When:
Monday, Jul 01, 2024 9:00a -
Thursday, Jul 04, 2024 11:30p

Where:
Various locations, Boston +
Surrounding areas
Boston, MA

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Good for Groups, History, Outside

Event website:
https://www.bostonharborfest.com/

Boston Harborfest is a proud tradition celebrating Boston’s maritime and revolutionary history.


With hundreds of activities over Independence Day weekend at Boston’s most iconic historic landmarks, this family-friendly event is one of the country’s largest Fourth of July festivals. Activities include the annual opening ceremony and parade in Downtown Crossing, historical reenactments, arts market, Chowderfest, live musical entertainment, fireworks, beer garden, and much more!


Boston Harborfest is a beloved tradition celebrating Boston's harbor and history. Returning in 2024 from July 1-4. View the schedule here.


H I G H L I G H T S


Monday, July 1

 

8:00am EDT

The Arrival of the USS OSCAR AUSTIN


9:30am EDT

USS CONSTITUTION & USS CONSTITUTION Museum


10:00am EDT

Navy Week Kickoff Ceremony

Freedom Trail® Tours

Massachusetts State House Tours

King’s Chapel Tours

Old North Church & Historic Site

Old South Meeting House & Old State House

Paul Revere House

Faneuil Hall & Visitor Center


11:30am EDT

Boston Harborfest Kick-Off Celebration


1:00pm EDT

Army Band Performance


2:30pm EDT

Army Band Performance


4:00pm EDT

Downtown Boston Beer Garden ($)


4:30pm EDT

Army Band Performance


Tuesday, July 2


9:30am EDT

USS CONSTITUTION & USS CONSTITUTION Museum


10:00am EDT

Freedom Trail® Tours

Massachusetts State House Tours

King’s Chapel Tours

Old North Church & Historic Site

Old South Meeting House & Old State House

Paul Revere House

Faneuil Hall & Visitor Center


12:00pm EDT

Re-Enactors & Entertainment

Summer Street Live Entertainment


1:00pm EDT

Christopher Columbus Park Music and Activities

Free Carousel Rides


2:00pm EDT

Chowderfest

Downtown Boston Beer Garden ($)


4:00pm EDT

Downtown Boston Live Entertainment


7:00pm EDT

Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf! ($)


7:45pm EDT

U.S Navy Band Northeast Pre-Fireworks Concert


8:00pm EDT

Premier Dinner Cruise on Odyssey ($)

Signature Dinner Cruise on Spirit of Boston ($)


9:15pm EDT

Boston Harborfest Fireworks

 

Wednesday, July 3


9:00am EDT

USS OSCAR AUSTIN Tours


9:30am EDT

USS CONSTITUTION & USS CONSTITUTION Museum


10:00am EDT

Freedom Trail® Tours

Massachusetts State House Tours

King’s Chapel Tours

Old North Church & Historic Site

Old South Meeting House & Old State House

Paul Revere House

Bunker Hill Monument

Faneuil Hall & Visitor Center


12:00pm EDT

Summer Street Live Entertainment


1:00pm EDT

Christopher Columbus Park Music and Activities


2:00pm EDT

Macy's Great American Fashion Show

Downtown Boston Beer Garden ($)


4:00pm EDT

Shore Leave: U.S. Navy Week Public Block Party ($)


7:00pm EDT

Writing a Revolution: The Letters of John & Abigail Adams 1773-1776 ($)


 

Thursday, July 4

 


9:00am EDT

City of Boston 4th of July Procession

USS OSCAR AUSTIN Tours

USS CONSTITUTION & USS CONSTITUTION Museum


10:00am EDT

Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Watch the USS Constitution Turnaround Sail

Freedom Trail® Tours

King’s Chapel Tours

Old North Church & Historic Site

Old South Meeting House & Old State House

Paul Revere House

Bunker Hill Monument

Faneuil Hall & Visitor Center


10:30am EDT

Annual Oration

USS Constitution Turnaround Cruise on Odyssey


11:30am EDT

US Navy Band Performance at Long Wharf

Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes & Drums Concert


1:30pm EDT

Neighborhood Ice Cream Social

A Day of Unity: Reading Frederick Douglass


8:00pm EDT

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular



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