Bubble magic. Photo courtesy of Bubbles McGee
Bubble magic. Photo courtesy of Bubbles McGee

Fun Things to Do in Boston This Weekend: Boston Common Funday, Strawberry Festival, Bubble Party

This weekend it's time to celebrate Dad! From BBQs to picnic and brews to crafting sessions, we've got a solid list of activities sure to please all the dads in your life. And along with Father's Day celebrations, there's a lot more festive fun to be had this weekend! Hit up a strawberry festival, check out some impressive sandcastle creations, or visit with life-sized dinosaurs— it's all guaranteed to be gigantic fun!

Want to keep the fun going? Check out our summer guide now that school is out and start planning some family day trips for even more adventures,

And did you know you can now book camps and classes right in our calendar? Just click on the camp or classes category in our activity calendar to find more fun you can book now. As always, keep tabs on our Boston events calendar for daily updates on the best local happenings. 

 

Places featured in this article:


deCordova Sculpture Garden
upcoming events

Francis William Bird Park
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 19, 2021 - Sun Jun 20, 2021) Dad's Day Pizza Picnic

Appleton Farms
upcoming events

Powisset Farm
upcoming events

Stevens-Coolidge Place
upcoming events

Cape Ann Botanicals
upcoming events
(Sun Jun 20, 2021) The Riverside Romp Party

Franklin Park Zoo
upcoming events
(Sun Jun 20, 2021) Father's Day at the Zoo

Stone Zoo
upcoming events
(Sun Jun 20, 2021) Father's Day at the Zoo

Hampton Beach
upcoming events
(Thu Jun 17, 2021 - Sun Jun 27, 2021) 21th Annual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic

Gillette Stadium
upcoming events
(Fri Jun 18, 2021 - Sun Jul 11, 2021) Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru at Gillette Stadium

Nightingale Community Garden
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 19, 2021) Juneteenth at Nightingale

Smolak Farm
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 12, 2021 - Sun Jun 20, 2021) Strawberry Fields Forever Festival

World's End
upcoming events

Cambridge
upcoming events
(Mon Jun 28, 2021) Soap Box Racer STEM Camp

Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes
upcoming events
(Mon May 31, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021) Gaming with Unity-Csharp Coding Camp for Kids
(Mon Jun 21, 2021 - Mon Jul 19, 2021) Java Coding 4 Week Bootcamp
(Mon May 31, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021) Kids Python with Artificial Intelligence Online Camp
(Mon May 31, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021) Mandarin Language Online Camp for Kids
(Mon May 31, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021) Secrets of the Rubiks Cube Online Camp
(Mon Jun 21, 2021 - Mon Jul 19, 2021) Python with AI Coding 4 Week BootCamp
(Mon May 31, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021) Online Spanish Language Camp for Kids
(Mon May 31, 2021 - Mon Aug 30, 2021) Coding For Little Curious Minds

Virtual
upcoming events
(Mon Jun 21, 2021 - Mon Nov 1, 2021) Online Piano Lessons Camp

Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags New England

Castaway Island at Canobie Lake Park
Next Step Virtual Financial Camp
Zoom link provided with registration - 9:30 AM
Scratch Junior Coding Camp for 4 to 7 Years
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 10:15 AM
Intro to Excel Sheets Programming Course
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - 11:30 AM
The Daydreamer's Academy Movie-Making Summer Camp
The Daydreamer's Academy - 12:00 PM
Neighborhood Guides
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