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Monday, July 1
 

9:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Monday July 1, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

9:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Captain Jackson's Historic Chocolate
Touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th century chocolate with costumed interpreters; try your hand at winnowing cacao beans throughout the day! This living history experience is included with the price of admission to the site during our regular daily hours.

Monday July 1, 2019 9:00am - Saturday July 6, 2019 5:30pm
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate 21 Unity St, Boston, MA 02113

9:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Rally Point: Bravery + Action Photography Exhibit
View Old North's first ever photography exhibition, which examines how teamwork, collective action, and fellowship can promote active citizenship. Blending the historic with the contemporary, the exhibit challenges visitors to make meaningful connections between their lives today and the lives of those who came before them. Included with the price of admission to the site during our regular daily hours.

Monday July 1, 2019 9:00am - Saturday July 6, 2019 5:30pm
Patriots Corner Gallery in the Clough House, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Monday July 1, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Arts at Harborfest
A celebration and showcase of the local visual and performing arts scene featuring select visual artists, an en plein air competition, and interactive activities for children, including postcard making and billboard painting.

Monday July 1, 2019 10:00am - 6:00pm
Downtown Crossing, Boston 10 Summer St, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Behind-the-Scenes Tours at Old North Church
Take this popular 30-minute tour and visit the bell ringing chamber and the crypt of Old North. Climb the same stairs as Paul Revere and walk among 37 tombs while learning about the church steeple, the oldest set of change-ringing bells in North America and artifacts found in the crypt. Daily tours available on the hour and half hour starting at 10 am and ending at 4:30 pm.

Monday July 1, 2019 10:00am - Saturday July 6, 2019 4:30pm
Old North Church 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

10:00am

King's Chapel History Program: "Revolutionary King's Chapel" Talks
Education staff presents the stories of key figures and events in Revolutionary-era King's Chapel.

Monday July 1, 2019 10:00am - Sunday July 7, 2019 5:00pm
King's Chapel Historic Site 58 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108

10:00am

King's Chapel History Program: Family Scavenger Hunts and Crafts
Monday July 1, 2019 10:00am - Sunday July 7, 2019 5:00pm
King's Chapel Historic Site 58 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108

10:00am

King's Chapel History Program: "Art & Architecture" Tour
Discover the stories our 263-year-old building tells, examining the architecture and material culture that bring the space to life

Monday July 1, 2019 10:00am - Sunday July 7, 2019 5:00pm
King's Chapel Historic Site 58 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108

10:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Monday July 1, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

10:30am

King's Chapel History Program: "Bell & Bones" Tour
 Dive into King's Chapel's history, exploring an 18th-century crypt and visiting the Paul Revere church bell.

Monday July 1, 2019 10:30am - Sunday July 7, 2019 5:00pm
King's Chapel Historic Site 58 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02108

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Monday July 1, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (On the hour every hour: 90 minutes each). Boston Common Visitor Information Center. $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Monday July 1, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Freedom Trail® Changing the Guard
See the Redcoats Changing the Guard and colonists and British Soldiers interacting like it was in 1775. Free,
DowntownBoston.org & TheFreedomTrail.org


Monday July 1, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Washington and Summer Streets

12:00pm

Live Music: Dempsey Sisters
The Dempsey Sisters bring a youthful twist to music both old and new. Their three part sibling harmony along with their passion for the artistry of music delivers a unique blend.

Monday July 1, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Live Music: Joe Weinberg
Monday July 1, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Children’s Postcard Painting
Monday July 1, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Postcard Tent 333 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Monday July 1, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:00pm

The Paul Revere House: Patriot Fife and Drum
Enjoy a lively concert of music that accompanied colonists as they marched, danced, wooed their beloveds, and waged war. David Vose and Sue Walko provide fascinating insight into each selection they perform.

All events are included the price of admission: adults $5, seniors & college students $4.50, children 5-17 $1. Members and North End residents admitted free at all times. In summer, the Revere House is open daily, 9:30-5:15. Located at 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113.

