Event Notices

Christopher Columbus Park Holiday Trellis Lighting Nov. 25

The 17th annual holiday trellis lighting at Christopher Columbus Park will take place on Monday, November 25 starting a 5 p.m. Join Mayor Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for this festive celebration! Entertainment will be provided by students and instructors from the North End Music and Read More…

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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…

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Holiday Trellis Lighting Draws Thousands to Columbus Park on Boston’s Waterfront [Photos]

In its largest event ever, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park joined with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department to host thousands at the 15th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, November 20. Boston’s historic waterfront was transformed into a holiday wonderland when the park’s 260 feet of trellis were set aglow with 50,000 Read More…

Community

New LED Lights Going Up on Christopher Columbus Park Trellis

North End Waterfront walkers and park lovers have been fascinated this week watching the initial installation of new LED lights on the trellis at Christopher Columbus Park. According to Intrastructure Chair, Ford Cavallari, at Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), this is just the beginning! The white pedestrian lighting is already installed on the lower part of the trellis. This Read More…