Boston, MA

Top 5 Free Activities in Boston, MA

The Virtuous Vee

Boston is one of the few metropolitan cities where you can still have a great time free of cost. Here you don’t need to reach for your wallet to get your fill of fun things to do. As a huge fan of freebies, I want to share with you some of the best places that this city offers for free.

Drive-In Movies

Boston has traditionally boasted a wide variety of venues for outdoor movies. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, drive-in style movies have been popping up around the city more than ever and on different locations too! To guarantee your spot, you should purchase tickets online. Their season is coming soon, check the events here.

Dont forget your snacks and drinks!
Drive-In Cinema.Jona/Unsplash

Hatch Memorial Shell

Located on 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell is an outdoor concert venue on the Charles River Esplanade. Hosting a variety of musicians each season, guests enjoy various musical genres including classical, local and international, blues, jazz, and rock and roll, starting each spring and finishing each fall. To see the upcoming events click here.

If you don't want to be a part of a concert, take your friends and goof around!
A more close up view of The Hatch Shell on July 4th.walkoffwin55/Wordpress


Stretching from Chelsea Creek to the Neponset River, the HarborWalk makes its way through East Boston, Charlestown, North End, Downtown, South Boston and Dorchester. Skirting the edge of Boston Harbor, Harborwalk offers some of the most spectacular views of the city and the water.

Whether you decide to come here for a walk or just to enjoy your ice cream, you won't be dissapointed!
HarborWalk.Lance Anderson/Unsplash

Boston Public Library

The Boston Public Library is a municipal public library system founded in 1848. Not only they house a wide variety of literary works, but also display the creations of visual artists. Free tours of its art and elaborate architecture at the Library are offered at different times throughout the week.

While you are here, pay attention to the breathtaking architecture!
Boston Public Library.Michael Browning/Unsplash

The Museum Of Bad Art

Located in the basement of the Somerville, Davis Square, The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) is the world's first and foremost museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art. You can request a free pass here.

Just take your best friend to this museum, great memories are guaranteed!
MOON JELLIES AT NIGHT-Anonymous.Museum of Bad Art/Facebook

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