Waterfire in Providence, Rhode Island. Unique and beautiful: Waterfire’s one hundred sparkling bonfires on the three rivers of downtown Providence accompanied with enchanting music from around the world.
Shakespeare on the Common until August 14. Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy a lovely night on the Boston Common - for free. You can also rent a chair there.
Events on the Esplanade along the Charles River - concerts, yoga, zumba, running groups, and much, much more.
Gloucester Waterfront Festival Hundreds of artisans and craftspeople.
Tour of Davis Square on August 28. One of the Special "Tour Of the Month" tours by Boston by Foot. These special tours are usually only run once or maybe twice a year.
Boston Restaurant Week August 14-19 & 21-26, 2011. A great opportunity to try out restaurant at a reasonable price. Many restaurants participating. Try something new!
Newport jazz festival A great event for all music lovers! Usually big names and lots of people. If you have a friend with a boat, suggest going to Newport and hang out listening to jazz while you enjoy the party that is going on on the water.
Friday night flicks Free movies outside at the Hatch Shell Friday nights June - August on the Esplanade.
Boston Harbor hotel summer series Live music outside and movies by moon light June - August
MFA First Friday´s