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New England Patriots Parade on Wednesday

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Tue, Feb 03, 2015

The New England Patriots Superbowl Parade has been rescheduled to Wednesday.

'“Due to today’s bad weather and the worsening forecast for tonight, the New England Patriots and the City of Boston have made the mutual decision to postpone the victory parade,” Walsh said in a statement. “We thank everyone for their flexibility and patience during the planning of this parade and we look forward to celebrating with Patriots fans during better weather on Wednesday.”'

The parade route will begin at the Prudential Center, travel along Boylston & Tremont and end at City Hall Plaza.

The festivities are scheduled to start around 11 a.m. in Back Bay.

The city has been working diligently to clear the roads and sidewalks for all visitors. Guests should dress appropriately and allocate additional travel time on roads and public transportation. 

For updates on the New England Patriots Superbowl Parade, please go to cityofboston.gov. Stay safe & enjoy the celebration!

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Veteran's Day Parades in Boston

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Mon, Nov 10, 2014

veterans_dayVeteran's Day is a time to show appreciation for those who have served and Boston will celebrate with two Veteran's Day parades in Downton Boston

There will be a Veteran's Day Parade followed up by the Veterans for Peace Parade. 

The Veteran's Day parade will be held on Tuesday, November 11th near Boylston and Tremont Street. 

"Boston's first Veteran's Day Parade kicks off at 1pm on at the corner of Boylston and Tremont Streets.  The second Veterans Day Parade, known as the Veterans for Peace Parade, follows right behind it to honor and celebrate the original intention for Armistice Day - a Day of Peace. 

Both parades march around Boston Common along Boylston and Tremont Streets, and on to City Hall Plaza and the front of Faneuil Hall next to the statue of American Revolution patriot Samuel Adams, where you can hear a variety of speeches, anti-war poetry readings, and music."

For more information on this, and other Veteran's Day events in Boston, please click here

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Celebrate Flag Day in Quincy

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, Jun 11, 2014

quincySpend a day in historic Quincy and check out the Flag Day festivities on Saturday, June 14th! 

"Each year on the Saturday closest to Flag Day the City of Quincy pays tribute to Old Glory with the Quincy Flag Day Parade & Celebration.

Started over 60 years ago by Koch Club founder, the late Richard J. Koch, the Quincy Flag Day parade is the longest-running parade of its kind in the nation.

The celebration portion of the evening held at Pageant Field following the parade consists of a flag raising of an impressive 30' x 60' version of Old Glory, a fly-over, a patriotic medley, presentation of awards to the parade grand marshal and the recipient of the Richard J. Koch Youth Service award capped off by a dazzling 30 minute fireworks display over Black's Creek."

According to the representative from the Quincy Park & Forestry Department, the fireworks display will start around 9:00pm.

Please click here for further information on Flag Day in Quincy!

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sat, Feb 08, 2014

chineseCelebrate The Year of the Horse by enjoying some of the Chinese New Year events in the Boston area! 

Chinatown Lion Dance Parade
The Chinatown Lion Dance Parade will be held on Sunday, February 9th from 11am-5pm. The Lion Dance parade will feature dance, drums and firecrackers! "The annual Chinese New Year Parade provides a lot of fun as well as the best opportunity to see traditional Lion Dances performed in Boston's Chinatown, the third largest in the U.S. Lion Dances are believed to drive away evil spirits and bring good luck - so they're the perfect way to start the New Year." After the parade, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many traditional Chinatown restaurants. 

Lunar New Year Celebration at the MFA
The MFA will have free admission on February 8th starting at 10am. "Celebrate the Year of the Horse with free admission to Boston's MFA, and plenty of fun family activities all day to mark the Lunar New Year. Special events include a parade and performance by Gund Kwok, the only Asian women's Lion Dance troupe in New England, interactive demos of Chinese martial arts and Korean bowing ceremonies, guided tours of the Art of Asia Galleries, and family art-making activities."

Please click here for information on Chinese New Year events in the Boston area.

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Veteran's Day Events

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Sun, Nov 10, 2013

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Veteran's Day is a chance to honor and give thanks to all the men and women who have served in our nation's military. Here are a list of some of the events going on in the Boston area. 

Annual Veterans Day Appreciation Dinner
The Annual Veterans Day Appreciation Dinner will be in Natick on November 11th at 6:00pm at the Natick Community Senior Center. The event is sponsored by the Town of Natick, Natick Soldier Systems Center, Natick Veterans Council, and police and fire unions. All veterans, active duty service members, and their families are invited. RSVP to veterans@natickma.org.

Veteran’s Day Offer
This Veterans Day, the Prudential Center’s California Pizza Kitchen and Boston Duck Tours are joining forces to offer those who currently serve or have served in the United States’ military service a complimentary meal and tour. As a small way of saying thanks for the tremendous commitment, sacrifice, and heroism that the service men and women have shown, members of the United States military can enjoy any pizza from California Pizza Kitchen’s menu, along with a non-alcoholic beverage (dine-in only) on Sunday, November 11th (Veterans Day) or Monday, November 12th when they show military ID or other proof of service or if they visit the restaurant in uniform.

Boston Veteran's Day Parades
The Boston Veteran's Day Parade kick off at 1pm on Monday, November 11, 2013 at the corner of Boylston and Tremont Streets, and wind their ways along Boston Common and on to City Hall Plaza and Faneuil Hall, where you can hear a variety of speeches and music and pay tribute to servicemen and women.  

There will also be a Veterans for Peace Parade following the first parade. 

Most event notification and information for this article has been provided by massvacations.com.

Boston.com also has a great list of family friendly Veteran's Day events that is available to view here

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