Cambridge Summer Bucket List

Make this your best summer ever!

Summer is finally here!  Time to dust off those flip flops, find the sunscreen and get exploring.  There are no shortage of things to do during the summer in Cambridge.  To help you have the #BestSummerEver, we put together 18 must-see and do activities.

  • Celebrate the beginning of summer at the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture's Summer Solstice Celebration
  • Bust a move at the Cambridge City Dance Party
  • Watch the Fireworks from the DCR Parkway on the 4th of July
  • See the city from a different view from a canoe or kayak in the Charles River
  • Sip on a cocktail al la fresco
  • Take a tour Cambridge on a beautiful sunny day
  • Devour a burger at Bartley’s Burgers in Harvard Square
  • Try 32 flavors of Toscanini’s ice cream
  • Spend an afternoon enjoying the weather at Danehy Park
  • Cool down in the air conditioning at the Kendall Square Cinema
  • Eat at all your favorite restaurants in one night at the Taste of Cambridge
  • Listen to smooth jazz at the Cambridge Jazz Festival
  • Decide who has the best burger and best cocktail in town at the Char & Bar Wars
  • Watch a movie under the stars in Harvard Square
  • Eat lobster rolls at the Summer Shack
  • Find Cambridge’s secret garden in Kendall Square… A.K.A the Kendall Square Rooftop Garden
  • Take a dip at the DCR’s Veterans Memorial Swimming Pool
  • Treat yourself to a night at the theater

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


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