Each Wednesday, you can find a few of the Fun Freebies that will be held throughout New England during the week. To see many more events that are taking place this weekend, Click on any of the drop down tabs from the top of each page of this web site.
Outside The Box Performing Arts Festival July 14-19. Boston Ma
After a year Hiatus, the Huge event in Boston is back. This year’s festival, though slimmed down from 2013, will still be an immense six-day extravaganza featuring more than 70 acts on three outdoor stages. The festival feature everything from local theater and dance troupes to international acts, and a sprawling section for children that will feature arts education.
The Berklee Sumer in the City Concerts Series Greater Boston Ma
This concert series presents more than 200 free performances throughout the Greater Boston area from May through September. Bringing neighborhoods alive with free programs of pop, rock, jazz, Latin, and more, some of Berklee’s most promising young artists are poised to share the skills they hone on campus with the local community.
Third Thursday Street Festival Willimantic Ct
Every third Thursday, thousands of people from far and wide stroll along Main Street, Willimantic amid a background of musical, theatrical, visual, gastronomic, and olfactory delights. Seven stages simultaneously host a wide variety of music and entertainment while over 100 vendors showcase a variety of handcrafted goods and services. Willimantic's diversity really shines through in the delicious authentic international cuisine. Enjoy locally produced artwork, beer, music, and soda.
Third Thursday Street Festival Pittsfield Ma
Every third Thursday the downtown district comes alive with live music and performances on multiple stages setup for the event, local food and craft vendors set up booths, street performers are entertaining people and plenty of fun is to be had. If you want to experience a little more, businesses are open late for shopping, theater and there are plenty of dining options available as well. More
Third Thursday Gallery Night Providence Ri
On the third Thursday of each month, galleries across Providence, Rhode Island open their doors to celebrate art ranging from contemporary multi-media installations to one-of-a-kind functional artworks. Gallery Night Providence offers free, curated, guided bus tours to Providence Galleries and Museums from March to November.
Bascom Lodge Weekly Performances atop Mount Greylock Adams Ma
Sitting atop Massachusetts’ highest peak in the Berkshires sits Bascom Lodge There are a myriad of opportunities for fun for families throughout the summer and early fall. Open May 31st through October 30th, the lodge offers workshops, lectures, music and explorations of all kinds.
Jacobs Pillow Dance Inside/Out Performances Stockbridge Ma
These are the free performances that happen every week from Wednesday through Saturday during the Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival. The shows are performed outside, with a beautiful backdrop of the Berkshire Hills in the summer. When the weather is threatening the performance will move to an indoor studio with very limited seating. Call the Box Office after 5pm the day of the performance to find out if it will be outdoors or indoors.
Burlington's Summer Series Concerts Burlington Vt
The classic summer series of concerts returns Thursday with four FREE shows! Enjoy live music at Burlington's Battery Park while taking in breathtaking views of Lake Champlain and The Adirondacks!
Free Fun Friday's Friday's in Massachusetts
Each week on Friday, The Highland Street Foundation will sponsor free admission to Museums and other cultural and fun destinations throughout Massachusetts. This program is open again this year to all Ma. residents thanks to this very generous family foundation.
Waterfire Providence RI
This Saturday, there will be another full lighting for the Waterfire Festival. Over eighty bonfires will be lit along the river in downtown Providence. As you walk along the paths in Waterfront Park, past the arched bridges and beautiful sculptures; your senses will be captivated by the flames, aromas of burning wood and music from around the world. You will see torch-lit vessels with gargoyles that travel down the river, street performers and live music. WaterFire has been enjoyed by of over ten million visitors since its flames were first lit in 1994.
Many museums in New England also offer free admission during specified days of the week. You can find them here in the Good Diggin Museum Listing of New England.
There are many Cities and Towns that offer free weekly live music shows with a wide variety of music available. There are also car shows in many Cities and Towns as well. You can find a lot of options here on the Good Diggin Free Weekly Town Concert listings or the Car Show page.