Being five minutes from downtown Boston is good for business and for keeping busy! There are plenty of places to eat, stay, relax, or have fun on either side of the Tobin Bridge. Click on the amenities below to learn more about each in Chelsea.

Seasonal Events

Chelsea Art Walk – June

Venues include Pearl Street Gallery, The Gallery at Spencer Lofts, New England Sculpture Service, The Gallery at Chelsea City, Chelsea City Hall, Chelsea Community Garden, and others

Chelsea’s Art Walk features open art studios at galleries and alternative venues showing art, music, theatre and historical exhibits for free.

Chelsea Restaurant Week – June

Restaurants throughout the city

Participating restaurants offer excellent dining deals! Take this opportunity to try many of the delicious dining options that Chelsea has to offer.

Chelsea Farmer’s Markets - Saturdays in July & August

Back of City Hall in the parking lot

Enjoy fresh, local fruits and veggies


Rhythm of Chelsea – July and August

Chelsea City Hall Plaza, Chelsea MA

Free community concerts at Chelsea’s City Hall Plaza. Live music, dancing, and fun!

Chelsea’s Annual Kite Festival – September

Mary O'Malley Park, Chelsea MA

Enjoy spectacular views of the Boston skyline and Tobin Bridge while flying your kite at this annual event sponsored by the Friends of Mary O'Malley Park.


Annual Christmas Tree Lighting – December

Chelsea Square, Chelsea MA

See Chelsea Square’s beautiful tree all lit up for Christmas and be sure to bring the children along to visit with Santa Claus!


Chelsea Winter Fest – December

Washington Park, Chelsea MA

Brand new seasonal event held for the first time in 2011 for families in Chelsea. Enjoy holiday games and refreshments. Please bring an unwrapped toy to benefit local toy donation efforts.