Event Notices

Summer Fun in Christopher Columbus Park: Independence Day Celebrations, Lawn Games, Movies, Arts & Crafts, and Fitness Classes

Harborfest crowd under the trellis

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will host a variety of free family-friendly events all summer! Join the FOCCP at 110 Atlantic Avenue for weekly lawn games, movies and exercise classes. Mark your calendar for ParkArts events and special Independence Day celebrations.

See the full schedule below.

Special Events to Celebrate Independence Day

Saturday, June 30: 12pm – 4pm Independence Day Celebration! Face painting, magician, Bubble Guy, meet Mickie and Minnie, Aquarium tide pool, musical zoo. Then stick around for fireworks over Boston Harbor beginning at 9pm!

Sunday, July 1: 11am – 7pm Arts at HarborFest and Chowderfest. Learn more at BostonHarborFest.com

Lawn Games

Saturdays, June 30 – August 25: 12pm – 4pm Lawn Games on the West Lawn: Cornhole, Giant Jenga and more

Wednesdays, June 6 – August 29: 5:30pm – 7:30pm Croquet, no experience necessary.

Sunday Movies at Dusk

July 22: Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
July 29: Roman Holiday
August 5: Chariots of Fire
August 12: Mary Poppins
August 19: Thomas & Friends followed by Finding Dory
August 26: Apollo 13


Saturday, June 16: 12pm – 2pm ParkArts Watercolor Workshop: Meet at the Rose Garden

Thursdays, August 2, 9, & 16: 10am – 1pm ParkArts Arts and Crafts, Ages 3-10 Registration Required at parks@cityofboston.gov

Thursday, August 16: 11am ParkArts Rosalitas Marionette Puppets

Exercise Classes (June 4 – September 28)

Mondays: 6pm Zumba
Thursdays: 10am Gentle Yoga
Fridays: 6:30am Bootcamp

More info at bphc.org/SummerFitness

Learn more about the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park on their website.