Happy (Almost) Weekend! As I mentioned yesterday, I teamed up with car-sharing app Sidecar who will be providing free rides to certain events this weekend, including free rides to the MFA today! This is a great chance to check out some great (and free) events this weekend with a free ride too!

Here are the best events in the city this weekend for any budget:

Outside the Box

Outside the Box Music Festival: Starting July 13, 2013 throughout the city. The first ever 9-day free music festival with over 200 performances starts on Saturday and ends the following weekend. Don’t forget to grab a free ride from Sidecar on Saturday for opening day to or from Boston Common!

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Prudential Center South Garden at sunset. Enjoy a free showing of Hotel Transylvania on the South Garden at the Prudential Center at sunset. Rain date the following Wednesday.

Shakespeare on the Common: Performances through July 28, 2013 on Boston Common. Enjoy a free performance of Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona this July on the Common this summer!

Open Streets on the Avenue of the Arts: Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 11am to 4pm on Huntington Ave (outbound side only). Dance, walk, bike, play in the streets of Boston on Sunday and enjoy a paved park! The event is free with a lot of free programs too!

Caliente 2013

Caliente!: Saturday, July 14, 2013 from 7-9pm at City Hall. Join the City of Boston for a celebration of Latin Music with Jerry Rivera as headliner. Free.

Bastille Day: Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 5-10pm in Harvard Square. Celebrate all things French at Harvard Square on Sunday night with good music, food, and more. Also, grab a free ride from Sidecar to or from Harvard Square for this event!

Chill Out Saturdays at Taza Chocolates: Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 12-3pm at Taza Chocolate in Somervile. Stop by Taza Chocolates to grab a free frozen treat from a local vendor on Saturdays in July. This Saturday is a free paletas from Mother Juice!

Are there any other events happening in and around the city on a budget that may have been missed?! Leave them in the comments below!

Hope you have a great weekend!


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