8 Great Boston Events this Fall

For newcomers and returning students, Boston can sometimes feel overwhelming with so much to offer but little direction on where to begin. If you’re looking for entertainment that can be both fun and educational, here are a few events happening this fall that you should definitely check out!

Boston Comedy Arts Festival

With over 300 acts, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for laughs with The Boston Comedy Arts Festival during their five day festival Sept 6-10. Tickets range anywhere between $14-22 and the shows are scattered across Cambridge with the main stage located right in Central Square. Bring your friends or bring a date, this is a great way to laugh the night away and explore the city of Cambridge!

Free Movies on Boston Commons

Looking for something to do without spending a dime? Check out the “Free Flicks on the Frog Pond” September 8th and 12th! Pack some snacks and bring a blanket, this is a great way to save some money on a Friday night and still have plenty of fun! The movies being shown are classic throw backs that everyone enjoys: Honey, I Shrunk The Kids and Top Gun.

Boston Arts Festival

Located at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, more than 70 local visual artists and craftspeople along with musical performances throughout the whole day. The Boston Arts Festival provides the perfect excuse to get outdoors and explore the city. Meet local artists, get inspired by unique pieces or just listen to the great music September 9th & 10th at the Boston Arts Festival.

Hub on Wheels

The morning of September 17th join thousands of bikers as Storrow Drive goes car-free for the day. Take a personal 10 mile or 40 mile tour of the city with the starting and finishing lines both in City Hall Plaza. It’s a fun way to get active, take a closer look at Boston and support a great cause!

Boston Film Festival

Interested in film-making? From September 21st through September 24th, the Boston Film Festival will be screening movies and holding Q&A sessions with the directors after each film. This is a great chance to dive into the world of short films and movies.

Free Museum Day

The Smithsonian Museum Day Live has joined forces with museums everywhere for National Free Museum Day! September 23rd, hundreds of museums will have no entrance fee, check out the list of museums in Boston that will be participating.

Boston Fashion Week

During the first week of October, all around the Greater Boston Area there will be plenty of fashion related events to attend. See the creations of many local designers and learn more about the style and trends specifically relating to Boston!

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

On September 30th, Berklee is hosting one of the biggest free outdoors concerts in Boston. Six blocks on Columbus Ave will be gated off for this huge block party that has performers from all over contributing to the fun! There will be plenty of food and entertainment for the whole day.

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