The Boston Events Calendar for July gets off to a rousing start with the big annual 4-day Harborfest celebration of American Independence (including a big fireworks show over the Inner Harbor on July 2), the July 4th Boston Pops concert at the Hatch Shell, and the spectacular July 4th fireworks display over the Charles River.

In addition, the USS Constitution's annual turn-around cruise in Boston Harbor also takes place on July 4th.  Watch from anywhere around the Waterfront or on a turn-around viewing cruise such as these:

There's plenty of fun events too:  the Harborfest celebration in early July, city beaches are open, Boston Red Sox games at Fenway Park, , and fun sightseeing tours, whale watching cruises, and Provincetown and Salem cruises.

Boston July weather should be as fantastic as usual with lots of gorgeous hot sunny days and occasional brief afternoon thunderstorms. You'll find plenty of fun ways to enjoy the city this month.

Top photo:  Confetti rains down at the Boston Pops July 4th concert at the end of the 1812 Overture - photo courtesy of U.S. Navy

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Boston Pops July 4th Concert & Fireworks 2022

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Boston Pops Orchestra playing at the Hatch Shell in July 4th concert

Celebrate America's birthday on July 4th in Boston with a spectacular fireworks show. 

The Boston Pops July 4th Concert conducted by Keith Lockhart will be back in Boston this year, and will feature a wonderful lineup of special guests, still to be announced.

The concert starts at 8pm on July 4th, and will be broadcast (along with the fireworks) on Bloomberg TV,, and Boston's Channel 7 WHDH.  Fireworks will start at approximately 10:30pm and last half an hour.  Both the concert and fireworks show are free, but you must get a free ticket (which means lining up hours in advance) to enter the concert grounds.

Please note:  In a change from previous years, the concert rehearsal on July 3 which is normally open to the public will be closed (ie, musicians only) this year.

Find out more details about the July 4th concert and Boston fireworks, including concert ticket information

Fireworks Cruises 2022

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USS Constitution Turn-Around Cruise on July 4, 2022

USS Constitution in Boston Harbor
USS Constitution doing her turn-around cruise in Boston Harbor on July 4th

The USS Constitution makes her annual turn-around cruise in Boston Harbor each Fourth of July to celebrate our nation's independence. 

The magnificent 204 foot-long wood-hulled ship which first launched in 1797 and is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world will sail out to Fort Independence on Castle Island, exchange a 21-gun salute, and then turn around and head back into the Inner Harbor and exchange cannon fire with Boston's Coast Guard Base in the North End.

Departure from Charlestown Navy Yard's Pier One normally takes place at 10:45am and she returns to her Navy Yard berth across from the USS Constitution Museum at 2pm. 

Watch from points along the harbor or Castle Island, or even better, from the water on the Schooner Adirondack III or the Northern Lights:

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Boston Concerts & Shows - July 2022

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Aerosmith concert at TD Garden- Photo courtesy of bobnjeff

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Boston Harborfest with Chowderfest & Fireworks - 2022

Boston's Harborfest

Harborfest is Boston's gala celebration of American Independence, July 4th, and the joy of summer in Boston.  Revolutionary War reenactments, live entertainment, Arts at Harborfest, cruises, an artisan craft fair, walking tours, and more exciting events showcase Boston's colonial, Revolutionary War, and maritime history.  Highlights this year:  A gala 45-minute fireworks show over Boston's Inner Harbor on July 2 and the return of Boston's favorite seafoood event, Chowderfest.

When:  July 1 - 4
  Main events take place in Boston's Historic Downtown district, Downtown Crossing, along the Freedom Trail, and on the waterfront.
Cost:  Many events are free, with some ticketed tours and cruises.

