Celebrating the East Boston Community

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Eastie Week is a celebration of the rich, vibrant, and resilient community of East Boston – its people, history, culture, music, and art. This year we’re delighted and honored to announce the Eighth Annual Eastie Week celebration. Stay tuned for an updated schedule of FREE and low-cost, family-friendly community-led activities hosted by East Boston organizations and partners.

Sunday, July 10

Latin Cultural Dance
Sunday, July 10th
2:30 PM
FREE

Spend some time on the water and learn capoeira, cumbia, other dances from South and Central America!

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Located at Piers Park, 95 Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
ZUMIX Walk for Music
Sunday, July 10th
3:00 PM
FREE

An annual celebration to benefit ZUMIX. Starting at 260 Sumner St., and ending in Piers Park. All are welcome, and support is appreciated.

Donations and/or pre-registration are not required but are strongly encouraged: Donate/Pre-Register Here

Located at 260 Sumner St., East Boston, MA 02128
Eastie Week 2022 Kickoff
Sunday, July 10th
5:45 PM
FREE

Join us for the kick-off of Eastie Week at Piers Park, followed by a free summer concert by Zumix!

Located at Piers Park, 95 Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
ZUMIX Summer Concert Series feat. Eastie's Don't Be Denied Band
Sunday, July 10th
6:00 PM
FREE

ZUMIX Summer Concert Series begins at Piers Park featuring Eastie's own Don't Be Denied Band. ZuKix will open.

Learn More Located at Piers Park, 95 Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128

Monday, July 11

The Harborkeepers FPA Campaign Tour
Monday, July 11
10:00 AM
FREE

Explore public amenities along the East Boston Harborwalk. We will walk and explore FPA spaces with the Fabulous 5 FPA organizers. Maps and a list of public amenities will be provided to help you learn about all of the great amenities that all these waterfront developments have available.

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Located at 126 Border Street
Maverick Makers Pro "Make a Journal" Community Workshop
Monday, July 11
12:00 PM and 2:00 pm
FREE

Bring your own design, or choose from one of our youth made designs, and learn from our teen participants how to make a journal from scratch.

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Located at MLCS Makerspace, 31 Liverpool St
Garden Harvest Party at Eastie Farm (Our Garden)
Monday, July 11
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

"Join us at Our Garden at 293 Border Street to work on planting, site maintenance, and harvesting!
¡Únete a nosotros en la fiesta semanal del jardín para ayudar a plantar, regar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!"

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Located at 293 Border St
Family Yoga In the Park with East Boston Social Centers
Monday, July 11
6:00 PM
FREE

Meet at Piers Park Amphitheatre. Free gift to the first 25 participants!

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Located at Piers Park Amphitheatre
Neighborhood Sunset Gathering
Monday, July 11
7:00 PM
FREE

Gathering from 7-8:30pm at the Golden Stairs Terrace Park off of Webster Street. Bring a beverage and a smile to meet neighbors and make new friends. All are welcome!

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Located at Golden Stairs Terrace Park
Join the Y for Free!
Monday, July 11
All Day
FREE

Join the Y with NO JOINING FEE on July 11th! (A $50 savings!) Plus visit the table and spin the wheel for fun prizes!

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Located at 215 Bremen Street

Tuesday, July 12

East Boston Community Soup Kitchen 4th of July Celebration and Cookout
Tuesday, July 12
9:00 AM
FREE

Join EBCSK for a July 4th cookout at 28 Paris St. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, and more!

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Located at 28 Paris St, Boston, MA 02128
East Boston Chamber of Commerce Open House
Tuesday, July 12
12:00 PM
FREE

Stop by the East Boston Chamber of Commerce during Eastie Week to learn more about the Chamber activities and how it can support your business!

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Located at 464 Bremen St ste 2 East Boston, MA 02128
Maverick makers Pro "Make a Journal" Community Workshop
Tuesday, July 12
12:00 PM & 2:00 PM
FREE

Join EBCSK for a July 4th cookout at 28 Paris St. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, and more!

