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Cross Cultural Boston

Boston is a welcoming city that embraces world cultures and visitors of all backgrounds.  Explore our many cross cultural events, festivals, exhibitions, sightseeing trails, cuisines, and more!

 

 

Events

CBT Launches Beer Education Scholarship For Women Of Color

New Scholarship Initiative, Talent on Tap, Aims to Support The Growth and Development of Women of...

Lantern Stories

Lantern Stories by artist Yu-Wen celebrates Boston Chinatown’s vibrant community. Thirty lanterns...

Museum of African American History - Now Open

Tickets will be available with two set daily time slots, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, and 2:30pm - 3:30pm *The...

Online Exhibit- Listening to Wampanoag Voices: Beyond 1620

Four hundred years have passed since the Wampanoag Nation encountered English immigrants who settled...

Reflecting Attucks

Reflecting Attucks is a new temporary exhibit exploring the live and legacy of Crispus Attucks, a...

Rosa Mexicano: Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Join the Living and Celebrate El Día De Los Muertos OCTOBER 31ST – NOVEMBER 2ND Special menu...

Support Black-Owned Restaurants & Businesses

Support Black-owned restaurants in the area. Check out highlights from this crowdsourced list below:...

The Museum of African American History: An Online Exploration

Immerse yourself in Afro-American history and heritage with the Museum of African American History's...

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

Jean-Michel Basquiat pioneered a groundbreaking visual language that confronted issues of racism,...

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh

The legend of Tutankhamun captured imaginations globally when his tomb was unearthed by British...

Poetry as a Force for Change: A Conversation with Marge Piercy

Like all of us, poets are citizens navigating a time of great political upheaval, and drawing on the...

Monumental Attucks

Reflecting Attucks is an exhibit and digital experience highlighting the life and legacy of Crispus...

Riverdance

Riverdance originally scheduled for the Wang Theatre on March 31- April 5 has been rescheduled to...

See the full Calendar of Events

 

Where to Eat

Anna's Taqueria - Prudential Center

Boston most beloved taqueria - Anna's Taqueria - keeps it simple: fresh ingredients, authentic...

Bambara Restaurant - Hotel Marlowe

Bambara Cambridge is open for indoor and outdoor dining, pick-up and delivery Mediterranean-Inspired...

Besito Mexican Restaurant - Chestnut Hill

Besito, translated as little kiss, strives to delight guests with the warmth of a private hacienda...

Cafe Fleuri - Langham Hotel, Boston

An atrium restaurant featuring a distinctive Mediterranean ambiance. Cafe Fleuri has long been noted...

Casa Cana Boston Latin Kitchen Rum Bar Patio

Casa Caña is a Latin kitchen, patio + rum bar that features innovative new Latin cuisine or as the...

The Elephant Walk South End

Recently relocating to Washington Street after operating for 20 years on Beacon Street, The Elephant...

Empire

Operated by the award-winning Big Night Entertainment Group, Empire Asian Restaurant and Lounge is...

Estragon

Estragon Tapas Bar is inspired by the supper clubs and salons of 1930 Madrid. Estragon brings...

Gourmet India - Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Specializes in authentic North Indian cuisine of the highest quality; only the best quality cuts of...

Happy Lamb Hot Pot

A traditional Inner Mongolia dish served in a metal pot, hot pot is the centerpiece of the Happy...

Koy Restaurant

Koy, in bustling downtown Boston, is located next to the historic Faneuil hall marketplace. Koy...

Latina Kitchen and Bar

Latina Kitchen & Bar features an outstanding menu of Latin American Fusion with a touch of...

LoLa 42 Boston

LoLa stands for longitude latitude and the number represents the parallel that each restaurant...

Matadora Restaurant at the Hilton Boston Woburn

Within a dramatic setting, Matadora blends tailored tapas with classic staples and bold drinks for a...

Metropolis

Relaxed, romantic neighborhood bistro presenting creative, European inspired menus. Take-Out and...

Mija Cantina & Tequila Bar - Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Mija Cantina & Tequila Bar is Boston's premier authentic Mexican restaurant located at the entrance...

Num Pang Kitchen - Prudential Center

Num Pang's sandwiches are made with high-quality ingredients and an inventive, artful culinary...

Oishii Boston

Award-winning sushi and signature cocktails with a pioneering sake list set in a modern zen...

Osaka Japanese Sushi & Steak House

Osaka is the only Japanese Steak House (Hibachi restaurant) in Brookline / Boston. Osaka functions...

Ostra

Ostra is a Mediterranean Seafood restaurant located in Boston’s Back Bay. Inspired by local and...

PABU

A modern izakaya + sushi bar by Chefs Michale Mina and Ken Tominaga, PABU presents a menu ideal for...

Porto

Porto is a high-energy Mediterranean restaurant in Boston's Back Bay. Our menus embrace regional...

Publico Street Bistro & Garden

Latin inspired neighborhood bistro seving worldly, creative cuisine + cocktails. Inspired by the...

