Looking for the perfect place to create a few memorable summer days with your friends and family? This July 13–17, Outside The Box returns to Boston Common to celebrate Boston’s greatest artistic companies. Spanning five fun-packed days, the free festival is the perfect places to witness passions come to life through live music, dance and theater performances. Well-known national acts Smash Mouth, Daughtry and actress/comedian Lea DeLaria (pictured) of “Orange Is the New Black” also make appearances. Enjoy food vendors along with the wide range of entertainment and positive vibes provided, as well as the brand-new Outside the Box Interactive component, which hosts an Innovation Village highlighting cutting-edge companies, products and services. All you have to do is show up and take advantage of all the great things Boston artists and entrepreneurs have to offer.