Summer is officially here! The kids are getting out of school, the sun is shining, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great events a Boston summer has to offer!
Need some ideas to get out and explore? Boston Moms has compiled a few of our favorite events happening around Greater Boston this June!
June 1-12 :: Boston
The weather may be hot, but the atmosphere at CRYSTAL is as cool as can be! Combining the art of circus performance and the world of figure skating, the audience will be immersed in a whimsical, frozen playground during this spectacular performance!
June 1-5 :: Attleboro
The carnival is coming to Attleboro! Ride the rides, enjoy delicious food, and have a fantastic time with the family! There will be fireworks on Friday at 9:45 p.m. Partial proceeds benefit La Salette Shrine.
June 2-3 :: Boston
All are invited to attend this amazing event, featuring music, dance, and theatre performances by more than 1,000 students from all 33 Boston public schools!
June 4 :: Beverly
Bring the family to this fun, free festival celebrating the opening of the summer season at Hale Farm and Balch House! Play family games, shop with local vendors and artists, enjoy kids’ activities, house tours, food, and even a Gentile beer garden! There will also be a food drive for Beverly Bootstraps.
June 4 :: Canton
Toe Jam Puppet Band will be performing at this free family festival! Kids will love playing GIANT games before the performance! Tickets for an exclusive pre-performance ice cream social with the band can be purchased here.
June 8-July 24 :: Boston
Don’t miss your opportunity to hear the untold story of the witches of Oz while WICKED is playing in Boston!
June 8 :: Boston
New and expectant parents are invited to this fantastic learning and shopping event! Try out new baby gear while you interact with more than 100 companies and local resources!
June 10 :: Worcester
Unleash your inner artist at the original paint night! Paint alongside your kids, and revel in the masterpieces you create!
June 11 :: Sudbury
Celebrate individuality and diversity at this exciting family event! The event features the unveiling of the Little Free Diverse Library. A parade will culminate with Drag Queen Story Hour with performer Just J.P., and families are invited to enjoy many activities, including temporary tattoos, tie-dye, a bubble extravaganza, an ice cream truck, and much more!
June 11-12 :: Boston
Come to the banks of the Charles (between JFK Street and Western Avenue) to cheer on the brightly colored Hong Kong-style dragon boats as they race down the river! Guests of the festival are invited to enjoy Chinese dragon and lion dances, Martial Arts demonstrations, dance and music performances, traditional Japanese drumming, and more!
June 17 :: Plymouth
Watch a movie under the stars at this special fundraising event, and enjoy a full kitchen and beer garden too! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Kingston PTO to raise funds for their students.
June 17-18 :: Waltham
Celebrate the Charles River with local music, art, food, and culture at this free family event!
June 18 :: Boston
Head on over to the Fiedler Field dock for an afternoon of swimming, splashing, and jumping in the river! The area that is usually reserved for kayaks and sailboats will be open for swimming on this special day.
June 18 :: Danvers
Celebrate the sweet, delicious strawberries at Connors Farm! Guests can enjoy events such as the jumping pillow, hayrides, cow train, duck races, pedal carts, and much more! Don’t forget to take a train ride on the Putnamville Railroad!
June 18 :: Foxboro
The beloved Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl is back! The all-you-can-eat ice cream festival will take place at Patriot Place this year, with all proceeds benefitting the Jimmy Fund, which supports adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
June 24 :: Chestnut Hill
Little ones will love entertainment by The Jamzone, and moms will have the opportunity to meet and mingle!
Stop by The Green with your mini-rockstar, who will jam on color-coded keyboards, drums, and electric guitars, living out their rock ‘n’ roll dreams of being in a real rock band!
We’ll have swag bags first 50 attendees at each event filled with Boston Moms goodies, items from restaurants and stores at each host property, and samples from some of our favorite kid-friendly brands, including Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny, Littlemore Organics, Unreal Snacks, 88 ACRES, GoSili, Nanobébé, and Tubby Todd!
Boston Moms is thrilled to partner with WS Development to bring you this fun and FREE opportunity.
June 24 :: Fitchburg
Jump for joy and celebrate the end of the school year! Inflatables will be set up in the parking lot of FunStuf until 4 p.m., and then the party will move inside until 8 p.m.!
June 25 :: Boston
Don’t miss this magical event! Boston Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates LGBTQ Pride with the iconic music of Disney in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Disney Concerts with memorable video clips from Disney films and storytelling celebrating diversity and perseverance.
June 25 :: Braintree
Celebrate the 4th of July at this fun, annual celebration! The parade kicks off at 11:45 a.m., followed by an afternoon of fun events, food trucks, and music! The event will culminate at 9:30 p.m. with the biggest fireworks display in the half-century history of the event!
June 27 :: Brookline
Interested in music but don’t know where to start? Come meet some musical instruments at Brookline Music School! This fun introduction to music is an engaging way for kids to learn about instruments such as cello, clarinet, drums, flute, french horn, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, violin, and more.