Where the Locals Go

Boston Main Streets


The Boston Main Streets districts are 20 different communities where we strive to help local businesses succeed and to guide both tourists and city goers to the best places to shop, dine, play, and explore – because, after all, the key to enjoying the city is knowing where to go.

See What’s Happening Around Boston

With 20 distinct Main Streets districts, there’s always something to do. Take a look at our calendar to find upcoming events near you.

Find Support For Your Business

Local businesses are the lifeblood of every community in Boston. That’s why we work with Main Streets districts to offer advice, guidance, and support for your business.

Our Mission, Values & Impact

We strive to help neighborhood districts improve economic growth, add to the quality of life in the community, and create a better experience for locals and tourists alike.

Upcoming Events

Fields Corner Main Street, Upham’s Corner Main Street

Opening Reception for Inner City Circle: An Intergenerational Show of Boston Based Artists

May 25, 2019     6:00 PM

Strand Theater Gallery

This show is a collaborative curatorial effort between Hoodgrown Aesthetic, a podcast created by Amber Torres and Althea “Daughter of Contrast” Bennett that tells the story of 21st-century artists of color living in Boston and abroad.

Brighton Main Streets

Brighton Main Streets Volunteer Opportunity

May 27, 2019     12:00 AM

Brighton Main Streets

Greater Ashmont Main Street

Beautification & Public Spaces Committee

May 28, 2019     6:00 PM

Greater Ashmont Main Street

Get involved with Fields Corner Main Street

May 31, 2019     12:00 AM

Fields Corner Main Streets