Event Notices

2019 Fall Festival at Columbus Park Kicks Off on October 5th

The Annual Fall Festival is an afternoon of free fun and games for kids. Thanks to Friends of Christopher Columbus Park for making this fun day possible! Oct 05, 12:00 PM – 04:00 PMChristopher Columbus Park, Boston Fall Festival kicks off at noon as the children parade around the park led by a tall clown! Read More…

Announcements Community

Christopher Columbus Park Survey

Christopher Columbus Park has been selected by Suffolk University to be part of a marketing study this semester to better understand the public’s involvement with the Park. You can help by participating in this anonymous survey that Suffolk University has created. As a thank you for taking the survey, you can be entered into a Read More…

Event Notices

Cancelled: Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park June 29

Update: This event is cancelled due to rain. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park invite you to their annual Independence Day Celebration! This year’s celebration will take place on Saturday, June 29 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. There will be a parade, singing and dancing, magic, storytelling and more! See the full event flyer Read More…

Kids & Families

Families Gather at Columbus Park Spring Playground Celebration

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) hosted their annual playground celebration and clean-up in preparation for the summer season on Saturday, May 4th. Lots of families came out to take advantage of the free children’s activities including touch-a-truck firetruck, storytelling, pizza (donated by Benevento’s) and more. The tot lot at Columbus Park was recently Read More…

Event Notices Kids & Families

Annual Christopher Columbus Park Tot Lot Cleanup and Celebration May 4

Join the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) for their annual playground celebration and clean-up in preparation for the summer season on Saturday, May 4 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. There will be free children’s activities including touch-a-truck firetruck, storytelling, pizza and more. See the full event flyer below.

Announcements Community

Nominations Are Open for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Elections

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) nominations for the annual election of officers and directors-at-large are now open. Members in good standing who wish to run for election as an Officer or a Director-at-Large shall nominate themselves by submitting a nomination statement in writing no later than April 30, 2019, which is 14 days Read More…

Community Event Notices Kids & Families

Annual Easter Egg Hunt Wednesday, April 17 at Christopher Columbus Park

Boston Community Collaborative (BCC) will host their seventh annual North End Waterfront Egg Hunt this Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m! Meet at the playground at Christopher Columbus Park a little before 10 a.m. to participate. Any older kids (age 8 and up) interested in helping hide eggs can sign up by emailing Becca at Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Valentine’s Decorations Kick Off “Month of Love” at Columbus Park

This week’s winter thaw is bringing out crowds to view the St. Valentine’s Day decorations illuminating Columbus Park, kicking off a “Month of Love” on the North End waterfront.   A team from Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) led by its arts curator, Robyn Reed, have worked to bring the seasonal joy to the park Read More…

Community

A Month of Love at Christopher Columbus Park

Join The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) at the park’s well-known trellis for A Month of Love this February! In addition to Valentine-themed decorations, FOCCP will be hosting a “Valentines in the Park” photo contest. Visitors are encouraged to post their favorite photos capturing the spirit of Valentine’s Day in Columbus Park on Instagram using the Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Kids & Families Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Blue Lights Aglow at Columbus Park Trellis

Since the lighting event on November 19th, residents and visitors continue to gather nightly in Columbus Park to soak in the seasonal glow of the 50,000 blue lights on the 260 foot signature trellis. Here are some photo galleries with more scenes from the trellis lighting. Photographer Jon Seamans of Boston Parks captures these people Read More…

Event Notices

Columbus Park Trellis Lighting Monday, November 19

The annual Christopher Columbus Park trellis lighting is on Monday, November 19 beginning at 5 p.m. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, Mayor Walsh, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will come together for this 16th annual celebration. The park’s 260 feet of trellis will be illuminated by 50,000 blue lights along with fourteen decorated Read More…