Boston Harborfest is a 36-year-old tradition celebrating Boston’s harbor and history.
With hundreds of activities over Independence Day weekend at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, boat tours, live entertainment and much more!
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Columbus Park Live Entertainment
Columbus park will host a variety of musical acts that will be free and open to the public. Focusing on local groups that highlight Boston’s diversity, talented artists will take the stage to join the Arts at Harborfest programming during the day on Saturday, while bands will rock the night during a Saturday evening concert. These acts will showcase the “Harbor and History” themes.
The Boston Arts Festival at Harborfest
Calling local art buffs! On Saturday, July 1st, local artists will display and sell their work under the trellis, bringing back the beloved Boston Arts Festival tradition to Columbus Park. The Arts Festival will last until 6:00 PM.
On Saturday evening of July 1st, live music on Columbus Park will lead up to the highly anticipated Harbor Fireworks. At 9:00 PM, a fantastic show will take place in the inner Harbor and can be seen from any shoreline from Charlestown to the Seaport and East Boston!
Taste of Harborfest
Taste of Harborfest is ramping up for a Chowder Competition where the winner will be declared by votes of the public! On Sunday, July 2nd, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM, restaurants will line the trellis at Columbus Park serving those coveted chowder samples!
Full schedule of events coming soon.