There’s a lot of great things to do in see in Boston this time of year, check out our list of the top 10 free things to do in Boston this weekend!
1. Apple Cider Mimosa Run
Celebrate the Fall season with an Apply Cider Mimosa Run brought to you by Healthworks Fitness for Women! This social fun event is for women of all fitness levels, walkers wanting to learn how to run, beginners and experienced runners are welcomed. This event is 18+, 21+ for a post-run mimosa. Register here for FREE.
When: Saturday Oct. 12th 8:30am-9:30am
Where: Healthworks Fitness 441 Stuart St., Boston
2. Freaks, Antiques & Uniques October Market
Still looking for your Halloween Costume? Then this event is for you! Come shop two floors of Unique finds filled with spooky Halloween wares. Witch City Consignment will host 35 vendors of dart art and creepy creations at the largest thrift store on the North Shore! You’ll be able to find a wide variety of spooky decor from talented crafters, artists and vendors at this two day event.
When: Saturday Oct. 12th 11am-6pm, Sunday Oct. 13th 11am-5pm
Where: Witch City Consignment 301 Essex St., Salem
3. Quincy Market History Tour
Come hear Boston’s story at this FREE one hour historical tour of Boston’s Quincy Market! Learn about the history of Boston’s politics, architecture, geography and more. You can meet your tour guide at the property directory near Anthem Restaurant.
When: Saturday Oct. 12 11am-12pm
Where: Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 Market St., Boston
4. American Cheese Month
October is American Cheese Month! Join The Cheese Shop in celebrating everything American Cheese! Sample your favorite American Cheeses while learning from and speaking with Cheesemakers themselves. American Cheese Month is a celebration of North America’s delicious and diverse cheeses and the farmers, retailers, and chefs who bring them to your table.
When: Friday Oct. 11th 12pm – Sunday Oct. 13th 3pm
Where: The Cheese Shop 29 Walden St., Concord
5. 41st Annual Harvard Square Oktoberfest
The Harvard Square Business Association is excited to announce the return of the 41st Annual Oktoberfest. Harvard Square’s Oktoberfest features worldly foods, arts, crafts, free samples, sidewalk sales and rides. There will also be six Oktoberfest beer gardens location throughout Harvard Square. There is something to do for the whole family!
When: Sunday Oct. 13th 12pm-6pm
Where: Harvard Square, Cambridge
6. The Somerville Flea
The Somerville Flea is an open-air market in the heart of Davis Square! Just steps from the Davis Square Red Line T-stop, you can find vintage goods, artisan products, fresh produce and live music. Visit The Somerville Flea to shop local and make a difference. Learn more HERE.
When: Sunday Oct. 13th 10am-4pm
Where: The Somerville Flea 52 Holland St., Somerville
7. Four Town Farm: Corn Maze
Throughout the month of October, Four Town Farm offers a FREE corn maze! Once you finish up your corn maze you can shop and pick your own produce and do a pumpkin ride. This is fun for the whole family.
When: Friday Oct. 11th – Sunday Oct. 13th 9am-6:30pm
Where: Four Town Farm 90 George St., Seekonk
8. HONK! Festival Street Bands
HONK! is a musical spectacle which features street bands from all over the world who come together to share their different approaches in instigating positive changes in their local communities. HONK! is based in Davis Square, Somerville but has events happening throughout local neighborhoods in Cambridge and Boston. This year marks their 14th annual festival of street bands! Check out the full scheduled of events HERE.
When: Friday Oct. 11th 6pm – Sunday Oct. 13th 2pm
Where: Davis Square, Somerville
9. Waltham Pumpkin Patch
The First Parish Waltham is hosting their 3rd annual Pumpkin Patch! Starting this Saturday October 12th, there will be pumpkins of all sizes, gourds, carving tools, family photos ops and so much more. This Pumpkin Patch will even be open for extended hours this weekend on Monday October 14th for Columbus Day!
When: Friday Oct. 11th 9am – Monday Oct. 14th 5pm
Where: First Parish Waltham UU 50 Church St., Waltham
10. Apple Booze Bash
Pull our your best flannel from your closet and get your friends together for the Short Path Distillery’s Apple Booze Bash! This 21+ event includes apple flavored limited edition spirit releases, a donut fight courtesy of Speakeasy Donuts, an outdoor spiked cider bar, and a basic stitch contest where you can win a $50 gift card and swag pack! Register here for FREE!
When: Saturday Oct. 12th 12pm-11pm
Where: Short Path Distillery 71 Kelvin St., Everett