Weekend Happenings in Southie

Summer Block Party Bash! Join the Lawn on D for the ultimate summer kick-off party featuring a full day of exciting activities like bubble soccer, ice disco, rock climbing, and live music from Legends of Summer, MB Padfield, and Louie Bello throughout the day! You’ll also get to see the finalists of the Blue Man Group Boston Drum-Off compete for over $6,000 in prizes and a chance to do a live encore performance with Blue Man Group Boston! The fun takes place on Saturday, July 7th 12noon-11pm! Visit for more details and full schedule.

Go green! It’s always a good idea to add a salad into the rotation! Head to Shredded and pick up something healthy! Order up the Southie West made with Mesclun Mix, Chile Dusted Grilled Chicken, pico de gallo, black beans, scallions, cotija cheese, Lime- Cilantro Vinaigrette. or the Sweet Potato Pad Thai with Sweet Potato Noodles, Carrots, Chopped Egg, Scallions, Cilantro, Bean Sprouts, and topped with Toasted crushed peanuts. You can always build your own bowl! Shredded also offers its salads in wraps too!

By the pitcher! It’s perfect roof deck weather and Coppersmith’s AirDeck is open and in full swing! Grab the gang and order up some sangria by the pitcher! Their Red Citrus – cotes du rhone, citrus rum, crème de peach, fresh fruit – and we think one of the best sangrias in Southie!

Have you ventured to Hopsters in Fort Point yet? If you love beer, you’ll love it! Hopsters is a brewery/restaurant/beer adventure experience where you can brew your own craft beer. Select from 30 recipes with the help of brewers, and you’ll leave with a few cases of your own craft beer! Hopster’s patio is open! Sit outdoors and enjoy a menu of nachos, soft pretzels, spicy battered pickle fries, lobster rolls, flatbread, salads, and burgers. You can see their full menu here!

Goooaaaaal! It’s the World Cup! If the World Cup is your jam, Roza Lyons is the place to be! You can watch every game live! Roza Lyons has plenty of flatscreen TVs, cold beer on tap, and game snacks like pretzel sticks with pub cheese dip, BBQ beef sliders, and flatbreads!

Celebrate Summer! Hit the patio at Aloft – one of the neighborhoods best hidden al fresco gems! Order up a Cucumber Collins and enjoy the summer breeze! Also on Friday evenings from 5pm-8pm, Aloft offers Patio Playtime with special kids’ menu, outdoor games and families can also purchase a “Splash Pass” to access to hotel’s adjacent indoor pool. The hotel also features its free Thursday night music series, Live @ Aloft, with local bands and singer/songwriters performing. Combined with the patio space, it’s an ideal summer night for music lovers and al fresco fans.Celebrate summer at Aloft Hotel’s first ever patio party! Enjoys sips from W XYZ bar and DJ Tao will be spinning the tunes! The fun takes place Friday, July 7th at 7pm.

Explore local art! Check out some local art at the Art Around the Corner Gallery at E and Broadway! Filled with beautiful art to inspire and shop! Stop by and support our local artists! Hours include Friday 3 – 7, Saturday 12 – 4 and Sunday 12 – 4 Check out our feature on them!

It’s National Video Game Day on Sunday, July 8th. Head to Kings Dining and Entertainment in the Seaport District! Enjoy FREE Arcade Games all day!  Order up some classic American comfort foods like wing, burgers, tacos, and pizza, and signature appetizers like Buffalo Chicken Wantons and entrees like Nashville Hot Chicken with bacon creamed corn, mashed potatoes, honey griddled corn bread and house made pickles. Kings offers a wide variety of beverages including an assortment of inventive specialty cocktails, 40 curated craft, local and guest-favorite beers on tap, and its signature “Big Ball” shareable cocktails.

The Castle Island Association (CIA) has been giving free guided tours of Fort Independence on Castle Island for over thirty years. Enjoy a tour every Saturday, Sunday, and on national holidays through the summer from noon till 3:30pm. You can also enjoy a sunset tour on Thursday at 6pm.

Grab your mat, lace up your sneakers and hit the great outdoors and get moving! Here’s the scoop on where you can find outdoor yoga and workouts in South Boston. 

Take a trip to the Boston Harbor Islands. From yoga, to clambakes, to good old fashioned history, it’s only just a ferry trip away! Get the scoop here!

Day Trip:
Beginning this Saturday Skedaddle, the Boston-based, on-demand travel app, is offering $10 round-trip rides to Long Sands Beach in Maine, continuing every Saturday throughout the month. All users have to do is simply reserve seats in advance and show up to the designated pick-up location in the city!  Sweet!

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