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Free Fun in Boston this Weekend


SoWa Open Market

food-truck-crowds-2_27010345326_oWhere: South End Cost: Free Check out the South Ends open market. The market is open every Sunday from 10am until 4pm (through October). A variety of different vendors are featured within the farmers market, flea market as well as the various different food trucks.

Somerville Flea Market

NEWDAVIS_300DPI Where: Davis Square, Somerville Cost: Free The Somerville Flea Market is an outdoor market that features live music, local vendors, and fresh produce from local farm stands. The market takes place in Davis Square every Sunday from 10am until 4pm (through October).

Boston Harborfest


Photo Source: Boston Harborfest Facebook

Where: Various locations near the Boston Harbor Cost: Most events are free, some events require an admissions fee The Boston Harborfest is an annual celebration that takes place over the July 4th weekend. The festival includes live music, food fairs, historical reenactments, and fireworks. Harborfest is family friendly and has events catered to all ages.


4th of July Fireworks!

Photo Source: Boston Calendar

Photo Source: Boston Calendar

Here are some places to view fireworks in the area for free:

  • Wollaston Beach in Quincy
  • Larz Anderson Park in Brookline
  • The Charles River Esplanade in Cambridge

Keep in mind: according to the Boston Globe, this could be the last year to watch the firework festivities on the Esplanade. Current sponsor David Mugar is retiring and has yet to find someone else to sponsor the 4th celebrations. Find a list of more fireworks nearest to you here!

In between activities, be sure to stop in one of our extraordinary open houses this weekend. Click here to find addresses and scheduled times!

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