Forums, Festivals, Cons & More!

We all know that the Boston Calling Festival is coming up this weekend, but what other events are on the horizon?

9th Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival: May 13 – June 11 @ The MET Back BaySoft Shell Crab 2014-inline

Check out the “30 Ways in 30 Days” to serve crab dishes at the MET Back Bay and The Metropolitan Club in Chestnut Hill. Indulge in inventive plates like Soft Shell Monte Cristo, Corn Meal Crusted Crab, and Sautéed Softies.

BostInno’s State of Innovation Forum: June 12 @ Westin Waterfront

1,000+ Business Leaders and members of Boston’s innovation class will gather to discuss major topics such as – marketing, retail, and e-commerce, education and mobile. Listen in on panels featuring names like Deval Patrick and Marty Walsh.

FITR_FoodTruck_LOGO_hires-3-300x188Fork in the Road Fest: June 14 @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Live Nation brings the first Food Truck and Music Festival to Boston! The event features 15+ Food Trucks serving a variety of dishes, and live music on the Mainstage. Musical acts and participating food trucks TBA.

North End Waterfront Health & Beauty Fest (NEWHBA-fest): June 21

Enjoy this FREE event, offering exercise and fitness courses, local music performances, and vendors sharing their beauty products and services.

Boston JerkFest: Sat, June 28 @ Benjamin Franklin Institute of TechnologyJerkFest

Indoor/Outdoor Authentic Caribbean-style food festival, featuring Jamaican Jerk spiced food and like-minded International dishes. Also featuring live entertainment and Rum & Brew Tasting for 21+ customers!

For those of you that are 21+

American Craft Beer Fest: May 30-31 @ Seaport World Trade Center

ACBF features 640+ craft beers from over 140 American brewers, and is the largest beer celebration on the east coast!

boston tech jamBoston Tech Jam: June 12 @ City Hall Plaza

Connect with entrepreneurs, emerging and lead tech companies, academic institutions and students, and world-class venture capitalists in one of the largest entrepreneurial hubs in the world!

For the nerd in all of us:

WalkerStalker Con: June 13-15 @ Westin Waterfront

Can’t get enough of The Walking Dead? Feed your fire at the WalkerStalker Convention featuring all things zombie!

Star Trek Convention: June 21-22 @ Hynes Convention Center

Hang out with thousands of other Trekkies, and get the chance to meet some of your favorite Star Trek characters making celebrity guest appearances!

Boston Comic Con: August 8-10 @ Seaport World Trade CenterBostonCC2014

Dress up or come to witness the transformation of Boston into a comic-world. This event is a huge hit every year, and keeps getting bigger.

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