Q Restaurant

A modern, contemporary Asian fusion restaurant serving a combination of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai...

Red 8 - Encore Boston Harbor

Red 8's diverse menu masterfully blends the flavors of China with Western technique to create...

Rosa Mexicano

Serving authentic, regionally-inspired Mexican cuisine since 1984. Don’t miss our famous Guacamole...

Shore Leave

Shore Leave is our interpretation of a tropical escape through the lens of our love for Boston's...

Solea Restaurant & Tapas Bar

Savor the experience of a different time and place while sipping sangria at the bar or sampling a...

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

Contemporary Chinese restaurant and bar introducing authentic Hunan cuisine in Cambridge, MA with...

Temazcal Tequila Cantina

Temazcal Tequila Cantina is a vibrant Mexican restaurant and tequila bar that offers authentic...

TRADE

TRADE features an unparalleled atmosphere with floor to ceiling windows showcasing views of the...

Ueno Sushi- Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Fresh sushi, makimono. Bubble tea and udon noodle soup.

Uni Restaurant - Eliot Hotel

Uni, the intimate subterranean sashimi bar at the Eliot Hotel has been transformed into a lively...

Wagamama - Faneuil Hall

Wagamama is an award winning asian noodle restaurant with over 85 restaurants throughout the world....

wagamama - Prudential Center

Popular Japanese-inspired restaurant, wagamama, offers diners a varied seasonal menu, packed with...

Zuma Japanese - Four Seasons One Dalton Street

Zuma, located at Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston is the 12th and latest addition to the...

Zuma's Tex Mex Cafe- Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Put some south in your mouth at the best little cantina this side of El Paso. Savor grilled...

See the full List of Restaurants

 

Museums / Attractions

Boston African American Historic Site

Comprised of the largest area of pre-Civil War black owned structures in the U.S.

Museum of African American History

New England's largest African American history museum with four national historic sites dating back...

Museum of Fine Arts

One of the world's great art museums with masterpieces from around the world and across the ages,...

Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

Celebrates the visual arts heritage of African cultures and the African diaspora worldwide.

Harvard Art Museums

View a variety of remarkable objects from ancient cultures in the Mediterranean, Near East, and Far...

Freedom Trail

With a Tour Guide or Self-Guided

Hibernian Hall

Hibernian Hall features music, dance, and theater – reflecting the diversity of cultures in the...

Institute of Contemporary Art

The ICA offers a robust variety of exhibitions, music, dance, film, talks, tours, and family...

National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture

A special place of past and present, struggle & success, art & reality...& wonder.

Peabody Essex Museum

In historic Salem, Mass, just 16 miles north of Boston.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Located at Harvard University, the Peabody Museum is among the oldest anthropology museums in the...

For more, visit our Museums and Attractions page.

 

Multi-lingual Videos

Chinese Language Videos

Urban, Indulgence and Cultural videos of Boston MA in Chinese

Japanese Language Videos

Urban, Indulgence and Cultural videos of Boston MA in Japanese

Portuguese Language Videos

Urban, Indulgence and Cultural videos of Boston MA in Portuguese  

Spanish Language Video

Boston Destination Video by Check-In, in collaboration with the Greater Boston Convention and...

Blog Boston

Irish Film Festival Turns 20

The Irish Film Festival Boston will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with its first...

Juneteenth in Boston

(Image above: A sculpture in Boston's South End depicts Harriet Tubman leading slaves to...

Celebrate Black History Month in Boston

February arrives soon, and with it comes Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the rich...

Chinese New Year

During the Chinese New Year, the streets and alleys of Boston are transformed to celebrate the Year...

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Second Home - Boston, Massachusetts

Photo by: Museum of Fine Arts MLK Day is approaching and Boston is a special place to celebrate Dr....

Multi-lingual Tour Operators

Don Quijote Tours of New England, Inc.

Operating in the New England and metropolitan area of Boston, since 1991, Don Quijote Tours has...

Boston Duck Tours

Hop aboard Boston Duck Tours and enjoy a fully narrated, historic tour of Boston in a "DUCK", a...

Boston le nez en l'air - Tours of Boston in French

Boston le nez en l'air provides historical and cultural tours of Boston in French for a...

Gallop Global

Gallop Global provides customers with travel services in English and Chinese: Customized Tours,...

Guide Service of Boston, Inc.

Full service receptive company providing dynamic, knowledgeable step-on guides. Our guides will...

StevesTravelGuide

StevesTravelGuide is the developer of innovative guides and travel information for the Freedom Trail...

TourMappers North America, LLC

Boston's foremost receptive tour company providing complete tour packages and all ground operations...

Sightseeing / Trails

Black Heritage Trail

With National Park Service Ranger or self guided

Irish Heritage Trail

Walk Boston’s Irish Heritage Trail: 20 landmarks, 17 of which are outdoor stops.

Resources

Multicultural Committee

Our mission is to showcase Boston as a world-class destination for all ethnicities.

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