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Public and Corporate Boston Events

 Experience. Quality. Reputation.

It all started over 30 years ago at the Cantab Lounge in Cambridge, the birth of Mystery Cafe – America’s First Murder Mystery Dinner Theater in 1988 opening with a show called Death & Taxes.  It was a hit from the start and it expanded quickly to over 21 cities in the US and Canada and one in Copenhagen, Denmark.  Here in New England, producer David Goldstein and his team have been running shows weekly as he has launched new shows and events as well as a Global Team Building company.  Now, after almost 30 years and thousands of public and corporate events later, the team behind Mystery Cafe has created so many great programs that we are bringing them here under one, virtual roof – Head First Events!

Here’s what you’ll find at Head First Events:

Mystery Cafe – We’re still going strong after 31 years with weekly dinner shows in Boston at the Elephant & Castle Restaurant and our popular Clue Live Mansion Murder Mysteries at the MIT Endicott House in Dedham. Our traveling troupe is available locally and nationally to perform for corporate events, social events in restaurants, boats and even trains.

The Haunted Dinner Theater – Our family friendly division started in Salem, MA – the Halloween Capital of the World – then spent 13 years in Williamsburg, VA.  We returned to our roots in Salem in 2014 and now every fall our seasonal mystery featuring music, magic, and special effects and can be found at the Hawthorne Hotel.  This fall we’ll be bringing our very popular show Clue Live to the Library of the Hawthorne Hotel combining the best of both worlds.

School of Chocolate – We’ve been known to follow our passions and chocolate was an easy passion to follow.  We started Boston’s first Chocolate Tours as Boston Chocolate Tours and also Boston’s First Chocolate Workshop with Sweet Genius Season 2 that has been running weekly for the past 9 years.  Corporate chocolate tastings, chocolate team building and of course chocolate and wine workshops are available nationwide.

Team Building in Boston – TeamBonding is based in Boston and some of our best events are fun and entertaining.  HeadFirst Events can offer you and your team some of the Best of TeamBonding in Boston and beyond.  High tech scavenger hunts, escape games, team dinners and more.  How can we help your team, bond?

Dining in the Dark – A dinner like no other, Dining in the Dark is a feast for all the senses – except one. Guests wearing blindfolds enjoy a fabulous multi-course meal without ever getting to see what they are eating. We feature live music, storytelling and a unique dinner at select restaurants, usually around Valentine’s Day and Halloween. Private events and corporate team building are also available.

SmartGames – The newest of our innovative event offerings.  SmartGames get people collaborating, strategizing, and playing together! For team building events, or just for fun—we provide quick to learn, engaging games that promote interaction. Simple but intelligent face-to-face fun.

Adventure Activities – is the newest member of our family Whether you want to escape the daily grind of the office, organize a corporate event, or take your kids out and do something adventurous in the outdoors we are here for you.

Head First Events is a one-stop entertainment shop as we’ve done everything for companies and groups like yours, so check out a public show or ask us about a private event.

Head First is really head and shoulders above the rest.

 


For more information on Head First Events or to book your next private event, contact our company director Melissa Ehlers using the below information:

Melissa Ehlers

Company Director

617-426-1999
[email protected]

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Public Shows

Public shows tend to sell out!

Buy tickets in advance online
or call 617-426-1999

Corporate Events

Looking to book a corporate or private event? Contact Melissa at 800-697-CLUE or submit our contact form.

Mailing Address

Mystery Cafe, New England Fun, LLC.
18 Washington Street,
#200 Canton, MA 02021

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