25+ Fun Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston - NBC10 Boston

25+ Fun Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

Find NBC Boston in your area

Channel 10 on most providers

Channel 15, 60 and 8 Over the Air

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    25+ Fun Things to Do This Weekend in and Around Boston

    Making plans for the weekend? There’s no shortage of fun with plenty of great events happening all weekend long. Don’t miss the last weekend at the Topsfield Fair, the New England Chocolate Festival, the Central Square Food Truck Festival, the annual Great Pumpkin Dash Revere Beach Fall Festival and 5K, plus a whole lot more.

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Topsfield Fair

    Don’t miss this annual tradition as the Topsfield Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 207 Boston St., Topsfield.

    Edaville’s Not So Spooky Halloween Party

    Kick off the Halloween season with Edaville Family Theme Park's first annual "Not So Spooky Halloween." Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a full day of family fun including parent approved trick or treating at every ride. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Edaville Family Theme Park, 5 Pine St., Carver.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Guided tours take place daily at Harpoon Brewery, giving visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. As part of the tour, visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Wine and Wishes 2018

    Grab your ticket for a night out to benefit Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island with their 6th Annual Wine and Wishes Event at City Winery. Sip fine wine, whisky/bourbon, craft beer and cider tastings from local and national wine partners and distilleries, along with food pairings, a live auction, live music and more. 6-8:30 p.m., City Winery, 80 Beverly St., Boston.

    Spooky World

    Spooky World is open for the season. Enjoy thrills, chills, sreams and fun at Nightmare in New England at the Haunted Hayride at New England’s largest haunted attraction. 7-11 p.m., 454 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, NH.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $66. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Jamaica Pond Parkrun

    Head over to Jamaica Pond this morning and take part in a free, timed 5K run, jog or walk. This is weekly event. 9-10:30 a.m., Jamaica Pond, Jamaica Plain.

    New England Chocolate Festival

    If you are a chocolate lover you do not want to miss the New England Chocolate Festival happening today at the Boston Center for Adult Education. Sixteen New England chocolate companies will be on hand for you to taste, learn and interact. The festival includes a chocolate pavilion featuring chocolate makers, chocolatiers, cacao producers and related vendors, plus a whole lot more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE), located at 122 Arlington St., Boston.

    Wellfleet Oysterfest

    Join the annual celebration of Wellfleet’s famous oysters, clams and deep-rooted shellfishing traditions at the Wellfleet Oysterfest (happening rain or shine). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wellfleet Town Center, Main Street, Wellfleet.

    LEGOLAND Brick or Treat

    Celebrate Halloween LEGO style at LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s Brick or Treat event featuring a pumpkin patch photo opp, a Halloween build off challenge, and LEGO trick or treating where you can collect pieces at different locations throughout the center, along with a costume contest and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 598 Assembly Row, Somerville.

    Topsfield Fair

    Don’t miss this annual tradition as the Topsfield Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 207 Boston St., Topsfield.

    Smolak Fall Festival

    Grab the family and head to Smolak Farm for its Annual Fall Children’s Festivals every weekend through Oct. 28. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Smolak Farms, 315 South Bradford St., North Andover.

    Edaville’s Not So Spooky Halloween Party

    Kick off the Halloween season with Edaville Family Theme Park's first annual "Not So Spooky Halloween." Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a full day of family fun including parent approved trick or treating at every ride. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Edaville Family Theme Park, 5 Pine St., Carver.

    King Richard’s Faire

    New England's largest and longest running Renaissance Festival is back for another season filled with entertainment, rides, games and more. Open weekends through Columbus Day. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 235 Main St., Carver.

    Greenway Open Market

    Celebrating its eighth season, this open-air artisan market features talented area artists, crafters and independent designers. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland St., Boston.

    Harpoon Brewery Tours

    Guided tours take place daily at Harpoon Brewery, giving visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. As part of the tour, visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. 11:20 a.m. to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Blue Man Group at the Charles Playhouse

    Combining music, technology and comedy, Blue Man Group creates a form of entertainment that can’t be defined, but appeals to people of all ages. Described as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining,” the best way to truly understand what Blue Man Group is, is to see the show yourself. Tickets start at $66. Performances today at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Spooky World

    Spooky World is open for the season. Enjoy thrills, chills, sreams and fun at Nightmare in New England at the Haunted Hayride at New England’s largest haunted attraction. 7-11 p.m., 454 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, NH.

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    Fall Festival & Great Pumpkin Dash 5K 

    The Annual Great Pumpkin Dash Revere Beach Fall Festival and 5K is fun for the entire family. There’s a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, followed by the 5K. After the race stick around for their fall market and pumpkin festival. All the fun starts at 8:30 a.m., Revere Beach, Revere.

    Autism Speaks Greater Boston Walk

    Walk alone or with a team in the annual Autism Speaks Greater Boston Walk this morning to help raise money to enhance the lives of those living with autism. Registration is at 9 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:15 a.m. Boston Common.

    Topsfield Fair

    Don’t miss this annual tradition as the Topsfield Fair is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 207 Boston St., Topsfield.

    SoWa Open Market

    Head over to this weekly celebration of local artisans, farmers, food trucks, brewers, musicians and more. While you’re there enjoy a selection of local brews, stay for a lawn game and enjoy live music. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 530 Harrison Ave., Boston.

    Wellfleet Oysterfest

    Join the annual celebration of Wellfleet’s famous oysters, clams and deep-rooted shellfishing traditions at the Wellfleet Oysterfest (happening rain or shine). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wellfleet Town Center, Main Street, Wellfleet.

    Edaville’s Not So Spooky Halloween Party

    Kick off the Halloween season with Edaville Family Theme Park's first annual "Not So Spooky Halloween." Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a full day of family fun including parent approved trick or treating at every ride. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Edaville Family Theme Park, 5 Pine St., Carver.

    Smolak Fall Festival

    Grab the family and head to Smolak Farm for its Annual Fall Children’s Festivals every weekend through Oct. 28. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Smolak Farms, 315 South Bradford St., North Andover.

    LEGOLAND Brick or Treat

    Celebrate Halloween LEGO style at LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s Brick or Treat event featuring a pumpkin patch photo opp, a Halloween build off challenge, and LEGO trick or treating where you can collect pieces at different locations throughout the center, along with a costume contest and more. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 598 Assembly Row, Somerville. 

    King Richard’s Faire

    New England's largest and longest running Renaissance Festival is back for another season filled with entertainment, rides, games and more. Open weekends through Columbus Day. 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., 235 Main St., Carver.

    Central Square Food Truck Festival

    Head to Cambridge today and bring your appetite for the Central Square Food Truck Festival featuring more than 30 of the area’s top food trucks and Lamplighter Beer Garden. The festival will be held at the Central Flea in Central Square, Cambridge. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., University Park, 91 Sidney St., Cambridge.

    Spooky World

    Spooky World is open for the season. Enjoy thrills, chills, sreams and fun at Nightmare in New England at the Haunted Hayride at New England’s largest haunted attraction. 7-11 p.m., 454 Charles Bancroft Highway, Litchfield, NH.