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Boston-area beer gardens are back for the 2021 season. Here is a running list of beer gardens now open or soon-to-be-open in/around Boston 🍻
1) Cisco Brewers Seaport Pop-up
What: Cisco Brewers Seaport beer garden will come back for its fourth year in a row on April 15 and will feature local favorite, Rexicana Surf Cantina.
2) Sam Adams Boston Taproom Rooftop Beer Garden
Where: Faneuil Hall
What: Sam Adams Boston Taproom's rooftop beer garden is open for the season starting at 2pm on March 24.
3) Aeronaut Brewing Pop-up Beer Garden
What: Aeronaut's taproom and courtyard are open for beer and food 6 days a week.
4) Dorchester Brewing Beer Garden
What: DBCo's outdoor and rooftop patios are now open for beer and food from M&M BBQ. Reservations or walk-in welcome.
5) Trillium Greenway Pop-up Beer Garden
What: Trillium's pop-up beer garden will return to the Rose Kennedy Greenway on May 20, 2021.
6) Trillium Fort Point Beer Garden
Where: Fort Point
What: New England farmhouse brewery flagship restaurant and taproom are currently offering outdoor courtyard and roof deck seating with contactless outdoor table service for draft beer and pre-packaged snacks. Reservations are required.
7) Trillium Fenway Beer Garden
What: Trillium Brewing Company - Fenway is a year-round, glass-enclosed taproom in the heart of the Fenway neighborhood. Currently offering contactless outdoor table service and packaged beer to go.
8) The Anchor Beer Garden in Charlestown Navy Yard
What: Nestled just 20 feet from the oceanfront, The Anchor is Boston’s only two-story public gathering space and open-air beer garden, featuring panoramic vistas of the harbor, waterfront and downtown skyline.
9) BRATO Brewhouse + Kitchen Patio
What: Walk-ins welcome, however reservations strongly recommended.
10) Outdoors @ The Harpoon Beer Hall
What: Outdoors @ Harpoon is an outdoor drinking and dining space located out front of the Harpoon Beer Hall.
11) Night Shift Everett Beer Garden
What: Night Shift Everett patio is now open. Reservations required.
12) Cambridge Brewing Company Beer Garden
What: Est. in 1989, Cambridge Brewing Co. is the oldest brewpub in the greater Boston area serving fresh handcrafted beer and food made with local ingredients.
13) Bone Up Brewing Beer Garden
What: Bone Up Brewing's beer garden is open for outdoor service 7 days a week.
14) Idle Hands Craft Ales Patio
What: The patio is now open for on-site consumption. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
15) Esplanade Owl's Nest Beer Garden
Where: Charles River
What: Owl's Nest Esplanade is opening on May 8, 2021. Located right along the Charles River, Owl's Nest Beer Garden Esplanade is a perfect summer spot to hang after work, relax after a run, or catch up with friends.
16) Allston Owl's Nest Beer Garden
What: Allston Owl's Nest is opening on May 8, 2021. There’s no better place to enjoy a beer than right along the river. Blue skies, warm sun, and cold beer make our Allston Owl’s Nest a great family-friendly destination for your summertime adventures.
17) Turtle Swamp Brewing Beer Garden
Where: Jamaica Plain
What: Turtle Swamp Brewing, located in the heart of Jamaica Plain, is opening its patio and bringing beer back to the first true home of American brewing.
18) Faces Brewing Co. Beer Garden
What: The covered beer garden is now open for the season. Come on by Thursday through Sunday.
19) Widow Maker Brewing Beer Garden
What: Widow Maker Brewing’s beer garden is now open and dog friendly.
20) Lord Hobo Brewing Pop-up Beer Garden
What: Reservations are required. The newly expanded food menu is now available for dine in or takeout.
21) Castle Island Brewing Company Pop-up Beer Garden
What: Castle Island Brewing Co is still working on the open date for their outdoor seating. More details TBA.
22) Navigation Brewing Co. Beer Garden
What: Navigation Brewing Co. outdoors patio is open weather permitting. Beers & food truck are available for dine in or take-out.
23) Distraction Brewing Beer Garden
What: Distraction Brewing Company is a brewery and taproom focused on making delicious beer for the Roslindale community and beyond.
24) Mighty Squirrel Brewing Co. Biergarten
What: Located on foothills of Beaver Brook Reservation in Waltham, all seatings are first come first serve.
What: Biergarten opens every Saturday & Sunday, weather dependent.
26) Lamplighter Brewing Co. Beer Garden
What: A beer garden in the heart of Central Square.
27) Jack Abby's Beer Garden at Pazza on Porter
Where: East Boston
What: Jack Abby's & Pazza on Porter's beer garden is opening on Memorial Day Weekend.
28) Adams Inn Gazebo Beer Garden
What: Beer garden on the gazebo in Quincy with live music, a full drink menu, and great brews.
29) Aeronaut Allston Beer Garden
What: Featuring regular live music and performances by local musicians, the best local food trucks, and, of course, great beer.
BONUS: Not exactly a beer garden, but still a boozy garden...
• Bully Boy Summer 2021 Cocktail Garden
What: The Bully Boy Cocktail Garden is officially open for the season with over 15 brand new cocktails, pitchers and flights on the menu, cold brew and nitro brew on tap, and an all-new menu of mocktails.
What: Boston’s only outdoor wine garden will open again in Dewey Square at 4pm on May 1, 2021.
• The Lexington at the Picnic Grove
What: A new outdoor dining experience that will provide socially distanced patio seating, tasty eats, and refreshing drinks during the spring and summer months.
What: Family-owned winery & tasting room crafting premium, natural wines from sustainably grown CA grapes is opening their patio on Saturday, April 17.
See our listing of the best rooftops in Boston and surrounding areas here.