School Vacation Week

School Vacation week will be here before you know it - what are you going to do with the kids?  We've got some ideas to help you make this a fantastic busy week.  Our hotels have created special packages for family fun, Faneuil Hall is showing free movies and offering family-friendly dining specials.  Blue Man Group is adding weekday matinees during the winter break and Lego Land is opening the brand new LEGO® City Builder area just in time for this week.  These are just a few of the many things to do this week in and around Boston. Scroll for more ideas! 

Events during School Vacation Week

Amazon Adventure
Jun 28 - 30
Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates's fascinating...
Classic Harbor Line Boston Tours
Jun 28 - Jul 31
Tickets on sale now for Day, Sunset, City Lights, Live Music, and Sail Boston...
Explore•a•Saurus
Jun 28, 2017 - Feb 15, 2018
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s first-ever hands-on dinosaur...
Japanese House Gallery Exhibit
Jun 28 - Sep 4
The artworks in this exhibition are created by the members of the “ART THINKING”...
Journey to Space
Jun 28 - Aug 31
In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on...
Mini Mate
Jun 28
Mandarin Oriental, Boston welcomes families and young adventure-seekers to tailor...
New England Lobster Boil + Sunset Sail on Schooner Aurora
Jun 28 - Sep 27
The BEST way to see the City by the Sea this summer and fall! Every Wednesday June -...
Walk Into History Tour
Jun 28 - Dec 31
The Freedom Trail Foundation offers some of the most popular and acclaimed...
Greenway Play
Jun 29 - Oct 26
The Greenway’s seven water features , outstanding organic spaces , public art , and...
Movie Night at BHH
Jun 30 - Sep 8
Friday night movie night gets an al fresco twist at the Boston Harbor Hotel . As...
Freedom Trail July Tours
Jul 1 - Aug 27
In July, the schedule will expand further to include a late-day Walk Into History...
Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival
Jul 1 - Aug 26
With free, family-friendly movies shown under the stars, the Magic 106.7 Family Film...
Mount Washington Cog Railway’s Peppersass Tour
Jul 15 - Aug 19
Peppersass (pronounced Pepper-sass), the locomotive that built the world's first...
The Coolidge at The Greenway
Jul 18 - Aug 8
Experience cinema classics under the stars! The Greenway is partnering with Coolidge...
SomerMovie Fest
Jul 20
SomerMovie Fest: The City of Somerville and Mayor Curtatone present the SomerMovie...
Ballet Stories
Jul 31 - Aug 10
Dive into the world of classical ballet by exploring musicality and self-expression!...
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Dining Out

Use our Neighborhood Dining Guide to help you find a restaurant nearby.

history day reenactment
Trip Ideas

Explore a day learning the history of Boston

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Housed in 3 beautifully restored 19th century buildings, its 112 shops and 13 restaurants offer tantalizing delicacies & unique gifts in a festive atmosphere

Westin
Book Your Room

Hotels throughout Boston are offering Family Friendly packages for School Vacation week.