Cheap Weekend Fun

Happy last weekend of October! I decided to list the not-so-festive events first to the weekend fun post. Did you notice my very overwhelming 31 Halloween Events post yet? I took a few of my favorite Halloween events happening this weekend and added it to this list since there are so many holiday happenings this weekend!

Non-Halloween Weekend Fun

Boston Vegetarian Food Festival: October 26-27, 2013 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center. Learn, explore and taste vegetarian food options and more! Free and free parking.

Boston Food Swap: Sunday October 27, 2013 from 2-5pm at 40 Berkeley Street. Bring some food to swap and pick up some yummy food too! Free.

MIT Museum: Sunday, October 27, 2013. The MIT Museum is free the last Sunday of every month during the academic year.

ICA: Saturday, October 26, 2013. The ICA is free for families the last Saturday of every month, except December, so stop by and enjoy contemporary art!

Festive (Halloween) Fun

Pru Boo: October 27, 2013 from 11-3pm at the Prudential Center. Wear your cutest costume and trick or treat for charity. Face painting, kid concert, pumpkin decorating and more as well. $4 donation to The Home for Little Wanderers.

New England Aquarium Free Admission for Costumed Kids: October 26-27, 2013 at the New England Aquarium. Kids in costume get in free this weekend with a paid adult ticket!

Halloween Party at Castle Island: October 26-27, 2013 from 12-4pm at Fort Independence. There will be a lot of fun on Castle Island with a haunted castle, storytellers, magicians, refreshments, and more! Free, but children MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Mayor Menino’s Fall Pumpkin Festival: Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 4:30-6:30pm at Boston Common Frog Pond. This free family-friendly event will include a Halloween parade, puppet show, magic show, and more. Can donations for CANshare and a small (8-inch or smaller) carved pumpkin are encouraged.

SoWa Dia De Los Muertos: Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 10am-4pm at 460 Harrison Ave in the South End. Celebrate Halloween and the last open market outside for the season!

Faneuil Hall Pet Parade: Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 12-3pm at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Watch, enjoy, and possibly dress up your pet for this annual pet parade! Pumpkin Carving and other festive activities will also take place.

Also, if you have little ones, there’s a giveaway happening for a family pass to Josh and the Jamtones this Saturday in Wellesley! You can enter here.

Hope you have a great weekend!

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