365 Things to Do in Boston - New Tips Daily

Party for the Blue Planet & Sea Bash After Party

Posted by Susie Callahan on Sat, Sep 26, 2015

"The New England Aquarium is celebrating the vast work being done around the world in marine conservation, ocean research, and marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation and locally with its educational programs in a Party for the Blue Planet against the backdrop of the breathtaking Giant Ocean Tank and underwater exhibits. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served, and strolling dinner stations will feature a menu created by Aquarium Executive Chef Laura Brennan. Afterward, outside along Boston Harbor and under the Harbor View Terrace Pavilion, there will be a Sea Bash After Party with local favorite, Eye to Eye, performing for dancing under the stars and libations served at Boston’s most beautiful waterfront location. 

Funds raised at the Party for the Blue Planet and the Sea Bash After Party will be directed to the Aquarium’s Education programs. You can learn more by visiting www.neaq.org/education. Cocktail attire is suggested. To purchase tickets, visitwww.neaq.org/blueparty or call 617-973-0295."

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Penguinology at the Aquarium

Posted by Susie Callahan on Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Learn all that you need to know to become a "penguinologist" at the New England Aquarium's Penguinology exhibit. See below!

"Come visit the Aquarium to see penguins up close, peek into their burrows and find out what’s behind their underwater super speed. Learn all the tricks they have up their feathers when you pick up our Penguinology adventure guide! During your visit you will also have the chance to learn about these amazing birds, and how we can work together to help them survive in a changing world."

In addition to the penguins,you can view thousands of other amazing sea creatures - everything from seahorses to sea lions to the giant Pacific octopus! A trip to the aquarium is sure to be a fun and educational adventure for all!

For more information on the penguin exhibit, click here


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Fall Formal at the Aquarium to Benefit Dana-Farber

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Nov 02, 2014

newenglandaquariumThere will be a fall formal at the New England Aquarium in November. The formal will benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The event will be held on November 22nd from 9:30pm-1:00am.

Tickets are $115.00 (plus fees). There will be an open bar (beer & wine), appetizers & a DJ. 

"Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Read about our history, our breakthroughs, and the resources that help us support the health of our neighborhoods and communities."

For more information on this event, including ticket availability, please go to FallFormal.com

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Celebrate World Oceans Day at Central Wharf

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Jun 07, 2014

aquariumJune 8th is World Oceans Day! Come learn & celebrate what the ocean has to offer at the Aquarium in the Seaport District!

The event by the Central Wharf will have free "hands-on activities for kids, cooking demonstrations and lots to learn about ocean animals. There is plenty for the entire family to learn and do!" 

The event will take place on the Aquarium's Front Plaza and in the Harbor View Terrace Tent, rain or shine. 

Want to learn more about the ocean? Check out the New England Aquarium after the event and do some exploring! 

Click here for more information on World Ocean Day!

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Rainy Day Activities in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, May 29, 2014

rainThere are a ton of activities to do outdoors in Boston, especially in the summertime.

But, what should you do if it's raining and you have a few people visiting?

Well, here are some ideas for some rainy day activities in and around the city.



Boston's Children Museum
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Science
Elizabeth Gardner Museum
Institute of Contemporary Art

Museums are great for all ages! Boston has over 40 museums in the area with various attractions. For a larger list of museums in the area, please click here

New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium just finished renovations, which means that even if you've been there a million times, there will still be some awesome new animals and exhibits to see! 

Duck Tours

The Duck Tour boats have a removalble plastic barrier so tourists can still enjoy the city and views without sunny skies. 


TD Garden
The Opera House
Improv Aslym

In the summertime, there are a ton of performers that come to Boston. Whether you're into comedy, rap, ballet or circus performances, Boston has a wide range of venues for all the arts. 

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Celebrating World Oceans Day at the New England Aquarium

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Jun 01, 2013

penguinsWorld Oceans Day is on June 8th and it is an opportunity every year to celebrate the world's oceans and reflect on the changes that have occurred over the years.  On Sunday, June 9th from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., the Seaport District will be celebrating World Ocean's Day with a variety of activities. 

This year's event will showcase the importance of what communities, organizations, and individuals can do to protect & save our oceans and ocean life. Activities include free Boston Duck Tour rides, seafood cooking demonstrations, and live appearances by Radio Disney and exhibits to explain oil spill recovery, climate change and underwater rover exploration.

In partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the celebration will also feature Dr. Seuss's seminal book, 'One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish,' as the cornerstone of the children's activity area."

Most of the activities are free but please note the New England Aquarium admission is separate. Please check the World Oceans Day Yelp site and the New England Aquarium website for further details. 

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The Last Reef in IMAX at the New England Aquarium....

Posted by P.T. Vineburgh on Mon, Feb 18, 2013

365 things to do in boston, new england aquarium, the last reef 3D IMAX, waterfrontGo to the New England Aquarium and check out The Last Reef. Ride along with sharks, sea turtles and tropical fish on a cruise through the world's underwater superhighways. From Vancouver Island to Palau, coral reefs pulse with colorful ocean animals of all sizes. The Last Reef is your ticket to see their homes like never before. Experience the diversity, colors and rhythms of breathtaking reefs in vibrant 3D on the largest screen in New England. You ll discover the natural connection we share with coral habitats and learn how together we can protect our planet's cities beneath the sea.
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Get fishy at the New England Aquarium

Posted by Katie Beth Clark on Sun, Jun 17, 2012

These fish are floppin around, entertaining locals and tourists day in and day out. The New England Aquarium is sure to amaze you with over 70 exhibits featuring aquatic animals from around the world.

new england aquariumGet your fingers wet in the shark and ray touch tank, check out the new outdoor dining menu, go on a whale watch, or sit back and enjoy many of the wonderful shows in the IMAX theater. With options galore, you can make what you want out of your visit to this aquarium. Take the kids or date it up with that special someone. The New England Aquarium is a fishy festivity that has something for everyone! If you don't believe me, ask the California Sea Lion. He thinks his rock, rocks!

Avoid the lines and get your tickets here!








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