Outdoor Events in Boston

Are you looking for outdoor events in Boston? We have great events happening during weekdays and weekends. Find a variety of outdoor events, including food trucks, farmers markets, fitness classes like yoga, HIIT, and spin, and live music and performances. While many events happen during the Summer, you can find great outdoor events during all seasons. Explore all outdoor events in Boston, at the most popular parks, green spaces and outdoor spaces. 

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Find outdoor events in Boston by clicking one of the following categories below.

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Boston Events By Type

Are you looking for a specific type of event? Find all kinds of outdoor events in Boston. Choose the type of public event you’re looking for below.

Exploring

Discover the city and its green spaces. Find outdoor events here.

Culture

Find entertainment, art, and live performances in Boston’s green spaces.

Outdoor Fitness

Discover outdoor fitness classes and groups led by the best instructors.

Community

Find upcoming festivals, meet-ups and group outing events in Boston.

Activities

Stay active in Boston by joining a sports league or weekly group activity.

Outdoor Activities

Food & Drink

Grab a drink or a bite to eat at one of Boston’s best green spaces.

Best Parks for Events

Boston has many excellent parks and green spaces that are used for outdoor events of all kinds. if you’re looking for the best parks to visit for events, see the map below, or keep scrolling for a list of green spaces. Each park has schedule that includes both weekday and weekend events.

Spanning 1.5 miles, the Rose Kennedy Greenway is a popular space for outdoor events in Boston. Here, you’ll find everything from farmer’s markets, food trucks, festivals, and artisan markets.

Christopher Columbus Park is located in Downtown Boston near the North End neighborhood. The park is often has outdoor fitness classes, festivals and gatherings, and outdoor movie nights.

Perhaps one of the busiest outdoor spaces in Boston, Copley Square Park hosts a variety of outdoor events, including artisan markets, gatherings and festivals, and food trucks on weekdays.

One of the newest outdoor spaces in the city, Underground at Ink is the spot for several outdoor events in Boston, including many festivals and gatherings.

Baxter Park is located near Assembly Row in Somerville, and is the site of fitness classes, festivals and other outdoor events near Boston.

Boston Common is a must-visit park in Boston that hosts many events all year long. The Frog Pond becomes ice skating rink open during the winter. The park is also host to festivals, rallies, and charity races.

The Esplanade is one of the best places in Boston for outdoor events. The Hatch Shell is great for live music, and the site of the July 4th Festival. You can join a tour to learn more about the Esplanade.

Dewey Square is located on the Rose Kennedy Greenway and has a seasonal wine garden, block parties and food trucks. Come here during the Summer or Fall season and enjoy!

Lawn On D is a seasonal outdoor space featuring live music shows, lawn games, festivals and other public events outdoors during weekdays and weekends, plus concessions.

The Green at 401 Park is a petite green space in Fenway. It is the site of many events, including outdoor fitness and yoga classes, and live music. In the winter, there is a seasonal ice skating rink.

At Charlestown Naval Shipyard Park, there are many outdoor events held at The Anchor, an outdoor beer garden and amphitheater for live performances, movie nights, seasonal events and game nights.

Located in Allston, Herter Park hosts many types of outdoor events in Boston. The amphitheater at the park is the site of many live shows on both weekdays and weekends. The park also has many charity races throughout the year.

Events By Neighborhood

Looking for Boston outdoor events by neighborhood? Browse public events for a specific neighborhood in Boston and find one near you.

Looking to organize your a public outdoor event at a local Boston park? Submit your event to our website using the link below. It only takes 5 minutes.