Great Deals on Family Fun in Boston

Tour of Boston Harbor on the Tall Ship Formidable

at Massachusetts Bay Lines Vessels, Boston
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Thu, August 24
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FULL PRICE: $11 - $38.50
OFFER PRICE: $6 - $20

Step into a world of pirates and watch history come alive as you set sail for an afternoon of swashbuckling fun. On this Pirate Tall Ship Harbor Tour, you and your favorite buccaneers will embark on t... [more+]

Step into a world of pirates and watch history come alive as you set sail for an afternoon of swashbuckling fun. On this Pirate Tall Ship Harbor Tour, you and your favorite buccaneers will embark on the tall ship Formidable, sailing around Boston Harbor while the captain commands his crew to climb, hoist sails, fire the cannon and more. Twenty percent of plunderers during the golden age of piracy were New Englanders, so Massachusetts Bay Line's journey in "America's Home Port" is the perfect place to learn about these seafaring scalawags while taking in the spectacular beauty of Boston Harbor. [less-]

Day Sail Along Boston Harbor

at Schooner Adirondack III - Boston, Boston
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Thu, August 24
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FULL PRICE: $47.25
OFFER PRICE: $28.49 - $29.91

Experience Boston in a whole new way aboard the schooner Adirondack III on this wondrous two-hour day sail along Boston Harbor. A smooth, gentle vessel, the schooner provides a comfortable but invigor... [more+]

Experience Boston in a whole new way aboard the schooner Adirondack III on this wondrous two-hour day sail along Boston Harbor. A smooth, gentle vessel, the schooner provides a comfortable but invigorating ride, and you'll get the opportunity to check out some of the biggest sights in the city from a new perspective. The Boston Fish Pier, Charleston Navy Yard, Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park and the New England Aquarium are just some of the landmarks you'll see from aboard the ship, and your knowledgeable captain and crew can answer any questions you might have about the history of the harbor. Beer and wine are available for on-board purchase, while soda and water are included in the ticket price. [less-]

Blue Man Group: Worldwide Sensation at the Charles Playhouse

at Charles Playhouse, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 24
Thu, August 31
FULL PRICE: $98.15
OFFER PRICE: $54.17

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology... [more+]

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology -- but no words -- to create a pulsing rhythm that unites people of all ages, languages and cultures in a spirit of joy. Reviewers describe it as "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny" -- and audiences often come away speechless, with huge smiles on their faces. An international sensation, the Blue Man Group has made themselves a longtime home at Boston's Charles Playhouse, nestled in the heart of the Theater District, just steps from Boston Common. [less-]

Tall Ship Sunset Cruise: Fun, Picturesque Family Cruise

at Massachusetts Bay Lines Vessels, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 25
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FULL PRICE: $11 - $49.50
OFFER PRICE: $6 - $29

Summer in the city means sun-kissed days and warm, breezy nights. What better way to take advantage of the brief, best time of the year than to enjoy a Tall Ship Sunset Cruise? As the sun dips behind ... [more+]

Summer in the city means sun-kissed days and warm, breezy nights. What better way to take advantage of the brief, best time of the year than to enjoy a Tall Ship Sunset Cruise? As the sun dips behind the city, you'll watch from aboard the Massachusetts Bay Lines tall ship while the colors fade to sherbet hues and Boston's beautiful skyline comes alive with twinkling lights. Relax and shake off the day as this two-hour cruise points out popular and famous highlights of Boston Harbor from both past and present. Bring the kids, who'll love the fun facts -- children under the age of 5 sail for free. [less-]

Party Like a Colonial at "Huzzah! Tavern Nights"

at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 25
Fri, September 08
Fri, September 22
FULL PRICE: $55
OFFER PRICE: $41.25

Join John Hancock, Dorothy Quincy and Samuel Adams at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum for a night of merrymaking at Boston's only colonial tavern night experience. Raise your cider high as you sam... [more+]

Join John Hancock, Dorothy Quincy and Samuel Adams at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum for a night of merrymaking at Boston's only colonial tavern night experience. Raise your cider high as you sample rustic fare, including a selection of carved meats, fresh cheeses, fruits and vegetables, and hearty breads, all served buffet style. At "Huzzah! Tavern Nights", you'll learn boisterous songs and cheerful dance and play 18th-century games with the Sons of Liberty and Daughters of Freedom roaming around to keep the party festive. [less-]

