365 Things to Do in Boston - New Tips Daily

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

 

 

 

 

Tags: Waterfront, new england aquarium, Dana Farber

iFest at the Seaport World Trade Center

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Sep 17, 2014

ifestGet ready for all things Irish! The iFest will be held from September 26th to the 28th at the Seaport World Trade Center near the Boston Waterfront

"Celebrate all things Irish at the debut of iFest with three days of food, drink, entertainment, and Emerald Isle culture at the World Trade Center.

The festival showcases the best of Ireland with top chefs Darina Allen, Kevin Dundon, and Barbara Lynch leading the culinary charge, Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains hitting the stage, and Guinness -- plus sweet craft beers -- pouring from every tap.

There will be plenty of whiskeys to sample, too... making it much easier for you to speak/understand Gaelic."

For more general and scheduling information, please go to iFestBoston.com

 

Tags: Seaport District, seaport world trade center, Waterfront, ifest

4th Annual Tech Gives Back

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Sep 09, 2014

volunteerThe '4th Annual Tech Give Back' event will be held on Wednesday, September 10th! 

Give back to your community & join individuals and teams of entrepreneurs and innovators for a day of tutorials, volunteering and a giant block party!

Volunteering starts at 9:00am. There will be numerous projects to be involved in, including gardening, park clean up & painting, that will assist an array of Boston organizations. 

After the volunteer activities, there will be a giant block party around the corner at the Lawn On D, where participants can enjoy some grub, drinks, live music & games! 

For more general and ticket information on the '4th Annual Tech Give Back' event, please click here

 

Tags: volunteer, Waterfront, lawn on d

Boston Arts Festival at the Waterfront

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Aug 25, 2014

artsThe Boston Arts Festival will be held during Labor Day Weekend. On Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st, enjoy and experience various forms of performing and visual art at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. 

"Started in 2003 as a single afternoon event, the festival has expanded into a celebration incorporating a diverse performing arts program & a specially built artists' village.

Based in the idyllic Christopher Columbus Park on Boston's waterfront, the festivities glisten in perfect symmetry with the parks surroundings."

This event is free and open to all ages.

Please click here for more information on the Boston Arts Festival. 

 

Tags: Waterfront, Boston Arts Festival, arts, Christopher Columbus Park

5th Annual Boston Local Food Festival

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Aug 24, 2014

food festivalThe 5th Annual Boston Local Food Festival will return on Sunday, September 14th. 

"For one spectacular day each year, SBN transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation's largest local & sustainable food hub! 

Boston Local Food Festival is a free outdoor festival that showcases farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, fisher folks, and organizations focusing on healthy food and fitness from New England. The festival also features lively chef & DIY demos, a seafood throwdown competition, diverse music and performances, family fun zone and more."

The Boston Local Food Festival will be held from 11:00am-5:00pm by the Waterfront. Please click here for more general information on the event. 

 

Tags: rose kennedy greenway, Waterfront, Boston Local Food Festival

White Hot @ The ICA

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Jul 31, 2014

white hotThe White Hot at the ICA party will be held on Friday, August 1st from 5:00pm-10:00pm

"Summer in the city? You don’t have to travel far to beat the heat. Don your summer whites and head to Boston’s waterfront for a sizzling dance party featuring hot tunes by New York-based DJ Jubilee with opening sets by DJ Oxycontinental and Riobamba. 

Sample ocean-fresh fare at Island Creek Oyster’s pop-up oyster bar, sip on a frozen piña colada (this month’s signature cocktail), pose with friends in our white hot MINI photobooth, take in a spotlight talk in the Jim Hodges exhibition, and bask in a cool ocean breeze along Boston’s waterfront all night long."

Please click here for further information on this event. 

 

Tags: Waterfront, ICA, white hot, summer party

New England Condominium's Condo and Apt. Expo

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, May 19, 2014

expoThe New England Condominium's Condo and Apt Expo is the leading real estate trade show in New England. The Expo will be held on Tuesday, May 20th from 10:00am-4:30pm at the Seaport World Trade Center by the Waterfront

The NEC's Condo and Apartment Expo "will be filled with more than 150 exhibitors covering every aspect of condominium and apartment management and maintenance. The Expo is the ideal place to meet with service providers from accountants, attorneys, landscapers, managers, waterproofers and more."

The expo will feature exhibitor booths, seminars and networking opportunities. 

Please click here for more general and registration for this event. 

 

Tags: seaport world trade center, new england condo and apart expo, Waterfront

Dov Davidoff at Laugh Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Apr 01, 2014

laugh boston

Dov Davidoff will be at Laugh Boston in The Westin from Thursday, April 10th to Sunday, April 12th. Davidoff is best known for his Comedy Central stand up and has appeared on Chelsea Lately, Chappelle's Show, Whitney and The League. 

"Combining hyper ADD with an amusingly acute take on things- Davidoff puts on one of the most high intensity shows in standup- making himself an audience favorite. Voted Top Ten Comedy Albums of 08’ on iTunes and PUNCHLINE magazine, his CD, 'The Point Is…' released on COMEDY CENTRAL RECORDS® proves exactly that point."

Tickets are $20 and are still available online. Please click here for more information on Dov Davidoff's show and tickets!

 

Tags: Dov Davidoff, The Westin, laugh boston, comedy, Waterfront

Above & Below Chocolate Party

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Boston Harbor HotelIf you are a chocolate lover, this is the event for you! The Above and Beyond Chocolate Party will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at the Boston Harbor Hotel.

"This decadent event begins in the hotel’s Rotunda Room overlooking the ice skating rink, where chocolate-lovers will sample various treats crafted by pastry chef Shawn Dresser and chef Daniel Bruce, including warm chocolate chunk croissant pudding, milk chocolate peanut butter torte with candied bacon, whiskey chocolate cake with Cracker Jack Daniels, and more. The chocolate menu will also include gluten-free options."

Please click here for more general and ticket information on this event.

 

Tags: Waterfront, boston harbor hotel, chocolate party

Labor Day Weekend Events in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Aug 30, 2013

marina bayTiesto at the Ocean Club 
Tiesto will be that the Ocean Club at Marina Bay on August 30th. "Voted 'The Greatest DJ Of All Time' by Mixmag in 2011 and the #1 DJ by Rolling Stone, Tiësto has worked with superstars such as Kanye West, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp and many more." See the DJ tear up the dance floor and enjoy the end of summer with Marina Bay's beautiful ocean and city views. Ticket and further information for this event are available here.

Mass Brewer's Fest
The Mass Brewer's Fest will be on Friday, August 30th from 6pm-9:30pm. The event will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center Headhouse Concourses. This event will feature brewers and reps from all around Massachusetts and New England such as Banner Beer Company, Harpoon Brewery and Wachusetts Brewing Company. Tickets are available through the Mass Brewers Guild website.

Fireworks Viewing Cruise
Enjoy harborside views and fireworks with Boston Harbor Cruises on Saturday, August 31st. There are two options for the cruises. Guests can either board the fireworks viewing cruise or the dinner and fireworks cruise. Both cruises leave at 7pm. The fireworks display will be in honor of the Summer on the Waterfront and the Boston Arts Festival. Please check the Boston Harbor Cruises websites for further details. 

Click here to view some other Labor Day weekend events. 

 

Tags: fireworks, Boston, seaport, Waterfront, Boston Harbor Cruises, Labor Day Weekend, Tiesto, Ocean Club, Marina Bay, Mass Brewer's Fest