Finding Free Events in Boston may not be easy, but we’ve done the hard work so you can enjoy the freebies - our up-to-date BOSTON Free Events TODAY Calendar covers the best free concerts (classical, jazz, pop, rock, opera), free comedy shows, art exhibitions (museum, galleries), free and cheap party and nightlife activities & things to do right now, today, tonight in Boston including Somerville, Watertown, Cambridge, Brookline, Belmont, Dedham, Newton, Charlestown and more.

TODAY - Sunday, Aug 14, 2022

  • Fun Run!
    FREE
    Fun Run!
    August 14 @ 9:30am - 12:30pm

    Far Out Ice Cream, 419 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446

    On Sunday, August 14th in collaboration with Zipper, an endurance company focusing on training and community, Far Out will be hosting a Fun Run! Join other ...
  • East Somerville Farmers Market
    FREE Accessible Spots
    East Somerville Farmers Market
    August 14 @ 10am - 2pm. Weekly

    Gold Star Memorial Library, 115 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

    Come out to the East Branch library on Broadway for the farmers market! We will be here every week from 9am until 1pm! We will be here every week through ...
  • Drop-In Community Meditation, Nyinthun
    FREE Art
    Drop-In Community Meditation, Nyinthun
    August 14 @ 10am - 1pm. Weekly

    Shambhala Boston, 646 Brookline Avenue, Brookline, MA 02446

    Sunday Morning Meditation: Nyinthün will be held online and in-person from 9am-12noon. All are welcome to join the virtual practice through the Zoom URL: ...
  • Tropical Sounds Get Down:  "Rise & Wind" Caribbean Edition
    FREE
    Tropical Sounds Get Down: "Rise & Wind" Caribbean Edition
    August 14 @ 10:30am - 1:30pm

    Spectacle Island, Spectacle Island, Quincy, MA 02171

    TROPICAL SOUNDS GET DOWN! Join A Trike Called Funk on Spectacle Island for a funky & festive trip through the Americas without ever leaving Boston Harbor! ...
  • Chinatown August Moon Festival 2022
    FREE Art
    Chinatown August Moon Festival 2022
    August 14 @ 11am - 6pm

    Boston's Chinatown, Harrison and Beach St, Boston, MA

    The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England (CCBA) is pleased to announce the 52 nd Chinatown August Moon Festival, which will be held on ...
  • Waterfront Wellness: Yoga
    FREE Accessible Spots
    Waterfront Wellness: Yoga
    August 14 @ 11am - 12pm. Weekly

    The Anchor Boston, 1 Shipyard Park, Charlestown, MA 02145

    Rise and shine!This all-levels class is designed to integrate your breath and movement, wake up your body and stimulate your mind through thoughtful ...
  • HarborFit: TRILLFIT Cardio Dance at Carson Beach
    FREE Classes
    Harborfit: Trillfit Cardio Dance At Carson Beach
    August 14 @ 11am - 12pm. Weekly

    Ed McCormack Bathhouse, 165 HarborWalk, Boston, MA 02125

    Grab a friend, get outside, and enjoy a *free* TRILLFIT's signature dance class that blends Beyonce-worthy choreography with multiple rounds of HIIT to help ...
  • Free Sundays
    FREE Art
    Free Sundays
    August 14 @ 11am - 6pm. Weekly

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    The Harvard Art Museums are FREE for everyone every Sunday.Explore three floors of art and enjoy current exhibitions. Just steps from Harvard Square, ...
  • SoWa Sundays
    FREE Art
    Sowa Sundays
    August 14 @ 12pm - 5pm. Weekly

    SoWa Artists Guild, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118

    THERE ARE FIVE SUNDAYS IN JULY.There is only one 450 Harrison Ave.You already know we’re open every Sunday of the year, 11am-4pm. And in the hottest month of ...
  • SoWa Vintage Market
    FREE Art
    Sowa Vintage Market
    August 14 @ 12pm - 5pm. Weekly

