No matter what time of the year you choose to visit Boston, you can easily find an event or two to celebrate the historical legacy of Boston, one of the oldest cities in the USA. In the month of May, Boston hosts several events and festivals where everyone gets an opportunity to explore the vibrant persona of the capital city of Massachusetts. In 2015, this metropolis is again going to amaze its guests in the month of May. Here are the top events that you may add to you itineraries to understand Boston in a better way.
Bluegrass On The Bogs (BOTB)
Listen to soothing acoustic ballads, stay in camps or recreational vehicles, attend a variety of workshops and savour delicious food; these are just a few highlights of this three-day annual festival which will start on 08th May. Bring your kids along to watch them play music on stage. Young musicians can participate in three workshops, but their names must be registered with the Kids Academy beforehand. Moreover, unlike other events, your pets can accompany you at BOTB. Remember, your pet must be on leash throughout the event.
Watch City Steampunk Festival
Be a part of this outdoor festival on 09th May at Common, Waltham, Massachusetts to explore a genre of science fiction where steam-powered machinery plays the protagonist. Besides hosting intriguing events such as Steamboy (film series), Steampunk & Doctor Who and Cur.io Vintage, this festival also features various programmes for kids; A Steampunk Scavenger Hunt is the most prominent one.
American Craft Beer Fest
This is the largest craft beer festival on the East Coast where around 140 brewers showcase more than 640 craft beers. Seaport World Trade Center is hosting the eighth edition of this annual event on 29th and 30th May. First session is scheduled from 6 pm to 9:30 pm on 29th May. There are two sessions on the second day but the first session has already been sold out. But you can still try your luck for the final session.