3.7 min readBy Published On: August 5th, 2022Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – August 5th

Return of Tiki Drinks at 224

Tropical Tiki Drinks have returned for the summer at 224 Boston Street! Enjoy cocktails like the  Waikiki? Yes Please! made with Malibu Mango Rum, Melon Liqueur, Pineapple  & Orange Juice, Float of Tiki Lovers Pineapple Dark Rum!

Triple Decker Candle Pop Up Shopping Event

Triple Decker Candle Co. is hosting a fun shopping event featuring ICrave Jewels on Saturday, August 6th from 11:30am-3:30pm. Stop by!

Summer Block Party

Summer Block Party, Saturday Aug 6 with Pure Oasis! Blue Hill Ave will be closed between Dudley St and Warren St from 9am-3pm. Pure Oasis will have in-store specials all day long, free swag giveaways and much more! Go to openstreetsboston.org for more information. Pure Oasis is Boston’s first recreational dispensary and the first minority owned dispensary on the entire east coast. Locally owned and operated, it’s been voted best pot shop of 2020 and 2021 by Boston Magazine.

Treat Yourself to a Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

Stop by Top Shelf Cookies this weekend and treat yourself to an ice cream sandwich made with fresh baked cookies of your choice!

Boston Seafood Festival

Get your tickets today! Celebrate the 9th Annual Boston Seafood Festival on Sunday, August 7 at the historic Boston Fish Pier!   This family friendly event has it all including live music, cooking demonstrations from local chefs, children’s activities and plenty of seafood! Tickets are now available for purchase at bostonseafoodfestival.org, and are $20 for adults, $7 for children ages six through twelve, and free for children ages five and under. You can get the details here! 

Boston Lights – A Lantern Experience

The wildly popular “Boston Lights: A Lantern Experience” is back at Franklin Park Zoo for its third year! Guests can expect to see more than 55 large scale displays comprised of hundreds of colorful lanterns. Highlights include scenes from the rainforest, ocean displays with creatures of the deep, glowing corridors of lotus and bamboo, traditional Asian lanterns and a 66-foot long rose corridor. New this year is a colossal 82-foot-long octopus tunnel with eyes that open and tentacles that change color! Get the details here! 

Teen Night Out at the Strand Theater

Local Farmers Markets

The Ashmont Farmers Market is open from 3pm to 7pm. On Saturday from 11am-2pm stop by Codman Square Park for the Codman Square Farmers Market. Shop fresh produce, local vendors, activities and more!

Boston GospelFest

Mayor Michelle Wu proudly presents the Boston Gospel Fest on Sunday, August 7th at the Franklin Park Playstead Field. Concert starts at 5pm. You can learn more here! 

Play Roc-K-eno at The Industry

On Saturday nights from 8pm-12am take part in Roc-K-eno at The Industry with DJ Jim – numbers on the Keno card are replaced with your favorite songs! Enjoy some cocktails and snacks while you play along! You can get the details here! 

Free Workouts on Sunday

Backyahd in South Bay offers a free outdoor HIIT class on Sundays at 10:30am on the turf in front of Nike.  TrillFIT and Boston Harbor Now offers a free dance class on Sunday’s from 10am-11am.  TRILLFIT’s signature dance class blends Beyonce-worthy choreography with multiple rounds of HIIT to sweat your way to a tighter, more toned body. Classes are free, but require advanced registration. Sneakers Required. All levels welcome. Meet near Carson Beach at the McCormack Bathhouse. Get the details here! 

$5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys 

Lower Mills Tavern offers $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys during brunch on Saturday and Sundays 10am – 3pm.  Comes in flavors like pineapple, pink guava, honey rose, blueberry, cherry, raspberry and cranberry!  How awesome is that? Also enjoy live music on Saturday night starting 7:30pm! 

Dine Out Boston Returns

Dine Out Boston is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of delicious deals at participating restaurants offering indoor or outdoor dining options, with many offering take out and delivery service. This delicious dining event takes place August 7th – August 20th. Enjoy lunch + dinner at participating restaurants – lunch $22 | $27 | $32 and dinner $36 | $41 | $46.  Dorchester’s dbar and Venezia are participating You can check out the full list of participating restaurants here! 

Frozen Drink Szn

This summer has been a scorcher and this week has been no different! Cool off with these fun frozen drinks found around the neighborhood to help you stay cool all summer long! They’re fruity, funky, and frozen!  Check out our roundup here! 

Check back as this list may be updated!


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