Kids will follow the food and music at Oktoberfest. Photo by Xxoopp/Flickr/CC BY 2.
Kids will follow the food and music at Oktoberfest. Photo by Xxoopp/Flickr/CC BY 2.

Things To Do in Boston this Weekend: Oktoberfest, Arts, and Dancing

Dust off your dancing shoes and show off some fancy footwork this weekend. You and the kids can try an Urbanity class at their annual open house, rock out at the JP music festival, or dance to Irish music at the ICC 5k & Family Fun Day. There is even a festival for dogs and the people who love them, and a birthday party for a gibbon. For more early fall fun, gaze at the stars at Robbins Farm Park, eat brats and wear lederhosen at Oktoberfest, and appreciate local artists at the Boston Arts Festival

Also, the season for ripe, juicy apples is here, so be sure to bookmark our favorite apple picking spots around Boston if you haven't already. Don't forget to check out our September GoList and Fall Fun Guide for even more ideas for what to do with the family this weekend. 

Need more family fun ideas? Check out our full events calendar.


Top photo by Xxoopp/CC BY 2.0

Christopher Columbus Park
105 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110

The Makry
2 Sewall Avenue
Brookline, MA 02446

Puppet Showplace Theater
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 02445

Rose Kennedy Greenway - Chinatown Park
70 Beach Street
Boston, MA 02111

Stone Zoo
149 Pond Street
Stoneham, MA 02180

Pinebank Field
Jamaica Pond
Jamaica Plain, MA

Robbins Farm Park
61 Eastern Ave
Arlington, MA

Boylston Schul-Verein
8 County St
Walpole, MA 02081

Union Square Plaza
70 Union Square
Somerville, MA

Irish Cultural Center
200 New Boston Drive
Canton, MA

Melrose, MA

Trum Field
Broadway and Cedar Street
Somerville, MA 02145

Urbanity Dance
1180 Washington Street #100
Boston, MA 02118

Saint Camillus Church
1185 Concord Turnpike
Arlington, MA 02476
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