Event Notices

Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park on Saturday, June 25th

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are once again putting on a family fun day to celebrate Independence Day at the park. This year’s festivities are on Saturday, June 25th, from noon to 4pm. Join in a 12pm sharp for the park parade!

This free celebration will be kicked off by the fun “Kids Parade,” led by Uncle Sam on stilts. Other entertainment throughout the day will include visits by Roselita the Puppeteer, Daniel the Tiger, Station 8’s Fire Truck, the New England Aquarium’s Touch Tank, Magician Peter O’Malley and more!  Ann Babbitt, chair of the event and vice president of FOCCP said, “This is a particularly exciting event as we celebrate FOCCP’s 15th anniversary this year.

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The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) is an all-volunteer non-profit organization comprised of North End and Waterfront residents and businesses whose purpose is to further the restoration, protection, preservation, care, enhancement, improvement, and maintenance of the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. The FOCCP works closely with the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department to keep the Park clean and well maintained, and with other city and state organizations to improve the Park to enrich the lives of both residents and visitors to Boston.