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Boston’s open-air Seaport Summer Market returns

The market will open for the season on Saturday, May 11.

A shopper with a purple shopping bag stands in front of a tented booth that features artistic prints. A sign on the booth's table reads "The Blank Canvas Co." Inside of the booth, four more people stand around talking.

The market will take place over thirteen weekends this summer.

Photo courtesy of Boston Seaport by WS - Lindsay Ahern

What do local entrepreneurs, DJs, grilled cheese + empanadas, “Dinos in Space,” an instrument petting zoo, and lawn games have in common? They’re all a part of this year’s Seaport Summer Market.

The open-air market will officially open for the season on Saturday, May 11, so we’re here to tell you what to expect.

The details

  • Date | Weekends, May 11-June 30 + Aug. 24-Sept. 22
  • Time | 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Location | 88 Seaport Blvd. (near Seaport Common)
  • Price | Free entry

The fun stuff

  • Vendors | Each weekend will feature 80+ vendors from a rotating collection of ~130, selling everything from plants to dog-friendly cookie dough.
  • Food + Drink | An outdoor dining area will feature Cheese Louise, Bocadillos, North East of the Border, ZaZ Food Truck, Blanche’s, Downeast, and 90+ Cellars.
  • For Kids | The Boston Children’s Museum’s outdoor extension, “Dinos in Space,” will return.
  • Entertainment | Lawn games, DJs, and an instrument petting zoo — an opportunity for kids to see and touch musical instruments — are on the lineup.