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Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Courtyard at the Boston Public Library @ Boston Public Library
6:00 pm
Free, one-hour concerts in one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces. The courtyard of the Central Library in Copley Square, one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces, is filled with music during free, one-hour concerts throughout the[...]
Jul 17 @ 7:05 pm – 8:05 pm
FIT on the Garden at Prudential Center
7:05 pm
Join Prudential Center for FIT on the Garden this summer! Prudential Center fitness partners are bringing Boston’s best fitness trainers and instructors to our free summer fitness series. Every Wednesday from 6pm-7pm, you can experience[...]
Block Party at Eataly Boston @ 888 Boylston Street Plaza
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Block Party at Eataly Boston @ 888 Boylston Street Plaza
5:00 pm
Piazza all’Aperto is back at Eataly Boston for four dates this summer. Summer is too short to stay inside, so revel in the peak of the season at Piazza all’Aperto, Eataly’s block party series! From[...]
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Tunes with Berklee at Prudential Center @ Prudential Center
5:00 pm
Enjoy summer evening concerts featuring talented musicians from Berklee College of Music. Showcasing a variety of musical styles including jazz, pop, Americana, and singer/songwriter performances, Summer Tunes will take place on the below Thursdays from[...]


Getting Here
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_GettingHereTN_01Getting here might be half the fun, but not nearly as much fun as being here. There are many different transportation modalities available to you for getting to Boston’s Back Bay. By car, the MBTA, bus, trains, and taxis. If you’re staying close enough, you can walk — or simply step outside.
Where to Stay
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_WhereToStayTN_01Boston’s Back Bay is a destination with places to stay that are among the finest in the world. Making the Back Bay the center of your stay in the city affords you not only beautiful accommodations, but access to all that Boston has to offer — much of it within walking distance. See the list of where to stay.
Shopping & Dining
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Shopping&DiningTN_01The Back Bay is legendary for shopping and dining. Some of the best in the world for retail, browsing, window shopping, art galleries, and so much more. Restaurants are on every block — casual to formal, and provide a wide array of cuisines to choose from.
Attractions & Culture
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Attractions&CultureTN_01You can’t beat Boston, and especially the Back Bay for attractions and culture. You could stay in the area for a week and still not see it all, plus what’s within reach for you throughout the Boston area.
Parks & Green Spaces
HomePg_PlanYourVisit_Parks&GreenSpacesTN_01Parks and green spaces abound in Boston’s Back Bay. Every season of the year offers a cityscape that’s second to none for visiting and strolling.


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