Events

Summer time is the peak season on the Greenway and we have a lot going on.  We host over 300 events each year including exercise classes, markets, block parties, concerts, food vending, operate our Greenway Carousel and our fountains.  Come and visit!

Thanks to State Street for their generous support of our events season.

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Join us for park'd - September 9, 2014 6-9 pm

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Join us for the first ever park'd – a night at the Greenway Carousel featuring unlimited Carousel rides, live music by the Swinging Johnsons, pizza by Stoked Pizza and 2 drink tickets.  Tickets are $30 and you can purchase them here.

Daily Features

Our Greenway Carousel is open daily.    Details on hours, birthday parties and more on our Carousel page. Family Friendly shows (example: magic) are free on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 and 4 pm.

Fountains and Water Features.  Our 7 fountains and water features will open Memorial Day weekend and operate daily through Columbus Day weekend.

Greenway Mobile Eats - Food trucks, trikes and carts are located in specific locations along the Greenway, including Dewey Square Park, Rowes Wharf Plaza, Rings Fountain and the North End.  Our daily schedule is here.  Generally, Dewey Square food vending does not occur on July 4th.

The Farmers' Markets at Dewey Square Park (Tuesdays and Thursdays) as well as the North End (Greenway) on Mondays and Wednesdays are organized by the Boston Public Market Association.  We've listed vendors for these markets here.

August Programs and Events

Check our Google calendar (displayed at right) for a full updated listing of events.

In the North End Parks (located between Sudbury and North Streets):

  • Boston Public Market Greenway Farmer's Market - sidewalk outside Boston Public Market, 136 Blackstone Street Mondays and Wednesdays 11 am to 6 pm
  • Pilates Bootcamp - August 25th 6:30-7:15 pm
  • Beantown Bootcamp - Wednesdays 6 -7 pm
  • Health Yoga Life (HYL) Yoga Thursdays, 6-7 pm
  • Waterfront Yoga – Second & Fourth Saturdays 9-10 am

In the Wharf District Parks (located between Clinton and High Streets):

  • Greenway Carousel, Daily 11 am to 7 pm Sunday-Thursday (to 9pm Friday and Saturdays)
  • Greenway Carousel Family Fun shows (magic, etc.) 2 and 4 pm, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion, open daily 9am-4:30pm
  • Food Trucks and carts:
  1. Rowes Wharf Plaza - Mon-Fri, 11 am to 3 pm
  2. Rings Fountain @ Milk St - Mon-Fri, 11 am to 3 pm
  3. Carts and Trikes - selected weekdays and weekends at the Greenway Carousel and Rings Fountain.
  • Labyrinth Walk, Wednesday, July 16, 7:30-8:30am, Armenian Heritage Park
  • InnerCity Bootcamp, Wednesdays, 12 noon to 1 pm, Rowes Wharf Park (between India and High Sts)
  • Greenway Open Market - Saturdays 11 am-6 pm (State St to India St) Enjoy our open air artisan craft market, explore downtown Boston and shop for something truly original. The Greenway Open Market is a juried market, organized by New England Open Markets. 

In the Fort Point Channel Parks (located between Oliver and Congress Streets):

  • Langham Loop Walk - Tuesdays, Thursdays 7:30 am - Corner of Oliver and Purchase Sts.

Dewey Square Park (located between Congress and Summer Streets):

Unique Events on the Greenway

We have a number of annual or semi-annual events that utilize the Greenway.  These events are organized by separate organizations, often non-profits or other businesses and the Greenway Conservancy works to plan, permit and run them serving as the host.

We are currently working to build this list and it will grow and change, but here are the events that we are expecting to host on the Greenway in 2014:

Greenway Gala.  Tuesday, May 13.  (This is our annual signature fundraiser)

Race Amity Day. Sunday, June 8.

Figment Boston Festival.  Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27.

Boston Local Food Festival. Sunday, September 14.

 

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