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Annual Events

There are hundreds of programs, performances and events at the Old South Meeting House all year long. Members receive free or discounted admission to many events plus priority seating and other benefits - become a member today.

For more information on upcoming events, please see our Calendar.

To see past events that are available as webcasts on the WGBH Forum Network please click here.

New events are added throughout the year - see our latest updates on Facebook and twitter or join our email list to receive notifications. 

Middays at the Meeting House
October through April and other dates throughout the year 
Fridays and other weekdays from 12:15 pm to 1 pm
Lunchtime lectures, concerts and dramatic performances that explore American history and culture.
Free with Old South Meeting House admission and Free for museum members.

Music at the Meeting House: The New England Conservatory Concert Series
Mid-February through Mid-March
Fridays from 12:15 pm to 1 pm
Co-sponsored by New England Conservatory
Beautiful music from classical to contemporary by outstanding performers from New England Conservatory's prestigious Artist Diploma and Graduate Ensemble Training Programs in a magnificent historic setting. Free and Open to the Public

School Vacation Programs
February and April, on Boston Public School Vacation Schedule
Fun vacation week activities for children and families
Free with Old South Meeting House admission and Free for Museum Members.

Celebrate Boston! Old South Meeting House Quiz Night & Reception
Early May,  6:00pm
Celebrate our city at a quiz night and reception with a different theme each year. Ticketed event with discounted tickets for Museum Members.

Boston Harborfest 
First week of July
Annual Fourth of July Festival showcasing the colonial and maritime heritage of the cradle of the American Revolution: the historic City of Boston.
Old South Meeting House events are Free with admission and Free for Museum Members.

Old South Church Founders' Day Service
November, the Sunday before Thanksgiving at 11 am
The congregation of Old South Church returns to their ancestral home, the Old South Meeting House for a festival Thanksgiving service.
Free and Open to the Public: Old South Meeting House is closed for visitation during this worship service

Open House
December, First Friday and Saturday
Tour our beautiful 1729 landmark, enjoy special activities, a complimentary cup of tea and shop for unique gifts in our museum shop.
Free and Open to the Public

The Boston Tea Party Reenactment
Annually on evening of December 16, the historic anniversary of the Boston Tea Party
Presented with the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

This event sells out! An authentic and spirited reenactment of Boston's most iconic historic event- the Boston Tea Party- from the fiery tea tax debates at Old South Meeting House, to a procession to Griffin's Wharf led by fife and drum, to the destruction of the tea at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. See event page for more information. Ticketed event with discounts for members and for early bird tickets.