Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s a lot of fun and inexpensive things to do in Boston for the first weekend in May! Please let me know in the comments below if I missed any of your favorites!

Walk for Hunger: Sunday, May 3, 2015. Help raise awareness and funds to help end hunger with a 20-mile walk through Boston, Brookline, Newton, Watertown, and Cambridge.

The 32nd Annual MayFair: Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 12-6pm in Harvard Square. Enjoy this annual springtime event with three stages of music, dance troupes, food, crafts, street art, and much more!

SoWa Returns: Sunday, May 3, 2015. Head to the South End on Sundays for an open market with food trucks, crafters, produce and more!

4th Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party: Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 12-5pm at Taza Chocolate in Somerville. Join Taza Chocolate for food, music, fun, beer and tacos!

ArtWeek Boston: May 1-10, 2015 across Boston. Enjoy this 10-day collection of arts and entertainment in Boston with half of the events free.

Bank of America’s Museum on Us: Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, 2015. Bank of America & Merrill Lynch cardholders can get into select museums the first weekend of every month for free by showing their bank card (per cardholder, not family). Museum of Fine Arts, MIT Museum and other museums across the state participate.

Kid Price Saturday at Zoo New England: Pay and feel like a kid the first Saturday of every month at Franklin Park Zoo between 10 a.m. & noon for just $11.95. Head to Stoneham, MA to the Stone Zoo between 10am-12pm and pay $10.95 for admission.

Harvard Art Museums: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Saturday morning from 10am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

Harvard Museum of Natural History: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology: Massachusetts residents are admitted free every Sunday morning from 9am to Noon year-round with proof of residency

The Red Sox are playing the Yankees at Fenway Park this weekend and you can find tips on how to save money on Red Sox games all season long.

The Big Apple Circus is currently at City Hall Plaza in Boston and the Boston Duck Tour season has begun and discount tickets can be found for both, which can be fun weekend (or weekday) activities!

Hope you have a great weekend!