Monday July 1, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Paul Revere House 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 pm & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Monday July 1, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

2:30pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Monday July 1, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Monday July 1, 2019 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:30pm

Live Music: Ego Antonenko
Egor Antonenko, a cellist, will give people the chance to hear works of the world’s greatest composers. With his mastery of the cello, Antonenko will introduce a new lively rendition of classical music.

Monday July 1, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Monday July 1, 2019 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

6:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Monday July 1, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

7:00pm

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Revelry on Griffin's Wharf
Step back into 18th Century Boston and experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands-on activities, games, and interactive performances. Explore two ships, play colonial games, learn songs, throw tea into Boston Harbor, and hear stories of the golden age of sail. Runs: 7/1/19, 7/2/19, 7/3/19 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Adults - $15
Children - $10

Monday July 1, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum 306 Congress Street Boston, MA

7:30pm

Classic Harbor Line: Sunset Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sailing yacht that takes its passengers to various sites and landmarks along the Boston Harbor during sunset hours. $58 for 2 hours of sailing; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Monday July 1, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

12:00am

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00am - 2:00pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

1:30am

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 PM and 2:30 PM: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Tuesday July 2, 2019 1:30am - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace
 
Tuesday, July 2
 

9:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Tuesday July 2, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Tuesday July 2, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hear Henry Wadsworth Longfellow recite the most famous words in America in person! Join us for free live readings of the poem "Paul Revere's Ride" at 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm and discover Longfellow's true inspirations and reasons for writing the verses that made Old North Church a national icon.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
Old North Church 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

10:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:30am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Storytime in the St. Francis Garden
Join Old North staff for a lively storytime featuring beautifully illustrated books that explore the concepts of patriotism and city pride in ways little minds can comprehend! Best for ages 5 and under; older siblings always welcome. All books will be available for purchase.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
St. Francis Garden, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Tuesday July 2, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

38th Annual Boston Harborfest Opening Ceremony
Harborfest kicks off with an opening ceremony at Boston’s Faneuil Hall. Colonial era reenactments, a short speaking program, and the traditional cutting of the cake will help kick things off.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Faneuil Hall Marketplace 4 S Market Street, Boston, MA 02109

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Tuesday July 2, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (on the hour every hour & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Tuesday July 2, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Live Musc: Downtown Boston Brass
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 12:00pm
Pedestrian Zone 411 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

12:00pm

Chowderfest
Boston’s Downtown Crossing will be the venue for this year’s Chowderfest. Don’t miss a chance to sample this iconic Boston fare from some of the finest restaurants in the city and to cast a vote for best of fest. The event will be complemented by live entertainment, games, and interactive activities.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Crossing, Boston 10 Summer St, Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Freedom Trail® Changing the Guard
See the Redcoats Changing the Guard and colonists and British Soldiers interacting like it was in 1775. Free,
DowntownBoston.org & TheFreedomTrail.org


Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington and Summer Streets

12:00pm

Live Musc: Downtown Boston Brass
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
133 Federal Street 133 Federal St Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Live Musc: Downtown Boston Brass
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
100 Summer Street 100 Summer St Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Live Musc: Downtown Boston Brass
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
1 Boston Place 1 Boston Pl Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Live Musc: Downtown Boston Brass
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Street 411 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Live Music: Square Peg
The Square Peg is a Jazz/Funk/Blues/Fusion quartet who takes pride in their musical creativity and enthusiasm. Taking inspiration from all corners of the music world, they have a unique approach when it comes to creating music which allows for their appeal to all ages.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Live Music: Unlikely Strummers Yukes Brass
Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:45pm

Freedom Trail® Revolutionary Women Tour
Explore four centuries of Revolutionary women who changed history and shaped America (90 minutes). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12
TheFreedomTrail.org

Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

1:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

2:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Tuesday July 2, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Tuesday July 2, 2019 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:30pm

