Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival

Franklin Park 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, Boston, MA

Franklin Park Kite & Bike Festival - Saturday, May 14th from noon to 4 pm.  Come on out for Opening Day in Franklin Park! A spring family tradition since 1969. There'll be kite-making tables and kites for sale, bicycle activities for elementary-age children with Countdown to Kindergarten, helmet give-aways, a bike repair station, food trucks, […]

Boston Rec Fest

Franklin Park 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, Boston, MA

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department present the first annual Boston Rec Fest (Recreation Festival) during the April school vacation week at the Playstead in Franklin Park on Tuesday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event for kids 18 and under will feature a variety of sporting […]

Forest Bathing Walk

Franklin Park 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, Boston, MA

Experience the healing benefits of The Emerald Necklace on a “Forest Bathing Walk” through Franklin Park. Immerse yourself in the “Wilderness” of Franklin Park with Tam Willey, a forest therapy guide. Listen to the migrating birds and explore the textures of the puddingstone in this urban woodland as we slow down and awaken our senses. […]

Free

Spend a WILD school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

Franklin Park 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, Boston, MA

WHAT: Looking for a great way to end the year? During your winter school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Be sure to visit the education station inside the Tropical Forest, where you’ll learn about the amazing adaptations of animals during the […]

Recurring

5K Turkey Trot

Franklin Park 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, Boston, MA

  Franklin Park Turkey Trot – Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 26th 9:00am. Start your holiday with a 5K walk/run through the jewel of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace. You’ll run through beautiful woods, over an old stone bridge, and past picturesque ruins. Organize a family team to participate or cheer, all ages welcome. Prizes […]

$25

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