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Memorial Day is around the corner and we all know what that symbolizes: the beginning of summer! Colleges may be getting ready to pack it up, but summer vibes in Boston are just getting started. If you’re visiting Beantown over Memorial Day weekend, here are some cool things to do.
Date: May 24 - May 26, 2019
Location: Harvard Athletic Complex, 65 N Harvard Street, Allston, MA 02134
Tickets: Single Day General Admission from $119. 3-Day General Admission from $289. Children under 10, free. VIP and Platinum tickets available.
Boston Calling isn’t just a music festival. It’s an experience involving over 50 bands, three outdoor stages, one indoor arena, a Ferris wheel, art installations, games and much more. Open to all ages, this is the way to kick off the summer season in Boston! Not to mention that it’s located right in Studio Allston’s neighborhood.
Consult the full lineup on the website, but we can tell you that the main performances will be by Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala and Travis Scott. What’s more, by downloading the festival’s official app, you’ll get a list of the food and drink vendors ― they represent the best of Boston’s culinary scene.
Location: 139 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111
We can’t celebrate Memorial Day without paying our respects to those who have given their lives for the country since the Revolutionary War. Volunteers plant almost 40,000 flags at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Boston Common over Memorial Day weekend. Go check it out and get tips on navigating Boston Common from our blog.
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Location: Rose Kennedy Greenway, 185 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Opening on May 16, 2019 Trillium Brewing Company is returning to Rose Kennedy Greenway this summer for long evenings of sunshine, community gardens and craft brews. The garden is perfectly located to stop by for a few cold ones after visiting Boston Common. Trillium’s brews are characterized by their simplicity and the essence of a New England farmhouse brewery. If you haven’t tried them before, this is your chance!