On August 5th (rain date is August 8) we'll host our second annual Greenway Truck & Tractor Day from 11am-1pm in the Wharf District Park between Milk and India Sts. This is your chance to come and check out our fleet of vehicles that we use to maintain and service the greenway. You can sit in the Driver's seat, honk the horn, operate the dump beds of several vehicles and more.
We'll have the following:
We'll also bring out our Imagination Playground blocks and our Uni Reading Room. Please join us for this fun, family friendly, free event!
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!
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.
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):
In the Wharf District Parks (located between Clinton and High Streets):
In the Fort Point Channel Parks (located between Oliver and Congress Streets):
Dewey Square Park (located between Congress and Summer Streets):
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.