Cheap Weekend Events in Boston

There’s so many fun and inexpensive events this weekend in Boston! As always, please let me know in the comments below if I missed your favorite free event!

Head of the Charles Regatta: October 22-23, 2016 on the Charles River. Enjoy this two day rowing competition with over 11,000 athletes and cheer them on!

2016 Fall Pumpkin Float: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Boston Common Frog Pond from 4:30-6:30pm. Enjoy floating pumpkins, haunted zombie maze, live music, and much more! Free.

Halloween Celebration on Castle Island: October 22-23, 2016 at Castle Island. Celebrate Halloween with magicians, storytelling, refreshments and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Boston Veg Food Fest: October 22-23, 2016 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center. Enjoy this annual festival celebrating the vegetable! Free admission, free parking and free samples!

20th Annual A Cappella Competition: October 22-23, 2016 at Faneuil Hall. Over 30 A Cappella groups will be performing for the winning title at Faneuil Hall this weekend!

Oktoberfest on D: October 21-23, 2016 at The Lawn on D. Enjoy german food, beer, fun games, live music, and more. The event is free but RSVP is required. (Note: You must be 21+ to enter the Oktoberfest tent)

Free Trip to Spectacle Island: Saturday, October 22, 2016. Spend the day at Spectacle Island with a free cruise with a 10 AM departure. Reservations are required.

Family Day at MassArt: Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 11-4pm. Head to MassArt to enjoy art and interactive displays designed by students. Free and open to all.

South End Open Market: Every Sunday though October from 10-4pm at the Ink Block! Enjoy three amazing markets every Sunday at a new location, the Ink Block! Enjoy a farmers market, handcrafted goods, and delicious food trucks at the South End Open Market.

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

Hope you have a great weekend!

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