Improv Fun for Kids & Adults at Nickelodeon Award-Winning "Family Show"

at ImprovBoston, Cambridge
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Sat, August 26
Sat, September 02
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FULL PRICE: $8 - $14
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Winner of the Nickelodeon Award for Best Children's Theater, "Family Show" dishes out laughs for kids and adults every Saturday on the ImprovBoston stage. This improv and music extravaganza is full of... [more+]

Winner of the Nickelodeon Award for Best Children's Theater, "Family Show" dishes out laughs for kids and adults every Saturday on the ImprovBoston stage. This improv and music extravaganza is full of hilarious scenes, sketches and games (think "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" for the "Phineas and Ferb" set) that are completely made up on the spot based on audience suggestions. To add to the anything-goes fun, children in the audience who want to participate in the show will have a number of chances to be chosen to hop on stage and take part in the fun. ImprovBoston's "Family Show" is designed for the whole family to enjoy, and is geared for children between the ages of 4 and 12. [less-]

The New England Renaissance Festival: King Richard's Faire

at King Richard's Faire , Carver
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Sat, September 02
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FULL PRICE: $32
OFFER PRICE: $22.99

Cast off the daily drudgery of offices and computers for the fanciful world of magic, knights, kings and minstrels at King Richard's Faire, The New England Renaissance Festival's 36th season. Hundreds... [more+]

Cast off the daily drudgery of offices and computers for the fanciful world of magic, knights, kings and minstrels at King Richard's Faire, The New England Renaissance Festival's 36th season. Hundreds of talented acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, minstrels, comedy acts, fire eaters and more perform non-stop throughout the day. Try your hand at games of skill, experience exciting rides and witness the King's mounted knights battle on horseback. Discover over 100 talented artisans who display and sell their magnificent wares, including blown glass, portrait paintings, hand-spun pottery, swords, jewelry, leather, armor, period clothing, psychic readings, perfumes, scented oils and more. Satisfy your appetite with epicurean treats for sale, including spit-roasted giant turkey legs, bowls of chowder and stew, ringlets of fries, champagne, wine and beer. Your arrival calls for a royal welcome at King Richard's Faire in Carver. [less-]

The Works of Howard Pyle, the "Father of American Illustration," at NMAI

at National Museum of American Illustration , Newport
OFFER DATES:
Sun, September 03
FULL PRICE: $20 - $75
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $40

Inside the National Museum of American Illustration, you'll find a kaleidoscope of art reflecting the culture of America. Immerse yourself in the country's extensive visual history with a self-guided ... [more+]

Inside the National Museum of American Illustration, you'll find a kaleidoscope of art reflecting the culture of America. Immerse yourself in the country's extensive visual history with a self-guided tour of the American Imagist Collection, which features the second-largest number of Norman Rockwell paintings, as well as the largest collection of original paintings by Maxfield Parrish, J.C. Leyendecker and more. Painted to be reproduced in advertisements, periodicals, newspapers and more, the NMAI displays the original artworks behind quintessential American images inside Vernon Court, a Gilded Age mansion built in 1898 on Newport's historic Bellevue Avenue. On exhibit now are the oil paintings, works on paper and accompanying artifacts that highlight the work of Howard Pyle, known as the "Father of American Illustration," and the generation of celebrated illustrators he taught. Admission also includes access to the adjacent Frederick Law Olmsted Park and Arboretum, the grounds of which were designed by Olmsted, the first American landscape architect. [less-]

"Ales & Tails": Beer-Tasting Party at Stone Zoo

at Stone Zoo , Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 16
FULL PRICE: $55
OFFER PRICE: $45

Lagers and tripels and bitters, oh my! Zoo New England hosts "Ales & Tails", its annual beer-tasting event, taking place at Stoneham's Stone Zoo. This tasting will feature stations hosted by a whole h... [more+]

Lagers and tripels and bitters, oh my! Zoo New England hosts "Ales & Tails", its annual beer-tasting event, taking place at Stoneham's Stone Zoo. This tasting will feature stations hosted by a whole herd of breweries, not to mention an opportunity to stroll amongst the animals after-hours. As you sample sips from local beer purveyors, you can check out black bears, North American river otters, cougars and many of the other amazing species that call the Zoo home. Proceeds from "Ales & Tails" will support the operation and continued growth of Zoo New England, as well as its education programs and conservation initiatives. [less-]

