Summer might be starting to wind down, but the fun in the Boston Metro area is still going strong! Don’t miss these unique attractions and festivals happening throughout the month!
Boston Metro Area August Festivals and Events
Aug 1: The Pan-Mass Challenge annual bike-a-thon raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment. Bike routes cross the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and involve cyclists, volunteers, corporate sponsors and individual contributors.
Aug 1-2: Boston Comic Con brings pop culture to life with celebrity appearances, a film festival, costume contests and gaming events. Meet the artists and writers behind today’s most popular comic publications, and browse an incredible selection of comics and merchandise.
Aug 2: 4th Annual Boston Seafood Festival features a variety of fresh seafood, chef demonstrations, live music and entertainment, craft vendors and a kid’s area. Come for the food, stay for the fun!
Aug 2: Picnic at the Park is a treat for Red Sox fans of all ages! This fundraising event includes an autograph session with attending Red Sox players, a BBQ picnic on Fenway’s famous outfield, live entertainment, a complimentary goodie bag, and a live auction of one-of-a-kind player-donated items. Admission ticket required, may be purchased separately, or in conjunction with ballgame event.
Aug 8: The Back Bay Chocolate Walking Tour is a pleasant one-mile, scenic urban stroll featuring chocolate tastings in various shops. Tickets required; event runs every Saturday.
Aug 13-16: Fisherman’s Feast is one of the oldest continually-running Italian festivals in the region, celebrated since 1910. Experience the tradition of The Grand Procession, along with delicious Italian food, live music and more.
Aug 15: Brew at the Zoo is a 21-and-over event offering crafts beer from dozens of breweries, local restaurant fare, live music, and all the amenities and attractions of Franklin Park Zoo. Special admission ticket required.
Aug 21-23: Boston Greenfest is a free, multicultural, environmental music festival with a variety of attractions. Experience interactive exhibits, forums, presentations, and continuous live entertainment on three stages. Enjoy the wine & beer garden, EcoFashion and ecoArt, displays, along with the GreenFilmFest, Electric Car Showcase, kids’ activities, great food and more.
Aug 21-30: The 148th Marshfield Fair brings you classic family fun with agricultural and livestock exhibits, carnival rides, live music, food and special grandstand attractions.
This is just a sampling of what Boston has to offer! The Boston Metro area has a vibrant business climate and something for everyone when it comes to culture and events. If you’d like to explore Boston Metro commercial real estate, please contact us for complete guidance!