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10 Things To Do In Boston This Month For $10 or Less

August 18, 2017 by Corinne Mosher
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Summer is the perfect time to throw money at ice cream cones, music festivals, flashy pool floats, and road trips with friends. By the time August rolls around, though, your wallet is as empty as a BU building in the summer. Instead of wallowing in your #broke status, take advantage of Boston fun that doesn’t cost a pretty penny! Here’s 10 things to do in Boston this month for $10 or less:

1. Spend an afternoon in the sand

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If you wait any longer on that beach day you promised to take with your best friend, you’ll end up going in a blizzard in December. Revere Beach is just a hop, skip, and a jump outside of Boston, and all you have to do is pay less than $3 for the T ride there! Grab your flip flops and get yourself on the Blue Line to Wonderland!

2. Sample some delicious sweets

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We wish we could give you a golden ticket to tour Willy Wonka’s factory, but since we can’t, the $8 Taza Factory Tour is a pretty delicious alternative. Taza’s chocolate isn’t just any ordinary chocolate, it’s stone ground chocolate! If you’re as intrigued as we are and have $6 to spare, you should definitely check it out.

3. LOL at a hilarious comedy show

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August is Comedy Month on TodayTix, so we suggest getting your LOLs on as much as you can. With plenty of affordable comedy in Boston, you’ll be balling on a budget. We suggest spicing up your Thursday nights with The Thursday Show at The Comedy Studio for just $10!

4. Experience the world without leaving Boston

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You won’t need an expensive plane ticket to see the globe this way! Boston’s way-cool Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library lets you see the world in a new light. With ticket prices at just $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and students, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind experience of global proportions.

5. Score stand-up tickets to see the Sox

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Hey, batter, batter! Are you ready for this curveball? Tickets to the Red Sox can be pricey, but you can find $10 standing-room tickets to some of their Fenway games! Be sure to snap some selfies with a hotdog and your baseball cap because you’ll want it for that #TBT post in 6 months when you’re suffering through the cold, desolate Boston winter.

6. Discover Queen B like never before

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Get this: you can witness our American Queen in Boston without paying hundreds for tickets. But how?! Thanks to the Museum of Science, you can see The Beyoncé Experience with breathtaking visuals and sound in the Charles Hayden Planetarium dome. Get in formation for your $10 tickets.

7. Take a walk around a famous Boston brewery

Sam Adams
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When you think of beer in Beantown, you should immediately think of Sam Adams. This famous Boston brand’s brewery offers free tours (with a suggested $2 donation for local charities) and samples for anyone 21+. It’s the perfect end-of-summer outing!

8. Enjoy an outdoor movie with friends

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Cuddle up with a friend at Hatch Shell for a Friday night movie! Viewings this month include Dr. Strange and Star Wars: Rogue One, and you’ll be saving lots of $ by skipping the indoor movie theater and enjoying a summer evening outdoors instead.

9. Take a break from tall buildings and traffic

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Tired of concrete and beeping cars? Escape to The Arnold Arboretum for trees on trees on trees! Take advantage of their free guided tours to learn more about said trees and experience this special New England find the right way.

10. Try your luck with TodayTix’s newest Lottery!

If you don’t know who Andy Mientus is, we suggest you look him up ASAP. This Broadway veteran is debuting his highly-anticipated new musical Burn All Night at A.R.T.’s OBERON this month! Enter the daily Burn All Night Lottery for a chance to win exclusive $10 dance floor tickets; it’s the best deal in town!

We hope you get out and experience some of these Boston finds! Let us know how you’re killing the game without killing your bank account on Twitter and Instagram!