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Boston is primed and ready for another great 4th of July celebration, packed with exciting activities both indoors and out!  If you're looking for fun events over the holiday weekend and beyond, the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) makes it easy with Vacation Boston, You've Earned It!.  Come enjoy Boston's rich history, unique culture, stunning museums and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and water activities.

Spend this 4th of July in Boston!  With its 34rd Annual Harborfest and the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectular, Boston's 4th of July Festival showcases the colonial and maritime heritage of the city and its role as the cradle of the American Revolution. For a complete list of July 4th events please visit

 July 4th Weekend in Boston is a one of a kind experience! 

Indoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

  • Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Charles River Esplanade July 3 & 4
  • Freedom Trail Tours Boston Town Crier Freedom Trail Foundation Histrionic Academy Lessons on Liberty

  • Boston by Foot History and Architectural Tours, Johnny Tremain's Tour  and Ben Franklin, Son of Boston Tour

  • Reading of Declaration of Independence Old State House Balcony
  • Boston Harbor Cruises Sightseeing Whale Watches Ferries to Salem/Provincetown
  • Duck Tours Boston Duck Tours  Super Duck Tours  CityView Duck Tours

About the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB)
The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) is the primary private sector marketing and visitor service organization charged with the development of meetings, conventions and tourism-related business to enhance the economy of Boston, Cambridge and the greater metropolitan area.  The GBCVB is a not-for-profit, membership driven sales and marketing business comprised of 1,200 companies across New England that depend upon the visitor industry for their own success and growth.  For more information on what to do, where to stay, and what to see when visiting Boston, call 1-888-SEE-BOSTON, or visit                


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