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April School Vacation Week Activities & Events

It's April School Vacation week in the Boston area! Local Museums and organizations have set up some fantastic programming for the Vacation Week. In addition, you'll find a slew of fun live music performances, puppet & marionette shows, super science & art workshops, sports camps, and more. Spring is here - Enjoy!

Boston Metro

Boston Duck Boat Tours3 Locations, $$$
Fri, March 29, 2024  -  Wed, November 13, 2024   
Tour Boston in an authentic, renovated World War II amphibious landing vehicle. The DUCK tours the city by both land and water. Great for kids and visitors of all ages.
Greenway CarouselBoston, $
Mon, April 15, 2024  -  Wed, October 30, 2024   
A spectacular, classic carousel on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, rides offered all summer long. The Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy invites you and your family to come take a spin on a classic carousel.
Carousel Rides on the Boston CommonBoston, $
Sun, April 21, 2024  -  Wed, October 30, 2024   
Enjoy an old-fashioned carousel ride on the Boston Common from mid-April to the end of October. The iconic carousel features lots of new wonderful characters!
Lego Maritime FestivalCharlestown, Free
Mon, February 17, 2025  -  Tue, February 25, 2025   
Calling LEGO® fans of all ages– it’s time for the USS Constitution Museum’s annual LEGO® Maritime Festival! Get ready to build your best ship throughout February School Vacation Week

West Suburbs

Child Therapy Boston- Summer 2024 Weeklong Workshops & Weekly GroupsNeedham
Mon, June 24, 2024  -  Fri, August 23, 2024   
Child Therapy Boston offers counseling, social emotional and creative therapy groups for kids and teens. This summer we will be offering weeklong workshops & weekly groups!

Cape Cod

Summer Performing Arts Camps for KidsBrewster
Tue, July 9, 2024  -  Wed, August 14, 2024   
Arts Empowering Life offers summer performing arts camps for K-12 at the new Performing Arts Center in Brewster. Days include options of Theater, Percussion, Strings, and Winds.


CT Science Center: Open for February VacationConnecticut, $$
Mon, February 17, 2025  -  Tue, February 25, 2025   
We will be open daily February 17-25 from 10AM-4PM! Embark on a thrilling expedition to the Connecticut Science Center with your family during February Vacation days when the young ones are off school.