Great Deals on Family Fun in Boston

Blue Man Group: Worldwide Sensation at the Charles Playhouse

at Charles Playhouse, Boston
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FULL PRICE: $66 - $87.90
OFFER PRICE: $40.15 - $52.05

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-]

Narrated Cruise Through Boston Harbor Islands, With Clam Chowder

at Northern Lights, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, July 22
Thu, July 26
Sat, July 28
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FULL PRICE: $42
OFFER PRICE: $25.20

If you think America is too young a country to have abandoned relics and ghost stories, think again. The two-hour narrated Boston Harbor Island Cruise floats past shipwreck sites, America's oldest lig... [more+]

If you think America is too young a country to have abandoned relics and ghost stories, think again. The two-hour narrated Boston Harbor Island Cruise floats past shipwreck sites, America's oldest lighthouse, an island fort known for its elusive woman in black, a mysterious sunken island and more. Throughout your voyage, the knowledgeable and attentive crew will help with any of your needs. Relax in a climate-controlled cabin, and enjoy an 8-oz. cup of clam chowder and enjoy the sea breeze. Plus, you can buy a drink or snacks at the bar on the top deck. The ship Northern Lights is your guide to the mysteries and monuments of Boston and America's distant past. [less-]

Tall Ship Sunset Cruise: Fun, Picturesque Family Cruise

at Massachusetts Bay Lines Vessels, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, July 22
Thu, July 26
Fri, July 27
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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-]

Tour of Boston Harbor on the Tall Ship Formidable

at Massachusetts Bay Lines Vessels, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, July 22
Sun, July 22
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FULL PRICE: $11 - $38.50
OFFER PRICE: $6.50 - $19.25

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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Sun, July 22
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FULL PRICE: $45 - $47.25
OFFER PRICE: $28.35

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-]

Broadway In Boston Presents Disney's "Aladdin": The Hit Broadway Musical

at Boston Opera House, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, July 24
Wed, July 25
Thu, July 26
FULL PRICE: $69.50
OFFER PRICE: $69.50

From the producer of "The Lion King" comes the timeless story of "Aladdin", a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle at the beautiful Bosto... [more+]

From the producer of "The Lion King" comes the timeless story of "Aladdin", a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle at the beautiful Boston Opera House. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by "USA Today" as "Pure Genie-Us," "Aladdin" features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken ("Newsies") with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman ("Beauty and the Beast"), Tony Award winner Tim Rice ("The Lion King", "Aida"), and book writer Chad Beguelin ("The Wedding Singer"). Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw ("The Book of Mormon", "Something Rotten!"), this "Fabulous" and "Extravagant" ("The New York Times") new musical boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley ("Mary Poppins"), Gregg Barnes ("Kinky Boots"), and Natasha Katz ("An American in Paris"). See why audiences and critics agree, "Aladdin" is "Exactly What You Wish For!" (NBC-TV). [less-]

Sunset Cruise of Boston Harbor With Cannon Fire Salute

at Northern Lights, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, July 26
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FULL PRICE: $42
OFFER PRICE: $25.20

Not only does this early evening cruise let you see some of Boston's most famous sights bathed in a beautiful glow, but it also provides prime views of the U.S.S. Constitution, which fires off its can... [more+]

Not only does this early evening cruise let you see some of Boston's most famous sights bathed in a beautiful glow, but it also provides prime views of the U.S.S. Constitution, which fires off its cannon every day to announce the setting of the sun. Relax aboard the classically styled motor yacht Northern Lights on the open-air top deck or the climate-controlled cabin below, enjoying a captain's commentary and light music, as well as a bar with adult beverages, soda, water and snacks available for purchase. This 90-minute sail floats by Fort Independence, passes under the iconic Tobin Bridge and gives you a glimpse of the Old North Church, where Paul Revere took his famous ride. [less-]

"James and the Giant Peach Jr."

at Wellesley High School's Katherine L. Babson Auditorium, Wellesley
OFFER DATES:
Fri, July 27
Sat, July 28
Sat, July 28
FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $9

Enjoy this "masterpeach" of a tale based on Roald Dahl's famous novel, in which James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree and discovers a magic potion that grows a tremend... [more+]

Enjoy this "masterpeach" of a tale based on Roald Dahl's famous novel, in which James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree and discovers a magic potion that grows a tremendous peach. When it rolls into the ocean and launches a journey of enormous proportions, James befriends a collection of singing insects, facing hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements along the way. "James and the Giant Peach Jr." can be enjoyed at Wellesley High School's Katherine L. Babson Auditorium. [less-]

