50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

Looking for things to do on your birthday in Boston? We have the best birthday celebration ideas in Boston. Whether a solo activity or with a group, check out our list of fun ways to celebrate getting a year older. Happy birthday to you! And our Harvard Square Chocolate Tour will give you birthday treats!

 

Our 50 Best Boston Birthday Ideas:
50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

1

Go for afternoon tea!

 

2

A Chocolate Tour or Food Tour Experience! Make sure to tell us it’s your birthday when you sign up for an extra treat!

 

3

Catch a show in the theater

 

4

Go 80’s with a trip to an Arcade like A4Cade in Central Square

 

5

$1 Oysters!

 

6

Try your luck at Boston’s Encore Casino – slots! slots! slots!

 

7

Go rock-climbing

 

50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

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50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

 

8

R-E-S-P-E-C-T at Karaoke!

 

9

Escape room fun — grab your friends and try it out

 

10

Create your own wine tasting or brewery experience

 

11

Splurge on last minute tickets to a concert

 

12

Try a cooking class

 

13

Visit the Boston Aquarium’s penguins and IMAX

 

14

Be adventurous on Indoor Race Tracks at F1

 

15

Check out indoor pickleball or mini-golf — soooo fun!

 

50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

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50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

 

16

Will you dip your toes in the Charles? Go kayaking or paddleboarding!

 

Birthday celebration ideas in Boston continue…

 

17

Visit a farm – pick fruit and eat delicious treats like apple cider donuts (Honey Pot has cider slush that’s yummy too!)

 

18

What about a drive-in movie?

 

19

Visit a food hall and go wild

 

20

Take a beach trip, even in the winter

50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

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50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

 

21

Take a cycling class and splurge on some fresh fruit smoothies

 

22

Visit a museum you haven’t been to recently – maybe the ICA or Isabella Stewart Gardner?

 

23

Be a kid again and try the swan boats

 

24

Rent a hotel room for you and your besties and order room service

 

25

Create a bubble tea “passport” and try and compare them over the course of a week: from China Town to Allston to Kung Fu Tea in Davis Square!

 

26

Go vintage shopping – treat yourself

 

27

Order delivery from a really fancy place, using DoorDash (maybe a steak house or place like Posto?)

 

28

Visit a local cheese shop with no budget — throw those delicious fig flatbread crackers in the cart, various fruit jams, specialized honey, local cider, and alll the cheese!

50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

Check out our award winning food and chocolate tours!

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50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

 

29

Hit up record stores and also estate/yard sales searching for amazing tunes

 

30

Plan a day trip to a place 30-90 minutes away. Whether it’s one of our Food Tours such as our Lowell Tours or cool spots around New England, it’ll feel like a longer vacay.

 

Want more unique birthday celebration ideas in Boston? Continue reading!

 

31

Comedy Night!! From the Comedy Studio in Somerville to Improv Boston, get your belly laughing.

 

32

Our Harvard Square Chocolate Tour – for sure

 

33

Check out Boda Borg in Malden, we love this place!

 

34

DANCE! Shake your booty around town, and if you need encouragement for the classics check out some dance lessons

 

35

Visit Howl at the Moon for some piano bar fun

50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

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50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

 

36

Get your booty off Amazon.com and go mall shopping like it’s 1999

 

37

Splurge on a tasting menu at a local restaurant – hopefully the chef will say “hi”

 

38

Spa it up — we’ve written about salt caves, indoor hot tubs, couples massages, and more!

 

39

Try your hand at arts and crafts — take a local class such as glassblowing!

 

40

Embrace your inner animal lover at a local zoo (cotton candy optional)

 

41

Seriously, try one of our historical neighborhood walking and food tours!

 

42

AirBNB a cool spot like a house with a hot tub or pool

 

43

Try axe throwing or rage room — get comfortable with being a year older!

 

44

Take a ferry ride — such as to Boston Harbor Islands or Charlestown or even P-Town!

 

45

Live that island life, plan a trip to Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard

50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

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50 Best Birthday Celebration Ideas in Boston, Massachusetts!

 

46

BRUNCH! We love brunch and the word foodie. So there!

 

47

Learn how to mix drinks – check out the tiki room at Wusong Road

 

48

Try a Tai Chi class and feel centered as you embrace your new age

 

49

Host a murder mystery party — costumes and secrets galore!

 

50

Hot air balloons? Skydiving? Take your adventure to the skies!


Our Food Tours and Chocolate Tours run weekly year-round and are the best Boston birthday celebration activity. Our guides are warm and welcoming, and you’ll discover hidden gems all over the city. Book today at www.offthebeatenpathfoodtours.com and visit the Tour Calendar to pick a date.

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