Happy third weekend of July! This weekend is the last days of the Outside the Box Festival; I highly recommend checking it out if you haven’t been yet! Below are all the events and activities happening this weekend for free or cheap in Boston & Beyond:

Outside the Box

Outside the Box Music Festival: Now through Sunday, July 21, 2013. The first ever 9-day free music festival with over 200 performances ends this Sunday with many performances around the city, including a free Mighty Mighty Bosstones Concert on Saturday, July 20th.

Fork Lift Food Festival: July 18-21, 2013 at City Hall Plaza. A festival inside a festival: The Fork Lift Food Festival is within the Outside the Box Music Festival and has free entry. Food tickets are $1 a piece and each food vendor has food tasting items worth 1 to 5 tickets (Note: I got a Shake Shack Burger for 5 tickets so $5, Meatball for 3 tickets or $3 and so on, on 7/18).

Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival: Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Prudential Center South Garden at sunset. Enjoy a free showing of Wreck it Ralph on the South Garden at the Prudential Center at sunset.

Sunday Night Movie at Christopher Columbus Park: Sunday, July 21, 2013 at sunset on the lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Enjoy a free outdoor screening of Singin’ in the Rain at Christopher Columbus Park.

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


Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival: Friday-Sunday, July 19-21 at Revere Beach. Don’t miss Master Sand Sculptors around the world compete in this national contest. Free.

FACT Boston Pub Party: Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Wild Rover starting at 6:30pm. Join FACT Boston (Free and Cheap Things in Boston) for their first pub party with free food and fun. Grab your free ticket through Eventbrite.

Artbeat 2013: Friday, July 19 to Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Davis Square in Somerville. Enjoy one of the area’s largest and innovative art festivals with many dance troupes, bands, visual art, food, and more. Free.

Chill Out Saturdays at Taza Chocolates: Saturday, July 20, 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 Real Pops!

Hope you have a great weekend!


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