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Located at 31 Liverpool St, East Boston, MA 02128
Jedlie's Totally Interactive Magic Circus
Tuesday, July 12
3:00 PM
FREE

Enjoy zany antics and astounding magic in this family-friendly show.

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Located at East Boston Branch Library, 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
East Boston Harbor Cruise
Tuesday, July 12
6:00 PM
FREE

Enjoy a sunset cruise around Boston Harbor with East Boston community members! The cruise will include live music. Tickets required.

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Located at Airport Dock

Wednesday, July 13

ReadBoston Storymobile
Wednesday, July 13
11:30 AM
FREE

The ReadBoston summer Storymobile is coming to the East Boston Branch Public Library! Audiences will be treated to an interactive storytelling experience and every child gets a new book to take home. The program is best suited for kids ages 3-8 years old. We hope to see you there!

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Located at East Boston Branch Library, 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
EBNHC/East Boston Farmers Market
Wednesday, July 13
3:00 PM
FREE

"Organized and operated by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, the East Boston Farmers Market is a convenient, affordable source for fresh fruit and vegetables. The market will host a raffle for a kids' bike. Entries accepted 3:00 - 6:30 PM (drawing to take place on July 20.) For more info: farmersmarket@ebnhc.org"

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Located at Central Square Park, Border St @ Liberty Plaza Shopping Center, Boston, MA 02128
ReadBoston Storymobile
Wednesday, July 13
5:30 PM
FREE

Find Veronica Robles Mariachi and friends on the Musical Float bringing music to the streets of Eastie!

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Located at Central Square
Cinemarina: an outdoor movie night on Boston Harbor
Wednesday, July 13
7:30 PM
FREE

Grab your beach chairs and head down to the shipyard for a movie night overlooking the Boston skyline that will have you dancing to your seat. Enjoy food trucks, vendors, ice cream, and libations with the show. All ages welcome.

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Located at Boston Shipyard and Marina
Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, July 13
7:30 PM
FREE

End your day in beautiful East Boston for an all-levels sunset yoga class!

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Located at Piers Park,Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
Interactive sculpture Amulet by metalsmith Rhea Vedro
Wednesday, July 13
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FREE

Come add your wish and hammer marks to Amulet, a collaborative public art piece by artist Rhea Vedro in LoPresti Park. Rhea will be onsite facilitating take-home metalsmithing activities from 6-8 pm. Special appearance by partner Veronica Robles Cultural Center musical float at 6:30 pm! Amulet will be installed through August in LoPresti Park. Come anytime to hammer and add your wishes, your contributions will be welded into a large protective bird-inspired sculpture coming soon to Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Made possible by Now + There. Follow Rhea at @rheavedro

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Located at LoPresti Park, 33 Sumner St, Boston, MA 02128

Thursday, July 14

Maverick makers Pro "update"Make a Journal" Community Workshop
Thursday, July 14
12:00 PM and 2:00 PM
FREE

Bring your own design, or choose from one of our youth-made designs, and learn from our teen participants how to make a journal from scratch.

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Located at MLCS Makerspace, 31 Liverpool St East Boston, MA 02128
Stand-up Comedy at Eastie Farm - It's Farm Fresh!
Thursday, July 14
12:00 PM and 2:00 PM
FREE

Catch some FRESH stand-up comedy at Eastie Farm! Some of Boston's best workout 7-minute sets before the big leagues...

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Located at Eastie Farm, MA 294 Sumner St, Boston, MA 02128
Community Kayaking
Thursday, July 14
2:00 PM
$5

Come to Piers Park Sailing Center for low-cost public access kayaking in the Piers Park cove.

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Located at Piers Park, Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
Ice Cream Social
Thursday, July 14
3:00 PM
FREE

Come to the library, meet up with neighbors and play some outdoor games on the library porch. The Boston Police Departments' Operation Hoodsie will be giving out ice cream.

