Party it up in Boston this 4th of July

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There is no better way to celebrate our patriotic stars and stripes than the Beantown way.  Boston has the very best events planned for this epic weekend in the city…and we have the entire lowdown.  So it’s time to party!

* Patriotic Mini Cruise Getaway

The Queen Mary 2 will embark on Tuesday, July 1stfrom New York City and sail to Halifax, Canada, and then arrive in Boston on the 4th (early afternoon).  The cruise is a total of 5 nights, making it the perfect mini getaway.  From a 3D Cinema to an elite Canyon Ranch Spa and more, Queen Mary 2 has your luxurious desires covered.  You will arrive in time to enjoy the fireworks in the evening!  Book your tickets here now.

* Boston Pops Firework Spectacular

On Friday, July 4th, watch the vibrant fireworks soar over the glistening Charles River while you snuggle on a cozy picnic blanket on one of the river docks.  The free Boston Pops Concert will also take place in the Hatch Shell for all spectators to enjoy on both July 3rd and July 4th.  The show will commence with an epic flyover, and of course, the National Anthem.  Tunes will flow across the Esplanade; shortly after the Pops Concert ends, the cherry topping to the evening will begin.  At 10:30pm, 10,000 spectacular fireworks will launch into the Boston sky!  Watch the fireworks from the streets of Boston, your apartment window, an intimate spot on the Esplanade, or from an awesome roof deck.  Whichever spot you may choose to set up camp, this is an event you surely do not want to miss!  To view the full events schedule, click here.

* “SAILabration” on the Charles

Join in on the hype with Community Boating, Inc. for a patriotic celebration at their boathouse on July 4th.  From 4-10pm, this party will be one for the books.  Savor delicious cookout food – with gourmet burgers, mouthwatering sides, luscious ice cream from Joonbug’s favorites, Ben and Jerry, and more.  A projector screen will be set up so guests can watch a streaming of the Boston Pops concert.  The evening is capped off with the best seats in the house to watch the fireworks: strictly waterfront view.  Fireworks begin at 10:30pm.  Tickets are priced at $125 for adults, $75 for teens, $35 for children and free for children who are six years old and under.  For more details on this event, and to book your tickets, click here.

Location: 21 David Mugar Way, Boston

* Celebrate at The Top

Take your intimate date night all the way to the top of the city…where the opulent Top of the Hub awaits.  The venue’s Fourth of July sumptuous five-course dinner will be capped off with an incredible view of Boston’s fireworks soaring over the skyscrapers.  Located at the 52nd floor of the Prudential Center, this evening will be a luxurious, delicious treat.  Click here for more information about this event.

Location: 800 Boylston St, Boston

* Naga’s Fourth of July Mixer

Grab a group of friends, slip on your patriotic garb and head over to Cambridge for the awesome nightlife scene at Naga.  The mixing will include luscious drink, delectable food and lively music over mingling at the lounge.  Carry on the evening by heading towards the fireworks with new friends, of course!  Naga’s mixer will be on Friday, July 4th, from 4:00-8:30pm.  To learn more about this event, click here.

Location: 450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

* 4th of July Sox

Celebrate your patriotism at the Fourth of July Red Sox game.  This game is the prime way to commemorate stars and stripes…and Beantown!  After all, the Sox areall about red, white and blue.  Show your patriotic pride with the city’s amazing baseball team as they play against the Baltimore Orioles at 1:35pm.  Buy yourself a Fenway Frank, kick back, and relax with a cold beer.  The Champions Club will have a buffet before the game, serving creamy potato salad, buttery corn on the cob, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, BBQ chicken, stadium hot dogs, seasonal fruit, fudge brownies and cookies.  To purchase your tickets and for more details on the game, click here.

Fourth of July merriments in Beantown are sure to dazzle…be there!

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