|Fun Things to Do in Boston in August 2022|
Harbor Cruises, Cirque du Soleil, Dine Out Boston!
1 | Landmarks Orchestra Concerts at the Hatch Shell 2022
e Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s weekly free summer Esplanade concerts attract large crowds to the Hatch Shell on Boston’s Esplanade each July and August with its mix of classical, traditional, modern, and contemporary music. Concerts start at 7pm and run about 2 hours. Bring a blanket or low folding chairs to sit on, and a picnic dinner. Landmarks Concert schedule for August: August 6 – Beethoven’s 9th SymphonyAugust 17 – Mendelssohn & Fabiola Mendez: Heart and SoulAugust 24 – Pines of Rome: The VIrtuoso Orchestra
2 | Boston Concerts & Shows – August 2022Incubus & Sublime With Rome – Xfinity Center – Aug 3Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts – Fenway Park – Aug 5, 6Shawn Mendes – TD Garden- August 5, 6Alicia Keys – Leader Bank Pavilion – August 9Pitbull & Iggy Azalea – Xfinity Center – Aug 7Santana and Earth, Wind, & Fire – Xfinity Center – Aug 10Morgan Wallen – Xfinity Center – Aug 11Rod Stewart & Cheap Trick – Xfinity Center – Aug 12Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band – Xfinity Center – Aug 13Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Leader Bank Pavilion – August 15Bad Bunny – Fenway Park- August 18REO Speedwagen, Styx, & Loverboy – Xfinity Center – Aug 19Lady Gaga – Fenway Park – Aug 19Bill Burr – Fenway Park – Aug 21Wiz Khalifa & Logic – Xfinity Center – Aug 22Peter Hook & The Light – Paradise Rock Club – Aug 23Kid Rock & Foreigner – Xfinity Center – Aug 24Kenny Chesney, Dan and Shay, Old Dominion & Carly Pearce – Gillette Stadium – Aug 26, 27Chris Stapleton – MGM Music Hall @ Fenway Park- August 31 (& Sept 1) 3 | Boston Theater & Shows for August – 2022Shakespeare on the Common: Much Ado about Nothing – Boston Common – Through Aug 7Amy Schumer – Wilbur Theatre- August 17-18Anastasia – Boston Opera House – August 16-28Blue Man Group – Charles Playhouse – Multiple shows all month 4 | Boston Harbor Sightseeing Cruises – AugustTour Boston by boat – the best way to see the city! Check out these fun sightseeing, music, and entertainment Boston Harbor cruises on the Yacht Northern Lights and Schooner Adirondack III: Popular Cruises on the Northern Lights:Brunch Cruise on the Northern Lights – Savor a delicious 3-course brunch on this relaxing sightseeing cruise around Boston HarborBoston Harbor Cruise on Northern Lights – Soak up Boston’s unique sites and rich history on this comfortable sightseeing cruise around the Harbor – perfect friends and family experience! Refreshments are available for purchase at the barNorthern Lights Sunset Cruise – Grab a refreshments from the bar and then relax as you watch the sun set on this sail around the Harbor, just in time to catch the USS Constitution fire its cannons as the sun dips down past the horizonSunday Evening Jazz Cruise on Northern Lights – End your weekend on the perfect note by grooving to live jazz as you watch the ever-changing sunset colors as the sun sets behind Boston’s city skyline
5 | Summer Dine Out (Restaurant Week) Boston – 2022When: August 7-20
Where: Best restaurants in Boston, Cambridge, and suburbsTwice each year, Boston foodies look forward to the best restaurants in the city being on sale. You will too, as you sample the affordable fixed price lunch and dinner menus concocted by the city’s best chefs. You can start making your Dine Out Boston reservations about 3 weeks ahead of time. Don’t wait, because tables fill up fast!
