Thankfully this weekend is shaping up to be a bit warmer than last week, which means it's the perfect time to get out there and experience the best of the city. If you need some recommendations, we've got you covered. From food fests to bar crawls, here are the best things to do in Boston this weekend.
12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend
Things to do in Boston this weekend: Arts & Culture
Broadway @ the Huntington: Christine Ebersole with Seth Rudetsky
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Christine Ebersole is bringing a bit of Broadway to Boston this weekend. The two-time Tony Award winner and former Saturday Night Live cast member performs one night only at the Calderwood Pavilion. Ebersole will be joined by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, who'll serve as the evening's music director and host.
Jan. 26, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Calderwood Pavilion, 527 Tremont St., Boston, $25+, huntingtontheatre.org
Celebrate 5,000 years of Chinese culture when this acclaimed production returns to Boston this weekend. See this magical show of music and dance as it takes over the Wang Theatre through Sunday.
Through Jan. 27, Wang Theatre, 270 Tremont St., Boston, $80+, bochcenter.org
Tet in Boston Day Festival
It's the year of the pig! Celebrate the Vietnamese New Year when this annual fest returns for its 30th year. The festivities draws more than 5,000 attendees each year and features more than 80 vendors on site.
Jan. 26, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Raymond L. Flynn Black Falcon Cruise Terminal, 1 Black Falcon Ave., Boston, free, newenglandivsa.org/tet-in-boston
Things to do in Boston this weekend: Food & Drinks
Help out a good cause while enjoying a delicious dinner in the North End this weekend. Antico Forno, Aria Trattoria, Bricco Ristaurante, Lucca, Terramia Ristorante and Tresca are participating in this year's event, which means you can choose from one of the hotspots in order to feast on a five-course dinner with a wine pairing. Proceeds will benefit the Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund.
Jan. 27, 6 p.m., North End, Boston, $150, joslin.org
Phantom Gourmet Winter Phest
The Phantom Gourmet folks are once again taking over Landsdowne Street for their first ever winter fest. The indoor/outdoor event will feature all sorts of tasty treats, including $1 oysters from Summer Shack, Harrow's famed chicken pies and more.
Jan. 26, noon-3 p.m., Landsdowne Street, Boston, $30+, 21+, phantomgourmetwinterphest.com
Roslindale Takeover with Zero Gravity & Turtle Swamp
Get ready beer loves, because a special tap takeover will set up shop at the Roslindale Sub Station this weekend. Turtle Swamp Brewing and Zero Gravity are bringing a bunch of tasty draught offerings to the space on Friday and Saturday.
Jan. 25-26, Roslindale Substation, Roslindale, 21+, zerogravitybeer.com
Taste of Chocolate Weekend
If you have a sweet tooth, boy do we have an event for you. Back for its 11th year, this chocolate-filled fest returns to Harvard Square this weekend. Enjoy music, dancing and plenty of free chocolate samples from area businesses during chocolate tasting event on Saturday, kicking off at 1 p.m.
Jan. 25-27, Harvard Square, Cambridge, harvardsquare.com
Things to do in Boston this weekend: Going Out
The biggest college party of the year goes down this weekend. Students can expect a winter wonderland filled with music, dancing and more when this bash takes over Sonia on Thursday night.
Jan. 24, 10:30 p.m., Sonia, 10 Brookline St., Cambridge, $15+, 18+ to party, 21+ to drink, glowbos.com
Onesie Bar Crawl
Party in your pajamas while checking out some of the city's best bars. The official Onesie Bar Crawl takes over Boston this weekend with stops at Hong Kong, Howl at the Moon and more.
Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m., various locations, $39.99, 21+, barcrawllive.com
Winter Is Coming Crawl
Winter isn't coming, it's already here. Sip away the cold at this "Game of Thrones"-themed bar crawl which kicks off at 2Twenty2 and will travel around the West End on Saturday.
Jan. 26, noon, 2Twenty2, 222 Friend St., Boston, $20, 21+, eventbrite.com
Things to do in Boston this weekend: Music
G. Love & Special Sauce
Rock out with G. Love & Special Sauce at the Paradise this weekend. Ron Artis II & The Truth are also set to perform at Saturday's show.
Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m., Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, $35+, 18+, crossroadspresents.com
Mozart + Haydn
Enjoy the classic work of Mozart with these special performances by the Handel and Haydn Society. Highlight sinclude Aisslinn Nosky's rendition of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5.
Jan. 25 and 27, Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, $24+, handelandhaydn.org