is located just a block down Seaport Boulevard, near The Current and Mejuri. Cisco Brewers is bringing a slice of Nantucket to Boston with its seventh season in Seaport featuring its award-winning craft beer and wine, and more. The outdoor beer garden…

IL Patio Di Italy May 25

Savor the essence of Italy under the summer sky this season at IL Patio Di Eataly! Located on Boylston Plaza, this open-air haven transforms into a charming European-style piazza come summertime, perfect for gathering with friends and family. Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine…

Outdoors @ Harpoon May 25

Located at the front entrance of the popular Harpoon Beer Hall location in the Seaport, Outdoors @ Harpoon is now open for the season through early Fall. Visitors can enjoy Harpoon’s cold draft beer while playing Cornhole, Ring Toss and more. All food and beverage options…

Summer DJ Weekends May 25

The vibes are vibin' once again! We're bringing back our Rooftop Deck DJs this Summer in Downtown Boston to kick off Memorial Day Weekend on select Fridays and Saturdays from 8-11pm. Come grab a pint and meet us on the rooftop! Please enter through our main entrance downstairs to…

The Anchor Boston May 25

The Anchor Navy Yard is now open for the 2024 season! The Anchor is Boston’s only award-winning multi-story public gathering space, performing and visual arts venue, open-air wine and beer garden and special event setting. The beer garden offers a curated collection of local and…

The Original Brew Tour May 25

Taste up to 16 different local craft beers (only with all-inclusive ticket) around Boston while enjoying a deliciously paired meal at Chelsea Station, as well as round-trip transportation. With our excellent tour guides providing entertainment, history, and brewing knowledge, the…

Trillium on the Greenway May 25

We are delighted to announce that Trillium Garden on The Greenway will open for another season! Trillium’s drink offerings will be paired with some incredible partners from our 2024 Food Truck Program. Trillium Garden on The Greenway is located at the corner of High Street and…

SOWA Open Market May 26

The SoWa Open Market is one of the largest open-air farmer and artist markets in Boston. With a variety of regional and local vendors, plus food + beverage trucks, nestled among artist studios, galleries, and retail shops on the pedestrian-only Thayer Street, the SoWa (South of…

Dockside Beer Garden May 30

Dockside, an outdoor beer garden that is open to the public and located in front of the Aquarium, features Cisco and Kona beer alongside barbecue favorites such as ribs, pulled chicken and pork, and burgers, as well as a variety of salads and sides.

Father's Day Pickleball Tournament Jun 15

Join us on Saturday, June 15th between 10AM and 3PM at the Pickleball Social Club for our Father’s Day Pickleball Tournament! We will be running three different divisions with BIG champ prizes! This will be a bracket play event with a single elimination knockout round followed by…

Father's Day Block Party Jun 16

Join us on Father’s Day at the Pickleball Social Club for our HUB Sports Boston x Harpoon Father’s Day Block Party! Celebrate with Live Music, Cold Drinks, The Sausage Guy, and 1/2 off ALL Court Rentals! 1/2 OFF Pickleball Court Rentals by HUB Sports: 11am-8pm The Sausage Guy…

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