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Cambridge Spring Bucket List

Fresh blooms are not the only thing to return to Cambridge in the springtime.  Spring in Cambridge, MA is packed with festivals, concerts, celebrations and more.  To ensure you make the most of everything Cambridge has to offer during this beautiful season, we put together our 18 must-see and do activities.

  • Walk through Harvard Yard before Commencement
  • Find your new favorite restaurant at Dine Out Boston (in Cambridge!)
  • Take a Trademark Tour through MIT or Harvard University led by a student guide
  • Tour the Longfellow House on Opening Day
  • See Cambridge from a new perspective on a Charles River Boat tour
  • Dine al fresco on a beautiful, sunny day
  • Bike along all of Memorial Drive, then turn around and do it again
  • Pick up spring blooms at Central Square Florist
  • Order an ice cream cone with extra toppings at Toscanini’s
  • Attend Harvard Square’s biggest annual festival, MayFair
  • Learn something new at the Cambridge Science Festival
  • See art from faculty and students at the Harvard ARTS FIRST Festival
  • Listen to music at Boston Calling in the iconic Harvard Stadium
  • Visit a Farmer’s Market and have a picnic in a Cambridge park
  • Watch the sunrise over the Charles River and take a #PictureCambridge photo
  • Spend a rainy spring day exploring local art at an art gallery
  • Visit Mount Auburn Cemetery while their gardens start to bloom

Print, pin or bookmark this list to help you check off your must-do spring activities.

Want to see how we celebrated Fall and Winter in Cambridge? You'll love our Cambridge Fall Bucket List and our Cambridge Winter Bucket List



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