PBS Kids' "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!"

at Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 07
Sat, October 07
FULL PRICE: $29 - $39
OFFER PRICE: $18.85 - $25.35

Daniel Tiger's famous red trolley is making a stop in your neighborhood for an all-new musical adventure that brings the award-winning PBS Kids' TV series to colorful life. Inspired by Mr. Rogers' leg... [more+]

Daniel Tiger's famous red trolley is making a stop in your neighborhood for an all-new musical adventure that brings the award-winning PBS Kids' TV series to colorful life. Inspired by Mr. Rogers' legacy, the show follows the young feline and his playful pals as they explore the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, having fun and learning "grr-ific" lessons about friendship, sharing, helping others and much more. This time around, their brand new show "King for a Day" will explore what it takes to wear the crown. This colorful, interactive stage production at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts near Boston is designed to entertain preschoolers with plenty of singing, dancing and patented #BeMyNeighbor fun. [less-]

"Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium"

at Larcom Theatre, Beverly
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 20
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FULL PRICE: $32
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Brooke and Zeke are thrilled to learn that they've won the starring roles in the new school musical -- a mysterious production called "The Phantom". But when strange, seemingly supernatural events beg... [more+]

Brooke and Zeke are thrilled to learn that they've won the starring roles in the new school musical -- a mysterious production called "The Phantom". But when strange, seemingly supernatural events begin interrupting rehearsals, the friends begin to wonder whether the show they're acting in might be cursed. In the slightly spooky, family-friendly world of "Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium" from Boston Children's Theatre, Brooke and Zeke must race to find out whether they're being haunted by ghosts or hoodwinked by pranksters. [less-]

Bond While Learning to Survive in the Wild With a Bushcraft Specialist

at Adventure Activities at Everwood Day Camp, Sharon
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 28
FULL PRICE: $49
OFFER PRICE: $31

Always wondered if you have what it takes to live off the earth? Curious if you could hang with the "Alaskan Bush People"? Just hoping to bring the family a bit closer together by working on a project... [more+]

Always wondered if you have what it takes to live off the earth? Curious if you could hang with the "Alaskan Bush People"? Just hoping to bring the family a bit closer together by working on a project? Bushcraft Adventures is for you. An ideal activity for a family or group of friends, you'll build a shelter with equipment provided by Adventure Activities and direction from a Bushcraft specialist who has years of experience in outdoor living. After erecting your shelter, you'll learn how to make fires using traditional methods (no matches here!). When you've sparked a flame, you'll prepare a drink and bite to eat, then relax and admire your handiwork. Fun for all ages, Bushcraft Adventures offers an escape from the hustle of modern life -- and teaches you some essential forestry skills for surviving in the wild if you should ever find yourself stranded. [less-]

"A Christmas Carol": Puppets, Live Music, Dancing Help Put New Twist on Classic Tale

at Central Square Theater, Cambridge
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Fri, November 24
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FULL PRICE: $52 - $67
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It wouldn't be the holidays without miserly Ebenezer Scrooge trying to derail everyone's enjoyment, and in Underground Railway Theater's production of "A Christmas Carol", the Dickens classic is given... [more+]

It wouldn't be the holidays without miserly Ebenezer Scrooge trying to derail everyone's enjoyment, and in Underground Railway Theater's production of "A Christmas Carol", the Dickens classic is given a facelift that infuses even more holiday energy. Featuring puppetry, a live musical score, dancing and an intimate setting, the sights, sounds and scents of this Christmas favorite leap off the stage. Celebrate the season with this unique look at a timeless tale. [less-]

All-Day Paintball Pass: Experience the Fast-Action Fun

at Paintball in Boston Location, Bridgewater
OFFER DATES:
Sat, March 31
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $3

Get in on the action with a pass to two of the Boston area's most-played paintball facilities: PnL Paintball in Bridgewater and Ultimate Battleground in Bourne. The heart-stopping thrills of paintball... [more+]

Get in on the action with a pass to two of the Boston area's most-played paintball facilities: PnL Paintball in Bridgewater and Ultimate Battleground in Bourne. The heart-stopping thrills of paintball are unlike any other sport, whether you're playing with a group of friends or challenging strangers to a fast-paced match. This pass, which must be purchased in groups of four, is good for all-day admission to any of the facilities. Gun and mask equipment rental is included in the offer. Paintballs and air must be purchased separately at the venue. [less-]