There’s always lots going on in Boston in terms of events and activities. There are fun things to do in Boston for adults and also Things to do in Boston with family. Our weekly round-up brings you the best things to do in Boston this weekend.
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Things to do in Boston this weekend of April 7, 2023 – Friday
Celebrate the Easter Holiday with the kids with an old-fashioned Easter Egg Roll! The kids can compete in rolling wooden easter eggs and each child will receive prizes for participation. When they’re not having fun rolling eggs, they can enjoy Easter crafts. There will also be freshly baked oven pizza available for purchase as well as drinks and sweet treats.
When: Friday, April 7, 2023, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Powisset Farm, 39 Powisset St, Dover, MA 02030
How Much: $15 for adults | $25 for kids
After a three-year hiatus, the theatrical skating show Ice Chips is back!
This year, the show will be headlined by Olympic gold medalist, three-time World Champion, and six-time US National Champion Nathan Chen. He will be making a rare Boston appearance. And he’ll be bringing along his signature showmanship and high-energy that catapulted him to the top.
The show will also feature a cast of local, national, and international competitors performing exciting and mesmerizing solos and group numbers.
What makes this year’s show especially more memorable is that it will feature music from all across the decades made new again with new choreography and fresh energy.
When: Friday, April 7, 2023, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: The Skating Club of Boston, 750 University Ave, Norwood, MA 02062
How Much: $40
Prepare for an all-out NERF war! Grab the kids and their pals and get ready to battle it out with other teams this weekend at the HUB Parkour Training Center.
You can bring your own guns, ammo, and masks. And if you don’t have those, you can borrow them from the venue. This event is perfect for kids aged 8 – 16.
When: Friday, April 7, 2023, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: HUB Parkour Training Center, 253 Mansfield Ave #4, Norton, MA 02766
How Much: $15
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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 on Saturday, April 8, 2023
Celebrate Easter in the most egg-travagant way with the family this weekend at the Charmingfare Farm! There will be horse-drawn/ tractor train rides, spring baby animals, easter eggs, meeting the easter bunny, Grampa’s barn, visiting the animals, and so much more. Of course, there will also be an easter egg hunt for kids aged 2 to 12. Please take note, tickets must be purchased online.
When: Saturday, April 8 – 9, 2023
Where: Charmingfare Farm, 774 High St, Candia, NH 03034
How Much: $22
Kick off Earth Month with tons of fun at the Boston Nature Center! You can dress up in a bee suit and explore the apiary, take a calming meditation walk past BNC preschool, learn about birds on a walk with Nature Man Mike, explore the garden and spring wild edibles with BNC TN Kim Baker, and so much more! There will also be nachos hot out of the garden’s solar ovens which you can enjoy with a cup of sun tea.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Located At: Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, 500 Walk Hill St, Mattapan, MA 02126
How Much: $13 – $15
Experience the high energy and thrilling show of Yamato – The Drummers of Japan this weekend at the Berklee Performance Center. They’ll be presenting their newest show Hinotori, a thrilling interpretation of the centuries-old Japanese taiko tradition.
The Yamato summers will be bringing strength, virtuosity, spirit, and sheer endurance to the show with more than 20 drums as well as bronze cymbals, bamboo flutes, and vocals.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 8 p.m.
Where: Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
How Much: $37 – $65
It’s breathtaking, stunning, and incredible. That’s what the Peking Acrobats are. And in this all-new production, they will feature the Shanghai Circus to create a very special Chinese Acrobatic extravaganza like no other.
Expect acrobatics, comedy, balancing feats, and so much more that will showcase the grace and precision of the acrobats and their triumph over years of dedicated training and discipline. And get ready to feel the thrill of a lifetime.
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 7 p.m.
Located At: The Cabot, 286 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915
How Much: Starts at $30
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Learn about Boston’s thriving craft beer scene and sample a variety of libations on this morning or evening brewery tour. Get an inside look at how beer is made and learn about their operations as you visit breweries, cider houses, and distilleries. Visit brewpubs that may include the well-known Samuel Adams or gastropub Meadhall. Round-trip transportation in downtown Boston by air-conditioned van is included.
Get to know Boston’s thriving beer scene on a morning or evening brew tour. Chat with brewery owners and learn about the equipment used to make beer, the brewing process and best of all, what the different kinds of beer taste like.
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Things to do in Boston this Weekend of April 7, 2023 – Sunday
Boston’s Wicked Queer Film Festival is the 4th longest-running LGBTQ+ film festival running in North America and it is an all-volunteer organization. Join the celebrations this weekend and celebrate queer storytelling and filmmaking through the inspiring stories that present and preserve the vibrancy of this community and its history.
When: Sunday, April 9, 2023, 12 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Where: Various locations in Boston
How Much: $15 – $20
Gather all your little ones and head on over to Berlin Farms this weekend for a spectacular Easter celebration! You can visit the enchanted world of Peter Cottontail’s carrot patch or take a stroll through the magical garden of cherry blossoms, daffodils, tulips, and wisteria.
The eggs-travaganza will also include meeting Peter Cottontail, an Easter bag of goodies, riding a mechanical pony, name the bunnies, crafts, family photo-ops, an egg hunt, an obstacle course, moon bounce, and over 15 traditional outdoor games.
When: Sunday, April 9, 2023, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Berlin Farms, 200 Central St, Berlin, MA 01503
How Much: $20
Create an incredible Easter memory this weekend with a spectacular Easter signature lunch cruise! Enjoy the beautiful spring weather, amazing photo backdrops, a visit from the Easter bunny, a delicious lunch aboard Spirit of Boston, incredible views from the North End to the South Boston waterfront, and more.
If you avail of the upgrades, you can also enjoy creative cocktails, wine, and beer as well as window reservations for the best views.
When: Sunday, April 9, 2023, 11 a.m.
Where: Commonwealth Pier (World Trade Center), 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02110
How Much: Varies by package
Hop on over to the Boston Harbor Hotel for an Easter celebration with so many delicious grubs. This is an egg-ceptional affair where you can savor your brunch favorites, enjoy a delectable raw bar, and a scrumptious dessert table that’ll make your heart swoon.
The brunch will also be accompanied by live sounds by the Marlene Jazz Ensemble.
When: Sunday, April 9, 2023, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
How Much: $210
Enjoy a lovely spring afternoon out with your friends or family at the archery range on the grounds of Waltham’s oldest historic estate, Gore Place.
Your ticket includes all coaching, equipment, and 1.5 hours of range time. Who knows? It might become your next favorite hobby.
When: Sunday, April 9, 2023, 12 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Gore Place, 52 Gore St, Waltham, MA 02453
How Much: $50