With spring on the horizon, Boston is heating up this month with local favorite festivities, transfixing art exhibits and more.
Watch as Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons leads the orchestra in “Scherben der Stille.”
Dine Out Boston
Formerly known as Restaurant Week Boston, Dine Out Boston encourages locals and visitors alike to take a bite out of the area’s best cuisine. From the award-winning restaurants of Boston and Cambridge to the gourmet gems of the suburbs, diners can indulge in the delectable dishes and savory sips of local favorites, like Back Bay Social and Harvest. Enjoy your favorite menu items in-house or from the comfort of your own home, as many participating locations will offer takeout and delivery options—stay tuned to see who makes the roster. dineoutboston.com
Since 1737, Bostonians have honored Saint Patrick’s Day in the city’s predominantly Irish neighborhood
Hockey East: League Title Weekend
Boasting a hefty 118 NCAA tournament berths, Hockey East is celebrating its 38th season on the ice at TD Garden. With a star-studded league title weekend, New England’s premier NCAA Division I ice hockey championship will return to its longtime home for the first time since 2019. While qualifying teams have yet to be announced, fans can expect to see home-town favorites, like the University of Massachusetts Minutemen, Boston University Terriers and Northeastern University Huskies, as they battle for the top spot. 100 Legends Way, 617.624.1000, ticketmaster.com
South Boston Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2022
Raise a glass of Guinness or bask in the vibrant floats, live music and good cheer as South Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade returns to the city’s most Irish neighborhood. After a two-year hiatus, guests can expect a marvelous mix of bagpipes and brass marching bands, along with housemade Irish specialties from nearby eateries, like Lincoln Tavern or The Paramount. Attracting up to 1 million spectators, the parade kicks off at Broadway Station before embarking on its 3.2-mile route, so be sure to arrive early and secure your spot. Dorchester Avenue & W. Broadway, southbostonparade.org
Grab a seat at TD Garden as New England’s top college hockey teams battle on the ice.
Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca: Swinguerra
In collaboration since 2011, Brazilian photojournalist Bárbara Wagner and German-born Irish artist Benjamin de Burca’s latest installation, Swinguerra, fuses contemporary histories of underground dance and musical genres in an exhilarating and unforgettable viewing experience. Highlighting communities in Recife, Brazil, this two-channel video installation cites the region’s colonial and slave trade history through fast-paced and dreamlike dance styles that are informed by various traditions and histories. Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, 617.478.3100, icaboston.org
Photography by: Aram Boghosian; Courtesy of SBAWVC; By Steve Babineau/TD Garden