Free Festivals

All year long, Boston features many free celebrations and cross cultural festivals. We're constantly updating this list of free events, so check back often.

Pictured above:  ArtWeek, an annual creative festival featuring hundreds of creative experiences that are participatory, interactive, or offer behind-the-scenes access to the creative process. ArtWeek is held annually starting in late April.

 

Revere Beach International Sand-Sculpting Festival
Jul 22
The 2018 International Sand Sculpting Festival will take place from July 20 - 22 ....
Sandbar: A Tiki Pop-Up Bar
Jul 22 - Aug 9
Get your island vibes on at Sandbar, a tiki bar pop-up at The Hotel Marlowe. Open...
5th Annual Salsa Squared Party
Jul 27
Take a dance lesson, cool off with a refreshing ice cold beer or sangria in the beer...
Cambridge Jazz Festival
Jul 29
The Cambridge Jazz Festival was born through the combined talents and efforts of...
St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast
Aug 2 - 5
Each year for the past 102 years this group of devoted people come together to renew...
Boston GreenFest
Aug 3 - 5
Boston GreenFest is a grassroots effort organized by the Foundation for a Green...
Madonna Della Cava Feast
Aug 10 - 12
At the beginning of the 20th century, a huge wave of Italian immigrants came to the...
108th Fisherman's Feast
Aug 16 - 19
The Fisherman’s Feast - Boston’s oldest continuous Italian Festival - will feature...
Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca
Aug 16 - 19
The Fisherman's Feast is an annual event that began in Boston in 1910 and is based...
Hero's Night- A night to celebrate our First Responders
Aug 16
Hero's Night- A night to Celebrate our first responders! Are you a first responder?...
2018 Quincy August Moon Festival
Aug 19
Come join Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. and the presenting sponsor South Cove...
Saint Anthony's Feast
Aug 23 - 26
Begun in 1919, by Italian immigrants from the small town of Montefalcione in...
St. Lucy's Feast
Aug 23
Begun in 1919, by Italian immigrants from the small town of Montefalcione in...
Feast of Santa Lucia
Aug 24 - 25
The Saint Lucy Society of Boston is a chartered non-profit, religious organization...
St. Lucy's Feast
Aug 24 - 26
Begun in 1919, by Italian immigrants from the small town of Montefalcione in...
Boston Jazz Fest
Aug 25
We welcome you to the 8th year of this FREE ground-breaking festival featuring the...
Caribbean Parade
Aug 25
March down MLK Boulevard in the Trinidad style Parade!
Boston Arts Festival
Sep 8
This annual event is designed to showcase the visual and performing arts in Boston....
Boston Arts Festival
Sep 8 - 9
The Boston Arts Festival will take place Saturday, September 8 & Sunday,...
Third Annual Boston Mini Maker Faire
Oct 6 - 7
Boston Children’s Museum will host the third annual Boston Mini Maker Faire in...