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Looking for things to do in Boston in June?

The Top 13 Epic Adventures To Unleash The Fun In Boston This June!

Oh, June in Boston! Let me tell you, it’s like the city chugs a gallon of espresso and goes from sleepy to peppy in a blink! The moment June arrives, you can practically hear the city screaming, “Let the good times roll, baby!”

First of all, the weather!

June gives Boston a break from the frosty grip of winter and the unpredictable tantrums of spring. The sun decides to join the party, and suddenly it’s all warm and toasty. You can finally step out of your apartment without looking like a walking marshmallow.

Trust me, that’s a sight to behold!

But it’s not just the temperature that gets everyone’s spirits up. June brings a kaleidoscope of events and festivals that make Boston come alive.

From the Boston Harborfest to the Pride Parade, there’s something for everyone. And let’s not forget the music festivals! You’ll see people dancing in the streets, their moves rivaling those of Beyoncé (or at least trying their best).

The city parks transform into playgrounds for grown-ups.

People flock to the Esplanade for picnics, frisbee games, and impromptu concerts. The Swan Boats in the Public Garden become the floating hotspots of romance, and even the squirrels seem to be having a squirrel-sized fiesta.

The Fenway neighborhood is no exception to the June fever.

Baseball fans come alive, cheering for their beloved Red Sox at Fenway Park. The air is thick with the smell of hot dogs and the sound of crackling bats. It’s like the entire city is holding its breath, waiting for the home run that sends everyone into a frenzy.

So, you see, June in Boston is like a magic spell.

It shakes the city out of its winter slumber and injects it with a dose of vibrant energy. From the lively events to the infectious atmosphere, it’s the perfect time to explore, laugh, and soak up the contagious joy that radiates from every street corner. Boston in June?

It’s a party you don’t want to miss, my friend!

  • 13. Watch cliff divers fly off of the ICA

    The Red Bull Cliff Divers are coming back to the ICA for Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd as the only stop in the US. The free-to-attend Boston competition, set for Saturday, June 3rd, will take place high atop the Institute of Contemporary Art in the Seaport. The event features 24 of the world’s most elite high-divers leaping, twisting, and somersaulting into Boston Harbor in front of thousands of spectators.

    Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

    Divers execute incredible acrobatics from heights of more than 20m in the ultimate display of focus and skill.

  • 12. Family Zumba

    Dance the summer away with these free classes!

    Summer Fitness Series Family Zumba

    Eventbrite - Boston Parks & BPHC presents Summer Fitness Series Family Zumba - Tuesday, May 9, 2023 | Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at Hunt Almont Playground, Boston, MA. Find event and ticket information.

  • 11. Tina Fey & Amy Poehler at MGM Grand at Fenway

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler: How to buy tickets to 2023 tour, Boston show

    Comedians and SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are heading out on their first live tour this spring to celebrate 30 years of friendship.

  • 10. Soul Music!

    The 4th annual Boston Art & Music Soul (BAMS) Festival celebrates Black joy, arts, music and culture on June 23 and 24 from noon to 8 p.m. 

    Home | BAMS Fest | Arts & Culture | United States

    BAMS Fest is a cultural movement on the front lines of racial equity, creative freedom and economic empowerment for Black creative entrepreneurs across Greater Boston and beyond!

  • 9. Scooper Bowl at Patriot Place, Foxboro

    We all scream for ice cream! Check it out this Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 at Patriot Place in Foxborough, Mass. Enjoy unlimited ice cream, live entertainment, and fun, while supporting Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund in the sweetest way possible!

    #ScooperBowl is coming!

    Join us in Boston for Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl®, the nation's largest all-you-can eat ice cream festival, supporting cancer research at Dana-Farber.

  • 8. See Evita

    Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Tony Award-winning rock opera Evita follows the adored and reviled Eva Perón’s meteoric rise from an impoverished childhood to first lady of Argentina until her death at 33. Directed by Sammi Cannold (Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Hollywood & Entertainment, EndlingsViolet), this eagerly anticipated revival featuring unforgettable songs including “Buenos Aires” and “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” explores how we make sense of contradictions in legacy.

    Evita is now playing at the A.R.T in Cambridge through July 30 at the Loeb Drama Center in Harvard Square. 

    Evita at A.R.T.

    A groundbreaking revival of the Tony Award-winning rock opera that follows the adored and reviled Eva Perón's meteoric rise to first lady of Argentina before her death at 33.


  • 7. Al Fresco Music at the Boston Public Library

    The Concerts in the Courtyard series runs from June through August.

    Concerts in the Courtyard

    Concerts in the Courtyard The 2024 Concerts in the Courtyard series will run from Wednesday, June 5th through Friday, August 30th...

  • 6. Celebrate Pride Month!

    Boston Pride | Annual Pride Festival Events, Deals & Things to Do

    Each June, Boston celebrates the Pride Festival with events throughout the city. Find everything from parades and parties to performances and special events.

  • 5. Celebrate Juneteenth!

    Juneteenth Celebration In Boston | History & Heritage

    Celebrate Juneteenth 2024 in Boston. Discover black-owned restaurants and businesses; the Black Heritage Trail; and the Museum of African American History.

  • 4. Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

    Boston Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

    Established in 1979, Boston Dragon Boat Festival is the first and oldest such festival in North America and has grown from a small neighborhood event to New England's largest Asian-American cultural event.

  • 3. Bryan Adams: So Happy It Hurts 2023 with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

    Bryan Adams | TD Garden

    Famed musician and singer-songwriter Bryan Adams has announced his 2023 So Happy It Hurts Tour with iconic group Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Produced by Live Nation, the notable run will hit 26 cities across the U.S. this summer, with stops in New York City, Boston, Tampa, Denver, Phoenix, San Francisco and more.

  • 2. Ed Sheeran, The Boch Center, Boston


  • 1. Project Paulie Bocce Club

    Get ready to bounce, toss and roll at Project Paulie Bocce Club. The Project Paulie Bocce Club has three outdoor bocce lanes and a clubhouse filled with exclusive Project Paulie Bocce Club merchandise, available in-person at the Clubhouse!

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