Each year Boston is host to many special events - there's truly something for everyone, whether you are a sports enthusiast, patriotic reveler, history buff, or a gastronomic foodie.
On Patriots Day, the 3rd Monday in April, every year, Boston hosts the oldest and most prestigious marathon in the country, The Boston Marathon. In October, the Charles River is host to the Head of the Charles Regatta®. Rowers from around the world descend on the Boston area to compete in this two-day rowing event.
Summer gets going with the Boston Pride Festival for the LGBT community while other anxiously await Harborfest, in honor of the country's birthday and the annual Fourth of July events.
And don't forget Boston's Irish heritage - St. Patrick's Day is an experience not to be missed.
These are just some of the many special events in the Boston area. Check often for information on these and more annual and one time events.