Boston Harborfest 29th-4th Boston, Ma
With hundreds of activities over Independence Day weekend at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is one of the country’s largest Fourth of July festivals. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, boat tours, live entertainment and much more!
Annual Windjammer Days Festival 24th-30th Boothbay Harbor, Me
Windjammer Days marks the kick off to summer in the Boothbay region and is times to reconnect and enjoy the coast of Maine after the long winter. There will be many events that celebrate the maritime history and the vital role it plays in the lives of all who live there.
Free Fun Friday's Friday's in Massachusetts
Each 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.
The Berklee Sumer in the City Concerts Series Daily Greater Boston Ma
This concert series, presents more than 400 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.
Waterfire Saturday Providence RI
This Saturday, there will be a Full Lighting for the Waterfire Festival. 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. There will be torch-lit vessels 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.
Jacobs Pillow Dance Inside/Out Performances Wednesday-Saturday 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. Every year Inside/Out performances feature a variety of styles. Past performances have included classical ballet, tap, jazz/musical theatre dance, hip-hop, flamenco, traditional Korean dance, India’s bharata natyam, and many other genres. When the weather is threatening the performance will move to an indoor studio with very limited seating.
For an all-American party to get the summer going, nothing can compete with the Fourth of July in New England. From huge too little, mountains to coasts, there is a July 4th celebration that will bring just the right sparkle to your summer. From the Boston Harborfest and the fireworks over the Charles River, To the small town of Chepatchet R.I. there is a lot going on in between. Parades, fireworks, barbecues, picnics, free live music and historic re-creations of Independence Day. Its Summertime!
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There are also many Cities and Towns that offer free weekly live music shows with a wide variety of different musical styles available. You can also find a lot of car shows in many areas here on the web site as well. Those event's can be found on the Good Diggin Free Weekly Town Concert listings or the Car Show page.
In addition, many museums throughout New England offer free admission during specified days of the week. You can find a large listing of them here in the Good Diggin Museum Listing page.