5 fun things to do in Boston this week

Things to do in Boston this week Game of Thrones night

We’re heading into the home stretch of summer, so leave the Netflix binges for the inevitable winter snow days and have some fun out of the house this week. From a “Game of Thrones” night at Fenway Park to funky free parties, here are the best things to do in Boston this week.

Things to do in Boston this week

‘Rick & Morty’-themed trivia

You don’t need to travel through the multiverse in order to find an awesome “Rick & Morty”-themed event to enjoy this week. Head over to Back Bay Social on Monday for a special trivia night in honor of the fan-favorite Adult Swim series. Prizes and burger specials will be on hand, but don’t expect any Szechuan sauce.

Aug. 20, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Back Bay Social, 867 Boylston St., Boston, free, $21+, backbaysocialclub.com

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Ultimate White Party

Just because it’s Monday doesn’t mean the party has to stop. Head over to the Grand for its I Love Monday series featuring TriAngels. This week’s installment is an ultimate white party theme, so wear your best white outfit for free entry.

Aug. 20, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., The Grand, 58 Seaport Blvd., Suite 300, Boston, free, 21+, thegrandboston.com

‘Game of Thrones’ Night

A bit of Westeros is coming to Fenway Park on Tuesday. The Red Sox are hosting a special “Game of Thrones” night as they take on the Cleveland Indians. Fans who purchase the special ticket package will receive a “K” Slayer Chris sale bobblehead, featuring the Boston star decked out like Jaime Lannister, plus the chance to snap a photo while sitting on the Dragonstone Throne, as well as see a map table of Westeros.

Aug. 21, 5 p.m., Fenway Park, 4 Jersey St., Boston, redsox.com/got

Symphonic Dances

Christopher Wilkins and the Boston Landmarks Orchestra will celebrate the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with a special show on Wednesday night. The festivities will include dance performances by Boston Ballet II,  Peter DiMuro’s Public Displays of Motion and more.

Aug. 22, 7 p.n., Hatch Memorial Shell, 47 David G Mugar Way, Boston, free, landmarksorchestra.org


After rocking out at Boston Calling earlier this year, the beloved ‘90s band is back in town for a gig at Royale on Wednesday night. Belly recently released “Dove,” their first album in more than two decades.

Aug. 23, 7 p.m., Royale Nightclub, 279 Tremont St., Boston, $32+, royaleboston.com

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