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Seasonal Guides to Boston Family Fun

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Winter, spring, summer or fall; Massachusetts is the perfect place to spend the holiday.

Spring features the Boston Marathon on Patriot’s Day; summer the Boston Pops during the 4th of July, fall is festival season full of pumpkins and pilgrims. 

Winter holidays boast experiences like The Nutcracker at the Boston Ballet; or of course First Night celebrates the coming of the the New Year.


January First Day Hikes Martin Luther King Day Skiing Near Boston
February Black History Month Presidents Day February Vacation Week
March Irish Heritage Month Women's HIstory Month St. Patrick's Day
April Boston Marathon Patriot's Day April School Vacation Week
May College Graduations Memorial Day  
June Juneteenth Bunker Hill Day / Flag Day Strawberry Festivals
July 4th of July Boston Fireworks Boston Harborfest
August Beach Time Waterparks  Blueberry Picking
September Labor Day Apple Picking Boston Festivals
October Halloween Pumpkin Festivals  
November Thanksgiving Veteran's Day  
December Winter Holidays Holiday Lights & Performances First Night

For more ideas about Boston activities,  visit our things to do in Boston guide to find fun things to do all year round.  And for a daily view of what's going on in Boston - visit our Boston Events Calendar any time of the year.  
Stacey Sao

Stacey Sao has been the Managing Director of the family-friendly events and activities website, BostonCentral for over 20 years.  She continues to enjoy discovering and exploring new places to visit in the Greater Boston area, and the Gardner Museum has always been one of her favorites.