Explore some tidepool animals at Sunday Kids Day. Photo courtesy of Boston Sea Rovers
Explore some tidepool animals at Sunday Kids Day. Photo courtesy of Boston Sea Rovers

15 Free and Fun Things to Do in March with Boston Kids

With St. Patrick's Day and spring's arrival, there's a lot to celebrate with kids in March! Fortunately, this month, many family-friendly activities are also free. From a stuffed animal sleepover to kids' crafts inspired by International Women's Day to, yes, Boston's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, here are our picks for March family fun that won't break the bank.

Check out our March GoList for even more ideas for things to do with kids in Boston and Massachusetts this month.


Parker Hill Library
1497 Tremont St
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

David French Music Company Recital Hall
53B Otis St.
Westborough, MA 01531

Belmont Books
79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Roche Community Center
1716 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132

DoubleTree by Hilton-Boston North Shore
50 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923

More Than Words
242 E. Berkeley St.
Boston, MA 02118

BSA Space
290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210

Charlestown Branch Library
179 Main Street
Charlestown, MA 617-242-1248

John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125

Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street Copley Square
Boston, MA 02116

West Broadway
Boston, MA

Buttons and Bows
448 Great Rd
Acton, MA 01776

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum
2450 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02467

Brookline Arts Center
86 Monmouth Street
Brookline, MA 02446

Egleston Square Branch Library
2044 Columbus Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
Virtual Storytime with Mac Barnett
Instagram Live - 3:00 PM Pick
Virtual Story Time With Oliver Jeffers
Instagram Live - various times Pick
Live with Lowey
Online - various times Pick
Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari
Facebook Live - various times Pick
Petersen Automotive Museum Online Learning
VIRTUAL Petersen Automotive Museum - various times Pick
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