31 Cool Things To Do In July (In Boston + Beyond)

Holy moly, END OF JUNE. This summer is already feeling a little different to me because our school has moved its first day to before Labor Day. So, two months and then we’re back at it! But it’s time to embrace July so enjoy this roundup of 31 cool things to do in July in Boston and beyond – one idea for each day of the week!

July 1: Enjoy the opening festivities of Boston Harborfest 2016, the country's largest Fourth of July festival (Boston)

July 2: Check out Edaville's Red, White & Blue Days, with patriotic-themed family fun (Carver)

July 3: Take a boat to Georges Island and partake in Civil War Lawn Games (Boston)

July 4: A free family Independence Day event with inflatables, mini golf, an animal show, music, and more (Waltham)

July 5: Make a mess with ice art or experiment with ice, chemicals, and watercolors (Acton)

July 6: Take advantage of Free First Wednesday at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln)

July 7: Hear the ever-popular Karen K. & the Jitterbugs during Family Farm Night at Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester)

July 8: Take in a performance of Hansel and Gretel by National Marionette Theatre (Brookline)

July 9: Take a closer look at the world of bugs during this Exploring Science Together program (Cambridge)

July 10: Take in a free viewing of My Big Fat Greek Wedding at Christopher Columbus Park (Boston)

July 11: Get dressed up and go for a Wild Walk through the World's End Reservation (Hingham)

July 12: Enjoy the music of Charlie Hope during a free concert at Titus Sparrow Park (Boston)

July 13: Check out the opening ceremony for the 2016 Outside The Box Festival (Boston)

July 14: Fall into the story of Snow White with the South Shore Music circus (Cohasset)

July 15: Get your groove on at the first day of ArtBeat 2016 with Latin Logic (Somerville)

July 16: Stop by the WGBH FunFest, a day to enjoy music, ice cream, and your favorite characters (Boston)

July 17: Get in on Family Fun Day on Peddocks Island (Hull)

July 18: Teens are invited to take part in a conversation on racial justice and the youth movement (Boston)

July 19: Read Crickets and Grasshoppers, and then go find them in the wild (Topsfield)

July 20: Take in a special free concert by the Landmarks Orchestra, Pictures at an Exhibition, honoring the life and passions of Isabella Stewart Gardner (Boston)

July 21: Enjoy a free performance of Love's Labour's Lost on the Common (Boston)

July 22: Take a peek at some talented work in the sand at the International Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach (Revere)

July 23: Celebrate creativity and get inspired at the Boston Mini Maker Faire (Boston)

July 24:  Attend the free, family-friendly Cultural Survival Bazaar with demonstrations, music, and more (Plymouth)

July 25: Take in Circus Smirkus at Gore Place (Waltham)

July 26: Enjoy the music of a vibrant country music band while you enjoy a picnic on the lawn of the Fogg Library (Weymouth)

July 27: Head to Baxter Park for a free Rock-A-Baby concert (Somerville)

July 28: See Grammy-nominated artist Gustafer Yellowgold in concert (Weymouth)

July 29: Relish the music, crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, art, and children's activities at the Lowell Folk Festival (Lowell)

July 30: Relax at Festival at the Farm, with music, delicious food, and lots of fun (Canton)

July 31: Sit back with with Jazz on the Porch performed by a l e a at Spectacle Island (Boston)