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Located at East Boston Branch Library, 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
Eastie Eid Al-Adha Celebration
Thursday, July 14
5:00 PM

Join us in celebrating the Muslim holiday of giving and sacrifice. We will have food, games & a henna artist.

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Located at LoPresti Park, 33 Sumner St, Boston, MA 02128
Eastie Farm Garden Party
Thursday, July 14
5:30 PM
FREE

Join us at the garden for planting, harvesting, and maintenance of the site! ¡Únase a nosotros en el jardín para plantar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!

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Located at 294 Sumner St, Boston ma 02128
Author Talk: Edward Alessi
Thursday, July 14
6:30 PM
FREE

Former East Boston resident and author will talk about his book, Papa.

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Located at East Boston Branch library, 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128

Friday, July 15

Sam Adams Garden Party
Friday, July 15
3:00 PM
FREE

Join us at the weekly garden party to help plant, water, harvest, and maintain the site! ¡Únete a nosotros en la fiesta semanal del jardín para ayudar a plantar, regar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!

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Located at Adams Elementary School, 165 Webster St Boston ma 02128
Maverick makers Pro "Make a Journal" Community Workshop
Friday, July 15
3:00 PM
FREE

Bring your own design, or choose from one of our youth-made designs, and learn from our teen participants how to make a journal from scratch.

Learn More
Located at MLCS Makerspace 31 Liverpool St, East Boston, MA 02128
Community Kayaking
Friday, July 15
2:00 PM
$5

Come to Piers Park Sailing Center for low-cost public access kayaking in the Piers Park cove.

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Located at Piers Park, Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128

Saturday, July 16

Creating and Recreating East Boston's Waterfront: A Walking Tour of the Harborwalk
Saturday, July 16
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
FREE

East Boston’s waterfront has played a pivotal role in the development of the community and promises to do so well into the future.

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Located at Maverick MBTA subway station, East Boston, MA 02108

Sunday, July 17

Latin Cultural Dance
Sunday, July 17
2:30 PM
FREE

Spend some time on the water and learn capoeira, cumbia, and other dances from South and Central America!

Learn More
Located at Piers Park Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
ZUMIX Summer Concert feat. Seefour
Sunday, July 17
6:00 PM
FREE

Join ZUMIX in Piers Park on Sunday nights this summer for a free concert featuring Seefour. Eastie's own Camarie Jones will open.

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Located at Piers Park Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128

Monday, July 18

Family Zumba
Monday, July 18
6:00 PM
FREE

East Boston Social Center's Family Zumba in The Park! Meet at Piers Park Amphitheatre.

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Located at Piers Park Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
Garden Harvest Party at Eastie Farm (Our Garden)
Monday, July 11
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FREE

"Join us at Our Garden at 293 Border Street to work on planting, site maintenance, and harvesting!
¡Únete a nosotros en la fiesta semanal del jardín para ayudar a plantar, regar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!"

Learn more
Located at 293 Border St

Tuesday, July 19

East Boston Chamber of Commerce Open House
Tuesday, July 19
5:00 PM
FREE

Stop by the East Boston Chamber of Commerce during Eastie Week to learn more about the Chamber activities and how it can support your business!

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Located at 464 Bremen Street, Ste 2 East Boston, MA 02128

Wednesday, July 20

Save the Harbor Save the Bay: Beach Bash
Wednesday, July 20
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
FREE

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay is inviting youth groups and families to our Eastie Beach Bash at Constitution Beach! You can expect music and motion from A Trike Called Funk, incredible performances from the Boston Circus Guild, sea shanties with David Coffin, kayaking with Piers Park Sailing Center, food, face painting, swimming, touch tanks, crabbing, fishing, sports, beach games and more!

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Located at Constitution Beach 0 Barnes Ave., Boston, MA 02128
Screening of Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness in Troubled Times
Wednesday, July 20
3:00 PM
FREE

East Boston Social Center invites you to a special screening of the film Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness in Troubled Times at the East Boston Branch Public Library. Following the film, there will be an in-person discussion. This event will be live-streamed.

