Things to Do in Boston in August

by c21commonweath_ldowling 8. August 2014 18:42

Although summer is coming to an end, there is still no shortage of things to do in Boston, from theatre, to festivals, to sports games, Boston continues to offer events that you won’t want to miss out on, and here is just a short list.


Shakespeare on the Common 2014

The Boston Common is a wonderful outdoor space, to relax at night and enjoy some theatre or some music! From right now until August 10th, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will present Twelth Night. This year Shakespeare on the Common is also offering special concerts that will take place before the plays so don’t forget to get there early, and admission is totally free!

Festivals and Feasts

Boston GreenFest 2014 – From August 15th to 17th at Boston City Hall Plaza, you can visit this festival for free and have fun while learning about what is you can do in your home and neighborhood to address the important changes we need to make for the environment!

St. Anthony’s Feast – From August 29th to 31st, St. Anthony’s Feast, that has been celebrates since 1919, will be taking place in New England. All entertainment is free and open to the public, and while you’re there you’ll have to try the delicious food because after all, this is the largest Italian Religious Festival in New England!


5th Annual Mass Brewers Fest – On August 29th the Seaport World Trade Center will turn into a brewery for the day! This fest will offer more that 100 styles of local beer to sample, so come out, celebrate local craft beer, and drink a cold one!


Summer Dine Out Boston 2014

For 2 weeks in August, Boston turns into a place that will allow you to try all those little restaurants you’ve wanted to try, but just never had the chance! Local restaurants offer a limited number of items for lunch and dinner at a specified low price! So go around Boston and try all these delicious cuisines! 

Red Sox Games

Of course, with the summer wrapping up, we can’t forget to catch at least one more Red Sox Game! In August we still have 3 more teams to play at home, the Astros, the Angels, and the Mariners, so get out there and cheer your Red Sox on!

New England Patriots Pre-Season


Football time has arrived! Break out the tailgating gear and head down to Gillette Stadium to watch the Patriots play the Philadelphia Eagles and the Carolina Panthers in week 2 and 3 of the 2014 NFL preseason!