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Fun Events & Activities on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Splash fountain on the Greenway
Splash fountain on the Greenway

The Rose Kennedy Greenway is offering so many fun things to do this summer: 

  • Greenway Food Trucks:   Over 35 trucks offering specialties ranging from Korean to Summer Shack's seafood to fresh seafood in Dewey Square, the Carousel, Rings Fountain (Milk Street), State Street, Rowes Wharf Plaza, and Trillium Beer Garden.  You'll find them at several locations each day, usually with a total of 5-7 trucks per day.
  • Lion Dances at the Chinatown Gate - Every Saturday from June 18 through August 27 at noon, weather permitting. 
  • Farmers Market in Dewey Square run by Boston Public Market offering fresh produce, meat, cheese, breads and pastries, ice cream, and more.  Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am - 4pm
  • Chinatown Farmer's Market in Chin's Park (area of the Greenway by Chinatown).  Look for fresh Chinese vegetables, squash, and fruits; fresh seafood; and staples such as rice, flour, nuts, honey, noodles, beans.  Open every other Saturday (July 9 & 23), 10am - 2pm
  • Boston Calling Block Parties - Live music from local artists plus beer, seltzers, and wine spritzers available for purchase (21+).  Lawn games will also be available.  Thursdays, 5pm-8pm, Dewey Square, from June through August.
  • Trillium Beer Garden in the Wharf District Parks (High Street and Atlantic Ave) featuring draft beers by Trillium Brewing Company and a rotating selection of onsite food trucks.  Open Thursday and Friday 2-10pm, Sat 12 noon-10pm, Sunday 12 noon-6pm.
  • City Winery Open Air Wine Garden on Dewey Square across from South Station, serving their locally-crafted wine on tap plus with craft beer and cider by Harpoon Brewery along with a menu of fresh wraps, cheese boards, and snacks.  Open Wed and Thurs 4-9pm, Friday 4-10pm, Sat. 1-9pm, Sunday 11am-7pm.
  • Public Art - See new installations by Rob "ProBlak" Gibbs, Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong, Juan Travieso, and Yu-Wen Wu.
  • Fountains - You'll find them in 7 different locations along the Greenway - so get ready to splash, wade, and cool off! 
  • Carousel - Open daily, 11am-8pm.  Tickets: $4.

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Summer Boston Harbor Cruises 2022

Boston sailing and yacht cruises

Tour Boston by boat - the best way to see the city!   Check out these fun sightseeing, music, and entertainment Boston Harbor cruises on the Yacht Northern Lights and Schooner Adirondack III:

Popular Cruises on the Northern Lights:

  • Brunch Cruise on the Northern Lights - Savor a delicious 3-course brunch on this relaxing sightseeing cruise around Boston Harbor
  • Boston Harbor Cruise on Northern Lights - Soak up Boston's unique sites and rich history on this comfortable sightseeing cruise around the Harbor - perfect friends and family experience!  Refreshments are available for purchase at the bar
  • Northern Lights Sunset Cruise - Grab a refreshments from the bar and then relax as you watch the sun set on this sail around the Harbor, just in time to catch the USS Constitution fire its cannons as the sun dips down past the horizon
  • Sunday Evening Jazz Cruise on Northern Lights - End your weekend on the perfect note by grooving to live jazz as you watch the ever-changing sunset colors as the sun sets behind Boston's city skyline

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Visit Cape Cod on the Fast Ferry 2022

Cape Cod tour from Boston

The easiest and fastest way to get to scenic Provincetown at the eastern tip of Cape Cod is on the "Fast Ferry" - a sleek and luxurious passenger-only catamaran that whisks you to this charming village in only 90 minutes.

Explore Provincetown's many art galleries, chic clothing boutiques, and picturesque lanes at your leisure.

Watch the sun set as you feast on clam chowder and a lobster roll at one of the many restaurants overlooking the water.

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Whale Watching Cruise Tickets

Whale watching cruise
Tail of a humpback whale, seen on a whale watching cruise - Photo credit:

Join one of the exciting 3-hour Whale Watching Cruises departing from the Downtown Boston Waterfront, and experience the thrill of spotting whales off the coast of Boston. 

You'll see magnificent creatures such as Humpback and Finback whales close-up from the deck of your ship, and spot White-Sided Dolphins frolicking in the waters.

These cruises sell out quickly, so don't wait to get your tickets now for this iconic Boston experience!

