A Growing Community at Cambridge Crossing: CX Summer Nights & CX Movie Nights

08.24.22

As the summer event season begins to wind down and our team looks ahead to planning for summer 2023, we want to take a moment to thank the amazing partners and the community for coming together and joining us for CX Summer Nights and CX Movie Nights. Both series provide an opportunity for the community to come together and enjoy free live music, free outdoor movies, local food and drinks, ways to support local nonprofits, and more.

None of this would be possible without our partnership with the East Cambridge Business Association. From connecting us to the community, to providing event support each event night, we could not make these special community events happen without their hardworking team.

Summer of 2022 saw record breaking attendance for each event, seeing over 9,000 visitors combined. We are delighted to see the diversity of people coming together from near and far, families, friends, residents, tenants, and of course dogs! All enjoying the many open spaces at CX, including The Common, Maria Baldwin Open Space, and Dawes Field.

We want to thank the community for their continued support throughout the years. CX Summer Events are nothing without the community who make Cambridge Crossing a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood. We look forward to continuing to plan CX Summer Nights and CX Movie Nights, and even more exciting additions to the CX neighborhood for years to come!

CX Summer Nights by the Numbers:

  • 3 amazing events
  • 6 local bands
  • 22 food trucks and vendors
  • 8,200 attendees total
  • 3 local brewers
  • 3,000+ hot dogs grilled
  • 9 community organizations and local business
  • $1,500 raised for 3 Cambridge nonprofits, including profits donated by the Cityscapes TransPLANTed plant truck

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CX Movie Nights by the Numbers:

  • 2 amazing, double-feature movie nights
  • 4 classic movies
  • 900 attendees
  • 1,000+ bags of popcorn popped

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Partnering Together

We certainly couldn’t do this alone. We rely on incredible partners, community organizations, local businesses, talented artists and vendors including: East Cambridge Business Association • The City of Cambridge • AE Events • Brattle Theater •  Flavio D Photography • Blue Light Bandits • Dwight + Nicole • Couch • Other than Boston • The Q-Tip Bandits • Oompa • Boston BBQ • Brookline Ice • Chubby Chickpea • The Whoop(ie) Wagon • Bonetown Burger • Tenoch Mexican • Bon Me • Just Wingin’ It • Everybody Gotta Eat • Frozen Hoagies • Moyzilla • Chicken and Rice Guys • Tres Latinas • Tandoor and Curry • Jamaica Mi Hungry • Reds Street Kitchen •  Zinneken’s Waffles • Zaaki • Zack’s Ice Cream • The Lexington • Geppetto • Café Beatrice • Hometown Poke • Camelot Fencing • Janitronics • Cambridge Police Department • USI Security •  Cambridge Printing Company •  Boston Building Wraps • PEAK Event Services • High Output • Caterstaff • Waverly Landscaping • LDR Restrooms • Park 151 • Cambridge Bike Give Back • The Photo Bus Boston • Artifact Cider • Cityscapes Transplanted Plant Truck • Cambridge Brewing Co. • Lamplighter Brewing Co. • The Community Art Center • On the Rise • East End House

More to Come … We can’t wait to see everyone back here next summer. In the meantime, there are plenty of great things happening nearby for the community to enjoy here: https://www.cambridgeusa.org/events.

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