Best of August: Top Things To Do in Boston with Kids

Walpole's Ice Cream Festival has plenty of flavors, but way more smiles! Photo courtesy of  Friends of Francis William Bird Park
Walpole's Ice Cream Festival has plenty of flavors, but way more smiles! Photo courtesy of Friends of Francis William Bird Park

Summer is still going strong, so keep those back-to-school thoughts to a minimum and get out for some fun with our picks for the best of August. Summer festivals are some of the top things to do in Boston with kids this month. So whether you hit the North End for Saint Anthony's Feast or Walpole for their ice cream festival, there's an event on our calendar that will fit your bill.  Newburyport is hosting Yankee Homecoming at the start of August, while the Marshfield Fair will come to town toward the end of the month.

Need more ideas for making the most of the last month of summer? Try our list of the Best Beaches Near Boston that Are Great for Family Day Trips. The time is ripe for Blueberry Picking Near Boston: Family Friendly Farms and Festivals. And always check out our Summer Fun Guide: Best Things To Do in Boston with Kids.

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