Free Drop-In Summer Yoga on Boston Common 2022

Dropping in on free summer yoga sessions near the carousel on Boston Common is part of what makes Boston fun in the summer.  Instructors will lead a vinyasa flow class focused on releasing stress and expanding energy and welcome participants of all levels.

When:  Every Thursday, 6-7 - through September 29
Where:   Frog Pond at Boston Common
Nearest T station:  Green Line/Park
Cost:  Free
Bring:  Your own mat, blocks, towels, and belt

Landmarks Orchestra Concerts at the Hatch Shell  2022

Landmarks Concerts at the Hatch Shell
Landmarks concert at the Hatch Shell

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra's weekly free summer Esplanade concerts attract large crowds to the Hatch Shell on Wednesday evenings during July and August with its mix of classical, traditional, modern, and contemporary music.  Concerts start at 7pm and run about 2 hours.  Bring and blanket or low folding chairs to sit on, and a picnic dinner.

Landmarks Concert schedule for July

  • July 20 - Sorcerer's Apprentice & Symphonie Fantastique: Telling Tales
  • July 27 - Finlandia & Romeo and Juliet: Sweet Sorrow

Weather alerts and alternate locations in case of rain: 617-987-2000; orchestra website
Cost:  Free

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Boston Red Sox Schedule - Home Games at Fenway - July 2022

The Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park
The Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park

Location:  Fenway Park
Nearest T stations:  Green Line B or C/Kenmore; Commuter Rail Worcester Line/Yawkey

The quintessential July experience in Boston is watching the Red Sox plat at Fenway Park - so don't miss it!

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New England Coastal Tour from Boston

Boats in a southern Maine harbor
Boats in a southern Maine harbor

On this special 1-day small-group day trip from Boston to Coastal Maine & Kennebunkport. you'll see the picturesque Nubble Light lighthouse, and stroll along Ogunquit's Marginal Way before arriving in scenic Kennebunkport, where you'll enjoy a narrated trolley tour.  You'll have time to explore, eat, and shop before your return to Boston.

Bonus:  Pick up and drop off at your Boston hotel.

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Boston Lights at Franklin Park Zoo

Celestial lights at Franklin Park Zoo's Boston Lights festival
Celestial lights at Franklin Park Zoo's "Boston Lights" festival

Franklin Park Zoo transforms into an evening wonderland as more than 55 brilliant outdoor displays take you through the rainforest, a celestial universe, a bamboo forest with pandas, the ocean, a canopy of Asian lanterns, and much more.  Not to be missed:  a 66-foot rose-lined corridor (planning to propose? this could be the perfect spot) and an even longer octopus tunnel with blinking eyes.

Get your tickets at the gate (if available), or secure your spot and also save a little by booking online in advance on the Zoo's website.

Boston Lights dates/hours:  July 22 - Sept 25, 6pm-10:30pm
Cost:  Online tickets for same-day purchase start at about $26, with children's and family prices available; book further out, and you'll save a little.

Just want to visit the zoo during the day?  You can also book or pre-book tickets online for a regular visit (does NOT include the Boston Lights show).

Bastille Day in Boston 2022

Bastille Day, the French Fête Nationale holiday celebrating the storming of the Bastille prison, the beginning of the French Revolution against the tyranny of the monarchy in 1789, and the birth of modern France occurs on July 14.  Boston's French Cultural Center celebrates it this year with a gala event at La Voile restaurant in Brookline. 

Look for a jazz band playing your favorite French music, dancing, your favorite beverages, and delicious French hors d'oeuvres, and fun games for kids.  Come celebrate with other revelers, sing "La Marseillaise," and raise your glass to Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité.

When:  Friday July 14 from 5pm - 9pm
Where: La Voile restaurant, Brookline
Nearest T station: Green Line/Brandon Hall
Cost: $70 (includes tip), with advance resvations required; free for children under 12 (alert: tickets normally sell out well in advance)
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Berklee Summer in the City:  Free Summer Concerts in Boston 2022

Jazz concert at Brewer Fountain Plaza on Boston Common
Jazz concert at Brewer Fountain Plaza on Boston Common

Berklee College of Music students, faculty, and alumni give over 400 free outdoor concerts all over the city during the summer from June through early September.  Music ranges from jazz to classical, Latin to funk, folk to world, and are free. 

