Weekend Picks: Boston
Beer, Comedy Legends, and BBQ: The perfect summer combo

8th Annual Great Boston Beer Marathon

Saturday, June 22 beginning at 10am

This Saturday will be the 8th year where The Great Boston Beer Marathon will dedicate an entire day to drinking beer. Starting at 8am at The House Blues of Boston, this marathon will hit 26 of Boston's best pubs. For a 30$ ticket, you get a viking helmet, merchandise from various sponsers, and all of the food/beer specials from the participating bars.

15 Lansdowne Street

The Boatonian

Friday, June 21st at 5pm

Rated Boston's Best Boat Party four years in a row, The Boatonian is the perfect way to blow off some steam after a long week of work. The party starts with pre-gaming at Howl at the Moon. Setting off from the Boston Harbour Hotel, this three hour booze cruis will feature DJ Breezey, a popular radio DJ. After the party, the crowd will head to a local club for free entry and dancing until late into the night.  Tickets: 30$

Boston Harbour Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf

Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party

June 21st & June 22nd: Noon until 9:45pm
June 23rd: Noon until 6:45pm

Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party in Boston is one of the biggest rib festivals on the East Coast, and one of the premier barbecue events in the nation. From Texas to Australia, the festival brings together some of the best barbecuers in the world as well as some amazing beer gardens, and live music. $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Alcohol sales will end at 9:30pm & 6:30pm, respectively.

City Hall Plaza

VIP Access Saturday: DJ Benzi at The Estate

Saturday, June 22nd—Doors Open at 10pm

This Saturday, VIP Access Saturdays at The Estate is hosting DJ Benzi. Born and raised in Michigan, DJ Benzi now has an international career, collaborating and performing alongside artists including Clipse, Kanye West, LMFAO, and Gym Class Heroes. With exceptional music and food, The Estate is cut above the rest and its undeniably energetic vibe ensures a great Saturday night. Tickets are $20 for 21+ only

1 Boylston Place 

Legends of Boston Comedy

Saturday, June 22nd at 8pm


Four of Boston's best comedians who established the comedy scene in the 1980's are coming together for a show that is bound to be unbelievably entertaining. Featuring Lenny Clarke, Steve Sweeney, Don Gavin, and Tony V, this rare show will illustrate exactly why Boston has produced some of the funniest comedians in history. Tickets range between $28.75 and $48.75.

Citi Shubert Theatre at 270 Tremont Street