Avoid the crowds and enjoy a dinner cruise before being serenaded by America's Orchestra on the eve of Independence Day! The Almost the Fourth! Dinner Boat Cruise and Concert includes a cruise along the Charles River, a classic summer barbeque dinner, and cash bar on board. After dining, enjoy reserved seats right in front of the Hatch Shell to watch Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra honor America. This special event gives you an exclusive sneak preview of the July 4 festivities without having to compete with 500,000 people for space on the Esplanade!A portion of your ticket purchase is tax-deductible; proceeds to benefit the Boston Symphony Orchestra. For additional information, or for questions, please contact Alexandria Sieja, Manager of Development Events, at #617-638-9393 or firstname.lastname@example.org.