Things to do in Boston this Weekend of January 19 include IceFlow Yoga on Ice, Karaoke @ BACKSTAGE, & More!

Things to do in Boston this Weekend of January 19 include IceFlow Yoga on Ice, Karaoke @ BACKSTAGE, & More!

Our picks for fun things to do in Boston this weekend of January 19 – January 21 include the IceFlow Yoga on Ice, Karaoke @ BACKSTAGE Kings Back Bay, Yoga with Boston Young Professionals Association, French Steakhouse Dinner, and more!

For a complete list of fun events in the Greater Boston area check out the Localite Boston Calendar!

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.

Editor’s Note: Our staff makes every effort to bring you the latest updates on activities, entertainment, food, and drink specials in the Greater Boston area. However, all information is subject to change by the organizers. As always, please confirm before you make your plans!

Things to do in Boston this weekend of January 19, 2024 – Friday

Haymarket Boston

Visit Haymarket, one of America’s oldest open-air markets. It’s bustling with fresh vegetables, fruits, and seafood. And on top of an abundance of produce, you’ll see that it’s a great place to connect with the culture and history of the city.

So, when it’s time to go shopping, head to Haymarket for the freshest produce at the lowest price. It’s filled with over 40 vendors, historic pubs, restaurants, and ethnic groceries.

When: Friday, January 19, 2024, 6 am – 7 pm | Until January 20, 2024; Repeats weekly
Where: Haymarket Outdoor Market, 100 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02108
How much: Free entry

French Steakhouse Dinner

French Steakhouse Dinner

Image credit: Selfup Facebook

Learn and eat a delectable French meal without having to hop on a plane. Chef John Perdina will take you on a fun culinary journey of the menu of a classic French Bistro where he’ll teach you how to cook.

You’ll start with a traditional Salade Niçoise, then move to the next course, the Filet au Poivre. Lastly, delight your taste buds with a classic Creme Brûlée.

When: Friday, January 19, 2024, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Selfup, 19 Kingston St, Boston, MA 02111
How much: $120


It’s your chance to watch this Tony Award-winning musical comedy on stage! For over two decades, Hairspray has been a phenomenon both in theater and film.

Watch 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she follows her dream and dances her way onto TV’s most popular show.

With catchy tunes, a heartfelt story, and amazingly talented actors, you’re going to have a great time.

When: Friday, January 19, 2024, 8 pm | Until January 21, 2024
Where: Emerson Colonial Theater, 106 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
How much: Starts at $49

Karaoke @ BACKSTAGE Kings Back Bay

Things to do in Boston this weekend

Image credit: Kings Dining & Entertainment Facebook

Kings was voted Best Karaoke Bar by Timeout Boston– and for good reason! Take the stage and show off your musical chops, or just destress by belting out some of your favorite tunes. You’ll be doing all these in the exclusive “Backstage” bar.

Kings also offers bowling, arcade, billiards, and a full food and beverage menu, making for a premium night out.

When: Friday, January 12, 2024, 9 pm | Every Friday & Saturday
Where: Kings Dining & Entertainment, 50 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115
How much: Free

Things to do in Boston this Weekend of January 20, 2024 – Things to do in Boston on Saturday

Beginner Krav Maga Class

If you’re looking to improve your combat skills, this 60-minute Krav Maga is perfect for you. Head instructor Gershon Bem will introduce you to some of the training methods, as well as why this martial art can develop one’s fighting skills.

Specifically, you’ll learn some underlying concepts and principles of the system with instinctive and natural movements. Blocking, punching, and striking with power are just some of the things you’ll discover here.

Overall, you’ll learn how to defend yourself and fight.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2024, 10 am – 11 am
Where: Krav Maga Yashir, 165 New Boston St, Woburn, MA 01801
How much: $25

Yoga with Boston Young Professionals Association

Things to do in Boston this weekend

Image credit: Castle Island Brewing Co. Facebook

Join BostonYPA for a morning of an all-level yoga flow, brews, and bites.

You’ll start with a 45-minute yoga flow. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned yogi, you are welcome. After the class, you can choose your Castle Island beer, soda, or seltzer. To complete your morning, you get two delicious slices of Bardo’s Pizza.

When:  Saturday, January 20, 2024, 10 am –  12 pm
Where: Castle Island Brewing, 10 Old Colony Ave, Boston, MA 02127
How much: $29 – $39

The Science of Snow

We all know snow is amazingly cool. But today, you’ll get to learn a whole lot about it. Discover why each snowflake is unique and how the properties of snow help animals survive in the winter.

You’ll be using microscopes and magnifiers to get a closer to look at these beauties.

When:  Saturday, January 20, 2024, 10:30 am – 12 pm
Where: Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill St, Mattapan, MA 02126
How much: $13

Watson Adventures’ Whodunit at the MFA Scavenger Hunt

Put your detective skills to the test at the Whodunit at the MFA Scavenger Hunt.

Work together with your team to play the killer’s scavenger hunt and find out their identity, the murder weapon, and location of the victim’s body.

You’ll be equipped with a list of potential suspects, weapons, and places. Following the clues and answering tricky questions will lead you to narrow down the list and give the authorities the evidence to catch the killer.

When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
How much: $13

Boston Events this Weekend of January 19, 2024 – Sunday

IceFlow Yoga on Ice

IceFlow Yoga on Ice

Image credit: The Fenway Facebook

Elin Schran from Joy Skate Productions will be at Fenway Rink this Sunday for Yoga on Ice. Glide and flow to music. Don’t let the cold bother you. This slight workout will warm you up in no time.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 10 am – 11 am
Where: The Rink 401 Park, Landmark Center, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215
How much: Free

Soupfest at Bow Market

Stay warm this winter season with some delicious soup.

Hosted by Bluefin and Tiny Turns, Soupfest at Bow Market is bringing you a variety of delectable soups. Sample an array of flavorful soups created by talented local chefs, each adding their twist to their dishes.

Participating vendors include Bluefin, Saus, Nine Winters, Maca, and Remnant Brewing.

When:  Sunday, January 21, 2024, 12 pm – 4 pm 
Where: Bow Market, 1 Bow Mkt Wy, Somerville, MA 02143
How much: Free

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