Locations include Atlantic Wharf, Boston Public Library (main branch at Copley Square), Brewer Fountain Plaza on Boston Common, Cambridge Discovery Park, Club Passim, Institute of Contemporary Art, Kendall Center, Prudential Center, Sam Adams Park at Faneuil Hall, Sunset Concerts at Symphony Park, Swingin' in the Fens, and more.

Museum of Science Exhibits - 2022

Museum of Science Boston Exhibit
Museum of Science Butterfly Garden - Photo credit: Ted

Special Exhibits

  • Project Vaccine - Learn more about vaccines and their development in the Museum's newest exhibition
  • Design Engineering Workshop - Design, build, and test solutions for everyday problems
  • Resilient Venice: Adapting to Climate Change - Learn how we can implement solutions in this new pilot gallery

Permanent Exhibits

With fascinating permanent exhibits for all ages, there's always something to see, do, and learn.  Here are just a few of the most popular:  Butterfly Garden (extra fee), Colossal Fossil: Triceratops Cliff, Cosmic Light, Dinosaurs, Arctic Adventure, Hall of Human Life, Live Animal Care Center, Mathematica, Nanotechnology, Natural Mysteries, New England Habitats, The Light House - plus 17 more!

Where:   Boston's Museum of Science
When:   Daily, 9am-5pm; open until 9pm on Fridays
Admission:  $29 general museum admission ($24 for kids).  Buy online to skip the line.  Get free museum admission when you have a GoBoston Discount card or Boston CityPASS card. 
Imax Theater and Planetarium:  Additional fees apply

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Map of Boston showing central neighborhoods

This neighborhood map should help you get oriented. You can find a list of top attractions in each neighborhood here.

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North End Feasts and Festivals 2022

Garlands sporting Italian flag colors line the North End's streets during feast days
Garlands sporting Italian flag colors line the North End's streets during feast days

Boston's North End Italian Feasts and Festivals draw huge crowds to this historic neighborhood.  You can smell the wonderful food, hear the music, and sense the excitement as you walk across the Greenway to Hanover Street, where many of the celebrations take place.

These festivals take place almost every weekend throughout the summer. 

North End Festivals scheduled for July:

  • Madonna della Grazie's Procession - July 10, 2pm - Starts at St Leonard's Church (Hanover and Prince Streets)
  • St. Rocco's Procession - July 17, 1pm - Starts at St Leonard Church, Hanover and Prince Streets
  • St. Joseph Procession - July 24, 1pm (to be confirmed) - Procession starts at St Leonard Church (Hanover and Prince Streets) 

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Interested in staying in the North End?  Check rates at Bricco Suites, in the heart of the neighborhood, and the waterfront Yacht Haven Inn and Battery Wharf Hotel.

Chinatown Main Street Festival 2022

Chinatown Main Street Festival - Beach Street, near the Chinatown Gate
Chinatown Main Street Festival in Boston - Beach Street near Chinatown Gate

Enjoy colorful open-air market booths selling crafts, food, lucky bamboo, traditional silk clothing, and lots more, plus Chinese folk dances, Lion dances, and martial arts in this mid-summer festival in Chinatown.  A great excuse for a tasty meal in one of these fun Chinatown restaurants.

When:  Saturday, July 2, 10am - 6pm   
Location:  Beach Street near the Chinatown Gate and Chinatown Park on the Greenway, plus other locations around Chinatown
Cost:  Free
Closest T station:   Orange Line / Chinatown, or park under Boston Common and walk over - 5-minute walk

Free Family Flicks @ Prudential Center 2022

Enjoy this free fun family-friendly activity - movies under the stars in Prudential Center's lovely South Garden (go up the escalators from Huntington Ave, and the garden is to your right; from Boylston, the garden is on your left).  Bring a picnic blanket or low beach chairs, and grab dinner at Prudential Center or snacks provided by Eataly during the movie.


