Fall is in the air! And we know you love to visit the Cambridge area when there are so many events. Whether you’re participating in a fundraising race, rooting for the Red Sox, solving global problems at Boston and Cambridge’s HubWeek, licking your fingers at the Smoke This Rib Fest 2016, or leaf peeping, we would love to host your stay in Cambridge. Call 617-577-1300 or visit our website for room availability and the best rates.
There’s so much to do this fall. And this is just a partial list. Ask our front desk staff about the many concerts and entertainment options in Cambridge and Boston during your stay.
And don’t forget that the Wednesday Farmer’s Market is right across the street from The Kendall Hotel near the Kendall/MIT subway stop. That’s every Wednesday through October 26.
September 25 – October 2, HubWeek, Boston and Cambridge
HubWeek 2016, a festival for the future, explores and celebrates the future being built in Boston. Events span countless topics, from medicine and science to entrepreneurship and the arts. Register for HubWeek events and learn more about the Hub Presents Concierge Pass at:
You can read about the 10 HubWeek Events that you don’t want to miss – click here.
September 27 – 28, Solve MIT’s contribution to HubWeek, MIT Media Lab (E14), 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge
For the second year, MIT is hosting Solve, a live meeting series that cultivates a community to discover, evaluate, and advance technological solutions to global problems. Solve has three pillars – fuel, make, and learn – and this year includes a talk on Expanding Opportunities in the Digital Age. For the first time, Solve will provide the backdrop for the MIT IIT (Inclusive Innovation Competition) awards ceremony that will identify and celebrate organizations that are inventing a more inclusive, productive, and sustainable future for all of us, awarding $1 million in prize money.
Check out the agenda and register for sessions here:
September 30 and October 1 and 2, Red Sox games, Fenway Park
The Red Sox can’t seem to lose a game, which is a good thing. They’ll be hosting the Baltimore Orioles in a three-game home stand from September 30 through October 2. Play-off dates haven’t been announced yet, but they will be soon. It’s so much fun to watch baseball when the Sox are on fire!
September 30 – October 9: ArtWeek Boston 2016, various locations
ArtWeek Boston, an award-winning creative festival for all, takes place September 30 – October 9 in Boston and beyond. There’ll be more than 150 exciting events and most of them are free. Activities range from dance, visual art, music, and theater performances to hands-on creative activities and unique behind-the-scenes opportunities. ArtWeek Boston is presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by Citi Performing Arts Center.
For a full schedule of unique events, visit artweekboston.org today!
September 30 – October 1: Harpoon Octoberfest, Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave Boston
5:30 – 11:00 p.m. Friday and 1:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m. Saturday
At 5:30 pm on September 30th, the first keg of Harpoon beer will be tapped signaling the start of the 27th Harpoon Octoberfest! What began as a small gathering of local beer lovers at the brewery on the Boston waterfront 27 years ago has grown into a beloved fall celebration, drawing thousands of revelers from all over New England.
October 2: “Smoke This” Rib Fest 2016, Cambridge Street in East Cambridge, between Fulkerson Street and Fifth Street
The East Cambridge Business Association (ECBA) and Divco West are proud to present The East Cambridge Business Association “Smoke This” Rib Fest 2016, on Sunday October 2, 2016 from 12:00 noon – 4:00pm.
The Rib Fest is a culinary showdown pitting pit master against pit master for the title of the best ribs in town. The event is perfect for all ages so come and enjoy some BBQ, live music, and so much more.
October 2: Making Strides against Breast Cancer of Boston, DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, Boston, MA, 8:00 a.m.
October 5: Cambridge Cyber Summit – Share, Solve, Secure, MIT Kresge Auditorium
MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) is partnering with The Aspen Institute’s Homeland Security Program and CNBC for the Cambridge Cyber Summit to find ways to combat urgent cyber threats.
Public- and private-sector leaders in security, technology, and defense will be coming together at the Cambridge Cyber Summit to focus on the next wave of cyberattacks and their perpetrators, countermeasures, privacy vs. security, the government’s role in protecting private industry, and the latest trends in technology.
To learn more about the conference, visit:
October 13 – 16: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME, TD Garden, Boston, MA
Prepare to be astonished and amazed by artists who redefine the word extreme in everything they do, magnifying traditional elements of the circus and combining these elements with never-before-seen spectacles, original, fast-paced performances and incredibly hilarious moments. Children of all ages can let their imaginations go wild in an exhilarating adventure with extreme thrills, exotic animals, and extraordinary performers that add up to the ultimate family entertainment experience.
Come to the circus at TD Garden, New England’s Premier Sports and Entertainment arena in Boston, Mass. from October 13 – 16 where you will explore a world of extreme beauty, flexibility, strength and dexterity in ways you’ve never seen before
Visit https://www.ringling.com/tickets-schedules/ for tickets.
October 23: Boston Brain Tumor Walk and Fun Run, DCR Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach, Boston MA, 7:00 a.m.
October 29: Costume Dash 5K, Copley Square, Boston, MA, 9:00 a.m.
There’s even a Groupon for this one!
October 31: Boston with a Boo Tour Meeting Place, 24 Beacon St Boston, MA, 6:00 p.m.
Join Boston by Foot for our most popular event of the year! For 30 years, this tour has been part of any great Halloween celebration in Boston.
There is no better place than Beacon Hill to walk to the dark side on All Hallow’s Eve. On the Boo! tour, you will hear stories that shed a new light on this quiet residential neighborhood. Murder and mayhem lurk just below the surface. Beacon Hill transforms itself for Halloween with elaborate decorations and hordes of trick or treaters in costumes. If you’ve not seen Beacon Hill on Halloween, you’re missing out!