The summer of 2014 is offering up plenty of festivals in Boston so people can enjoy and give back to their communities.
There are a bevy of parties and get-togethers happening in and around the city, from the big and small, great and tall. Here are just a few of the places to be this July 4th.
With more than 200 activities planned for the 31st Boston Harborfest from June 28th through July 4th, this year’s weeklong festival promises to live up to its proud reputation as the nation’s largest patriotic celebration. More than half of the Harborfest events are free and based on last year’s attendance, they will attract more than 2.5 million visitors. Here’s a rundown of some of the ones you won’t want to miss.
The Extreme Sailing Series is at Fan Pier all weekend as part of Boston Harborfest.
One of the Navy’s state-of-the-art amphibious assault ships, the USS OAK HILL is docking in Boston to celebrate Boston Harborfest and the July 4th festivities.