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Good afternoon Boston, here is your list of things to do this weekend, June 20th - 23rd


Summer Solstice Celebration @ Harvard Museum of Natural History @ 5PM Enjoy lively musical and circus performances, play mini-golf, grab food and drinks from favorite local vendors, and much more!

‘God Bless America’ Concert @ Symphony Hall @ 1PM / 8PM Enjoy this awe-inspiring musical celebration of the spirit of American pride, freedom, and divine providence, with special guest artist Casey Elliott.

CX Summer Nights: Blue Light Bandits + Copilot @ The Common at CX @ 5:30PM Enjoy live music, a revolving lineup of local brews, food trucks, lawn games, and opportunities to support the Cambridge non-profit community.

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie @ TD Garden @ 8PM With NLE Choppa, Luh Tyler, & Byron Messia


Hootie & The Blowfish @ Fenway Park @ 5:30PM With Barenaked Ladies, Collective Soul, & Edwin McCain

Pallbearer @ The Sinclair @ 8PM With The Keening & Rezn


Zoo After-Hours: A Wild Affair @ Stone Zoo @ 5:30PM Enjoy an evening of delicious food, drinks and entertainment, all in support of Stone Zoo.

Rosé on the Water @ Spirit of Boston @ 1PM Cruise around Boston Harbor with rosé in hand!

Summer Solstice Beer Fest @ Broken Records @ 2PM Welcome to the festival that combines local craft beer, live music & chill summer vibes!

Lyte Sky Lantern Festival @ 5PM Lyte is a simple yet unique Sky Lantern Experience you can enjoy with your whole family!

Paris Paloma @ The Sinclair @ 8PM With The Army, The Navy


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

OysterFest @ Boston Public Market @ 12PM Enjoy freshly shucked oysters, live music, and special vendor offers and promos.

Kool & The Gang @ Koussevitzky Music Shed @ 2:30PM Grammy winners Kool & the Gang are bringing their R&B, funk, soul, and disco hits to Tanglewood audiences!


SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Boston Pizza Festival @ City Hall Plaza With free entry this year, Boston Pizza Fest brings its best selections of pizzas from all around the city.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - Pride Celebration Weekend @ MoS This special weekend includes guest speakers, fun activities for all, and performance groups and community partners from the Boston area.

All weekend - Green River Festival @ Franklin County Fairgrounds Visit Western Massachusetts' signature summer celebration! Featuring Cake, Fleet Foxes, Gregory Alan Isakov, Flipturn, and more!

All weekend - Roxbury International Film Festival One of the biggest of its kind, the festival is dedicated to celebrating films by, for, and about people of color around the world. Find screenings, panels, and workshops in different spots in the city!

All weekend - Boston New Works Festival @ BCA With a focus on local playwrights and performers, Moonbox Production annual festival showcases the premiers of the best original plays and musicals.

All weekend - ‘MJ: The Musical’ @ Citizens Bank Opera House 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.

All weekend - ‘Next To Normal’ Musical @ Central Square Theater Bringing energetic pop-rock musical about a Black upper middle class family, this Pulitzer Prize winning play is an emotional powerhouse at the intersection of mental health and race, gender and class.

All weekend - ‘Yellow Face’ Play @ Lyric Stage LAST CHANCE - Satirical and argumentative, this provocative comedic play explores the concepts of race and assimilation and asks the daring question “who has the ownership of a culture?”


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 NEW - 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.

Ongoing - ‘Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party’ Exhibition @ MFA LAST CHANCE - This exhibition brings together 27 powerful photographs by Stephen Shames that feature the women of the Black Panther party and showcase their crucial work for the movement. Ends 6/24.

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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