September in The Fenway

Let’s face it, September has a pretty bad rep. To many, it marks the end of Summer. It means goodbye to swimming pools and beaches, ice cream cones and picnics. Students head back to school and jackets come out of storage. As far as months go, it’s no one’s favorite.   

Until now.  

The Fenway has no down time and this month our neighborhood will be as dynamic as ever. We’ve got a roster of events, from concerts to food festivals, that will make September your new favorite month of the year.


Kickoff with CultureMuseum of Fine Art

Music, food, fine art? Check, check, check! MFA First Fridays are a monthly staple, and a great way to start off September.


Just Dance with Lady GagaFenway Park

We bet you can’t keep a p-p-p-poker face when we tell you we’re giving away two free tickets to her September 1st show at Fenway Park. On our website, subscribe to our newsletter for a chance to win & to receive future updates about happenings in our neighborhood! For official giveaway rules, please click here

SEPTEMBER 4-14 & 25-30

Catch the Red Sox before the playoffs – Fenway Park

With the post-season looming, September’s home games are bound to be a grand slam, pun intended.

SEPTEMBER 5, 13, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 24, 28 & 29

Rock out at the House of BluesHouse of Blues Boston

Let’s rock! Boston’s favorite music venue has a September lineup that will blow your mind. Notable shows include 2 Chainz, Foster the People and The Cranberries. 


Soak up the Sun...set Cinema – Museum of Fine Arts

See? Keep your jackets where they are, there is still outdoor fun to be had. Watch ‘Get Out’ on the Huntington Lawn at the MFA while enjoying what’s left of the warm weather!



Cheer on marathon runners as they cross home plateFenway Park

When you hear ‘Boston’ and ‘Marathon’ in the same breath, you think April. For the first time ever, we are talking about a marathon in Boston that takes place in September. Watch 50 participants run a full marathon – or 116 laps around the warning track – in Fenway Park. 


Crash the biggest back to school party in BostonFenway Park

It’s no surprise that the most college-centric city in the country would also throw the best back to school bash. Join 10,000 other college students for one last hurrah!

September 21

Eat your way through Fenway favorites – Van Ness Street

Can’t pick your favorite restaurant in The Fenway? Now you don’t have to. This Fenway CDC-organized event will showcase top chefs and businesses in our neighborhood for you to try! 

September 21

Throwback to the first ever Third Thursday - Isabella Stewart Gardener

If you’re already a fan of Third Thursdays at the Gardner, then you won’t want to miss this 10-year throwback celebration. And, of course, no art party would be complete without music and a cash bar! 

September 23

Get gourmet with Phantom's Food Festival – Lansdowne & Ipswich Streets

If there is a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, we can’t think of it. Wear Phantom’s favorite color (purple) and sample 100 of their favorite foods while partying next to Fenway Park!

September 30

Get jazzed with the Berklee Beantown Jazz Fest – Columbus Avenue, west of Massachusetts Avenue

You’ll want to join Boston’s biggest block party this year, especially if you’re a music fan. Finish the month with bands on three stages, tasty eats and a day of fun!   

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