Explore The Boston Nightlife
If you’ve only explored Boston in the daytime then you are truly missing out. After the sun sets is when the city comes alive. The Boston nightlife is incredibly diverse, offering something fun for everyone. From trendy nightclubs to spectacular sunset cruises, there is no shortage of evening events to keep you entertained in Boston at night!
If you need ideas for how to spend the night in the city, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do in Boston at night. And if you need a place to spend the night, consider a stay at Copley House, situated in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, the perfect homebase to explore Boston, during the day and at night.
Take a Cruise Around the Harbor
Sundown offers some of the best views of Boston’s impressive skyline and what better way to enjoy it than on the water? Whether you’re out with friends or a special someone, you’ll love the ambiance of sipping cocktails on the Sunset Cruise ship.
We recommend booking your tickets in advance for this unique way to explore Boston as it is an ever-popular tourist attraction.
Enjoy the Local Craft
Did you know that Bostonians love their craft beer? In fact, you’d be amazed at the staggering number of local breweries in Boston. Luckily, beer enthusiasts have the opportunity to sample up to 16 different beer styles with City Brew Tour’s After Hours Brew Tour.
Over the course of five hours, you’ll gain VIP access to different breweries, get decked out in City Brew swag, and enjoy a light dinner with a beer pairing. It’s a great opportunity to get to explore Boston and see Boston at night while enjoying the local culture.
Dance The Night Away
Nothing says Boston nightlife like going to one of the many popular clubs including The Grand, Royale, and Good Life Boston (just to name a few!)
In particular, The Tunnel is one of Boston’s most popular nightclubs for tourists and young locals. Located at the W Hotel in the heart of downtown, you’ll find an impressive lineup of hip hop and EDM DJs that keeps the crowd energized late into the night.
If you check out this cool spot, be sure to try their signature drink, The Tunnel, which features a refreshing blend of Ketel One, St. Germain, blackberries, and bubbly.
Stargaze at the Coit Observatory
Feel like getting lost in outer space? Boston University's Coit Observatory offers free public open nights on Wednesdays so that you can enjoy the constellations up close. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the universe in a new light through the observatory’s state-of-the-art telescopes and binoculars.
See an Outdoor Movie
In the warmer months, Boston nightlife includes nighttime screenings of all your old favorites under the stars. Curl up in the park and enjoy Boston Parks’ Mayor’s Movie Nights on an enlarged outdoor screen. Not only is it free of charge, but you also won’t have to worry about sneaking snacks into the movie theatre. Win-win! These screenings are perfect evening events during the summer in Boston.
After a day of visiting the city’s renowned historical sites, restaurants, and museums the fun is just beginning as there is no shortage of evening events. Choosing to explore Boston at night offers so many more unique and exciting experiences!
Once you’re ready to turn in for the night, why not book a reservation at Copley House for a restful sleep? You’ll love our beautiful, fully-furnished apartment-style rooms and suites. Conveniently located in the heart of Back Bay, you’ll be close to downtown and many of Boston’s great attractions.
Already planning your next trip? Book your stay today!