Boston events March 2018. Things to do in Boston.

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Boston events March 2018

Golf show

March 2 - 4, 2018
1.1 miles SE
Hit balls with this year’s new clubs, take seminars, learn tips, plan golf trips, and visit 100 exhibitors at the National Golf Expo at Seaport World Trade Center.

Academy Awards gala

March 4, 2018
1.4 miles SW
Dress up for your arrival at the $300 Red Carpet Gala, featuring a live telecast of the Academy Awards in Hollywood, hosted bars, chef stations, and auctions at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

Oscar viewing party

March 4, 2018
5.5 miles west
Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction at the $50 Oscar Party and then watch the Academy Awards at Brattle Theatre in Cambridge.
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Guitar concert

March 6, 2018
(8 p.m.)
2 miles west
Guitar Night: Rock and Pop features rock and pop guitarists at Berklee Performance Center.

Museum talk by a bionic man

March 9, 2018
(8:30 to 10 a.m.)
3.3 miles SW
Hear an actual user talk about the evolution of the prosthetic arm, and see demonstrations of the latest high-tech designs at $15 My Bionic Hand, which includes breakfast at Optum.

Chocolate, Wine & Cheese Festival

March 9, 2018
39 miles NW
Taste professional pairings of wines, gourmet chocolates, and artisan cheeses at Chocolate, Wine & Cheese Festival at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, NH for age 21+.

Beer & cheese festival

March 9 - 10, 2018
(Saturday sold out)
1.5 miles SW
Try New England-made craft beers, ciders, and cheeses from 25 brewers and 10 creameries at Boston Beer & Cheese Fest at the Cyclorama.

Monster trucks

March 9 - 11, 2018
42.8 miles SW
Big trucks with big wheels create big noise and excitement at Monster Jam in Providence, RI.

Bourbon & bacon

March 10, 2018
1.2 miles SW
Sip bourbon and taste bacon treats at the Bourbon & Bacon Fest at the Castle at Park Plaza for age 21+.

St. Patrick’s Day bar crawls

March 10 - 18, 2018
Boston area
Skip cover charges and often lines at multiple bars.

Jewish food celebration

March 11, 2018
(5:30 p.m.)
1.3 miles SW
Enjoy Jewish-themed appetizers, entrees, and desserts made by top Boston chefs, with beer, wine, and cocktails at Beyond Bubbie’s Kitchen at Back Bay Events Center.

Israeli folk dancing

March 11, 2018
(3 p.m.)
2.5 miles west
Enthusiastic young dance troupes perform Jewish and Israeli dances to lively music at the Israel Folkdance Festival at MIT in Cambridge.

Italian appetizers

March 19, 2018
(5:30 or 8 p.m.)
0.2 miles NW
A ticket to Aperitivo Extravaganza includes a “unique and creative spread of traditional and modern takes on classic antipasti” made by Michelin-Star trained chefs and a glass of wine at casual Saus Boston.

Garden show

March 14 - 18, 2018
1.1 miles SE
The Boston Flower and Garden Show fills Seaport World Trade Center with garden displays, floral arrangements, a marketplace of plants and garden products, lectures, and demonstrations by experts.

Irish show

March 17, 2018
(8 p.m.)
0.4 miles north
Irish Comedy Tour is an evening of Irish comedy and music featuring “a band of hooligans” at City Winery.

Spring celebration

March 17, 2018
(2 p.m.)
8.5 miles west
Celebrate the Vernal Equinox (when days and nights are equally long) with songs, entertainment, and refreshments at Spring Sing by Revels in Watertown.

Irish celebration

March 17 - 18, 2018
15 miles west
A Little Bit of Ireland celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Irish tenors, dancing, Celtic comedy, and a choir in Reagle Music Theatre, Waltham.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 18, 2018
(1 p.m.)
1.7 miles south
Join 600,000 people celebrating Boston’s Irish heritage at the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which begins at W. Broadway and Dorchester Avenue. Free.

Young Irish performers

March 18, 2018
(3 p.m.)
24.1 miles north
The Young Irelanders features talented young Irish singers, dancers and musicians at Rogers Center for the Arts in North Andover.

Restaurant week

March 18 - 23 and 25 - 30, 2018
multiple locations
Get a special fixed price for lunch or dinner during Dine out Boston, which is held in March and August. No registration is required. Does not include Saturday.

Food & wine benefit

March 20, 2018
(7 p.m., VIP 6 p.m.)
1.5 miles SW
Taste menu items from dozens of Boston restaurants; drink wine, beer, and cocktails; and bid in a silent auction for charity at Taste of the South End in the Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts for age 21+.

Irish film festival

March 22 - 25, 2018
4.5 miles NW
Irish Film Festival Boston (IFFB) supports Irish filmmakers and shows contemporary Irish feature films, shorts, and documentaries at Somerville Theatre.

Swing dancing

March 22 - 25, 2018
13 miles west
Boston Tea Party offers 90 swing-dance workshops (including 20 for beginners), plus exhibitions, competitions, and lots of social dance time in ballrooms at Boston Marriott Newton.

Film festival

March 22 - 29, 2018
20 miles NE
Salem Film Fest features documentary films with strong technical elements and interesting visual approaches at CinemaSalem and other venues.

Custom car show

March 23 - 25, 2018
1.1 miles SE
See hot rods, competition cars, specialty vehicles, concept vehicles, entertainment, and a chop shop at World of Wheels at Seaport World Trade Center.

Cartoons & classical music

March 24, 2018
2.1 miles SW
See classic Warner Brothers cartoons on a big screen accompanied by live classical music, and visit the kids’ favorite life-sized PBS characters at the Classical Cartoon Festival at Symphony Hall.

Humanity films

March 24, 2018
4.3 miles SW
The topic of Moving Images Film Festival changes each year. It’s educational and inspirational, followed by a discussion at Harvard Medical School. Pre-register. Donation.

International folk music

March 28, 2018
(8 p.m.)
2 miles west
Students and faculty perform music from around the world, sometimes in costume, at the International Folk Festival at Berklee Performance Center.

LGBT film festival

March 29 - April 8, 2018
multiple locations
See contemporary gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual films at Wicked Queer.

Anime convention

March 30 - April 1, 2018
2 miles SW
Celebrate Japanese animation, comics, and pop-culture with live games, panels, karaoke, a music-video contest, cosplay events, and a formal ball at Anime Boston at Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel.

Easter at the zoo

March 31, 2018
(10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
8.2 miles north
Bunny Bonanzoo has holiday games, music, crafts, and a visit from the Easter Bunny at Stone Zoo.

Beer festival

March 31, 2018
(1 & 6 p.m.)
44 miles west
Brew Woo has craft beer, live music, local eateries, and vendors at DCU Center in Worcester for age 21+.