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KSA Events

We believe that the “bump factor”—the “human collisions” that happen in
Kendall—fuel innovation. We bring people together around programming and
events that are thought-provoking, impactful, and fun, so you keep coming back.

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Casual gatherings in fun, new spaces offer a way for residents, families and the community to access Kendall’s vibrancy.

  • Winter 2024 – Details Forthcoming
  • Fall 2024 – Details Forthcoming


Over 50 teams from organizations across Kendall Square gather to compete in a series of physical and mental challenges, all in support of local nonprofits. Then, we celebrate together with a Kendall Square Block Party. Join this event for fun, philanthropy and community.

In 2023, 43 teams completed 80 missions using a map and an app, to raise almost $60,000 in support of eight local nonprofits. Read the full event recap here.


Join us for a guided tour of Kendall Square’s public spaces, businesses and history of innovation and transformation. We’ll end the tour at a local Kendall restaurant for a quick lunch. Happening from 12:00 -1:00 PM.

  • March 21, 2024 – RSVP
  • May 23, 2024 – RSVP
  • July 25, 2024 – RSVP
  • September 26, 2024 – RSVP
  • November 14, 2024 – RSVP


Celebrate the innovation and creativity of Kendall Square at this signature KSA event. This annual event is an opportunity to honor the success of our innovation ecosystem in pioneering solutions to global problems and building a collaborative community in Kendall Square.

On October 19, 2023, KSA celebrated its 15th Anniversary overlooking the Charles River from Microsoft’s NERD Center with more than 300 members of the Kendall community. With the past, present, and future as our canvas, attendees convened to commemorate Kendall Square’s storied history and envisage Kendall’s future as a preeminent, purpose-driven, and inclusive innovation hub dedicated to enhancing the human condition worldwide. Read the full blog post here.


Casual gatherings in fun, new Kendall spaces offer a way for members to mix and mingle at a local Kendall bar/restaurant/outdoor space on Wednesdays between 3:30 – 5:30 PM. Free for all KSA members.

  • November 16, 2023 – RSVP
  • December 6, 2023 – RSVP
  • February 14, 2024 – RSVP
  • March 13, 2024 – RSVP
  • April 17, 2024 – RSVP
  • May 15, 2024 – RSVP
  • July 17, 2024 – RSVP
  • September 18, 2024 – RSVP
  • November 20, 2024 – RSVP
  • December 18, 2024 – RSVP