July 9: Encanto
July 16: Shrek
July 23: The Parent Trap
July 30: Luca

When:  Every Saturday during July and August; movies start at sundown
Where:   Prudential Center, South Garden
Cost:  Free
 Nearest T station:  Green Line/Prudential
Nearest parking garage:  Prudential Center Garage - get discounted parking with a $10 purchase

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Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach 2022

Sand sculpture at Revere Beach near Boston MA

Over 1 million spectators gather at Revere Beach during the course of the big 4-day New England Sand Sculpting Festival to watch 15 renowned master sculptors from around the world work their magic with individual 12 ton allotments of sand imported from Hudson NH, plus water.  Sculptors compete for $14,000 in prize money, and the sculptures they create will amaze you with their detail and artistry. 

With music performances, a food truck festival (plus you'll find lots of places to get across the street from the beach, including Kelly's, famous for their lobster rolls and fried clam platters), amusement rides, and crafts activities on site as well, you'll find plenty of family entertainment - and don't forget to bring your swimsuits, sunscreen, and towels for the beach!

Fireworks normally provide the grand finale for the sand sculpting festival - TBD for this year.

When:  July 22-24; sculptors work from 8am until 8pm - plus fireworks at 9pm on Sunday
Where:   Revere Beach, Revere (about 2 miles north of Boston, but easy to get to by subway)
Nearest T station:  Blue Line/Wonderland - the beach is just 2 blocks away
Cost:  Free

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Free Summer Movies in Christopher Columbus Park 2022

Trellis and waterfront at Columbus Park
Trellis and waterfront at Columbus Park

Enjoy free outdoor Summer Sunday Movies on most Sunday evenings during July 17 and August 21 at Christopher Columbus Park in Boston's North End.  Movies start at sundown, which means 9:30pm in mid-July, moving gradually to 8pm for the last film in August.   Bring a blanket or low folding chairs and watch family favorites.

Check the lineup and schedule on the park's website.  

Lawn on D - 2022

Lawn on D summer events

Lawn on D, a playground for adults (kids are welcome too but this is mostly an adult venue) located behind the Convention Center in the South Boston Waterfront, is where you'll find fun swings with LED lights and comfy seating, bocce and other games, and art installations throughout the summer, along with casual food and wine, beer, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages. 

Open daily from 7am-11pm from May to October, except when closed for private events (always check their website before going).  Food, drinks, and lawn games available Thursday 3-10:30pm, Friday & Saturday 12 noon-11pm, Sunday 12 noon-10:30pm, with live entertainment by local bands on the weekends.  Swings are open whenever Lawn on D is open.

Rules, in case you're wondering: No dogs, no outside alcohol, no outside food during concession hours.

Another option in this area is to sample one of the many restaurants in the Seaport and Fort Point areas of the South Boston Waterfront.  For Boston Harbor views while you dine, visit a Seaport restaurant.  To try the creative cuisine of some of Boston's most innovative chefs, head to a Fort Point restaurant.

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4th of July Fireworks

Fireworks over the Charles River
Fireworks over the Charles River

Boston's most spectacular firework display of the year follows the Pops Concert on the 4th. 

Watch from tall buildings, rooftops, or the banks of the Charles River.

When:  Thursday, July 4 at 10:30pm, immediately following the Boston Pops Concert - ends at about 11pm
Where:   Charles River, between the Longfellow and Mass Ave Bridges
Nearest T stations:  Depends on where you plan to sit - use Red Line/Harvard Square if you plan to be on the Cambridge side, and Green Line/Arlington or Red Line/Charles-MGH for the Boston side. 
Cost:  Free
More information:  Boston Fireworks

Shakespeare on the Common 2022

Shakespeare on the Common in Boston MA
Shakespeare on the Common

One of the most popular summer Boston events, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents Much Ado about Nothing, a comedy where sharp wits and strong wills collide but love and justice prevail, in this year's Shakespeare on the Common

Bring a blanket or low folding chair, perhaps a picnic basket, and get ready to enjoy a magical evening of free theater under the stars. 

You can bring food (but please note, there's not enough room for a lavish picnic spread).  Portable toilets are located near the tennis courts.

