Dine Out Boston
- When: March 18-23 and March 25-30 Where: Top Boston restaurants - many choices in every neighborhood!
Twice each year, you can enjoy fine dining at very affordable prices at the best Boston restaurants. Sample the latest "hot" restaurants where normally you'd pay much more, visit old favorites, and explore a few places you've never tried before.
Check Dine Out Boston for participating restaurants and other information. And don't forget to check our tips for getting the most value out of Dine Out Week!
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
- Sunday, March 19 at 1 p.m.
Boston's famous St Patrick's Day Parade takes place in South Boston ("Southie"), and starts at the Broadway T station on the Red Line. Don't forget to wear green and bring a camera!
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St. Patrick’s Day 5k Race in South Boston
- Sunday, March 19 at 11 a.m.
Before the St. Patrick's Day Parade begins, the St Patrick's Day 5K Road Race kicks off at 11 a.m. from the South Boston Boys and Girls Club at 230 West 6th Street.
Sponsorship money and donations raised by the marathon racers goes to support South Boston youth programs. More details and registration at the South Boston Boys and Girls Club website (click "Get Involved"). If you don't want to run but want to help, they're also looking for volunteers!
Boston Whale Watching Season 2018
- Friday, March 24
Boston whale watching cruises are set to start up again on Friday, March 24. These 3-4 hours excursions take you through Boston Harbor and out to Stellwagen Bank, a protected marine area about 25 miles east of the city. Marine biologists or naturalists serve as guides to make sure you don't miss a thing, so be sure to bring a camera and enjoy the fresh sea air!
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Boston Common Carousel Opens
- Friday, March 31 Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 pm.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Cost: $3 (adults can ride next to their children free of charge)
The colorful Boston Common carousel across from Beacon Street provides plenty of entertainment for the younger set from the end of March through October.