Live Music: Gypsy Jazz Trio
The Gypsy Band features instrumental selections with old world elegance and charm. Led by just a fifteen year old jazz guitarist, this trio dazzles audiences with its engaging and fresh take on this lively genre.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
133 Federal Street 133 Federal St Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Street 411 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
100 Summer Street 100 Summer St Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Boston Brass (strolling throughout district)
The Downtown Boston Brass performs a selection of lively and upbeat all-time favorites. The ensembles wide selection of musical styles is put together in unique arrangements. The Brass will make a circuit through downtown playing at various prominent locations.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
1 Boston Place 1 Boston Pl Boston, MA 02108

6:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Tuesday July 2, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

6:00pm

Old North Church & Historic Site: Celebrating Craftsmanship - Anglican Art & Architecture Tour
Explore Old North like never before! Examine the architecture and fine art of this magnificent Georgian building on this rarely offered, intimate tour with our Co-Director of Education.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Old North Church 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

7:00pm

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Revelry on Griffin's Wharf
Step back into 18th Century Boston and experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands-on activities, games, and interactive performances. Explore two ships, play colonial games, learn songs, throw tea into Boston Harbor, and hear stories of the golden age of sail. Runs: 7/1/19, 7/2/19, 7/3/19 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Adults - $15
Children - $10

Tuesday July 2, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum 306 Congress Street Boston, MA

7:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Fireworks Cocktail and Viewing Cruise (21+)
Fireworks are even more spectacular when their bursts are reflected in the shimmering waters of Boston Harbor. Sail with us as we celebrate summer with a bang. Our Cocktail and Viewing Cruise features a dj and dancing and also includes delicious stationary and passed hors d'oeuvres and dessert. $79 per person

Tuesday July 2, 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

7:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Fireworks Viewing Cruise
Fireworks are even more spectacular when their bursts are reflected in the shimmering waters of Boston Harbor. Sail with us as we celebrate summer with a bang. Our traditional Viewing Cruise features a DJ and dancing. $50 per person

Tuesday July 2, 2019 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

8:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Parade of Lights on Northern Lights
3-hour Harborfest Lighted Boat Parade and fireworks cruise aboard the Northern Lights commuter yacht. $120 for tickets that include desserts, cheese, and flatbread during the cruise. Beverages and gratuity not included.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

8:15pm

Classic Harbor Line: Parade of Lights on Adirondack III
2.75-hour Lighted Boat Parade and fireworks cruise aboard the Adirondack III. $120 for tickets that include desserts, cheese, sliced fruit, and flatbread during the cruise. Beverages and gratuity not included.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 8:15pm - 9:15pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

8:42pm

Parade of Lights
After eight years, this elegant promenade of festively-lit boats of all shapes and sizes returns to light the Inner Harbor and the dramatically-changed Seaport skyline. Participants include:
Adirondack III (Classic Harbor Line)
Blue Heaven (Bessette Aviation)
Captiva (Classic Harbor Line)
Frederick L. Nolan (Boston Harbor Cruises)
Freedom (Mass Bay Lines)
Last Mango
Lightning (Classic Harbor Line)
Northern Lights (Classic Harbor Line)
Rendezvous (Boston Harbor Cruises)
Roseway (World Ocean School)
Tupelo Honey (Come Sail Away Now)

Tuesday July 2, 2019 8:42pm - 9:15pm
Fan Pier 1 Marina Park Drive, Boston, MA 02210

9:15pm

Fireworks
A dazzling fireworks display culminates what is sure to become the most anticipated Harborfest annual event.

Tuesday July 2, 2019 9:15pm - 9:25pm
Christopher Columbus Park 200 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110
 
Wednesday, July 3
 

9:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Wednesday July 3, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hear Henry Wadsworth Longfellow recite the most famous words in America in person! Join us for free live readings of the poem "Paul Revere's Ride" at 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm and discover Longfellow's true inspirations and reasons for writing the verses that made Old North Church a national icon.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:30am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Storytime in the St. Francis Garden
Join Old North staff for a lively storytime featuring beautifully illustrated books that explore the concepts of patriotism and city pride in ways little minds can comprehend! Best for ages 5 and under; older siblings always welcome. All books will be available for purchase.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
St. Francis Garden, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (On the hour every hour and 4:30: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

