5.4 min readBy Published On: June 29th, 2023Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – Fourth of July Weekend 2023


Having a backyard cookout for the Fourth? From hot dogs to hamburgers to their delicious sides, Foodies has everything from fresh produce to desserts to beer and wine to make your get-together perfect!

Tiki Friday all Day This Friday at Fresh

This Friday, from open to close, participate in Tiki Fridays at Fresh with Kira and Sam! Enjoy Mai Tais, Painkillers, and a specialty dinner menu!

Friday Summer Series – Live Irish Music at Shamrock Pub

Enjoy live Irish music on Friday from 7pm-10pm at Shamrock Pub featuring Evin O’Riordan.

Order a Case of Wine

Join Social Wines Social Club! The ‘Social Club’ is Social Wines affectionate name for their client list. When you check out at the register (name and email) they remember all of your purchases. It’s a great way to refresh your memory on wines you’ve tried and helps them make suggestions for other wines based on them. They also require Social Club membership for deliveries and can easily take phone orders by looking up your previous purchases. It’s free and helps Social Wines dial in those recommendations! So stop by pick up some wine and join the Social Club!  Social Wine is also having a Fourth of July Sale – enjoy 15% off all sparkling wine through July 4th.

Daisy Face Flow Yoga on Saturday

Join Morgan from Daisy Face Flow every Saturday morning for a weekend flow on the beach – the best way to kick off your weekend on Saturdays at 10am at Pleasure Bay Beach! The class is perfect for any level yogi and tickets are $15 per person! The class will meet right by the gazebo and parking is available first-come first serve.  Come flow! You can learn more here! 

A Tumbler of Frozen Drink via Publico

Publico wants you to keep your drinks cold this summer with their 26oz ice shaker flex bottle! Purchase your frozen drink in a souvenir cup and take it with you!

Injeanius White Jean Sale

Injeanius is celebrating the Fourth of July weekend with a sale! Enjoy 30% off all white jeans through July 4th.

DumpLing Daughter Opening Saturday

DumpLing Daughter– a local restaurant group that specializes in buns, noodles, and, most importantly, dumplings – will be opening at 475 West Broadway on July 1st! Follow us on Instagram– we are doing a giveaway to celebrate the grand opening!

Lulu Green has got the Spirit!

Meet the latest edition to Lulu Green’s cocktail menu. It’s the BeLulu Liberty Mojito made with Fresh Mint Muddled w/Lime, Coconut Rum, House Simple + Blue Spirulina. This refreshing beauty is limited + available through July 4 only.

Boston Harborfest

Celebrate America’s Independence at Harborfest! From June 30th thru July 4th, enjoy family fun events like boat tours, kids activities, walking tours food, fun and more. Over 200 events are happening in the city and on the harbor. Check out event updates on the Harborfest Facebook Page, on Twitter, or follow the conversation using #BostonHarborfest.

Yappy Hour: Dog Pawtraits on the Patio

Castle Island Brewing is hosting a special Yappy Hour – Dog Pawtraits on the Patio on Saturday 11am-4pm.

Get your cocktails, wine + flowers delivered

Love Child is your Fourth of July Headquarters. From cocktails in a can to wine to non-alcoholic choices, Love Child has got everything you need for your celebrations.  And did you know they are on DoorDash now? So you can get blooms and booze delivered right to your door! Love Child also has tabletop fire pits perfect for making Smores!

Baby, You’re a Firework

On Saturday, July 1, head to the Seaport District to see fireworks along the water via HarborFest around 9:30 p.m. Spots to watch – the Barking CrabEnvoy’s Outlook rooftop or Cisco Brewers Pop Up. For a romantic pick – head to Mastro’s Ocean Club.

Live Music Roundup

Hunter’s is kicking off the long weekend with Ryan Flynn on Friday at 5pm.  On Saturday, it’s Maddi Ryan on Saturday at 3pm.  On Sunday, Rob Jyce plays at 2pm followed by Dylan Burke at 9pm. 

Lawn on D has Dis N Dat on Saturday from 1pm-4pm followed by DJ Ceezr from 5pm-9pm.  On Sunday, it’s Broken Heels from 1pm-4pm then DJ Exhale from 5pm-9pm.

D’s Keys Dueling Pianos featuring nightly shows Thursday – Sunday.  Reservations are recommended.

Capo is hosting One Night Stand on Friday at 7pm.  On Saturday, it’s DJ Silent Partner at 8pm and on Sunday, don’t miss Sinatra Sunday with Rich DiMare and the Ron Poster Trio at 5pm.

Lincoln has the Legends of Summer Band on Sunday at 6pm.

Loco has DJ Colin Tonge in the lounge starting at 9pm.  On Saturday, it’s DJ Mike D. at 9pm in the lounge.  On Sunday, enjoy DJ AN Soundsin the lounge from 4pm-9pm.

Turn it around

USS Constitution is scheduled to go underway from Charlestown Navy Yard on July 4th at 10:00 a.m in honor of Independence Day! USS Constitution’s cruise will be viewable from the Boston Harborwalk, Castle Island, and Charlestown Navy Yard. There will fire a 21-gun salute viewable from Fort Independence on Castle Island at approximately 11:30 a.m. While you’re out at Castle Island, you might as well get some lunch or ice cream at Sullivan’s! The turnaround will commemorate the 247th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. </

Check out the Cows

The cows are moooo-ving in! Seventy-five decorated cows have been placed around Boston for the New England Cow Parade to celebrate 75 years of The Jimmy Fund. These life-sized cows have been sprinkled throughout Boston neighborhoods at highly trafficked public landmarks such as Boston Common, City Hall Plaza, and Fan Pier Park. Each cow has been designed by a local New England Artist in celebration of the great impact the Jimmy Fund has had over the last 75 years. You can visit the cows until September 4th – check out their locations here. You don’t want to miss this legend-dairy event!

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

At 8pm on July 4th, the annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will take place along the Esplanade, with a concert performance at the Hatch Shell. Musical guests include En Vogue, Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez + country duo LOCASH. The fireworks display over the Charles River begins at 10:30 pm but you’ll want to arrive when the event gates open at 12pm to secure a spot. Godspeed. Heading to the Esplanade?  Read this first! 

Check back as this list may be updated. 

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