The Fenway is an exciting area made up of famous academic, medical, arts, and cultural institutions. Additionally, the Fenway has a residential neighborhood, a business community, and the jewel of Fenway: the centennial ballpark that is the home of the Boston Red Sox. Every year, many people from various cities throughout the United States and all over the world visit the Fenway to live, learn, work, and play. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities in the Fenway, and how Fenway CDC works to improve the quality of life for residents while building a healthier community.

Taste of The Fenway
Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Van Ness Street (Kilmarnock Street to Richard B Ross Way)

This fun outdoor festival will feature award-winning restaurants and local businesses in the Fenway. Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience with food, wine, and beer tastings from over 30 restaurants and businesses, live music by Berklee College of Music, and art by Fenway Studios. Estimated attendees: 600. For vendor booth inquiries, please contact Phuong Nguyen at or (857) 277-3484. For all other inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at or (857) 234-6509. Sponsorship opportunities and ticket sales are available at Each event ticket includes all-you-can-eat food and drinks.

Urban Village Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

Fenway CDC will have presentations from two different organizations looking for a sign off on their licensing application. Pizzeria Uno is looking to have live music at their location in the ground floor of the Buckminster Hotel building in Kenmore Square. Trillium Brewing is looking to apply for a beer and wine pouring license at 401 Park in the new Time Out Market. For more information, contact Richard Giordano at or (617) 267-4637 x 19.

Fenway’s National Night Out
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The parking lot behind 68 Kilmarnock Street, Boston

Join Operation PEACE and Fenway CDC for Free fun activities, food, DJ, face painting, ice cream, and the opportunities to meet your neighbors!

Fenway Fair Foods “$2 Per Bag” Program
Every other Wednesday, 3 pm – 5 pm
August 7 and August 21, 2019
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston.

Fenway CDC has partnered with Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral to bring the Fair Foods “$2 per Bag” program to the Fenway neighborhood. Through Fair Foods distribution events, community residents can purchase up to 12 lbs. of fresh fruits, vegetables, and bread for only $2 per bag regardless of their income level. Residents can also enjoy food samples along with recipes that help identify and utilize the produce they receive. To register as a volunteer, please contact Helen Murphy at or (617) 267-4637 x 21. Click here for our calendar of events to find upcoming distribution dates.

Free Career Clinic 
Every Monday and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

Participants will learn job search skills including resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and effective time management. To register, please contact Kris Anderson at or (617) 267-4637 x 29.

Free One to One Financial Coaching

Every Thursday, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

Matthew Gibson of Metro Housing Boston will be at Fenway CDC every Thursday to work with tenants/residents to create a personalized financial plan with a goal of obtaining economic security. Please call Kris Anderson at (617) 267-4637 x 29 or  to coordinate your appointment(s) with Mathew. You will receive a meeting invite/confirmation. Your meeting will last approximately 45 minutes.

Fenway Porchfest 

We appreciate the musicians, volunteers, site hosts, and partners who participated this year. Hope you, your family, and friends had fun. Enjoy photos at this link.

Fenway’s Halloween Eat & Treat
Thursday, October 31, 2019
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Eat: 5:30 – 7:00pm, Treat: 6:30 – 8:30pm)
100 Norway Street, Boston (To be confirmed)

Enjoy Halloween treats with your neighbors before heading out for safe trick or treating in the Fenway. This is a free event. All are welcome. For inquiries, please contact Kris Anderson at or (617) 267-4637 x 29.