11:00am

Arts at Harborfest
A celebration and showcase of the local visual and performing arts scene featuring select visual artists, an en plein air competition, and interactive activities for children, including postcard making and billboard painting.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:00am - 7:00pm
Downtown Crossing, Boston 10 Summer St, Boston, MA 02110

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

12:00pm

Freedom Trail® Changing the Guard
See the Redcoats Changing the Guard and colonists and British soldiers interacting like it was in 1775. Free, DowntownBoston.org & TheFreedomTrail.org




Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington and Summer Streets

12:00pm

Live Music: Code 51
From classic rock to modern alternative rock, classic country to modern country and some added flavors of blues and rock, Band 51 plays a wide variety of the public's favorite cover tunes.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
1 Boston Place 1 Boston Pl Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
100 Summer Street 100 Summer St Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington Street 411 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

12:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Live Music: Opera Guy
The talented opera singer, who normally just performs on the streets of Boston, will be taking the stage with a collection of well known and beloved classical masterpieces, as well as a number of his personal favorites.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:00pm

The Paul Revere House: Hammered Dulcimer Concert
Award-winning musician Dave Neiman plays jigs, reels, and Baroque and Renaissance tunes that Paul Revere and his family may have enjoyed.

All events are included the price of admission: adults $5, seniors & college students $4.50, children 5-17 $1. Members and North End residents admitted free at all times. In summer, the Revere House is open daily, 9:30-5:15. Located at 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Paul Revere House 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 pm & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Wednesday July 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

2:00pm

Old North Church & Historic Site: Storytime in the St. Francis Garden
Join Old North staff for a lively storytime featuring beautifully illustrated books that explore the concepts of patriotism and city pride in ways little minds can comprehend! Best for ages 5 and under; older siblings always welcome. All books will be available for purchase.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
St. Francis Garden, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

2:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Wednesday July 3, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

2:15pm

Live Music: Ron Goldman
Led by Ron Goldman, Rocking Recollections performs some of the most popular classic rock music including hits by the Beatles, Chicago, Everly Brothers, Elvis, Mamas and Papa, Stevie Wonder, Beach Boys, Doobie Brothers and many others. Audience participation invited!

Wednesday July 3, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Wednesday July 3, 2019 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:30pm

Live Music: DD Martin Trio
DD Martin Trio, a jazz ensemble, will bring a fresh sort of music with songs from the past as well as the present. Their upbeat performance will add a fun ambience to the festival.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Franklin St. Steps 350 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

4:30pm

Live Music: Robbie Pate Trio
The Robbie Pate is a skilled musician with a large voice and wonderful deft technique. The trio crosses genres with ease, from soul to jazz to funk in a lively rendition of classics.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Washington Street 411 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
100 Summer Street 100 Summer St Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
133 Federal Street 133 Federal St Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Macy's 450 Washington St Boston, MA 02111

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
1 Boston Place 1 Boston Pl Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Live Music: Downtown Sweet Sound (strolling throughout district)
Downtown Sweet Sound will be strolling through the downtown area performing various jazz and classic Dixieland tunes. The bands cheerful music will add a vibrancy to the streets of Boston.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Pedestrian Zone 411 Washington St Boston, MA 02108

5:00pm

Boston By Foot: Walking Tour - The Adams Family in Boston
Follow the words and history of four generations of Adamses, from their experiences at the Old State House, through Beacon Hill, and into Back Bay. John, Abigail, and their descendants were prolific writers. The trove of documents they left behind intimately describe their lives, public service, and Boston from the eve of the Revolution to the turn of the twentieth century.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Boston Massacre Marker, in front of the Old State House 206 Washington St, Boston, MA 02109

5:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Wednesday July 3, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

6:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Wednesday July 3, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

7:00pm

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum: Revelry on Griffin's Wharf
Step back into 18th Century Boston and experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands-on activities, games, and interactive performances. Explore two ships, play colonial games, learn songs, throw tea into Boston Harbor, and hear stories of the golden age of sail. Runs: 7/1/19, 7/2/19, 7/3/19 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Adults - $15
Children - $10

Wednesday July 3, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum 306 Congress Street Boston, MA

7:30pm

Classic Harbor Line: Sunset Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sailing yacht that takes its passengers to various sites and landmarks along the Boston Harbor during sunset hours. $58 for 2 hours of sailing; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Wednesday July 3, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf
 
Thursday, July 4
 

9:00am

Boston By Foot: Walking Tour - Footloose on the Freedom Trail
A Boston tradition! Footloose on the Freedom Trail is a 3-hour guided walking tour of the entire Freedom Trail from the Boston Common and Massachusetts State House to the U.S.S. Constitution offered every Independence Day.

