109 Kingston Street | 6th Floor
Boston MA 02111

Tel. 617 450 0600

08/13/2019
 
Posted By: Corinthian Events


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Boston, MA – August 13, 2019
If you have looked at a weather report lately – or simply just stepped outside – you know that summer is still here in Boston… but it won't be for much longer! Some of us are day dreaming about cooler weather and a break in the heat, but soon the leaves will change and fall, the days will get colder and shorter, our morning commutes will feature snow and ice, and we will be day dreaming about these days in the summer sun. To help you hang on to these last few weeks of summer, we put together a few easy – and completely free – ways to take advantage of the warm weather around the city.

Looking for more Boston activities? Head over to TimeOut Boston and check out their Ultimate Guide to Boston.

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Walk the Greenway

Map | Website
Daily, 7AM - 11PM
Helpful Guides >> Interactive Map

The 17-acre Greenway stretches over one mile long connecting Boston's North End, Waterfront, Financial District, and Chinatown neighborhoods. The transition from neighborhood to neighborhood is seamless, as the walk and all of its stops are detailed with expansive gardens, fountains, and entertainment.

Reasons to Go & Features to Enjoy:
  • Organic landscape featuring massive flower planters and gardens
  • 200 foot long, 50 ton pergola with seating and swing benches
  • Seven water features and splash fountains
  • The Labyrinth Fountain featuring a children's stone maze
  • The Greenway Carousel
  • Boston Harbor Island Pavilion
  • Rings Fountain and splash pool
  • Trillium Beer Garden
  • and more!

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Explore and Play in Martin's Park

Map | Website
Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Helpful Guides >> Interactive Map

New! Opened June 15, 2019. Dedicated to Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings. The park is meant to represent Martin's love for sports and the outdoors.

Reasons to Go & Features to Enjoy:
  • Swings
  • Slides
  • Telescopes to see across the Harbor
  • A wooden ship to climb on and explore
  • A nature trail
  • Log climbers
  • A water garden
  • Sculptures of animals
  • and more!

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SoWa Open Market

Map | Website
Every Sunday, 10AM - 4PM
Helpful Guides >> Event Calendar

In the massive lot space, vendors and artists set up stalls to sell their work and their wares. Visit the SoWa Open Market to shop, to dine, or just to browse.

Reasons to Go & Features to Enjoy:
  • Food vendors
  • Food trucks
  • Bakery stalls
  • Antiques
  • Handmade Jewelry
  • Artwork
  • Clothing
  • SoWa Beer Garden
  • and more!

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Relax in the Public Garden

Map | Website
Daily
Helpful Guides >> Interactive Map

The Boston Public Garden is America's first botanical garden, built in the Victorian to resemble the parks in Paris, France. Complete with a lagoon, a wrought iron bridge, flower beds, fountains, and weeping willows, the Public Garden serves as a botanical oasis on the edges of Beacon Hill and Back Bay.

Reasons to Go & Features to Enjoy:
  • The Lagoon
  • Monuments
  • Fountains
  • Wrought iron bridge
  • Flower beds
  • Weeping willows
  • and more!
Bonus #1: Take a ride on the Swan Boats!
Website | Adults: $4.00 | Kids 14 & Under: $2.50 | Infants: Free!

Bonus #2: The Boston Common is across the street!
Home of the Frog Pond, the Boston Common Carousel, and the start of the Freedom Trail!


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Explore Boston's Museums, Free of Charge

Museum of Fine Arts
Map | Website
Free on Wednesdays after 4PM!

Institute of Contemporary Art
Map | Website
Free on Thursdays from 5PM - 9PM!

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Map | Website
Always free if your name is Isabella... and free every year on your birthday!

Looking for more Boston activities? Head over to TimeOut Boston and check out their Ultimate Guide to Boston.

About Corinthian Events
Founded in 2000 and still operated by two founding partners, Jill Tate and Courtney Church, Corinthian Events is the leading expert in full-service event planning, meetings management, and destination management in Boston. The company prides itself on owning and managing all the details from end to end. This is then balanced by the honest, personal connections and unmatched service – exhibited by all programs having one primary contact from inception through wrap-up – that has produced fiercely loyal repeat clients for close to 20 years.

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