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Boston Harborfest is Here!

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Jul 01, 2013


Boston Harborfest

Boston Harborfest is a wonderful patriotic event that spans from July 2-7 and has various events, entertainment and great food! This festival is fun and family friendly! These events will start and/or take place in Boston City Hall Plaza

"Over the years, Harborfest has grown from a local event to a national celebration. In 1982 there were 35 activities over the course of three days. Now in its 32nd year, Harborfest is considered to be the largest patriotic celebration in the nation with visitors enjoying more than 200 activities during the Festival."

Explore the Freedom Trail, take a sailing trip. and enjoy a scavenger hunt! There are also multiple companies, including Boston Duck Tours & Old Town Trolley, that are having tours throughout the day that will explore all of Boston! 

July 3rd will be Children's Day for Harborfest. There will be multiple arts and crafts, music and outdoor activities available. Kids will get a chance to have fun and learn about history at the same time! There will even be balloon art and face painting! 

Saturday, July 6 is Party on the Plaza where there will be multiple bands playing throughout the day. Such artists include Town Hall Blues Band, Down City Band and Primal Funk!

On Sunday, Harborfest will be having their Chowderfest! From 11am-6pm try out New England's Greatest Chowder! Adult tickets are only $13.00 and children's tickets are $9.00. Taste all the chowders and put in your ballot for your favorite! 


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