6 | August Moon Festival in Chinatown 2022Boston’s Chinatown comes alive with lion dances, martial arts, folk dances, and lots of vendors for the annual Chinese Autumn MoonFestival. When: Sunday, August 14; Lion Dances and other cultural events take place between 10am and 5pm
Where: Boston’s Chinatown (Harrison Ave, and Beach, Tyler, Hudson, Essex, and Oxford Streets); Main Stage is at Phillips Square (corner of Harrison Ave and Essex Street)
Closest T station: Orange Line / Chinatown
If you drive: Easiest parking is at the Boston Common Garage; walk 2 blocks to Chinatown 7 | Fun Events & Activities on the Rose Kennedy Greenway 2022The Rose Kennedy Greenway is offering so many fun things to do this summer: Greenway Food Trucks: Over 35 trucks offering specialties ranging from Korean to Summer Shack’s seafood to fresh seafood in Dewey Square, the Carousel, Rings Fountain (Milk Street), State Street, Rowes Wharf Plaza, and Trillium Beer Garden. You’ll find them at several locations each day, usually with a total of 5-7 trucks per day.Lion Dances at the Chinatown Gate – Every Saturday from June 18 through August 27 at noon, weather permitting. Farmers Market in Dewey Square run by Boston Public Market offering fresh produce, meat, cheese, breads and pastries, ice cream, and more. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am – 4pmChinatown Farmer’s Market in Chin’s Park (area of the Greenway by Chinatown). Look for fresh Chinese vegetables, squash, and fruits; fresh seafood; and staples such as rice, flour, nuts, honey, noodles, beans. Open every other Saturday (August 8 & 20), 10am – 2pmBoston Calling Block Parties – Live music from local artists plus beer, seltzers, and wine spritzers available for purchase (21+). Lawn games will also be available. Thursdays, 5pm-8pm, Dewey Square, from June through August.Trillium Beer Garden in the Wharf District Parks (High Street and Atlantic Ave) featuring draft beers by Trillium Brewing Company and a rotating selection of onsite food trucks. Open Thursday and Friday 2-10pm, Sat 12 noon-10pm, Sunday 12 noon-6pm.City Winery Open Air Wine Garden on Dewey Square across from South Station, serving their locally-crafted wine on tap plus locally-made craft beer and cider along with a menu of fresh wraps, cheese boards, and snacks. Open Wed and Thurs 4-9pm, Friday 4-10pm, Sat. 1-9pm, Sunday 12 noon-7pm.Public Art – See new installations by Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs, Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong, Juan Travieso, and Yu-Wen Wu.Fountains – You’ll find them in 7 different locations along the Greenway – so get ready to splash, wade, and cool off! Carousel – Open daily, 11am-8pm. Tickets: $4. News NotesWeather91º | Partly cloudy | 20% chance of rain Drink Night Shift Brewing Co. is moving its production from the facility in Everett to offsite contract locations, including Jack’s Abby and Isle Brewers Guild. The brewery has reported having supply issues with CO2, which is important in the beer making process. (Eater Boston) Health Researchers at MIT have created a wearable ultrasound medical devicethat can be worn for 48 hours. The ultrasound stickers are the size of a postage stamp and could deliver images of internal organs, like the lungs, heart, and stomach. Biz Serial entrepreneur Paul English has sold the Moonbeam podcast discovery app to help launch a new startup incubator. The money will be used to fund Boston Venture Studio’s operations for two years. This is the sixth startup for English, including Kayak + Priceline.com. (Boston Globe) Cause The Mayor’s Office of Black Male Advancement is awarding $100,000 in grants to 25 organizations. Each of the grassroots nonprofit organizations will receive up to $7,500 to serve the Black male community with a wide range of services, including basic needs, mental health programs + artist development. The Appalachian Trail is one of the world’s best hiking trails, according to CNN. The trail is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world, measuring at 2,194 miles. The list features 23 trails, and the Appalachian is the only one included that runs through New England. (CNN) EatDon’t just eat better — eat the best. Sunbasket’s meal kit service deliversdelicious, healthy meals created by award-winning chefsstraight to your front door. Bonus: BOStoday readers can get $100 off their first four deliveries and more when they sign up. * Follow Us On Social Media Bassick | Forbes Global Properties is now on Social Media! Follow us to stay up to date on our growing team of luxury real estate professionals committed to providing in-depth market expertise.BassickAdvisors.com