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Things to do in Boston: Boston Harborfest – A Celebration of the Rich History of Boston

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Boston Harborfest
Posted May 12th, 2013 By: Cindy L. Smith

If you’re looking for Things to do in Boston near the July 4th holiday then Boston Harborfest is a wonderful choice. This Event includes Activities at various locations, and many are just a short distance from your Guest Room at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel – A Boston Hotel.

Many of the best Things to do in Boston have to do with the rich history of the city. Boston Harborfest is one such Event.  This Event celebrates the Colonial and Maritime history of Boston through reenactments, readings of historic documents, live music and more.

Boston Harborfest
When: July 2 through July 7, 2013
Where: Various locations  
Call: 617-227-1528

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You’ll find plenty of Things to do in Boston for July 4th,, but Boston Harborfest is a celebration that lasts for several days. It includes more than 200 Activities and Events designed to celebrate Boston’s part in earning Independence from England. This Event is for the entire family, and there are activities suitable for all ages.

Watch as the nation’s oldest naval vessel still under active commission, The USS Constitution, fires off gun drills 18th century style. You will also learn how the sailors on this ship kept up their skills while they were trapped by a blockade.

Younger visitors will enjoy all of the Activities during Boston Harborfest Children’s Day. Children can create arts and crafts and enjoy learning about Boston’s history through fun Activities and Events.

Costumed interpreters will reenact important moments in history such as the when the Sons of Liberty planned the Boston Tea Party. The popular Event also includes a beautiful fireworks display, great food and lots of live entertainment. 

Head to the Old South Church where you can watch as costumed interpreters explain the quiet planning of the Boston Tea Party. Of course, no Event in Boston that celebrates the country’s independence would be complete without some amazing fireworks, and you won’t be disappointed by the impressive display.

Book your Guest Room at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel – A Boston Hotel today, and plan to attend this year’s Boston Harborfest.  

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Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is part of the rich history that defines Boston as one of the most beautiful cities in America and a top travel destination. This Boston Hotel is located in Back Bay, one of the most beautiful areas of the City – just yards from Boston Common, America’s oldest Public Park.

This luxury Boston Hotel conveys class and elegance throughout its exceptional Concierge and Guest Services, 1,054 finely-appointed Guest Rooms and Guest Suites, premier Dining with 8 on-site Restaurants including Melting Pot and the Statler’s Lounge. Other Guest Services include a 24-hour Fitness Center, 24-hour Business Center, and 65,000 square-feet of exceptional Boston Meeting Space.

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