Thursday July 4, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
Steps of the Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133

9:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Thursday July 4, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:00am

Classic Harbor Line: USS Constitution Turnaround Brunch on Northern Lights
The U.S.S. Constitution will sail out into Boston Harbor and includes a 21-gun salute with Castle Island's Fort Independence and a cannon fire with the sector Boston's United States Coast Guard base located in the North End. Includes a three course brunch. $130 for 3-hours and does not include beverages or gratuity.

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

10:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:15am

Classic Harbor Line: USS Constitution Turnaround Brunch on Adirondack III
The U.S.S. Constitution will sail out into Boston Harbor where there willl be a 21-gun salute with Castle Island's Fort Independence. While aboard enjoy complimentary pastries, bagels, and muffins with our continental breakfast. $130 for a 2.5-3 hour ride; does not include beverages or gratuity.

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:15am - 1:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

10:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Official U.S.S. Constitution Museum Underway Spectacular - Long Wharf Departure
If you're a history buff (and even if you’re not) this is one cruise of the summer that you don’t want to miss! And, what better day to celebrate the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat than July 4th! Watching Constitution set sail is a sight to behold as the ship voyages out to Castle Island in South Boston to fire a 21-gun salute before returning to her berth in Charlestown. Not only do you get to witness history up close with narration provided by local historian and raconteur David Coffin together with an expert from the USS Constitution Museum, you also get to partake in an amazing menu, designed by acclaimed chef - and Boston native - Barbara Lynch.

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:30am - 2:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

10:45am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Official U.S.S. Constitution Museum Underway Spectacular - Charlestown Pier One Departure
If you're a history buff (and even if you’re not) this is one cruise of the summer that you don’t want to miss! And, what better day to celebrate the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat than July 4th! Watching Constitution set sail is a sight to behold as the ship voyages out to Castle Island in South Boston to fire a 21-gun salute before returning to her berth in Charlestown. Not only do you get to witness history up close with narration provided by local historian and raconteur David Coffin together with an expert from the USS Constitution Museum, you also get to partake in an amazing menu, designed by acclaimed chef - and Boston native - Barbara Lynch.

Thursday July 4, 2019 10:45am - 2:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:00am - 3:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (On hte hour every hour and 4:30: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12, TheFreedomTrail.org

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center. 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

11:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Dramatic Readings of the Declaration of Independence
Hear the document that defines our nation read with gusto from our pulpit by a costumed interpreter. A must-do experience for the 4th of July! Included with the cost of admission. Available at 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, and 5 pm.

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:00am - 5:00pm
Old North Church 193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

11:30am

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Thursday July 4, 2019 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

12:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:00pm

Old North Church & Historic Site: Create Your Own Signal Lantern
Get crafty by making paper lanterns to take home. Hear the story of “one if by land, two if by sea” from one of our educators and learn how you can be a patriot today! Best for ages 4-10.

Thursday July 4, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bigelow Courtyard, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

1:30pm

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 pm & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Thursday July 4, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

2:00pm

Old North Church & Historic Site: Storytime in the St. Francis Garden
Join Old North staff for a lively storytime featuring beautifully illustrated books that explore the concepts of patriotism and city pride in ways little minds can comprehend! Best for ages 5 and under; older siblings always welcome. All books will be available for purchase.

Thursday July 4, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
St. Francis Garden, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

2:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Thursday July 4, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

2:30pm

Classic Harbor Line: Harbor Cruise on Northern Lights
1.5-hour sightseeing cruise of Boston Harbor aboard Northern Lights vessel. Drinks and small bites are available for purchase from the bar. $30 for tickets; beverages and gratuity not inclded.