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Located at East Boston Branch Library 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
EBNHC/East Boston Farmers Market
Wednesday, July 20
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
FREE

Organized and operated by the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, the East Boston Farmers Market is a convenient, affordable source of fresh fruit and vegetables. Bike Raffle at 5 pm and Boston Children’s Hospital will distribute free helmets for kids during market hours. For more info: farmersmarket@ebnhc.org

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Located at Central Square Park
Eastie Week Street Art Tour and Mural Walk
Wednesday, July 20
5:30 PM
FREE

Join Matt Pollock, Eastie resident and director of HarborArts and Sea Walls Boston, for a guided eco street art tour of a massive series of public artworks.


Located at Maverick St & McKay PlBoston, MA 02128
Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, July 20
7:30 PM
FREE

End your day in beautiful East Boston for an all-levels sunset yoga class!

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Located at Piers Park Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128

Thursday, July 21

Community Kayaking
Thursday, July 21
2:00 PM
$5

Come to Piers Park Sailing Center for low-cost public access kayaking in the Piers Park cove.

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Located at Piers Park Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
Ice Cream Social
Thursday, July 21
3:00 PM
FREE

Come to the library, meet up with neighbors and play some outdoor games on the library porch. The Boston Police Departments' Operation Hoodsie will be giving out ice cream.

Learn More
Located at East Boston Branch Library 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
Eastie Farm Garden Party
Thursday, July 21
5:30 PM
FREE

Join us at the garden for planting, harvesting, and maintenance of the site! ¡Únase a nosotros en el jardín para plantar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!

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Located at 294 Sumner St, Boston, MA 02128
"City As Canvas: Above the Free Walls" Film Screening and Director Q&A
Thursday, July 21
6:30 AM
FREE

"City As Canvas: Above the Free Walls" is An award-winning film introducing street artists from all over Boston and the world who come to create artwork in Modica Way, Cambridge’s ‘graffiti alley.

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Located at East Boston Branch Library 365 S Bremen St, Boston, MA 02128
"Stand-up Comedy at Eastie Farm - It's Farm Fresh!
Thursday, July 21
7:00 PM
FREE

Catch some FRESH stand-up comedy at Eastie Farm! Some of Boston's best workout 7-minute sets before the big leagues...

Learn More
Located at Eastie Farm, 294 Sumner Street Boston, MA 02128

Friday, July 22

Garden Harvest Party at Eastie Farm (Sam Adams)
Friday, July 22
3:00 PM - 5:00pm
FREE

Join us at the weekly garden party to help plant, water, harvest, and maintain the site! ¡Únete a nosotros en la fiesta semanal del jardín para ayudar a plantar, regar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!

Learn More
Located at Adams Elementary School, 165 Webster St Boston ma 02128
Community Kayaking
Friday, July 22
2:00 PM
$5

Come to Piers Park Sailing Center for low-cost public access kayaking in the Piers Park cove.

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Located at Piers Park Marginal St, Boston, MA 02128
VROCC annual Sounds Around Town (Musical Float)
Friday, July 22
5:30 PM
FREE

Find Veronica Robles Mariachi, and friends on the Musical Float bringing music to the streets of Eastie!

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Located at Central Square
Free Movies in the Park
Friday, July 22
7:45 PM
FREE

The Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association presents a free movie at Brophy Park. All are welcome, as are pajamas. The film shorts at 7:45 and the main feature, "Encanto" starts at 8 pm.

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Located at Brophy Park 192 Webster St, Boston, MA 02128

Saturday, July 23

The Trustees "Waterfront on Wheels"
Saturday, July 23
10:30 AM
FREE

How does climate change affect our local neighborhoods in Boston, and what does building a resilient future look like? Ride along the Greenway with The Friends of Mary Ellen Welch Greenway and The Trustees Boston Waterfront Initiative to learn about the history of East Boston and the future of Piers Park III. This event is sponsored by Converse.