    SoWa Boston, 450 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118

    SoWa Vintage MarketEVERY SUNDAY, 11 AM - 4 PMLocated downstairs at 450 Harrison Ave, the SoWa Vintage Market is Boston's weekly destination for antiques, ...
  • SoWa Open Market 2022
    FREE Date Idea
    Sowa Open Market 2022
    August 14 @ 12pm - 5pm. Weekly

    SoWa Open Market, 530 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA

    NOTE: The SoWa Open Market will be closed on Sunday, July 24 due to the heat.The SoWa Open Market is open Sundays from 11am to 4pm May through October.Shop ...
  • Opening Day - Harvard Square Open Market
    FREE Art
    Opening Day - Harvard Square Open Market
    August 14 @ 12pm - 6pm. Weekly

    Harvard Square Open Market, 41 Church Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    A new weekly arts and vintage market is coming to Harvard Square on Church Street! Join us for opening day, Sunday June 5th as we kick off the season with 50+ ...
  • Tropical Sounds Get Down on Spectacle Island
    FREE Art
    Tropical Sounds Get Down On Spectacle Island
    August 14 @ 12:15pm - 2:15pm

    Spectacle Island, Spectacle Island, Boston, Massachusetts

    Tropical Sounds Get Down on Spectacle IslandJoin A Trike Called Funk on Spectacle Island for a funky & festive trip through the Americas without ever leaving ...
  • Beer Garden on Tudor Wharf
    FREE Date Idea
    Beer Garden On Tudor Wharf
    August 14 @ 1pm - 7pm. Weekly

    Residence Inn Boston Harbor on Tudor Wharf, 34-44 Charles River Avenue, Boston, MA 02129

    Outdoor Beer Garden on Tudor Wharf! Join us this summer on the Pier for spectacular harbor views, rotating beer selections, games, and more.Open weekly ...
  • Traditional Irish Music Sessions at The Druid
    FREE Date Idea
    Traditional Irish Music Sessions At The Druid
    August 14 @ 1pm - 6pm. Weekly

    The Druid, 1357 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Traditional Irish Sessions are a long-standing tradition and well-known event at the Druid. These take place every Sunday at 12pm and Saturday afternoon at ...
  • Barks and Brews Pint Party!
    FREE Drinks
    Barks And Brews Pint Party!
    August 14 @ 1pm - 9pm. Weekly

    Bone Up Brewing, 38 Norman St, Everett, MA 02149

    Grab your pup and join us in the beer garden to raise money for local dog rescues! We'll be donating a portion of the day's beer sales to a local dog rescue, ...
  • SheSpic’d It
    FREE
    Shespic’D It
    August 14 @ 1pm - 6pm

    1544 Columbus Ave, 1544 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02119

    Come out and join us for a day of fun. It’s a day to celebrate Children and teens. There will be: Children vendors Food&Music School supply giveaway for ...
  • Sunday Family FunDay!
    FREE
    Sunday Family Funday!
    August 14 @ 1pm - 5pm

    Roberts Playground, 56 Dunbar Avenue, Boston, MA 02124

    Free food, games, raffle prizes, & more: join us for our first annual Sunday Family FunDay!
  • Artist-in-Residence Open Studio Event
    FREE Art
    Artist-In-Residence Open Studio Event
    August 14 @ 2pm - 4pm

    Gallery 263, 263 Pearl Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

    Visit Gallery 263 on Sunday, August 14, 1–3 PM, for a free open studio event to see what artist Mike Howat is creating this summer as part of his residency. ...
  • Quincy Farmers Market
    FREE Date Idea
    Quincy Farmers Market
    August 14 @ 2pm - 6pm. Weekly

    St. Chrysostom's Episcopal Church, 1 Linden St., Quincy, MA 02170

    Welcome back to the Quincy Farmers Market!About the market: The Quincy Farmers Market (QFM) is a woman-owned and operated business fostering intercultural ...

