Huge Snowball Fight Held On Boston Common In Middle Of Storm

BOSTON (CBS) — In the middle of a massive Nor’easter expected to dump up to 18 inches of snow across the area, a Facebook event called “anyone and everyone” to come to Boston Common to take part in a huge snowball fight.

A participant in a huge snowball fight organized through social media on Boston Common. (WBZ-TV)

A participant in a huge snowball fight organized through social media on Boston Common. (WBZ-TV)

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“If it’s a snow day tomorrow, this is happening. INVITE ANYONE AND EVERYONE :D,” the post read.

More than 1,000 people RSVP’d to the event, and met at the gazebo on the Common at noon.

A man throws a snowball during a huge snow battle on Boston Common. (WBZ-TV)

A man throws a snowball during a huge snow battle on Boston Common. (WBZ-TV)

Dozens gathered to toss snowballs at one another before the bulk of the storm hit Boston.

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