"KERPLUNK!": Family Improv Show With Space Pirates, Talking Dogs & More

at The Rockwell, Somerville
OFFER DATES:
Sat, July 28
FULL PRICE: COMP - $15
OFFER PRICE: FREE - $7.50

Are your kids feeling imaginative? Well, grab your family and come on out to flex those creative muscles at Kerplunk!, where each show is a unique musical adventure created from audience suggestions. ... [more+]

Are your kids feeling imaginative? Well, grab your family and come on out to flex those creative muscles at Kerplunk!, where each show is a unique musical adventure created from audience suggestions. Whether it's filled with space pirates, talking dogs or trees that like to wrap people up in hugs, every performance is based on fresh ideas from the crowd, so no two shows are the same at the Rockwell in Somerville. [less-]

Disney's "The Lion King": Tony-Winning Musical

at The Bushnell, Hartford
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Wed, August 01
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FULL PRICE: $43 - $73
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Experience the phenomenon of Disney's "The Lion King", the six-time Tony-winning stage adaptation of the classic animated film. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by direc... [more+]

Experience the phenomenon of Disney's "The Lion King", the six-time Tony-winning stage adaptation of the classic animated film. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score, including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Let your imagination run wild as the Broadway sensation "Newsweek" calls "a landmark event in entertainment" comes to The Bushnell in Hartford. [less-]

Youth Production of "Singin' in the Rain, Jr."

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 02
Sat, August 04
Sat, August 04
FULL PRICE: $23
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $15

Arlington Children's Theatre's staging of "Singin' in the Rain, Jr." has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline, complete with a starlet, a leading man and a love affair that could change th... [more+]

Arlington Children's Theatre's staging of "Singin' in the Rain, Jr." has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline, complete with a starlet, a leading man and a love affair that could change their lives and make or break careers. Enjoy some of the region's finest young thespians as they dazzle you with song, dance and a presentation straight out of history on the stage of the Regent Theatre. [less-]

Moonlight Tours of Gore Place

at Gore Place, Waltham
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 03
Wed, August 08
Fri, August 17
FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: $8.50

Join a guide and learn about life on a country estate in the early 1800s. On these Moonlight Tours, you'll see the 1793 carriage house and the beautiful 1806 mansion. See why Gore Place has been calle... [more+]

Join a guide and learn about life on a country estate in the early 1800s. On these Moonlight Tours, you'll see the 1793 carriage house and the beautiful 1806 mansion. See why Gore Place has been called "The Monticello of the North." [less-]

Youth Staging of "Chicago"

at Regent Theatre, Arlington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 03
Sat, August 04
Sun, August 05
FULL PRICE: $23
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $15

This staging of Bob Fosse's "Chicago" by Arlington Children's Theatre brings the sharp-edged satire to the stage of the Regent Theatre. Featuring a dazzling musical score that sparked a truly historic... [more+]

This staging of Bob Fosse's "Chicago" by Arlington Children's Theatre brings the sharp-edged satire to the stage of the Regent Theatre. Featuring a dazzling musical score that sparked a truly historical run, the show recaptures the spirit of one of Broadway's best efforts. Enjoy some of the region's finest young thespians as they dazzle you with song, dance and a presentation straight out of Broadway's history book. [less-]

Youth Cast Cuts Loose in "Footloose"

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Thu, August 09
Sat, August 11
Sun, August 12
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Get ready to kick off your Sunday shoes as the high-energy pop musical "Footloose" dances into the Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham. Based on the hit 1984 movie featuring Kevin Bacon, Sarah Je... [more+]

Get ready to kick off your Sunday shoes as the high-energy pop musical "Footloose" dances into the Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham. Based on the hit 1984 movie featuring Kevin Bacon, Sarah Jessica Parker and John Lithgow, "Footloose" was a huge success on Broadway and London's West End. It's the story of Ren McCormack, a big-city teen who finds himself out of place in a rural town where dancing has been outlawed. As he tries to carve out a place for himself, he sets off a revolution in the town as the younger generation rebels against the strict rules of the local preacher. This electrifying youth production, featuring actors age 18 and younger, has all the chart-topping songs from the film, including "Almost Paradise," "Holding Out for a Hero" and "Let's Hear It for the Boy," plus new material written for the stage. [less-]

Young Actors Bring "Shrek" to the Stage

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 10
Sat, August 11
Sun, August 12
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Join everyone's favorite swamp-dwelling ogre as he sets off on a life-changing adventure in this youth production of "Shrek" at Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham. Accompanied by a wise-cracking... [more+]

