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

Greater Grove Hall Main Streets

ARTWEEK: Tour Grove Hall, Dorchester’s Rich Collection of Architecture

April 30, 2018     2:00 PM

Tour starts outside 60 Washington Street Dorchester, MA 02121

During the course of this 90 minute tour we will have the opportunity to learn the vocabulary of historic architectural design as illustrated by buildings representing a variety of architectural styles.

JP Centre/South Main Streets

Derby Day & Drinks at the Loring Greenough House

May 5, 2018     5:00 PM

Loring-Greenough House

Greater Ashmont Main Street

Greater Ashmont Main Street ‎Dot Jazz Series: Eric Hofbauer Quintet

May 10, 2018     7:00 PM

All Saints' Church — Ashmont

Allston Village Main Streets Design Committee

May 15, 2018     6:30 PM