The Fourth of July is a very important holiday to the city of Boston as it’s one of the very first cities in the United States of America and has a lot of rich and important history. Since summer is so busy in New England the Fourth of July is a perfect display of patriotism and community. If you’re out in the city this Fourth of July make sure to check out these cool events.
The Boston Pops – Each year the Boston Pops put on a beautiful display of fireworks and orchestrated music from the Charles River Esplanade. You can get a fantastic view of the fireworks from almost anywhere in the city as the music fills your ears. Parking is extremely limited and parking prices do jump during the Fourth of July so make sure to take advantage of a Go Boston Shuttle.
Dinner Cruise – Enjoy a spectacular Fourth of July inspired dinner cruise while enjoying the waves. The boat will include a buffet style dinner along with live DJ’s and interactive games. The boat features unlimited free drinks such as tea, coffee and water. They do have cocktails for purchase but the bar is cash only! You can purchase tickets for your cruise on EventBrite through Spirit Cruises.
Official Independence Day Commemoration – On July Fourth, the city of Boston will host an official flag raising outside of the City Hall Plaza, which then turns into a parade that goes to the Old Granary Burial Ground. The parade finishes over at the Old State House, a truly patriotic symbol of America. If you’re looking for a memorable and meaningful way to spend the Fourth of July, the Independence Day Commemoration is for you. At 10:00 AM there is also a reading of the Declaration of Independence held at the Old State House.
Freedom Trail – Walk the 2.5-mile long Freedom Trail and submerge yourself in the old history of Boston. From the Paul Revere House to the Old State House and the Old Granary Burial Ground you can experience the staples of American History and the start of the American Revolution by walking The Freedom Trail.
Reserve a 4th of July car service with GO Boston Shuttle!
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