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Good morning Boston, I am back with a list of things to do this weekend - July 4th - 7th

Have a happy Independence Day everyone! Enjoy your holiday weekend.


Boston HarborFest @ Downtown Join in on one of America’s finest Fourth of July Celebrations including a parade, block party, live music, and much more!

Fourth of July Celebration on The Charles @ Hyatt Regency Boston @ 4PM Enjoy food trucks, games, tastings from city’s breweries, live performances, and more!

Boston Pops July 4th Concert @ Hatch Shell @ 8PM Keith Lockhart leads the Boston Pops orchestra in a special Independence Day concert featuring classic American tunes and a lively fireworks show.

Bridgewater Arts & Music Festival @ Briwdgewater University Enjoy ive music, children's events, family-centered entertainment, plus shop from over 30 crafters selling handmade and unique items.

James Taylor and his All-Star Band @ Koussevitzky Music Shed @ 8PM Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the seminal American singer-songwriter.


First Fridays Party @ ICA @ 5:30PM Explore ICA galleries, cooI off with a seaside sip, dancing, and fashion from the Boston Caribbean Fashion Week.

Opening Night Concert @ Koussevitzky Music Shed @ 8PM Boston Symphony Orchestra kicks off the latest season with a program featuring Beethoven’s most beloved melodies.

Silk: R&B Party @ Big Night Live @ 9:30PM With DJ Real P & Saynt Chris


Summer Festival @ Chinatown @ 10AM Enjoy live cultural performances including lion dance and Chinese folk dance, plus arts and crafts stations, food trucks, and vendors market

Beyond the Spectrum: Kids @ MFA @ 10:30AM Kids embark on a thrilling dive into the wonderful world of natural materials in art!

Broadway’s Modern Masters Concert @ Koussevitzky Music Shed @ 6PM The Boston Pops and cast of current Broadway greats come together to showcase groundbreaking songs from such Tony-winning musicals as ‘Hamilton,’ ‘In the Heights,’ ‘The Band's Visit,’ and more!

Found Boston Lawn Party @ Time Out Market @ 12PM Visit Fenway Flea’s curated selection of small business creations, vintage finds, records, art, collectibles, and more.

Asia @ Chevalier Theatre @ 7PM Featuring Geoffrey Downes, Virgil Donati, John Mitchell and Harry Whitley.


Ongoing - Open Market @ SoWa @ 11AM One of the largest open-air farmer and artist markets returns this summer season!

Art Making and Brews @ Forsyth Park @ 12PM The MFA is providing free art materials to decorate a fabric square during this beer and food garden pop-up in Forsyth Park.

All-Strauss Concert @ Koussevitzky Music Shed @ 2:30PM Experience the lush and expressive romanticism of Richard Strauss under the summer sky with superstar soprano Renée Fleming.


All weekend - Levitate Music and Arts Festival @ Marshfield Fairgrounds This community-driven festival includes a line-up of world class musicians, live art-making sessions, kids zone, food and drink trucks, and vendors market. Featuring Sublime, Lake Street Dive, Mt. Joy, Tash Sultana, and more!

All weekend - Summer in the City @ Harborwalk Terrace This Boston tradition lets you enjoy sundrenched days, waterfront views, and breezy nights with live music and al fresco dining.

All weekend - ‘Melville and Company’ Film Program @ Brattle Theatre Enjoy a full retrospective of the revered French director Jean-Pierre Melville and the other filmmakers within his circle.

All weekend - ‘MJ: The Musical’ @ Citizens Bank Opera House LAST CHANCE - Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to you as ‘MJ,’ the multi Tony Award-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour.

All weekend - ‘Gatsby’ Musical @ Loeb Drama Center F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ comes to new life in this world-premiere grand musical with a score by international rock star Florence Welch from Florence + The Machine.


Ongoing - Summer Market @ Seaport Seaport’s summer bazaar returns with a mix of popular returning artisans and new entrants, all offering a unique assortment of products from clothing to home décor, pet goods, food, and much more.

Ongoing - ‘Portraits from Boston, With Love’ Exhibition @ ISG Museum The summer exhibition explores how portrait photographs by artists from New York City, Boston, and Dallas reflect and refract multifaceted LGBTQIA+ experiences. Ends 9/8.

Ongoing - ‘Firelei Báez’ Exhibition @ ICA One of the most exciting painters of her generation, Báez explores the multilayered legacy of colonial histories and the African diaspora in the Caribbean and beyond. Ends 9/2.

Ongoing - ‘Wordplay’ Exhibition @ ICA Highlighting the rich interplay between imagery and text, the exhibition showcases how contemporary artists have played with words to animate and expand their art practices. Ends 1/5/2025.

Ongoing - ‘Hallyu! The Korean Wave’ Exhibition @ MFA Enjoy an immersive and multisensory journey through Korea’s fascinating history, and celebrate its contemporary vibrant creative force. Ends 7/28.

Ongoing - ‘Dress Up’ Exhibition @ MFA Through more than 100 works from the MFA’s collection including 20th- and 21st-century clothing, jewelry, accessories, illustrations, and photographs, this exhibition explores adornment and its role in the creation of a look. Ends 9/2

Ongoing - Ancestors and Place: Indigenous North American Prints’ Exhibition @ MFA The exhibition features more than 30 works by Indigenous artists from the United States and Canada that explore the nuanced ideas of stewardship, history, colonization, and community. Ends 10/16.

Ongoing - ‘Thinking Small: Dutch Art to Scale’ Exhibition @ MFA Featuring 15 intriguing objects from 17th-century Netherlands such as paintings, prints, silver medals, and books, this exhibition compels viewers to reconsider their relationship to the world around them. Ends 11/3.

Ongoing - ‘Draw Me Ishmael: The Book Arts of Moby Dick’ Exhibition @ Peabody Essex Museum ‘Draw Me Ishmael’ is the first exhibition focused on the book arts of the hundreds of editions of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick - the most persistently pictured of all American novels. Ends 1/4/2025.

Ongoing - ‘AI: Mind the Gap’ Exhibition @ MIT Museum
MIT Museum presents its latest riveting, interactive exhibit exploring the tremendous promise, unforeseen impacts, and everyday misconceptions of AI.

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