Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 6:30p -
Old South Meeting House
Old South Meeting House
Boston, MA 02108
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Friends! Brethren! Countrymen!
Celebrate the 244th Anniversary Boston Tea Party Reenactment with Old South Meeting House and the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum on Saturday, December 16, 2017! Make this part of your holiday traditions!
📣 6:30pm "Meeting of The Body of the People" 📣
Ticket holders join an authentic, spirited and theatrical colonial meeting at Old South Meeting House to protest the colonial tax on tea, just as unprecedented numbers of colonists gathered in this very building 242 years ago. (TICKETED PORTION)
As the town meeting rages inside of Old South Meeting House, join the crowds gathering outside as the Town Crier brings news to the streets. (FREE TO THE PUBLIC)
🥁 7:30pm "Huzzah for Griffin's Wharf" March 🥁
Led by fife & drum corps, the public is invited to Parade through the Financial District of Boston down to the Waterfront where Griffin’s Wharf once stood along the same route these Patriots walked to Boston Harbor to destroy the tea!
(FREE TO THE PUBLIC)
🎉 8:00pm "Boston Harbor, A Teapot Tonight!" 🎉
The public is invited to line the shores of Boston Harbor and watch as the Sons of Liberty storm aboard the Brig Beaver to destroy chest after chest of East India Company Tea, just as the colonists did 244 years ago. (reserved seats for ticket holders plus free seating for the public and standing room).
TICKETED PORTION FOR OLD SOUTH MEETING HOUSE INFO
Your tickets include:
1) General admission seating at the historic Old South Meeting House, the center of protest in colonial Boston where the colonists gathered in 1773.
2) Escorted access in the parade to the harbor.
3) Special reserved viewing on bleachers with the best sight lines to the action aboard the Brig Beaver at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.
Please note: Will Call tickets are available for pick-up at Old South Meeting House ONLY! ALL Tickets left at WILL-CALL must be picked up at Old South Meeting House before 6:15 pm for entry into the event. We cannot guarantee admittance for tickets picked up after 6:30 pm. Will-Call tickets are non-transferable and will only be distributed to the individual who purchased them. A member of your group will not be able to claim them for you.
The program begins at Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street, Boston, MA and ends at the Harborwalk behind the InterContinental Boston hotel, Congress Street Bridge, Boston, MA. Transportation is not provided between venues. This is a rain, snow or shine event. Please plan accordingly and dress warmly.