New & Events


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 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 and build a healthier community.

Fenway Fair Foods “$2 Per Bag” Program

Fenway CDC’s Fair Foods distribution event runs every other Wednesday from 3pm to 5pm at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215. Click here for our calendar of events to find the next distribution date.

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 10 lbs. of fruit, 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 Kris Anderson at or (617) 267-4637 x 19.

Career & Resource Fair

Fenway CDC and Roxbury Community College is organizing a Career & Resource Fair to help  job seekers look for employment opportunities, education advancement programs, and resources to improve their quality of life.  Please RSVP at this link to attend the free event. Download event poster for  more info. For inquiries, please contact Kris Anderson at or (617) 267-4637 x 29.

Movie Night In The Fens – Moana by Disney

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Back Bay Fens (Directions: 1200 Boylston Street in the Fenway Victory Gardens @ intersection of Boylston Street & Park Drive)

Join us in the Back Bay Fens for “Moana” on the big screen. Lawn games start at 6:30pm! All are welcome. No RSVP. Questions? Contact Emerald Necklace Conservancy at (617) 522-2700 or visit

For more information, please contact Kris Anderson at (617) 267-4637 x 19.

Taste of The Fenway
Thursday, September 21, 2017
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Van Ness Street (from Kilmarnock St to Richard B. Ross Way)

This fun outdoor festival will feature celebrity chefs and over 20 restaurants and businesses in the Fenway. Guests will enjoy delicious food and wine-tastings, live music, and art. Estimated attendees: 500. Become an event sponsor or purchase tickets at this link.

Participating restaurants and businesses can download Fenway CDC’s event sign up forms and City of Boston’s Food permit application forms. Please email the signed and completed forms to Fenway CDC at or mail to us at Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston, MA 02115. We will notify you if your application is approved.

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at or (857) 234-6509.

Fen-tastic Fest
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hatch, Level 8th
Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Boston

This by invitation-only event for our Community Investment Tax Credit Investors – those who have donated $1,000 or more to create positive community impact – features cuisines from around the world. Estimated attendees: 200

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at or 617-267-4637.

The Fenway Ball
Thursday, June 15, 2017
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Prudential Skywalk, 800 Boylston Street, Boston

Join us to celebrate our accomplishments with an evening of dining, entertainment, and a panoramic view of Boston. This exciting event connects over 300 professionals from the real estate industry and business sectors. Community leaders are also joining us from the world-renowned institutions in the Fenway. These academic, medical, arts, cultural, and sports institutions are the economic drivers of our region. Special thanks to our event sponsors, donors and guests and in-kind sponsors who made our Fenway Ball a fantastic success! Please check back for event photos.

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at or 617-267-4637 x 25.

Salsa Dancing in the Fenway 

Friday, July 28, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

1340 Boylston Street, 9th Floor, Boston

Join our Salsa class to learn a generic style of Salsa, an extremely sexy, flowing fun social dance danced to Latin Salsa music, and popular throughout the world. This class is for beginners. Salsa dancers of all levels are welcomed to join us. To attend, please sign up at this link. Fenway CDC members attend this event for free. Not a member? Sign up now for our $5 membership promotion through this special event. *Promotional joining fee valid through July 25, 2017. Regular membership fee is $20 for one year or $35 for two years.

For more information, please contact Margarita Mateo at or (617) 267-4637 x 10.