3 min readBy Published On: June 21st, 2024Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – June 21st

Celtics Victory Parade

The City of Boston will host a duck boat parade this Friday to celebrate the Celtics winning their 18th NBA Championship. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. on Causeway Street and then follow Staniford Street to Cambridge Street to Tremont Street to Boylston Street, before ending near the Hynes Convention Center. Those attending the parade are strongly encouraged to use public transportation. And don’t forget to hydrate and wear sunscreen!

Sagamore Street Block Party

Meet some of your Savin Hill neighbors this weekend at the 4th annual Sagamore Street Block Party, taking place Saturday from 12pm to 6pm. The event is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be provided by individual households, and there will also be music, games, and plenty of fun.

Teen Night at BCYF Gallivan

This summer, the Office of Youth Engagement and Advancement is partnering with BCYF centers and community partners to host fun and free teen nights from 6 – 9 p.m. every Friday all summer long! “Boston After Dark” starts this Friday and runs through August 30. This week the event will take place in Mattapan at BCYF Gallivan from 6pm to 9pm. The initiative is a collaborative effort between OYEA, city departments and community organizations to activate safe and fun spaces and opportunities for teens this summer.

Cool Cocktails + Frozen Drinks

Cool off with some delicious summer cocktails and frozen drinks at Yellow Door! 

Puerto Rican Cultural Pageant

The Puerto Rican Festival of MA is hosting its Cultural Pageant Gala this weekend. Join in for a night of celebration at Florian Hall on Saturday from 5pm to 10pm. Get ready to experience the beauty and talent of contestants as they compete for the crown of the Puerto Rican Festival Queen. Guests will enjoy traditional dances and delicious Puerto Rican cuisine. Immerse yourself in Puerto Rico’s rich culture and heritage! Tickets are $30 per person.

Make Music Boston

On Friday from 3pm-6pm at Four Corners Train Station – 200 Washington Street, join Make Music Boston for some free performances!

Hit the Beach

We have some of the cleanest urban beaches in the country right here in the neighborhood!  Make a plan to spend a day at the beach! Read our beach etiquette post!  Pack a picnicThe Dirty Italian offers boxed lunches with a half-a-cold sandwich, pasta salad, cookie, chips, and Pellegrino for $19.99.  And don’t forget this Dorchester sandwich shop, American Provisions.

Lesbian Tea Dance Returns to DBCo

LesbianNightLife is returning to take over Dorchester Brewing Company once a month, all summer long. This Sunday is the first Lesbian tea dance of the season from 4pm to 8pm on the rooftop of DBCo. The event is one of the largest LGBTQ Women, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Sunday Rooftop Mixer and Dance Parties. Dance through sunset and indulge in some of Boston’s best hand-crafted Beer, Cider, and Kombucha on tap. Tickets are $10 per person.

Relive your Childhood with a Slush Puppie

DJ’s Market sells old school Slush Puppies! Go get one this week – a perfect way to cool off this summer!

For the kids

Visit one of the city’s splash pads, including Ronan Park and Byrne Playground– here’s a list of more splash pads in Boston! 


Red Sox vs. Reds, Saturday June 22 at 4pm and Sunday, June 23 at 1:40pm.

If you’re watching the game this weekend, check out our list of 10 places to catch the action in Dot, or check out 12 of our favorites in South Boston!

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