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Boston Harborfest in Boston

Ending with a bang to coincide with the US’s Fourth of July celebrations, Boston Harborfest is a seven-day celebration that gets the city in the party spirit with a packed programme of entertainment. Events show off the city’s rich colonial and maritime heritage through a series of re-enactments, exhibitions, guided city tours and historic displays. Always popular with families, Children’s Day is one of the main events where younger visitors can enjoy a mix of sports events, performances, jugglers and face painters. With fun, games and entertainment for visitors of all ages, the Boston Harborfest is one of the biggest celebrations in the city
Venue:
Boston's downtown and waterfront districts. Downtown and waterfront districts, with main events on Boston's City Hall Plaza
Dates:
2008-06-28 -to- 2008-07-04
Frequency:
Annual | TBC. Usually one week ending on 4 July
Hours:
All day
Price:
Most events are free
Directions:
For transport information call +1 (617) 222 3200 or visit www.mbta.com
Organiser:
Boston Harborfest
Phone:
+1 (617) 227 1528
Email:
festival@bostonharborfest.com

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