Thursday July 4, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

2:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: New England Aquarium Whale Watch
Set sail with us for the whale watch experience of a lifetime. Our destination: Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and other marine creatures. You’ll have a good chance to view several different species of large whales, including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. And you’ll learn about them from New England Aquarium naturalists who are always on board to share knowledge, answer your questions and explain the mind-blowing behaviors of these truly magnificent mammals. Adult: $55 Senior (65+): $47 Child (3-11): $35 Child (0-2): $18

Thursday July 4, 2019 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

3:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

4:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Thursday July 4, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

4:30pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: U.S.S. Constitution Cruise
This 45-minute, informative tour brings you up close and personal with "Old Ironsides" at her home in the Charlestown Navy Yard. You’ll also have the option to disembark for a tour of the famous ship and adjacent Naval Museum. Other highlights of the cruise include the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of The Boston Tea Party, and the Old North Church. Adult: $25.95 Senior (65+): $23.95 Child (3-11): $21.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Historic Sightseeing Cruise
We’ll regale you with hero tales of the Revolutionary War and local legends of the sea on this fully narrated 90-minute tour through Boston's inner and outer harbors. Learn how the harbor was transformed into one of the cleanest waterways in the country. Other highlights include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living. Adult: $32.95 Senior (65+): $30.95 Child (3-11): $28.95 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

5:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Harbor Cruise on Northern Lights
1.5-hour sightseeing cruise of Boston Harbor aboard Northern Lights vessel. Drinks and small bites are available for purchase from the bar. $30 for tickets; beverages and gratuity not inclded.

Thursday July 4, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

5:00pm

Classic Harbor Line: Day Sail Adirondack III
80 foot sail boat that takes families and tourists to the many famous and historical sights of the Boston Harbor. $45 or $48 for tickets; food, drinks, and gratuity not included in ticket price

Thursday July 4, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Boston Harbor Meeting location: 60 Rowes Wharf

6:00pm

Boston Harbor Cruises: Codzilla
Codzilla is 70 feet of marine aluminum and bad attitude, prowling the ocean with two turbo-charged diesel engines, state-of-the-art water jets and 2,800 horsepower. Its unique hull design makes it capable of thrilling 360-degree turns and spinning on a dime. So be sure to secure all hats, scarves, eyewear and bad hairpieces. Adult: $33 Senior (65+): $31 Child (3-11): $25 Child (0-2): Free

Thursday July 4, 2019 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Boston Harbor Cruises 1 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
 
Friday, July 5
 

10:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hear Henry Wadsworth Longfellow recite the most famous words in America in person! Join us for free live readings of the poem "Paul Revere's Ride" at 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm and discover Longfellow's true inspirations and reasons for writing the verses that made Old North Church a national icon.

Friday July 5, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:30am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Storytime in the St. Francis Garden
Join Old North staff for a lively storytime featuring beautifully illustrated books that explore the concepts of patriotism and city pride in ways little minds can comprehend! Best for ages 5 and under; older siblings always welcome. All books will be available for purchase.

Friday July 5, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
St. Francis Garden, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Friday July 5, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (On the hour every hour and 2:30 and 4:30: 90 minutes each). Boston Common Visitor Information Center. $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Friday July 5, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Freedom Trail® Changing the Guard
See the Redcoats Changing the Guard and colonists and British soldiers interacting like it was in 1775. Free, DowntownBoston.org & TheFreedomTrail.org




Friday July 5, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington and Summer Streets

1:00pm

The Paul Revere House: Colonial Dance Tunes and Love Songs
In the guise of itinerant musicians, Al Petty & Deirdre Sweeney perform popular 18th-century tunes such as “Mr. Isaac’s Maggot” and “Jack’s Health” on the penny whistle, flute, fife, & other instruments.

All events are included the price of admission: adults $5, seniors & college students $4.50, children 5-17 $1. Members and North End residents admitted free at all times. In summer, the Revere House is open daily, 9:30-5:15. Located at 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113.

