Explore the city of Boston - one summer event at a time

After investing in real estate in Boston, consider exploring the world outside your door by visiting many of the local events. Festivals, concerts and more are held throughout the summer and anyone is invited to partake in the fun. Here are a few interesting activities to check out in Boston this summer.

Arts on the Arcade
Located along the Cambridge Street side of City Hall Plaza, this weekly event is held every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. from July 11, 2012 to August 29, 2012. The event features a collection of artists dedicated to their craft and gives residents and tourists the opportunity to discover local professionals. The festival even has an authenticity clause for all participants. Every work must be original and handcrafted by the artists, and even sales representatives or agents are not allowed to present the goods. Whether you are interested in painting, pottery or photography, Arts on the Arcade is a fun opportunity to peruse art produced right here in the greater Boston area.

The Institute of Contemporary Art
If you’re looking for a more polished work of art, consider taking a trip to The Institute of Contemporary Art. Located at 100 Northern Avenue, the museum strives to deliver an invigorating display of great works that push boundaries and make visitors question the intentions of the artist. Founded in 1936 as The Boston Museum of Modern Art, a variety of mediums and styles are available to view by the public. There is something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind institution.

Chinatown August Moon Festival
Take a cultural excursion to the Chinatown August Moon Festival on August 12, 2012. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., locals and visitors may check out the vendors, booths and performances that will be happening on the Chinatown Main Street. Free to attend, you may get a kick out of watching a martial arts demonstration or lion dances, listen to Chinese opera or peruse the Chinese dough art. The exploration of different cultures right here in Boston is a fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

After purchasing one of the homes on the MLS listing in Boston, go explore the wonderful landscape of the city this summer.