Join everyone's favorite swamp-dwelling ogre as he sets off on a life-changing adventure in this youth production of "Shrek" at Greater Boston Stage Company in Stoneham. Accompanied by a wise-cracking donkey, the reluctant green hero sets off on a quest to reclaim the deed to his stolen land. Watch as a cast of talented performers from The Young Company act out his journey, complete with a fearsome dragon, a feisty princess and a who's who of classic children's book characters. Irreverent fun for the whole family, "Shrek" proves that beauty truly is in the eye of the ogre. [less-]

Live DreamWorks Adventure With Youth Cast

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 10
Sat, August 11
Sun, August 12
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

DreamWorks' hit animated movie comes to wild life in the fun new family musical "Madagascar Jr." This Greater Boston Stage Company spectacular features everybody's favorite zoo refugees Alex the Lion,... [more+]

DreamWorks' hit animated movie comes to wild life in the fun new family musical "Madagascar Jr." This Greater Boston Stage Company spectacular features everybody's favorite zoo refugees Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, plus 10 memorable new songs. The animals' journey goes from the wilderness to just plain wild when they are tracked by Skipper and his ever-plotting penguins. Brought vividly to life on stage by imaginative sets, colorful costumes and a vibrant youth cast, this high-energy, dance-filled production will make you and the kids "Move It! Move It!" with King Julian and his loyal lemur subjects. "Madagascar Jr." in Boston is a celebration of friendship and the perfect escape for any family's outing. [less-]

New England Revolution in Thrilling MLS Action

at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 11
Sat, September 01
Sat, September 22
FULL PRICE: $40 - $62.50
OFFER PRICE: $25 - $45

One of the charter members of Major League Soccer, the New England Revolution is back on the pitch at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough for another season of scintillating soccer action. The Revs are rea... [more+]

One of the charter members of Major League Soccer, the New England Revolution is back on the pitch at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough for another season of scintillating soccer action. The Revs are ready to get back in the playoff mix this season with Lee Nguyen and Diego Fagundez -- dangerous attacking players that can strike from anywhere, while Cody Cropper remains a stalwart in goal. They've also picked up some exciting new international players in Krisztian Nemeth and Wilfried Zahibo. Oh, and furry mascot Slyde the Fox will most definitely be back on the sidelines as well. [less-]

The Young Co.: "The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz"

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
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Thu, August 16
Sat, August 18
Sun, August 19
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Greater Boston Stage Company's Young Co. puts a new spin on the tale of Dorothy and her Emerald City-bound companions in "The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz". This inventive new play -- starring stud... [more+]

Greater Boston Stage Company's Young Co. puts a new spin on the tale of Dorothy and her Emerald City-bound companions in "The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz". This inventive new play -- starring students in grades 10 through 12 and 2018 high school graduates -- offers a modern twist down the Yellow Brick Road. Watch a twister transform the life of this teenage Kansan whose phone is woefully on the fritz and whose magical boots are soaked in the red blood of the slain witch. See Oz in a new light when this musical comes to Stoneham. [less-]

The Young Company's "Big Fish"

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 17
Sat, August 18
Sun, August 19
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, "Big Fish" follows the enchanting story of a teller of tall tales and his son, who wants to know who his ... [more+]

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, "Big Fish" follows the enchanting story of a teller of tall tales and his son, who wants to know who his father really is. After a lifetime of spinning yarns about his epic adventures, Edward Bloom has entered his final chapter, compelling his grown son to embark on an adventure of his own -- to unravel his real dad from the myths he's created. With music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, and a funny, heartwarming book by John August, "Big Fish" overflows with heart and humor. This production, starring actors in grades 10-12 and 2018 high-school grads, comes to Greater Boston Stage in Stoneham. [less-]

The Young Company's "Pippin"

at Greater Boston Stage Company, Stoneham
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 17
Sat, August 18
Sun, August 19
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Bursting with one show-stopping number after another, "Pippin" is the hip, anachronistic fairy tale featuring fabulous music from three-time Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked"). The mus... [more+]

Bursting with one show-stopping number after another, "Pippin" is the hip, anachronistic fairy tale featuring fabulous music from three-time Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked"). The musical follows the son of Charlemagne, leader of the Holy Roman Empire, as he struggles to find meaning in his life. On his journey, Pippin samples the glories of the battlefield, the intrigues of political power and the pleasures of the flesh -- all as part of his quest to find where he fits in. It's a magical, musical fairy tale that is just as entertaining as it is thought-provoking. One of the longest-running shows in Broadway history, catch this production, performed by Young Company actors in grades 10-12 and 2018 high-school grads, at Greater Boston Stage in Stoneham. [less-]