When you move to Fenway, one of the first things people will ask, “So have you been to a game yet?” If you haven’t attended a game in the past, it is definitely time to go see the Sox in action! The final game for the 2016 season is Mid-October but do not fret! The season begins again at the beginning of April! In the meantime, check out the Bruin’s or Celtics at the TD Garden! Let’s see that Boston spirit!
Tour Fenway Park
If you are unable to go to a game, at least go check out the massive stadium! “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark” is a must see for any new Boston residents or people relocating to the Fenway area. Tour guides will provide a fun, one hour walking tour through Fenway Park. Ballpark tours are available year-round during all weather conditions. Purchase tickets easily by going on the Boston Red Sox website. Tickets become available within two weeks of the scheduled tour.
Visit the Museum of Fine Arts or Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Take a calm afternoon to check out the fourth largest museum in the United States, containing more than 450,000 works of art. Open 7 days a week, this massive arts center is home to some of the most interesting and exquisite exhibits including “Gold and the Gods-Jewels of Ancient Nubia”, “Ruined- When Cities Fall” and many more! While wandering around various exhibit halls, stop by one of the many charming restaurants for delicious meal or just a quick drink before heading on toward more exhibits.
Go to a concert at the House of Blues
Whether you are in the mood for a comedy show, rock concert or pop band performance, the House of Blues is the place to be! Located conveniently on Lansdowne Street, the House of Blues hosts various performances throughout the week. This fall, the House of Blues is hosting artists Charlie Puth (October 12th), Ingrid Michaelson (November 18th-19th), as well as Niykee Heaton (November 23rd).
Snack on raw oysters at Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar
Take a moment on your way home from work to stop by the Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar on Boylston Street to snack on your choice of fresh raw oysters or for those less interested in seafood, their famous whiskey! This is must for any foodie in Fenway as the restaurant has rankings as one of Boston’s Best! Other options on the menu include fried Green Tomatoes, Foraged Mushroom Risotto, Skillet Smoked Mussels, along with many other mouth-watering dishes.
Go bowling at Jillian’s Lucky Strike!
Located right at the corner of Ipswich and Lansdowne, Lucky Strike is a popular nightlife hub. Offering bowling along with drinks, food, dancing and more! This 70,000 square foot entertainment complex supports 16 bowling lanes, full bar and lounge, and endless food. Whether you are a professional bowler or just like to have fun, grab a few drinks and a few lanes with friends and bowl the night away!
Visit The Lansdowne Pub
Enjoy a refreshing live band at The Lansdowne Pub! Weekends have a live band most Thursday though Saturday’s as well as the option to be your own live band (Karaoke) on Thursday nights! This Irish pub is the perfect place to watch the game or to meet up with friends to enjoy live music. This fall, the Lansdowne Pub has multiple fun events including their 8th Annual Halloween Blow Out Weekend (October 27th-October 29th), Samuel Adams STEIN HOISTING COMPETIONS (October 20th), and OYSTERFEST $1 Oysters (November 6th).
Take a casual stroll through the James P. Kelleher Rose Garden by Clemente Field
This secret garden casually tucked away in the Fenway Fens, is home to various roses and other plants. This is a great place to relax with a book or quick snack. This peaceful habitation is furnished with water fountains, benches, and statues. This community garden is a popular spot for people looking for a quiet getaway from the busy city.