Join us on the Greenway for hundreds of FREE events! Our active event season runs from May - November and includes FREE exercise classes, markets, art exhibitions and fun for the entire family.  

Daily Features

Our Greenway Carousel opens for Fridays, Saturday and Sunday operation April 11th through May 17th.  We'll be open April school vacation week as well and will be open daily beginning Friday, May 23rd.  Details on hours, birthday parties and more on our Carousel page.

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

April School Vacation Week (April 18 through April 27)

All activities will take place at the Carousel or on the lawn of the Harbor Island Pavilion (adjacent to the Carousel).

  • Saturday April 26: Magic Shows at 2pm & 4pm AND High School String Orchestra 10:30am – 11:30am (Susquehannock High School from Glen Rock, PA)

Regular Weekly Events

We are currently at work building the schedule for 2014.  We expect the schedule to include a number of the following markets, events and programs.  Full details will be published as we finalize our calendar.

May 2014 Highlights:

The Greenway Gala, our annual fundraiser, takes place on the Greenway on May 13.  Sponsorship and Ticket information is here.

The Fence returns to the Greenway with a new exhibition.  In addition, we'll be hosting three temporary shipping container galleries with three Flash Forward Festival exhibitions, including I am Wale, Respect Me, Seekers and Take Me There.   It all starts on May 1st.  More info on the Flash Forward Festival website.


Greenway Open Market 
Saturdays,  Beginning May 3 - Through Columbus Day weekend | 11AM-5PM (Wharf District Parks)
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.  Read their Vendor Information Page before you submit an application.

The Greenway also schedules food vendors during the market, here's our current schedule.

Boston Public Market
Tuesdays & Thursdays, Late May - Thanksgiving Week |11:30AM-6PM (Dewey Square Park) 
Pick up fresh seasonal produce and shop local at the farmers' market .This market has it all from fresh baked bread to organic meat. 


During the summer season there are a number of free fitness classes offered on the Greenway. Classes generally run from June - September.  Details are coming soon.


Berklee Greenway Sessions
Fridays, June - August 
Enjoy musical performances by Berklee's finest.


Greenway Activity Van
Usually Thursdays & Fridays, June - August | 11AM-2PM (Greenway Parks)

Come play! Borrow a hula hoop or get creative with our blue building blocks.

Greenway Lawn Games
Usually Wednesdays, June - August | 11AM-2PM (Greenway Parks)
Gather some friends and get competititve with Bocce, Croquet or Baggo!


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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