About Boston Festivals

(Boston, Massachusetts, MA, USA)

Boston is a particularly lively and cosmopolitan city, featuring a comprehensive selection of festivals, which take place all through the year.

Popular festivals in Boston include the following events.

Annual Boston Festivals

  • January: New Year's Day, with one of the city's most unusual events, where a large group of elderly women, the 'L-Street Brownies', jump into the icy waters of South Boston
  • February: Black History Month, with a range of events centered around the Museum of Afro-American History
  • March: St. Patrick's Day Parade, taking place each year during the middle of March, with parades, parties, drinking and dancing all over the city
  • April: Patriot's Day in April, known for its authentic reenactment of Paul Revere's famous journey
  • May: Great Boston Kite Festival, taking place each year during the middle of the month at Franklin Park
  • June: Bunker Hill Weekend, featuring a host of festivities, including a colorful processions on Bunker Hill, when the battle in Charlestown is remembered

  • July: Boston Pops Concert, with liv outdoor music and spectacular fireworks
  • July: Civil War Battle Reenactments, historic events taking place during the middle of the month
  • September: Cambridge River Festival, with racing along the Charles River watched by large crowds
  • October: Columbus Day Parade, taking place each year at the beginning of the month, with a large and colorful procession from East Boston up to the North End
  • December: Boston Tea Party Reenactment, taking place aboard the city's famed Tea Party Ship and also at the museum

Massachusetts Convention and Exhibition Center
Address: 415 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts (MA), 02210, USA
Tel: +1 617 954 2000
Website: www.massconvention.com/

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