Get up close and personal with beautiful ships from near and far. Gloucester Schooner Fest, Photo courtesy of discovergloucester.com
Get up close and personal with beautiful ships from near and far. Gloucester Schooner Fest, Photo courtesy of discovergloucester.com

Labor Day Weekend Things To Do in Boston with Kids: Water Festivals, King Richard's Fair

Looking for the best things to do in Boston this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for this weekend.

This weekend travel back in time for a medieval fair, tour the Museum of Fine Arts with baby in tow, or be dazzled by a lantern light display across three rivers. You can also celebrate Labor Day weekend by creating your own float for a holiday weekend parade, or taking one last cruise on a swan boat.

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Places featured in this article:


St. Anthony's Maronite Church

The Farm at SummitWynds

Appleton Farms

Boston Public Garden

Gloucester Harbor

Scituate Beach Association

Honeypot HIll Orchard

Westward Orchards

Little Groove Art South End

Leventhal-Sidman Center

ABC Spanish in Motion - South End

ABC Spanish in Motion - Charlestown

ABC Spanish in Motion - Newton

Community Music Center

Abrakadoodle

Brookline Recreation Center

British Swim School

Preschool Move

GroovyBabyMusic - Old South Church

Flatbread Pizza/Sacco's Bowl Haven

The Friendly Toast - Back Bay

Trident Booksellers and Cafe

Flatbread Pizza/Derby Lanes
Boston Children's Museum Boo-Tanical Garden
Boston Children's Musem - 9:00 AM Pick
Nocturnal Animal Pumpkin Trail - North Andover
Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens - 3:00 PM Pick
Phantoms and Fire at Old Sturbridge Village
Old Sturbridge Village - 5:00 PM Pick
Festival of Illumination: World of Lights
Southwick Zoo - 5:30 PM Pick
Hollowed Harvest
Bridge 211 - 7:00 PM Pick
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