SpotHero Spring Picks: Our Top 5 Things to Do in Boston This Spring

If you’re anything like us, you’re ready for spring. Here’s a rundown of our favorite things to do in Boston this spring, hand-picked by SpotHero’s Boston team!

Red Sox at Fenway

Recommended by John H. 

Date: The Red Sox home opener is April 3rd – you can view the entire regular season schedule here

Location: Fenway Park be sure to

Parking: Be sure to reserve parking in advance

Cost: Ticket price varies based on opponent

Details: Nothing says spring like a day at the ballpark. When the weather is nice, grab your friends and head over to Fenway to cheer on the Red Sox.


LGBT Film Festival

Recommended by John H. 

Date: March 30 – April 9

Location: Various venues

Parking: Reserve parking near the Institute of Contemporary Art and Paramount Center at Emerson

Cost: Free – $11 based on event – you can find tickets here

Details: The Boston LGBT Film Festival is the largest LGBT media event in New England, bringing together film lovers of every gender and sexual identity. Explore the full line-up of 150 films here.


Boston Marathon

Recommended by John H. 

Date: April 17, 9:17am

Location: Starts on Main Street in Hopkinton and finishes near the John Hancock Tower in Copley Square – you can find the course map here

Parking: Reserve parking near the finish line here

Cost: Free to cheer! | $180 for race registration but it’s for qualifying participants only

Details: The Boston Marathon is one of the biggest events of the year! Every year, it’s held on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. Even if you’re not running, you can still join the hundreds of thousands of spectators lining the streets of Boston. You can find more information on the race here.



Recommended by John H. 

Date: April 28 – May 7

Location: Various locations

Parking: Search for and reserve parking here

Cost: FREE – $50, depending on the event

Details: ArtWeek is an award-winning creative festival featuring more than 150 experiences that are participatory and interactive. Many offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process. Events will continue to be announced in April. You can find more information on the official page here.


Jet off on spring break

If you’re heading out of town for spring break, we wouldn’t hold it against you. Catching a flight? Just remember to reserve your airport parking spot in advance:

Logan Airport


Happy spring, Boston!