Maritime history is certainly a constant in and around Boston, and during the 31st Annual Boston Harborfest, June 28th through Wednesday, July 4, 2012, that history will certainly come alive. Running in conjunction with Boston Navy Week, the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 will be honored with the USS Constitution as the center of attraction. The Boston Harborfest is extremely popular year after year and gives thousands a great way to celebrate the 4th of July holiday in Boston.
The Boston Harborfest 2012
June 28 – July 4, 2012
Events taking place in and around Boston’s City Hall
Thursday, June 28: Opening Ceremony
Friday, June 29: Children’s Day
Saturday, June 30: Party on the Plaza
Sunday, July 1: Chowderfest
Various Dates: Re-enact the Boston Tea Party, Tour Historic Boston Light, 1812 Marines in Action, Behind the Scenes at Old North Church, Tours of Fort Independence, Pirates & Patriots (a walking tour of the Freedom Trail)
Saturday, June 30: Parade of Ships in Boston Harbor
Monday, July 2: Hard Rock Cafe sponsors two concert series performances
Wednesday, July 4: Flag Raising Ceremony & Parade
What better place to stay than a hotel that carries the same name as the Festival – the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf. When you pair up all the great events available to you and our Pirates & Patriots Freedom Trail Package, you’ve just made your own history.
Hear exciting tales of pirates and patriots on a costumed, guided tour through the streets of Boston. This 90 minute tour will also lead you through Boston’s famed waterfront and harbor.
Available Thursday – Monday nights
Includes overnight accommodations
Breakfast for 2 adults & 2 children
Includes 2 adult & 2 children tickets to Pirates & Patriots
Complimentary Snack Pack for the tour
Cookies & Mile for 4 people delivered to your room.
We hope to see you soon!