You can also rent a chair on site for $10 (prepay on Comm Shake's website).  A small "Friends" section of beach chairs are available in a good location in return for donations of at least $100, made through the website.

When:  July 20-24 and 26-31;  August 2-7 at 8pm on all nights except for 7/30, when the show starts at 4pm; performances normally run about 2.5 hours with no intermission.  Heavy rain and lightening storms can cause cancellations for safety reasons; if in doubt, call the group's Weather Hotline at 617-362-7485.
Where:  Boston Common, near the Parkman Bandstand
Getting there:  By subway:  Green/Red line to Park Street Station, or Green Line to Boylston;  By car:  Park under the Common in the Boston Common Parking Garage:  pick up a discount coupon at one of the event tents (you'll spot them easily) - you'll save a bit on parking, and the garage donates the proceeds to CSC
Cost:  Free

More information:  Shakespeare on the Common

Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell 2022

Boston Hatch Shell - Free Friday Flicks in July
The Hatch Shell

Enjoy free outdoor concerts at the Hatch Shell on Boston's Esplanade throughout July and August. 

This series of family movies sponsored by WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) provides the perfect excuse to grab a blanket, pack a picnic, and head for an evening of entertainment under the stars.

The July movie lineup includes: 

  • July 15 - Encanto
  • July 22 - Frozen 2
  • July 29 - Onward

When:  Movie starts at sundown (about 8:15 in July)

More information, including the movie schedule and weather cancellations:  Call the Free Friday Flicks Hotline at 617-787-7200

Puerto Rican Festival & Parade 

The annual Puerto Rican Festival takes place on July 29 (2pm-10pm), 30 (noon-10pm), and 31 (noon-10pm) on City Hall Plaza and features Puerto Rican music, entertainment, carnival rides including a ferris wheel, and vendors.  Free admission. 

On Sunday, July 28, the festival's huge Grand Parade kicks off at Franklin Park (1 Franklin Park Rd) at 12 noon, then continues down Seaver street to Blue hill and then returns to Playstead Park behind the Franklin Park zoo.  

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Summer in the City - 2022

Boston Harbor Hotel's Blues Barge - Summer in the City

Boston Harbor Hotel's popular "Summer in the City" series lets you kick back and enjoy live music overlooking the waterfront throughout the summer until August 26. 

Listen to music between 6pm - 10pm as musicians perform on the Blues Barge on Tuesday (Pop-Soul), Wednesday (Rat Pack), Thursday (Blues Barge), and Friday (Movie Night).

Combine these events with a drink and dinner on the hotel's terrace overlooking the Harbor for the perfect summer evening.

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New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium

New England Revolution vs Seattle Sounders - Photo courtesy of Art Bromage
New England Revolution vs Seattle Sounders - Photo courtesy of Art Bromage

Watch our local soccer team, the New England Revolution, bring men's soccer to a new level at Gillette Stadium.

Only 1 home game is scheduled for July - so don't miss the chance to see the Boston area's professional men's soccer players in action!

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Hotels near Gillette Stadium

Going to Gillette Stadium for a game or concert or to Patriot Place for shopping?  Stay in a convenient nearby hotel, such as the spectacular Renaissance Boston at Patriot Place:

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Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow 2022

The 100th annual Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow takes place on traditional tribal lands on Cape Cod just an hour south of Boston.  Dancers, drummers, and other participants celebrate Mashpee Wampanoag culture during this 3-day historical festival with dancing, drumming, games, food, art, jewelry, and crafts.  Special events include a Fireball spiritual healing ceremony on Saturday evening at sundown, and a traditional Clambake and crowning of the Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow Princess on Sunday afternoon. 

When: July 1, 2, 3
Where:   Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Powwow Grounds, 483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA
Tickets:  $12; Elders $10, free for children 4 and under
More information: 774-413-0520

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is part of the Wampanoag Nation of people living in Southeastern Massachusetts and Eastern Rhode Island for more than 12,000 years. 

Find out more about the Wampanoags from the Stone Age to the present by visiting the Mashpee Wampanoag Museum (414 Main Street, Mashpee, MA; website).

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