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City Happenings: May 21st, 22nd & 23rd

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Saturday, May 21st


Lawn on D Reopening

  • Lawn on D Reopening – The Lawn On D (and their infamous swings) are back for the first time in almost two years on Thursday, May 20, 2021. While they are still operating under COVID-19 regulations as set by the State of Massachusetts and the City of Boston, they are happy to WELCOME BACK their famous swings and outdoor lawn games.



Sunday, May 22nd


Ferry to Boston's Spectacle Island

  • Ferry to Spectacle Island – Beginning on Friday, May 21st, public ferry service to Spectacle Island will resume. Pack a picnic and explore the island this spring! Visit thier ferry information page to learn how to visit the park safely and responsibly with their 2021 guidelines.




Owl's Nest Beer Garden along Charles River

  • Beer Gardens Open Around Boston – Boston-area beer gardens are back for the 2021 season. Here is a running list of beer gardens now open or soon-to-be-open in/around Boston.




Boston Open Market at Copley Square

  • Boston Open Market at Copley Square – New England Open Markets will operate the Boston Open Market, a new weekly arts market held every Saturday, May through November from 11am-5pm. The market will feature 70-80 artists, makers and designers each week, highlighting the areas freshest local talent.


Sunday, May 23rd


Curated Vintage Market at Bow Market, Somerville

  • Curated Vintage Market – This year the market is expanding - spreading out and spilling onto the street to shut down and take over Somerville Ave as 20+ vintage vendors from all around New England gather to bring the best & baddest vintage finds to Bow (& beyond!) in the heart of Union Square, Somerville! There will be COVID safety practices galore as well as live music filling the streets for the first time in over a year




Boston Public Market

  • Boston Public Market – The Boston Public Market runs two outdoor seasonal farmers markets: Boston Public Market at Dewey Square on The Greenway (Tuesdays, June – November) and Boston Public Market at Seaport (Saturdays, June – September) featuring local producers. Products include farm fresh produce; seafood; bread and baked goods; plants and flowers; and an assortment of specialty foods.