More Free Things To Do in Boston Today

Besides many free events listed in our Free BOSTON Events TODAY calendar above, here are some more Free Things to Do in Boston Today & Every Day:

Relax on the Charles River Esplanade
Nestled in the Back Bay neighborhood, the Charles River Esplanade offers views of the south bank of the Charles River Basin. There's nothing quite like a three-mile stroll along the Charles River on the Boston side for getting incredible views. The walkway offers plenty of spots for stopping to sit in the shade. https://esplanade.org/

Tour Boston's Irish Heritage Trail
The Irish Heritage Trail offers 16 historic sites along a 3-mile walk that loops in with many of the city's other historic walks. The trail features 13 statues and memorials honoring important Irish-American figures. The Boston Irish Famine Memorial ocated at the intersection of School Street and Washington Street is an especially poignant stop on the trail. http://www.irishheritagetrail.com/boston/

Enjoy the Scenery at Jamaica Pond
Jamaica Pond is a kettle lake that belongs to Boston's Emerald Necklace of parks. It is the source of the Muddy River that eventually drains into the lower portion of the Charles River. During the 1.5-mile walk around the rim of the pond, visitors can expect to find people sailing, rowing, and fishing on any given day. https://www.boston.gov/parks/jamaica-pond

Ascend to the Top of the Bunker Hill Monument
See Boston from above! Visiting this iconic attraction costs nothing more than the energy expended to climb all 294 steps to enjoy stunning views of the city and harbor from 221 feet in the air. This well-known granite obelisk was erected to commemorate the first major battle in the American Revolution. Monument Square, Charlestown, MA | https://www.nps.gov/bost/learn/historyculture/bhm.htm

Discover an Untapped Gem at Castle Island
Some people live in Boston for a lifetime without discovering Castle Island! A peninsula located on the shore of Boston Harbor in South Boston, Castle Island offers 22 acres to explore while enjoying epic sea breezes. It's the perfect place for a picnic! 2010 William J. Day Boulevard, Boston, MA

Take Pictures at the Hatch Memorial Shell
The Edward A. Hatch Memorial Shell is an outdoor concert venue perched on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood that everyone has seen in photographs! The structure is significant because it's one of Boston's best examples of Art Deco architecture. In addition to being a great place to stop for a photo any day of the week, this venue also routinely hosts free live concerts for anyone who is lucky enough to be passing by! 47 David G. Mugar Way, Boston, MA | http://www.hatchshell.com/

Let the City Zip by on the Minuteman Bikeway
Pick up the Minuteman Bikeway in Cambridge to cover an 11-mile stretch that brings cyclists through some of the prettiest scenery surrounding Boston. Rollerblading, walking, and running are all permitted on this paved route. When it's time for a rest, pivot to Arlington's Spy Pond for breathtaking views across a 100-acre kettle-hole pond.

See a Different Kind of Tea Party in Boston
While everyone knows Boston for being home of the Boston Tea Party, a giant golden tea kettle located at the intersection of Court Street and Tremont Street is also worth seeing. Made in 1873 for a tea company called Hicks & Badger, this iconic kettle that hovers over the street has the capacity to hold more than 227 gallons!

Track Down the Bears at Franklin Park
While there aren't any actual bears still left at the old bear dens at Long Crouch Woods in Franklin Park, this abandoned zoo area does house some gorgeous stone bear carvings. Simply use the large staircase leading to a pavilion to enjoy an obscure treat that many Bostonians only know from lore! Be sure to take photos to prove this place is real. 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston, MA

Enjoy Fresh Air in Boston Common
It's foolish to turn away the chance to spend time in America's oldest park while visiting Boston. Dating back to 1863, Boston Common is considered the heartbeat of the city by many. Sit in the grass with a good book, relax by the frog pond, or observe the many artists who make the park their muse! 115 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

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