Our picks for fun things to do in Boston this week (May 22 – 28, 2023) include Family Friendly Yoga, Hozier Concert, Alisa Amador in Concert, Open Runway Fashion Show, and more!
There are always a lot of events and activities going on in Boston. There are fun things to do in Boston for adults, events for kids and families, and more! And if at any time you find yourself asking the question – What are Things to do in Boston today, then remember to check out our weekly round-up of events.
Editor’s Note: Our staff works hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. However, all events and offers are subject to change. As always please confirm with the business or organization in question before making your plans!
Also, check out our articles on Memorial Day Events in Boston 2023, Memorial Day Sales in Boston, Boston Student Discounts for 2023, and Best Hike and Bike Paths in Boston!
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Things to do in Boston this week of May 22, 2023 – Monday
Family Friendly Yoga with Debbie
Stretch and breathe in the fresh air of the outdoors with the kids to start off the week right with some family-friendly yoga. The class offers movement and relaxation with easy-to-follow moves.
You are welcome to bring the kids to flow with the class of play with the “fit kit” toys at the venue. Please note, you are still responsible for the kids and no childcare will be available onsite.
When: Monday, May 22, 2023, 5 p.m.
Located At: Winthrop Square, Boston, MA 02129
How Much: Free
Things to do in Boston this week of May 22, 2023 – Tuesday
Hozier, Alisa Amador in Concert
Get ready Boston! Hozier is coming to rock your world! The singer is bringing his “Eat Your Young” tour to the city. And here, you’ll get to hear that smooth powerful voice of his singing classic hits as well as new songs from his latest EP. Alisa Amador will be making a special appearance too. Grab your tickets now!
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
How Much: Starts at $40
Things to do in Boston this week of May 22, 2023 – Wednesday
Open Runway Fashion Show
Get to see the wonderful creations of local fashion designers from all over Boston at the Open Runway Fashion Show!
Using the same premise as an open mic night, the team behind Boston Fashion Week is opening this runway to any designer who wants to show their creations to the public. The event is free to attend and open to all.
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: 1 Franklin St, Boston, MA 02110
How Much: Free
Nike by Chestnut Hill Inspiration Run
Break a sweat and join a warm and inviting community with Nike Wellness Run, a community group run in Chestnut Hill!
The runs are through a 2 – 3 mile loop led by a community coach. And it’s open to all runners of all levels. The run was created for you and others who need the motivation to move, a reason to get together with friends, or a starting point for your fitness journey.
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: The Street, 33 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
How Much: Free
Things to do in Boston this week of May 22, 2023 – Thursday
Shit-faced Shakespeare®: Macbeth
Enjoy a version of Shakespeare’s famous play “Macbeth” that is a little crazier, a little zanier, and a little drunker this Thursday! The play still follows the original plot with a few minor twists here and there. But the main star of the show is a genuinely drunk professional actor selected at random. You’ll never know if they’ll stick to their lines or they’ll blurt out something completely out of this world. You’ll simply have to expect the unexpected at every turn!
When: Thursday, May 25, 2023, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: The Rockwell, 255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144
How Much: $30
Sam Sessions Mini Music Fest
Party it out with your friends with an afternoon of music, food, and beer at the Sam Sessions Mini Music Fest! There will be back-to-back live music in the beer garden, fresh food from pop-up vendors, and the best part? A Boston Calling ticket raffle! Get a chance to win a 3-day VIP ticket to Boston Calling.
When: Thursday, May 25, 2023, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Samuel Adams Boston Brewery, 30 Germania St, Boston, MA 02130
How Much: Free
Boston Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Relive the fairytale of one of the most beloved fairytales with Boston Ballet’s talented cast. The show features classical choreography, featuring technically demanding footwork and stunning variations. You’ll also get to hear one of Tchaikovsky’s greatest compositions performed live by the Boston Ballet Orchestra. With its rich sets and costumes, this performance will surely transport you to a world of storybook magic and adventure.
When: Thursday, May 25, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Citizens Bank Opera House, 539 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
How Much: Starts at $39
Get The Lowest Price On The Very Popular Boston Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour
Explore the best that Boston has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. See Boston’s top attractions—like the USS ‘Constitution’ and the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, to name a few—on the loop. Enjoy discounted admission to attractions like the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum with the purchase of your tour.
Board one of the orange-and-green trolleys at any of the stops and enjoy the view with live commentary from an expert guide who knows the city inside and out. Learn about the history and happenings of Boston, a city known as the Cradle of Liberty, as the trolley rolls along from one location to the next. For one, or two consecutive days, hop off at any of the attractions for a closer look, then hop back on when it’s convenient.
14 stops and 33 points of interest!
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Things to do in Boston this week of May 22, 2023 – Friday
Boston Calling 2023
Get ready for an unforgettable weekend at Boston Calling 2023! Taking place over Memorial Day Weekend, this music festival promises an incredible lineup featuring some of the biggest names in the industry. Prepare to rock out to electrifying performances by Foo Fighters, The Lumineers, Paramore, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Alanis Morissette, Queens of the Stoneage, and many other talented artists. Plus, over 30 Food Vendors will be there to complete the festival vibe!
When: Friday – Monday, May 26-29, 2023
Where: 65 N Harvard St, Boston, MA 02134
How Much: Not Stated
Things to do in Boston this Saturday, May 27, 2023
46th Annual Festival of the Arts
They are thrilled to announce the beloved Festival of the Arts is back, in person, with all their traditional events, entertainment, and offerings! The 45th Annual Festival of the Arts will be held on Memorial Day weekend, May 27 & 28, from 10 am to 5 pm with a Preview Party Fundraiser Friday, May 26, from 7 – 10 pm.
When: Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2023 | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where:–157 Old Main St, Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
How Much: Free
Things to do in Boston this week of May 22, 2023 – Sunday
Afternoon of Brass #2: WORCESTER: Memorial Weekend Spectacular!
They’re excited to present a patriotic-themed concert series featuring members of the Boston Symphony and Pops Brass! Concertgoers can expect a spectacular and rousing flag-waving experience with unparalleled music at this family-friendly event as we present emotionally-charged music especially suited to Memorial Day.
When: Sunday, May 28, 2023
Where: Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608
How Much: $33 – $66
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