Columbus Day Weekend in Boston
Columbus Day Weekend in Boston
Columbus Day events provide plenty of entertainment throughout the 3-day weekend. If you’re looking for an enchanting place to spend the Columbus Day Weekend this year, Boston is the best place to be! With plenty of parades, exciting events, and the famous Boston Marathon, people of all ages can enjoy this lovely weekend in Boston.
Columbus Day is recognized as an official Massachusetts state holiday. Not only can you enjoy the various attractions, but there are also huge Columbus Day sales making it one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. With attractions for locals and tourists alike, enjoy a safe day in the comfort of great accommodation.
Let’s take a look at some of the things you can enjoy in Boston this Columbus Day Weekend.
Every year, runners come from all around the world to compete in the Boston Marathon. The marathon is usually held on the third Monday in April every year. However, this year, it was postponed which makes it the perfect addition to your Columbus Day plans.
If you’re not among the massive number of participants, you can stand on the sidelines and cheer them on while watching this awe-inspiring race. This race is so important because everyone who participates is a winner.
Some compete for the fastest times, some want to beat their personal best, and others even race to win money for charities around the world. The Boston Marathon is incredibly inspiring.
Columbus Park Fall Festival
The Columbus Park Fall Festival is a beautiful family-friendly event that is held annually. This fun Fall Festival is sponsored by many local businesses which makes it the perfect event to support and enjoy. It begins with a big with an interactive children’s parade throughout the park.
Then, it is followed by a delightful ceremony at the Christopher Columbus Statue. This festival contains plenty of free entertainment and games for the whole family. You will also see many local performers along with entertainment from storytellers and magicians.
To get the most out of it, bring a picnic lunch or enjoy a local meal from one of the Italian Bakeries nearby or the Food Hall at Faneuil Marketplace.
Fenway Alliance Opening Our Doors Day
Boston residents and people in town, thanks to the Fenway Alliance, are treated to a beautiful day of free cultural experiences annually. Throughout the lovely five-mile Fenway neighborhood, guests can choose from around 80 events such as musical/dance performances, walking tours, and much more.
This event runs throughout the day starting at 10 am. Some of this year’s great highlights include an interactive art installation, painting and playing pianos, and even an interactive dry-erase mural. With so much to see, you won’t want to miss out on this lovely event this Columbus Day Weekend.
Where to Stay in Boston
On Columbus Day Weekend, things book up very fast in advance. If you’re looking for comfortable and affordable accommodation, look no further than Copley House. Copley House provides long and short-term accommodation in the comfort of a fully furnished and luxurious apartment.
Situated in the very heart of Back Bay, Copley House is in a vibrant and enchanting neighborhood in traditional brick row houses. Not only that, but you can also bring your small dogs along with you for the ultimate weekend getaway. Head to the Copley House website to book your stay!