Free outdoor events to fuel your weekend

An all-day music festival, night market, international carnival, and kid-friendly fun await you + your family this weekend.

The words "Glad you're here" on pavement near a blue repurposed gas station

Head to MassArt’s first-ever Night Market + three other free events across the city.

Photo by Aram Boghosian via The Fenway

Continued summertime temps = more outdoor adventures. No matter which neighborhood you’re exploring this weekend, free outdoor fun awaits.

Friday, Sept. 8

  • MassArt Night Market | 4-8 p.m. | The Station in the Fenway, 1400 Boylston St. | Fill your home with locally-made art, fashion, and decor from student + alumni vendors.

Saturday, Sept. 9

  • JP Music Festival | 12-7p.m. | Pinebank Field, 345 Jamaicaway | Hear 20+ solo artists and bands at Jamaica Plain’s annual celebration of local music.

Sunday, Sept. 10

  • Brookline Day | Coolidge Corner | 11 a.m.-3 pm. | Stroll this whirlwind of live music and food vendors, then bring the little ones to the “kidz zone” for face painting, inflatables, and games.
  • Cambridge Carnival International | University Park, 65 Sidney St., Cambridge | 11 a.m.-5p.m. | Learn about the African diaspora through eye-popping costumes, global cuisine, and a parade through Central Square.