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Let the Spooktacular Celebrations Begin!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Oct 30, 2014

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The city has a lot to offer during the holidays. From the Boston Ghost Tours to bar crawls, this city has something for everyone! Here are a few events going on in the city for Halloween.

Boston Ghost Tours
"Walk amongst the dead in burying grounds nearly four hundred years old, hear stories of those whose mortal remains lie beneath your feet, and listen to tales of many of the sordid practices that went along with them. "

'Ghostbusters' at Fenway Park
Grab your jacket and see this beloved classic with your friends tonight at 6:00pm! 

Fear At The Revere Hotel
"Freaky performers, spooky visuals and LED light show, plus a DJ dance party make up this Halloween bash at Space 57. Tickets are $15."

For more great Halloween events, check out the BostInno's Halloween Events page here

 

 

 

Tags: Boston, halloween, Ghostbusters, ghost tours, party

Halloween Bike Ride in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Oct 28, 2014

halloweenbikerideLove to exercise? Excited for Halloween? Then you may want to check on the Halloween Bike Ride!

The Halloween Bike Ride is a 10-12 mile ride on Halloween night that starts at Copley Place in Boston and ends up in Allston. 

It is suggested that all participants get into the spirit of the holiday & wear a costume. There will also be a after party sponsored by Bike Safe Boston & Hub Bicycle Co at Wonder Bar in Allston!

The Halloween Bike Ride event starts at 7:30pm with a expected departure time of 8:00pm.

Please click here for further information on this event. 

 

Tags: copley place, halloween bike ride, bike safe boston, hub bicycle co

Room to Grow Halloween Party and Fundraiser

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Oct 27, 2014

Dillons_Exterior_33-578x328Dillion's Restaraunt & Bar in Back Bay will be hosting a 'Room to Grow' Halloween Party & Fundraiser.

The event will be held on Thursday, October 30th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

Room To Grow is a organization that strives to "enrich the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. Parents receive developmental information, customized support, and all of the needed baby items to ensure a healthy and secure start for their child. "

Tickets are $25 per person, $30 at the door and include a Sam Adams beer, appetizers and prizes for best costume! 

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

 

 

Tags: halloween, fundraiser, dillons, room to grow

Ghostbusters at Fenway Park

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Oct 26, 2014

ghostbustersOn Thursday, October 30th, join Dr. Peter Venkman and the crew for thrills, laughs and some trick or treating at Fenway Park!

"Don't miss this great evening of family fun featuring the 30th anniversary screening of Ghostbusters. The recently digitally remastered version of the movie will be featured on the main video board located in centerfield." 

There will also be a free trick-or-treating community event around the warning track from 3pm-6pm. The movie will start at 7:15pm. 

Please click here for more information. 
 

Tags: kenmore square, fenway park, Ghostbusters

Beacon Hill With A Boo!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Oct 25, 2014

beaconhillBeacon Hill is one of the best neighborhoods to check out during Halloween. In addition to all the wonderful decorations, Boston By Foot celebrates their 'Beacon Hill with A Boo' on Friday, October 31st, which is a treat for all ages! 

"Hear stories of ghosts, murders and mayhem that haunt this quiet neighborhood while walking among the Halloween decorations and the people who come to Beacon Hill every year to celebrate.

If you have never been to Beacon Hill on Halloween, this is one of those must-see events in Boston.

This Halloween event highlights Beacon Hill's rich heritage of mystery and suspense. See the home of the murdered George Parkman and learn what happened to his dismembered body. See where the Quakers were hanged and famous men buried, and many more scenes of the macabre."

For further general and ticket information, please click here

 

Tags: boston by foot, Beacon Hill, halloween

Pru Boo @ The Prudential

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Fri, Oct 24, 2014

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Enjoy a fun day of trick-or-treating, face painting, magic shows & more in Back Bay at the 20th Anniversary Pru Boo Event! The event will be held on Sunday, October 26th. 

"Bring your children to trick-or-treat at over 50 participating stores and restaurants. Other activities include face painting, magic shows, pumpkin decorating, and activity stations provided by: NECCO, New England Aquarium, Blue Man Group, Museum of Science, Mary Baker Eddy Library, The Freedom Trail Foundation, and more!

Our nonprofit partner this year is Catching Joy, whose mission is to promote volunteerism beginning with young children and their families. Catching Joy organizes hands-on activities that kids can do to let them feel the joy of giving."

Please click here for more information on this year's Pru Boo! 

 

Tags: Pru Boo, The Prudential Shops, trick or treat, Back Bay

Art Discovery Classes in Back Bay

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Oct 23, 2014

theguildofbostonartistsThe Guild of Boston Artists will be hosting in a four-part series of Art Discovery classes for children in Back Bay.

"Classes will be held in the gallery on Saturdays from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM, starting October 25.

Demonstrations and classes will be led by some of the Guild’s talented artists, who will share with children that art is joyful, fun, and super cool. After each discussion, the children will have an opportunity to make their own paintings.

Classes and supplies are free of charge, a service the Guild of Boston Artists provides with the goal of inspiring the next generation of artists "

Please click here for more information on The Guild of Boston Artists and their classes.

 

Tags: Back Bay, art classes, the guild of boston artists

Harpoon X-Night at the Beer Hall

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Oct 22, 2014

harpoon-2Harpoon is always "tapping unique batches from our 10 barrel pilot system". 

And on Wednesday, October 22nd from 7:30pm-9:30pm, you could be one of the first to try one of the new and interesting beers created at the Harpoon Brewery. 

Tickets for the Harpoon X-Night are $20 and are first come, first serve. The ticket will include a Harpoon X-night 16 ox mug. The event will be held at the Beer Hall, next to the Harpoon Brewery in the Seaport District

"Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, October 8th 11:30 AM. at During the evening, we will have our entire lineup of beers and freshly baked pretzels available for purchase."

For more general and ticket information, please click here

 

Tags: Seaport District, beer, harpoon brewery

Pumpkin Painting Party in the South End

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Oct 21, 2014

southendhistoricalsocietyThe South End Historical Society is hosting a Pumpkin Painting Party on Satuday, October 25th! 

The Pumpkin Painting Party will be held from 9:30AM-11:30AM at The Children's Art Center on Rutland Ave. 

"Don your spookiest costumes to paint pumpkins, participate in vintage Halloween activities, and learn about the history of the South End"

Tickets are $10/child or purchase a $40 family membership to the SEHS. Tickets are only $5 for all current SEHS members.

Please click here for further information. 

Tags: South End Historical Society, halloween, childrens art center, pumpkins

Boston Zombie Apocalypes

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Oct 19, 2014

bostonzombieWant to get into the Halloween Spirit? Then you should check out the Boston Zombie Apocalypse events going on now! 

The Boston Zombie Apocalypes is an organization that hosts "indoor zombie events....where you come to live out your 'Walking Dead' fantasy!" 

The attendees are put into groups and given mock rifles and are taken through a maze of different environments. The event is similar to paintball, where the team's goal is to eliminate their target, in these case, zombies. 

If you would prefer to be a zombie and scare the living, attendees can sign up to be zombies for as many nights as they'd like. They will be given professional make up and have a chance to win prizes! 

The Boston Zombie Apocalypse events about 30 minutes south of Boston in Abington. Please click here for more general and ticketing information. 

 

Tags: halloween, boston zombie, abington