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Located at Mary Ellen Welch Greenway
East Boston Evolutions: A Walking Tour of the Harborwalk
Saturday, July 23
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
FREE

East Boston Evolutions will focus on the ongoing transformation of a small stretch of the East Boston waterfront.

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Located at Maverick MBTA subway station, East Boston MA 02108
Tom Knight Puppet Show
Saturday, July 23
12:00 PM
FREE

Sponsored by the East Boston Social Centers and hosted by the East Boston Library https://youtu.be/TZirK1V98Ac

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Located at East Boston Branch Library
The Trustees "Sabores de Nuestra Cultura Family Festival"
Saturday, July 23
1:00 PM
FREE

Featuring free sailing at Piers Park Sailing Center and Performances by VROCC artists (Rain Date on Sunday). This event is presented by TD Bank through the TD Ready Commitment.

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Located at Piers Park
Community Sailing with Piers Park Sailing / EBNHC CATCH Program & the Trustees
Saturday, July 23
1:00 PM
FREE

Free Family Sailing. Limited walk-up availability for free kayaking and sailing.


Located at Piers Park
Hip Hip Hurray, SNAPS and WICked Fun Concert Series, Salvadoran Sounds
Saturday, July 23
4:00 PM
FREE

Live music performances. NOAH, ZUMIX, EBNHC, EBSC, CREW

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Located at Central Square (Park)

Sunday, July 24

Latin Cultural Dance
Sunday, July 24
2:30 PM
FREE

Join us next weekend on 7/31. Spend some time on the water and learn capoeira, cumbia, and other dances from South and Central America!

Learn More
Located at Piers Park
Eastie Eco-Fest
Sunday, July 24
3:00 PM
FREE

Gardening activities and learning for all ages, plus music, snacks & a chance to connect with environmental justice work in the neighborhood.

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Located at Joe Ciampa Garden 124 Marginal Street. Boston, MA 02128
ZUMIX Summer Concert feat. Ava Sophia
Sunday, July 24
6:00 PM
FREE

Join ZUMIX in Piers Park on Sunday nights this summer for a free concert featuring Ava Sophia and Jessica Barco Guerra.

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Located at @Zumix Firehouse, 260 Sumner St
Uvida Eastie ReFill Event
Saturday, July 23
All day
FREE

Refill event - Come and learn how to refill your plastic bottles so you can reuse them and not throw them away!

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Located at Joe Ciampa Community Garden

Monday, July 25

Garden Harvest Party at Eastie Farm
Monday, July 25
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE

Join us at Our Garden at 293 Border Street to work on planting, site maintenance, and harvesting! ¡Únete a nosotros en la fiesta semanal del jardín para ayudar a plantar, regar, cosechar y mantener el sitio!

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Located at 293 Border St Boston, MA 02128

Tuesday, July 26

Boat+Bike: Deer Island, Winthrop, East Boston
Tuesday, July 26
5:20 PM – 8:30 PM
$20

Alice Brown, Boston Harbor Now’s “Ferry Faerie” (and chief of planning and policy) will be leading a tour that includes a boat ride from downtown Boston to Winthrop, a 12-mile bike ride around Deer Island and the Belle Isle Marsh as well as the Mary Ellen Welch Greenway, ice cream from Helados Juli's, and a train ride back to downtown Boston.

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Located at Outside the Simons Theatre at the New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110
Taste of Eastie
Tuesday, July 26
6:00 PM
$40

East Boston Main Streets (EBMS) will host the 26th Annual “Taste of Eastie” event. This festive event will feature food from more than 30 local “Eastie” restaurants, live music and entertainment, as well as raffles and prizes.

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Located at Tall Ship in East Boston
Explore East Boston Scavenger Hunt
Explore East Boston’s unique history and culture with a scavenger hunt that includes multiple-choice, short-answer, and open-ended questions, as well as photo submissions! You can play by yourself or as a team and experience the harbor in a completely new way!
Find out more here!

 

Eastie Week 2022 is a community initiative made possible by the support and efforts of organizations across East Boston.