Things to Do

Boston has a rich tradition of history, culture, and sports. From Fanueil Hall to Fenway Park and the Freedom Trail, Boston is a mix of old and new exciting attractions. There are world class museums, musical performances, major sporting events, and incredible shopping and dining experiences right outside your door.

  • Boston Public Library by Stephen Bowes (75)

    Book Talks, Film Series, & Exhibits at the Library

    The Boston Public Library hosts more than 50 programs each week and more tha 150 exhibits a year. Find out more about events at the Boston Public Library and its neighborhood branches.

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  • Harbor Islands Ferry


    Enjoy Boston Harbor with walks, cruises, boating, tours, and art exhibitions.

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  • Copley Place Mall

    Shopping & Dining

    There are over 2000 businesses in Boston Main Street Districts ready to welcome you. You can shop for unique gifts and household items, browse bookstores and music shops, pamper yourself at salons and spas or dine at award winning restaurants.

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  • See a listing of upcoming Arts events.

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  • Boston Open Studios Coalition

    Visit the largest open studios event in the country. Talk to and buy directly from artists, see demonstrations, listen to music, and sample area restaurants in historic art communities throughout the city. All events are free and open to the public.

    Open Studios Schedule


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