April Events in Boston

There is absolutely, positively nothing to report to you that is going on in Boston in April…APRIL FOOL’s!!!  Sorry, I had to do a trick on someone today. Ha. Anyways, this April in Boston, there are so many things to do from dining out deals to music festivals. Check it out:

Date: Sunday, April 1st – Friday, April 6th; Sunday, April 8th – Friday, April 13th

Event: North End Restaurant Week

Price: $33.12

Website: http://northendchamberofcommerce.com

If you didn’t get out enough for Boston Restaurant Week no worries because the North End is hosting the 3rd Annual North End Restaurant Week the next two weeks. Feast on prix fixe menus at participating restaurants, which will offer 3-course dinners, thanks to the North End Chamber of Commerce.

Date: Monday, April 2nd at 5:30 PM

Event: Boston Public Market Association’s Locally Grown Meets Happy Hour event at Kingston Station in Boston, MA

Price: $35

Website: www.bostonpublicmarket.org

Join the Boston Public Market Association and all the market vendors and show your support of seasonal farmer’s markets.  Eat beef and veggie sliders and enjoy samples from vendors like Foxboro Cheese, Q’s Nuts, Seta’s Mediterranean, Stow Greenhouses and Swiss Bakers. Specialty Bully Boy cocktails will be served plus a cash bar is available and there will be raffle prizes too.

Date: Monday April 2nd – Sunday April 8th

Event: Together Boston

Price: Varies on venue

Website: http://togetherboston.com

Since 2009, Together has hosted this electronic music festival that ties together music, art, technology, and fashion, held throughout the Boston area. This week long event features both local and global DJ’s to dance and enjoy their tunes. During the day, you can also take advantage of informative discussion panels, screenings, tradeshows, and demonstrations.

Date: Thursday April 5th, Thursday April 12th, Thursday April 19th and Thursday April 26th at 10:00 PM

Event: Clink at The Liberty Hotel’s Fashionably Late, Boston, MA

Price:  N/A

Website: http://www.libertyhotel.com/

Thursdays in April at Clink, drink cocktails, listen to music, and enjoy the fashion shows they offer all month long. Featuring a variety of designers, it’s the perfect way to spend thirsty Thursday with the girls.

Date: Friday, April 6th – Saturday April 14th

Event: Passover

Price: N/A

Website: http://www.jewishboston.com/passover

Date: Sunday, April 8th

Event: Get Organized for Easter

Price: Varies

Website: http://www.examiner.com/food-in-boston/get-organized-for-easter

Date: Friday, April 13th, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM & Saturday April 14th 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM; 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Event: Boston Beer Summit at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston, MA

Price:  $42.50

Website: http://beersummit.com/

Booze it up with hundreds of beers from over 60 breweries from across the globe at the Beer Summit.  Whether you want an excuse to get buzzed or are a craft beer connoisseur, there are 4 sessions to get in on the fun.  Sea Dog, Shipyard, Cisco, and Magic Hat are just a few of the many breweries to expect.

Date: Monday, April 16th

Event: Marathon Monday

Price: N/A

Website: http://www.baa.org/

Date: Thursday, April 19th 6:00 PM VIP; 7:00 PM GA – 9:30 p.m.

Event: Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Boston at Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA

Price: $95- $150

Website: http://www.strength.org

Taste of the Nation Boston is a fundraiser to help to raise money to support the fight against childhood hunger. There will be a silent auction and entertainment as well as cuisine from over 70 restaurants and 30 wineries. The event Honorary Chef Chairs include: Jody Adams (Rialto and Trade), Joanne Chang (Flour Bakery and Myers + Chang), Gordon Hamersley (Hamersley’s Bistro), and Andy Husbands (Tremont 647).

Date: Wednesday, April 25th at 6:00 PM

Event: Four Green Fields Guinness Dinner, Boston, MA

Price: $50

Website: http://boston.fourgreenfields.com

Indulge on the Guinness dinner at Four Green Fields to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the signing of their lease for the St James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin. Check out the menu:

1st course – Passed Hors d ‘oeuvres of Beef Wellington puff pastries, Scallop Wrapped in Bacon, and Crudités Cheese Platter with Guinness Black Lager

2nd course – Mussels in onion, tomato, garlic, parsley, and white wine, or Clam Chowder, or Oven Roasted Cajun Chicken Wings with Harp

3rd course – Grilled Flank Steak with Parmesan Smashed Potatoes alongside Smithwicks

4th course – Grilled Salmon with Dijon Mustard Demi Glaze and Grilled Vegetable with Guinness Dessert – Chocolate ganache cake and Coffee/Tea Service

Date:  Saturday, April 28th 2:30 PM – 5 PM

Event: 2012 Boston Bacon and Beer Festival at the House of Blues, Boston, MA

Price: $37

Website: http://wheretoeat.in/

Drink beers from over 20 local breweries and eat bacon-centric dishes from chefs from restaurants like Tremont 647, Garden at the Cellar, and the Gallows, with proceeds to benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls and Community Servings.

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