Events, Festivals, Activities – Things to Do

Charles River, Boston and CambridgeIrving House offers a convenient home base for Cambridge and Boston events.  Here are some suggestions for upcoming things to do, and links to search for more.

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Ask at our Front Desk about event details, locations or transportation; many are within walking distance.


Peabody Museum Day of the Dead Open House
Ramen Ride
Boston Christmas Festival
Association of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting
Innovation Beyond MIT Sloan
TD Garden Janet Jackson
Ghost Tour Harvard Square
Blue Man Group
Impossible Buger Tour @ Harvard
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo
Whiskey Extravaganza
Boston Jewish Film Festival
Women’s Musician Network
Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
Boston Comedy Blowout
Boston Magazine’s Taste
DISCO International Boston Career Forum
Cambridge Half Marathon
Holiday Jazz Cruise
MIT Chain Reaction
The Nutcracker
Zoo Lights
Tuba Christmas
World of Dance
New England Grows


Gingerbread Village
Handel’s Messiah
Back Nativity
Boston Japan Film Fesitval at MIT
Mass Conference for Women
Union for Reform Judaism
Harding House Art Show
Turkish Cooking Class
Swedish Yuletide
Everyone Loves Latkes
Yulefest 5k
Jingle Ball
Jingle Ride
CraftBoston Holiday
Ebony Winter Gala
Mistletoe Art Fair
Disnet on Ice


100 First Jokes
The Little Boston Invitational
New England Auto Show
Arisia Scifi
MLK Events
MLK Breakfast
MathWorks Kickoff
Boston Celtic Music Festival
Craft Beer Winter Fest
Mass Dental Society Yankee Dental Congress
Harvard Model UN


Berklee Jazz Fest
MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
New England Food Show
Extreme Beer Fest
Some Like it Hot Chili Cook-off
Boston Globe Travel Show
Boston Science Fiction FIlm Festival
Valentine’s Day Dinner Cruise
Boscone Scifi Convention
Boston Wine Expo
College Comedy Fest
South Asian Showdown
Mardi Gras Crawl
I Love Science Harvard
Irish Comedy Tour
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