30 Cool Things To Do In June (In Boston + Beyond!)

Yowza, it's June tomorrow you guys! We are now officially in the final stretch with school so be sure to grab your calendars and consider this awesome roundup of event ideas, one idea for each day of June!

June 1: The Boston Pops offer their first-ever Sensory-Friendly Performance, Once Upon a Time… Stories at the Symphony, including accommodations like reduced volume and lighting, relaxed house rules, designated quiet and support spaces, credentialed autism therapist volunteers on site, and more (Boston)

June 2: Medford Day offers up live music, food, inflatables, games, and activities for all ages (Medford)

June 3: Explore Color! at this month’s MFA Playdate (Boston)

June 4: Take in this performance by Kidville (Chestnut Hill)

June 5: Make puppets and masks for the 4th annual Fox Festival Parade later this month (Arlington)

June 7: Join Max, Rory, their friendly neighbors, and a delightful cast of puppet pals as they learn and play during this sensory-friendly, interactive performance (Brookline)

June 8: Get outdoors for a family Beaver Walk (Andover)

June 9: Join the giant scavenger hunt, enjoy live music, dance, visual arts, and martial arts performances, plus free ice cream, face painting and so much more at the Race Amity Day Festival on the Greenway (Boston)

June 10: Make a miniature garden for fairies or gnomes during this Children’s Fairy Festival workshop (Quincy)

June 11: Toddlers and preschoolers can learn about animal care through hands-on participation in farm chores before enjoying a story or craft (Hanson)

June 12: Take a leisurely guided Parents and Tots Nature Walk to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more (Norwell)

June 13: Head to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for a free Teen Takeover event showcasing art and performances by teens and for teens (Boston)

June 14: Tanglewood Marionettes perform The Fairy Circus (Brookline)

June 15: Feast of the East celebrates its 21st year with the Fox Festival Parade, food trucks, live music, and lots of free interactive activities (Arlington)

June 16: Don’t miss the Lanni Orchards Strawberry Festival (Lunenburg)

June 17: AfroDesiaCity marks Juneteenth by highlighting local incredible local artists and performers (Boston)

June 18: Mestiza performs a free summer concert at Kendall Square (Cambridge)

June 19: The Urban Labs and Museum of Fine Arts partner to celebrate Juneteenth with a night of thoughtful discussion, powerful art, and engaging activities (Boston)

June 20: Circle the Square is a street festival that lights up Medford Square with live performances, participatory activities, special dining opportunities, crafts, shopping, and more (Medford)

June 21: Take part in this free Summer Solstice Celebration offered by the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture (Cambridge)

June 22: Juneteenth Family Fun Day celebrates freedom through spoken word, dance, drumming, children’s activities, food, and more (Lynn)

June 23: Kids can test their engineering skills during the Summer Solstice Festival and Cardboard Boat Race Challenge at the Old Manse (Concord)

June 24: Stop by this LEGO Robotics Build and Code workshop (Newburyport)

June 25: Super Cool Beans performs a free family concert (Clinton)

June 26: Learn about local marine life by exploring the textures, shapes, and movements of live tidepool animals at the New England Aquarium Tidepool Open House on The Green (Chestnut Hill)

June 27: The Frog Pond Spray Pool opens for the season (Boston)

June 28: St. Peter’s Fiesta celebrates Gloucester’s commercial fishing history and culture with a city-wide party, parades, Seine boat races, the blessing of the fleet, a carnival, and more (Gloucester)

June 29: Christopher Columbus Park hosts an Independence Day Celebration with a parade and lots of kids activities (Boston)

June 30: Head to the Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness Summer Moon Pow-wow (Danvers)