Boston welcomes June with festivals galore! The amount of free events is overwhelming. Get in touch with your inner artist and food connoisseur this weekend to enjoy the beginning of the summer months!
Feeling artsy this weekend? Make sure to check out the 32nd Annual Cambridge River Festival this Saturday, June 2nd from 12 PM to 6 PM on the Northern Banks of the Charles! This free event features music and dance performances, art demonstrations, and hands-on activities attracting over 200,000 people. Take your pick in trying over 100 food stands and taking a look at the talents of endless amounts of craftspeople. Click here for a schedule of events, list of venders, and more information!
Didn’t find what you were looking for at the Cambridge River Festival or anxious for more? Continue your journey this Saturday to the Cultural Survival Bazaar in Copley Square! This Native Arts and Culture Festival presents artists from around the world famous for their jewelry making, contemporary crafts, artwork, and so much more! Enjoy live music, films, and craft-making demonstrations while supporting indigenous cultures and promoting fair trade. For more information and details on the event, click here.
World Oceans Day
Have an appreciation for the sea that grows with free events? Celebrate World Oceans Day this Sunday, June 3rd, with the New England Aquarium! The event takes place outdoors on the Central Warf and is cost-free to all who attend. From 11 AM to 4 PM, enjoy cooking demonstrations, entertainment, hands-on activities, and a chance to win free duck tours and/or Harbor cruises! For more details, click here.
South Boston Happenings
Haven’t had enough art yet this weekend? This Sunday, June 3rd, two events are going on by South Station that you won’t want to miss! From 12 PM to 6 PM, check out Spring Open Studios in Southie where dozens of artists and craftspeople of the area have a chance to display their work. Find more details about location and artists here! Move towards South Station to be a part of FIGMENT, a movement demonstrating their participatory vision of art. Be a part of activities and exhibitions to support the arts. Click here for more information and to see what they are all about!
Want the chance to see one of your favorite Disney musicals come to life? This weekend only, Beauty and the Beast will be performed at the Boston Opera House! Performances are tonight at 8 PM, tomorrow (Saturday) at 2 PM and 8 PM, and Sunday at 1 PM and 6:30 PM. Student rush tickets are available for $25 one hour prior to the show, but line up early for a chance to get in! For tickets and more information, click here.