Fall Events in Boston

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Things to do in Boston this Fall

Ahhhhh, Fall! The air is a bit cooler, the trees are turning, pumpkin spice is in the air. If you haven’t experienced a New England Autumn, now is a great time to check out our list of Fall Events in Boston and start planning!

Enjoy New England’s Beautiful Fall Foliageboston skyline from boat outdoors

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” ~ Albert Camus

There are several ways to enjoy the exploding Fall colors of the New England coast.
  • Cruise the Charles River.Take a- one hour tour of Boston’s historic skyline, breath in the fall air and soak up the beautiful foliage along the Charles River.
  • Rent a bike. Urban AdvenTours provides an eco-friendly way to tour the city. Daily rates include a bike, helmet, lock, and maps.
  • Walking Tours. There are many, many historic walking tours in Boston. Check ’em out.

Related: Looking for great accommodations in Boston? Check out unique and affordable short-term apartment rentals. Enjoy the city like a local with all the conveniences of home. There are several locations in many of Boston’s historic neighborhoods.

Visit Salem, MA In October

Halloween is the main attraction of all Fall Events and what better place to spend it than “spooky” Salem? The town comes to life in Fall with dozens of haunted amusements that range from entertaining to historical. The Salem Witch Museum is both entertaining and educational.

The House of Seven Gables is also an amazing tour and experience. The site is its own Fall Events Bostonnational historic district on The National Register of Historic places. Professional guides will warmly greet you for an unforgettable historical experience. Outside, spectacular seaside gardens await. Inside of The House of the Seven Gables, also known as the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, you will discover a mysterious secret staircase where you least expect it! Built in 1668, this is the oldest surviving 17th century wooden mansion in New England.

Brewery ToursBoston Pub Crawl

Grab some friends and experience the rich history of Boston in an entirely new way.  Spend the day with Boston Brew Tours and sample your way through the city. You will discover craft breweries, artisan beers and delicious food!

Not up for an organized tour? Plan your own Pub Crawl.

Harpoon Octoberfest

Harpoon Brewery
306 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

Berklee Beantown Jazz FestivalFall Events Boston Jazz Fest

September 24, 2016 on Columbus Avenue

Also known as “Boston’s biggest block party,” the Beantown Jazz Festival is a free outdoor concert that welcomes music lovers of all ages.

Expect fun activities for adults and kids of all ages, like the quirky “instrument petting zoo.”

Opening Our Doors – Fenway Festfenway park boston outdoors

October 10, 2016 in the Fenway Neighborhood

This amazing FREE artistic event gathers the best arts and culture of the Fenway neighborhood all into one place.  Enjoy gallery talks, free admission to art museums, art-making events, dance performances, walking tours, food trucks, and much much more.

Boston Book FestivalFall Events Boston Book Fest

October 15, 2016 at Copley Square

Enjoy an entire day of FREE lectures, presentations, performances, and discussions all about writing and reading books.

Plus, get books signed by participating authors at the book fair.

Head of the Charles Regatta

October 22-23, 2016 on the Charles River 

This event is FREE, however select viewing sites may charge admission fees.

The Head of the Charles Regatta is the biggest rowing event in New England,and brings people from all over the region to watch the most talented rowers compete for the big prize.

The 21st Annual Boston Veg Food FestFall Events Boston Veg Fest

October 22 – 23, 2016 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center
1350 Tremont Street

This FREE Festival brings together an amazing array of vegetarian natural food providers, top national speakers and chefs, and educational exhibitors in a fun and welcoming environment. It is a chance to talk directly to food producers, learn the newest items in the marketplace, taste free food samples, shop at show special discounts, or simply learn what vegetarian foods are available and where you can find them!

Fall Events in Boston: So much to do!

There are so many awesome things to do this Fall in and around Boston that we can’t possibly list them all. Do you have a favorite event you are going to? We want to hear about it. Tell us!

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