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25+ Great Ways to Have Fun Father’s Day Weekend in and Around Boston

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    25+ Great Ways to Have Fun Father’s Day Weekend in and Around Boston

    The weekend is finally here and it looks like a great one for celebrating dad this Father’s Day weekend. From Monster Jam at Gillette Stadium, to FUNK Boston’s Wild & Sour Beer Fest, a Sam Adams fun run and more, we’ve gathered our picks for some weekend fun:

    Friday, June 14 

    TGIF at The Lawn on D

    Celebrate the end of the week at The Lawn on D. Play, enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Enjoy live music from Bruce Jaques at 6 p.m. The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston. 

    HAPPY PLACE Boston

    Head to HAPPY PLACE and experience larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy. Tickets are $20-$30. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., 500 Boylston 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. Noon to 6 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    City Winery on The Greenway

    City Winery Boston and the Greenway Conservancy bring City Winery on The Greenway to Dewey Square this summer. This downtown open-air wine garden will feature wine by City Winery Boston, along with beer and cider from Harpoon Brewery. Head down today from 3:30-10 p.m., Dewey Square, Atlantic Ave, Boston.

    FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest

    FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest will feature 35 brewers pouring more than 125 beers ranging from American ales to traditional European styles The event has three sessions over two days and is hosted by BeerAdvocate and presented by Dogfish Head. Tickets are $65. 6-9:30 p.m., Cyclorama, 539 Tremont St., Boston.

    Chris Young’s Raised on Country Tour

    Chris Young brings his Raised on Country Tour to Mansfield’s Xfinity Center with special guests Chris Janson and Dylan Scott. Friday, June 14. Tickets start at $30. 7:30 p.m., Xfinity Center, 885 South Main St., Mansfield. 

    Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City Entertainment Series: Movie Fridays

    Friday is movie night during the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Summer in the City concert series. Tonight enjoy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Of” on the big screen for your waterfront entertainment. The movie starts at dusk, Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, 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. 7:30 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Astronomy After Hours

    Enjoy a free night full of astronomy themed fun. Hope for good weather and small telescopes will be available for a hands-on experience, plus visitors can view the evenings featured astronomical object through the 11” Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope in the Museum’s Gilliland Observatory. 8:30 p.m., Museum of Science, Boston, Gilliland Observatory, 1 Science Park, Boston.

    Saturday, June 15

    Southie Saturday

    Come play in and enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games at The Lawn on D. 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Enjoy live music on the lawn from Rebels / Joshua Tree at 6 p.m.., The Lawn on D, 420 D St., Boston.

    Kids in the Kitchen: Seasonal Vegetables

    Children ages 6-12 can explore and taste the food of the season at Boston Public Markets Kids in the Kitchen series. Today Kate from Stillman's Farm will bring a selection of seasonal veggies and attendees will be able to taste them raw and then learn to cook them in various ways. They’ll also discuss how the flavor and color changes when each veggie is cooked. 10 a.m., Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.

    Sam Adams Brewery Fun Run

    Hit the road today with Sam Adams Brewery for a free fun run, followed by free brewery tours. Runners of all levels are invited to join. 10 a.m. to Noon, Sam Adams Brewery, 30 Germania St., Boston.

    HAPPY PLACE Boston

    Head to HAPPY PLACE and experience larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy. Tickets are $20-$30. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 500 Boylston St., Boston.

    Greenway Open Market

    The Greenway Open Market is back for another season featuring area artists, crafters and independent designers. Explore the parks, stroll tree-lined promenades, take in the city sights, soak up the sunshine, play in the Rings Fountain, grab a bite to eat at a food truck, and shop at this original Boston experience. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Rings Fountain, Milk Street, 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. 

    FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest

    FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest will feature 35 brewers pouring more than 125 beers ranging from American ales to traditional European styles The event has three sessions over two days and is hosted by BeerAdvocate and presented by Dogfish Head. Tickets are $65. Two sessions today: Noon to 3:30 p.m. and 6-9:30 p.m., Cyclorama, 539 Tremont St., Boston.

    City Winery on The Greenway

    City Winery Boston and the Greenway Conservancy bring City Winery on The Greenway to Dewey Square this summer. This downtown open-air wine garden will feature wine by City Winery Boston, along with beer and cider from Harpoon Brewery. Head down today from 1-9 p.m., Dewey Square, Atlantic 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.

    Monster Jam

    Monster Jam returns to Gillette Stadium this weekend for an evening of family-friendly fun featuring world-class male and female athletes controlling 12,000-pound machines capable of doing backflips, vertical two-wheel skills and racing at speeds up to 70 miles per hour to produce jaw-dropping, live motor sports action. Head over to the pre-event Pit Party for an up-close-and personal experience with the Monster Jam trucks and drivers, take photos and get autographs. Tickets start at $15. Show starts at 7 p.m., Pit Party 2:30-5:30 p.m. Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Place, Foxboro. 

    Sunday, June 16

    SoWa Open Market

    The award-winning SoWa Open Market returns for its 16th season. Stop by and enjoy Boston's largest celebration of local art, food and music. Celebrate opening day with Fiddlehead Brewing Company taking over the beer garden to pour some exclusive taproom only brews, live music by Elisa Smith and The Tiny Little Lies, the 15th annual SoWa Art Walk, plus Boston’s favorite food trucks and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., SoWa Boston, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston. 

    HAPPY PLACE Boston

    Head to HAPPY PLACE and experience larger than life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy. Tickets are $20-$30. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 500 Boylston St., Boston.

    Taproom Yoga Class at Samuel Adams

    Enjoy a 60-minute vinyasa flow yoga practice...and a beer at the Sam Adams Taproom this morning. Practice by Christina McKitish, RYT-200. Tickets are $22. 11 a.m. to Noon, Sam Adams Factory & Taproom, 30-24 Germania St., Boston.

    City Winery on The Greenway

    City Winery Boston and the Greenway Conservancy bring City Winery on The Greenway to Dewey Square this summer. This downtown open-air wine garden will feature wine by City Winery Boston, along with beer and cider from Harpoon Brewery. Head down today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Dewey Square, Atlantic Ave, 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. 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston.

    Sunday Funday

    Come play in and enjoy great food, drinks and lawn games during Sunday Funday at The Lawn on D. Noon to 11 p.m. The Lawn on D, 420 D St., 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. and 5 p.m., Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston.

    Father's Day Outdoor BBQ Party

    Grab dad and head over to the Liberty Hotel for its Annual Father’s Day Outdoor BBQ Party. Enjoy live music, a raw bar, ,hand-carved BBQ ribs and brisket and more. $15-$$65. 3-8 p.m., The Yard at The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Boston.

    Kiss Concert 2019

    The Kiss 108 Kiss Concert returns for 2019 featuring: the Jonas Brothers, Ellie Goulding, Bebe Rexha, Why Don’t We, Ava Max, Ally Brooke, Bryce Vine, Fletcher, CNCO, Elle Winter and special guest Lil Jon. Sunday, June 16. Tickets start at $23.50. 4:30 p.m., Xfinity Center, 885 South Main St., Mansfield.

    Pasta Making Workshop

    Learn how to make pasta from scratch with Law of Pasta and this hands-on pasta making workshop led by Chef Avery. $56-$70. 4-6 p.m., The KITCHEN presented by the Trustees, The Boston Public Market, 100 Hanover St., Boston.