Friday July 5, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Paul Revere House 19 North Square, Boston, MA 02113

1:30pm

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 pm & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Friday July 5, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace
 
Saturday, July 6
 

10:00am

Old North Church & Historic Site: Meet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hear Henry Wadsworth Longfellow recite the most famous words in America in person! Join us for free live readings of the poem "Paul Revere's Ride" at 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm and discover Longfellow's true inspirations and reasons for writing the verses that made Old North Church a national icon.

Saturday July 6, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

10:00am

Boston By Foot: Walking Tour - Johnny Tremain's Boston
Relive the adventures of Johnny Tremain in Colonial Boston based on Esther Forbes' prize-winning coming-of-age novel featuring a young boy who gets caught up in the whirlwind of events that led up to the American Revolution.

Saturday July 6, 2019 10:00am - 11:30pm
Corner of State and Congress Streets 50 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Saturday July 6, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (On the hour every hour and 2:30 and 4:30: 90 minutes each). Boston Common Visitor Information Center. $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Saturday July 6, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Freedom Trail® Changing the Guard
See the Redcoats Changing the Guard and colonists and British soldiers interacting like it was in 1775. Free, DowntownBoston.org & TheFreedomTrail.org




Saturday July 6, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington and Summer Streets

12:45pm

Freedom Trail® African–American Patriots® Tour
Experience the contributions and tales of African-American Bostonians who played significant roles in the Revolution (90 minutes). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Saturday July 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

1:00pm

Freedom Trail® Pirates & Patriots® Tour
Discover the lives and revolutionary actions of the men and women of Boston harbor (90 minutes). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Saturday July 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

1:30pm

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 pm & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Saturday July 6, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

2:00pm

Boston By Foot: Walking Tour - Historic Waterfront
Boston has a great seafaring heritage. This tour includes the beginnings of Long Wharf as the grand entry into Boston, and the genesis of its Financial District, the lore of clipper ships and the China Trade, and classic 19th century Boston granite wharf buildings such as Commercial Wharf, Lewis Wharf, and Union Wharf.

Saturday July 6, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Arch at Rowes Wharf 50 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
 
Sunday, July 7
 

10:30am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12, TheFreedomTrail.org

Sunday July 7, 2019 10:30am - 3:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

11:00am

Freedom Trail® Walk Into History® Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history that took place at historic sites along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail (On the hour every hour and 2:30: 90 minutes each). Boston Common Visitor Information Center. $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12, TheFreedomTrail.org

Sunday July 7, 2019 11:00am - 4:00pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

12:00pm

Freedom Trail® Changing the Guard
See the Redcoats Changing the Guard and colonists and British soldiers interacting like it was in 1775. Free, DowntownBoston.org & TheFreedomTrail.org




Sunday July 7, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Washington and Summer Streets

12:45pm

Freedom Trail® Revolutionary Women Tour
Explore four centuries of Revolutionary women who changed history and shaped America (90 minutes). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Sunday July 7, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Boston Common Visitor Information Center 139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111

1:00pm

Freedom Trail® Pirates & Patriots® Tour
Discover the lives and revolutionary actions of the men and women of Boston harbor (90 minutes). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Sunday July 7, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

1:00pm

Old North Church & Historic Site: Create Your Own Signal Lantern
Get crafty by making paper lanterns to take home. Hear the story of “one if by land, two if by sea” from one of our educators and learn how you can be a patriot today! Best for ages 4-10.

Sunday July 7, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bigelow Courtyard, Old North Church & Historic Site 193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113

1:30pm

Freedom Trail® North End Tour
Highlights the revolutionary history of North End historic sites and in the oldest neighborhood in Boston (1:30 pm & 2:30 pm: 90 minutes each). $14 adults; $12 seniors/students; $8 children 6 –12,
TheFreedomTrail.org

Sunday July 7, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
ArtsBoston Booth – Faneuil Hall Marketplace

3:00pm

Boston By Foot: Walking Tour - Ben Franklin, Son of Boston
Celebrate and learn about the life of Benjamin Franklin by walking among the sites of his homes and haunts in Colonial Boston.