Jack O'Lantern Festivals and More Fun Things To Do in Boston This Weekend with Kids

Get out and dance this weekend, as fall fun gets top billing in Boston.  Boston! Photo courtesy of Roslindale Porch Fest
Get out and dance this weekend, as fall fun gets top billing in Boston. Boston! Photo courtesy of Roslindale Porch Fest

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

It's officially fall, which means it’s Spooky Season! Prepare for a friendly scare at Salem’s Jack O’Lantern Festival and the Marshfield Hollowed Harvest. During the day check out Roslindale's Porch Fest featuring over 100 performances or round up the family for Family Farm Chores at Appleton Farms where you’ll collect eggs and feed the animals.

To find just the right activity to fit for your family’s weekend, peruse our event calendar for more great options. And if you're looking to stretch that back-to-school budget, check out our guide to the best free things to do in September.

Places featured in this article:

The Big E
The Big E Fairgrounds - 8:00 AM Pick
Kids Online Python Coding Class
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - various times
Coding For Little Curious Minds
Zoom - Online - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides