All the fun/cheap/life-changing events happening this week around Beantown, just a hop, skip, and a jump from campus! 

Saturday, October 29th

Boston Common Costume Dash

Even though registration for the race has already closed, you don’t wanna miss out on hundreds of runners in the most outrageous costumes parading throughout the city! The race will start in Copley Square and finish in Boston Common, with a big after party in the park and bar crawl for runners at various locations.

Sunday, October 30th

Haunted off the Wall

The South End Open Market will be ending its outdoor market days with a bang! Live graffiti artists will be working on Halloween themed outdoor murals, along with three costume contests in the following categories: pet, vendor and customers. The event will be around 175 Harrison Ave, from 10am – 5pm.  

Monday, October 31st

Pokemon Go Halloween Walk

The craze isn’t over yet! Just because we’re legal adults now doesn’t mean the Halloween fun has to end. Join thousands of Pokemon Go players at the Boston Common and collect treats (and pokemon) along the way.

Tuesday, November 1st

Sea Creatures in Glass

It’s the first day of November and we bet you’re all going to be tired from Halloweekend. Relax at the Harvard Museum of Natural History for a free lecture and book signing on lifelike glass models of marine creatures.

Wednesday, November 2nd

Diwali: Festival of the Lights

The MFA is hosting yet another free event, this time to celebrate Diwali, a festival of lights that’s observed by many cultures and religions around the world! The event starts at 4pm and goes late into the evening with storytelling, dances, tours and talks.

Thursday, November 3rd

2016 Midnight Madness


Come cheer on your men’s and women’s Northeastern basketball teams as they are introduced to the student population for the first time this year! There will be a BBQ kickoff in Cabot at 6, and doors to Mathews will open at 7pm. Get there EARLY, because the first 1000 students get a free t-shirt!

Friday, November 4th

Boston Christmas Festival

Halloween is over and you know what that means…it’s holiday season! Get your Christmas shopping started early this year at the Seaport World Trade Center and find the best gift bargains on various artisanal crafts like gingerbread houses and fine jewelry.