Emerald Necklace Parkfest

All are welcome to the year’s biggest event for Olmsted Now: Greater Boston’s Olmsted Bicentennial!

Presented by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, Emerald Necklace Parkfest marks Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th year with afternoon activities at seven sites across the park system he designed.

Do you enjoy your parks? Bring friends, meet park neighbors and come share what you are grateful for on September 24. Join us for FREE:

  • Performances
  • Kids’ Activities
  • Art Making
  • Games
  • Exploring
  • Picnicking
  • Dancing
  • ADA-accessible restrooms at all locations
  • And more!

Explore the parks with DJs on trikes, scavenger hunts, bike decorating and riding, walking tours, doggy meet-cutes, selfie destinations, and more. Extra restrooms, signage, food trucks and volunteers will be on site. Look for treats and surprises throughout the parks.

When:
1-6 pm, Saturday, September 24. Rain date: Sunday, September 25

Where:
All 5.5 miles of the Emerald Necklace, including Charlesgate Park, Back Bay Fens, Riverway, Olmsted Park, Jamaica Pond, Arnold Arboretum, and Franklin Park

Group Showcase:
Emerald Necklace Parkfest
is a special opportunity for your group or organization to showcase the amazing ways you help make Greater Boston’s parks and public spaces more vibrant, verdant, equitable, and welcoming for all.

Date

Sep 24 2022
Expired!

Time

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Labels

Activities,
Festivals & Gatherings,
Free,
Kids

Location

Fenway

Location 2

Back Bay

Location 3

Dorchester

Location 4

Jamaica Plain

Location 5

Roxbury

Organizer

Emerald Necklace Conservancy

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