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Local Picks

View handpicked activities and weekly highlights for your visit to the Boston area, chosen for you by a local. 

Paul PhillipsRead about Paul Phillips, the original, recently retired, author of "Paul's Picks." As we adapt to a world without Paul’s weekly list of events, the "Local Picks" team is determined to maintain the spirit of Paul's list and the key information that it provides.


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Featured Picks

Immersive Klimt

Immersive Klimt was created by the world-renowned master of digital art, Italy’s Massimiliano...


Explore the world through the eyes of the legendary Frida Kahlo – a brilliant, uncompromising...

National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience

Beyond King Tut brings history to life for the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest discoveries...

Dino Safari: A Walk-Thru Adventure

Dino Safari is a walk-thru dinosaur exhibition with over 30 realistic and scientifically-accurate...

Spring in Boston

See our seasonal guide of area treasures and new experiences.


Our Main Streets need our love, more than ever. Now is the time to find your local.

Cross Cultural Boston

Explore our many cross cultural events, exhibitions, sightseeing trails, and more!

Virtual Boston Experiences

See our list of virtual experiences happening in Greater Boston.

Pet Friendly Activities

Explore these dog-friendly things to do in Boston.

Performing Arts

Boston's cultural calendar is bouncing back with contemporary and classic plays, musicals, classical masterworks, jazz performances, rock concerts, and much more.

All Inclusive Boston

Experience a side of Boston that’s multicultural and brimming with vibrancy.

Header Photo credits: Wang Theatre courtesy of Boch Center Wang Theatre; Ink Block mural image by Jessica Mading; USS Constitution by Leise Jones.