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Enjoy 600+ Free Events from June 15 – September 4, 2017

Boston, MAThe Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) has accumulated over 600 totally free events and activities for all to enjoy mid-June through Labor Day weekend 2017. With offerings ranging from concerts to culinary tastings, visitors and residents have ample opportunities to enjoy gratis entertainment all summer long. Complete details and events featured chronologically are available at

The online listings are divided by tourism super regions: Greater Boston, North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley, South of Boston, Cape Cod & the Islands, Central Massachusetts, and Western Massachusetts.

Wicked Free Summer Fun includes 85 museums and cultural events from the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays program. Participating venues touch all corners of the state, such as: Jacob’s Pillow Dance (Becket), Emily Dickinson Museum (Amherst), Museum of Russian Icons (Clinton), Maritime Gloucester (Gloucester), Franklin Park Zoo (Boston), New Bedford Whaling Museum (New Bedford), and Edward Gorey House (Yarmouth Port).

Additional highlights with all-ages appeal: Friday Night Movies on Children’s Beach (Nantucket), Yoga on the Terrace at the Clark (Yoga on the Terrace at the Clark (Williamstown), DCR Family Fishing Clinics (various locations), live music and classic car shows (Lowell), festivals in the historic North End (Boston), and much more.

For comprehensive listings, visit


MOTT’s mission is to promote Massachusetts as both a leisure and business travel destination for domestic and international markets and to contribute to the growth of the Commonwealth’s economy. For more information on visiting Massachusetts, go to