If you are a chocolate lover, this is the event for you! The Above and Beyond Chocolate Party will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at the Boston Harbor Hotel.
"This decadent event begins in the hotel’s Rotunda Room overlooking the ice skating rink, where chocolate-lovers will sample various treats crafted by pastry chef Shawn Dresser and chef Daniel Bruce, including warm chocolate chunk croissant pudding, milk chocolate peanut butter torte with candied bacon, whiskey chocolate cake with Cracker Jack Daniels, and more. The chocolate menu will also include gluten-free options."
Please click here for more general and ticket information on this event.
Tiesto at the Ocean Club Tiesto
will be that the Ocean Club at Marina Bay
on August 30th. "Voted 'The Greatest DJ Of All Time' by Mixmag in 2011 and the #1 DJ by Rolling Stone, Tiësto has worked with superstars such as Kanye West, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp and many more." See the DJ tear up the dance floor and enjoy the end of summer with Marina Bay's beautiful ocean and city views. Ticket and further information for this event are available here
Mass Brewer's Fest
The Mass Brewer's Fest will be on Friday, August 30th from 6pm-9:30pm. The event will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center Headhouse Concourses. This event will feature brewers and reps from all around Massachusetts and New England such as Banner Beer Company, Harpoon Brewery and Wachusetts Brewing Company. Tickets are available through the Mass Brewers Guild website.
Fireworks Viewing Cruise
Enjoy harborside views and fireworks with Boston Harbor Cruises on Saturday, August 31st. There are two options for the cruises. Guests can either board the fireworks viewing cruise or the dinner and fireworks cruise. Both cruises leave at 7pm. The fireworks display will be in honor of the Summer on the Waterfront and the Boston Arts Festival. Please check the Boston Harbor Cruises websites for further details.
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On Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1st, walk around and enjoy the end of summer at the Boston Arts Festival from 12:00pm-8:00pm at the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park.
"The 10th annual Boston Arts Festival launches Boston's arts season. The weekend-long event showcases more than forty juried visual artists exhibiting and selling one-of a-kind paintings, sculpture, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, fine glasswork, woodwork, mixed media, and photography.
The Festival also features a performing arts and interactive arts program. Past performers have included the Boston Ballet, Blue Man Group, Boston Lyric Opera, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Mean Creak and Gentlemen Hall. "
The Boston Arts Festival will also have fireworks provided by the Boston Harbor Cruises at the end of the day by the Longwarf. The fireworks display will be celebrating the end of summer at the Waterfront and the beginning of the arts season. The fireworks will start around 9:00pm. Please check The Boston Arts Festival website for further details.
The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at the ICA is back! The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series will take place on Sunday, August 25th from 1:00pm-4:30pm.
After performing in Europe, the World Series comes to Boston for a spectacular scene of grace, positioning and energy. The roof of the ICA will turn into an urban cliff as the best high divers in the world leap 90 feet into the waters of Boston Harbor below. The ICA's mission to exhibit contemporary art will display a playful side as fans watch from the fan, splash and IPA zone.
Tickets are selling out fast, so make sure you register online today. Tickets are free and are available through Eventbrite.
Wild Rover will be having a Traffic Light Party, presented by Boston Singles, tonight from 7:00pm-11:00pm. Admission is free but registration is highly recommended before arrival.
The concept of a traffic light party is to wear green if you're single, yellow if you are in an open relationship or if things are complicated and red if you are unavailable. Feel free to bring your friends and wear the appropriate colors! There will be stickers available if guests wear outfits that do not have one of the three colors and would like to participate in the event.
The Traffic Light Party will have a happy hour with a free drink ticket from 7pm-8pm. It is recommended that guests tip the bartenders during this time. There will also be a free buffet from 7pm-9pm.
Wild Rover is located at 61 Chatham Street by the Aquarium T stop. For further information about this event and for registration options, please click on the Eventbrite website here.
Boston Comic Con is coming to the Seaport World Trade Center on August 3rd & 4th! Hours are Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am-6pm.
The Boston Comic Con will include a consume contest, film festival and and art auction. There will also be various celebrity & artist guest appearances and a gaming center!
The BCC film festival will feature movies, shorts, and music videos from local and national independent filmmakers. On Sunday, the BCC will feature zombie movies!
The guest appearances this year will include Laurie Holden of "The Walking Dead", Kristen Bauer of "True Blood" and voice actor Billy West, best known for his career with Doug, Ren & Stimpy and Futurama, will all be there!
There are about seven games guests have an option of playing. Pricing ranges from $5-$25. Please check the Boston Comic Con website for dates and times.
Tickets vary in price from $20-100 and can be purchased here though Eventbrite. Have fun, feel free to dress up and enjoy the event!
Not feeling St. Patrick's Day this year?
Here's a great alternative.
Don't miss this presentation of short-feature award winners and nominees in animation, live action, and documentary. Sunday, March 17th, is the last day to see the Oscar nominated short films at the ICA.
Features include Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare” by David Silverman and "Asad" by Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura. Tickets range between $5-10 and are available online!
The Boston Flower & Garden Show returns to the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston on Wednesday, March 13 through Sunday, March 17, 2013.
"The theme – Seeds of Change – will showcase how the region’s best green thumbs are fearlessly embracing new plants, methods and materials to increase the beauty, the bountiful harvest and the ecological friendliness of their gardens and outdoor spaces.
Set to the backdrop of spectacular garden displays by cutting-edge landscape professionals and area nurseries, the 2013 Boston Flower & Garden Show features hours of lectures and demonstrations by top garden writers, industry experts and creative local chefs, shop from a wide marketplace featuring thousands of plants and hundreds of the newest gardening products, and new special events designed to illustrate the changing landscape of gardening."
Go to the New England Aquarium
and check out The Last Reef
. Ride along with sharks, sea turtles and tropical fish on a cruise through the world's underwater superhighways. From Vancouver Island to Palau, coral reefs pulse with colorful ocean animals of all sizes. The Last Reef is your ticket to see their homes like never before. Experience the diversity, colors and rhythms of breathtaking reefs in vibrant 3D on the largest screen in New England. You ll discover the natural connection we share with coral habitats and learn how together we can protect our planet's cities beneath the sea.
Take a Valentine's night cruise around the Harbor. Spend the night on the water and admire Boston’s skyline over a three course meal, live entertainment, and dancing. Brought you by Odyssey Cruises. This Cruise includes a rose for each couple, the dinner menu and Odyssey's Chocolate fountain, live music paired with an entertaining DJ and dancing.
Oddessy Cruise: Feb. 14, 6 p.m. boarding, 7 p.m. departure. $109, base price. Rowe Wharf.
Spirit Cruise: Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m. boarding, 7 p.m. departure. $99, base price. World Trade Center.