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Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment

Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment

Our mission is to advance tourism in Boston and promote participation in public celebrations from Boston residents and visitors to our City.

The Mayor's Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment supports the tourism industry in Boston by producing events, supporting film and TV production, and marketing the City to conventions and visitors.

Notice on public events

We will not accept public event applications for the following dates in 2017:

  • September 16 - 17
  • September 23 - 24
Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
1 City Hall Square
Room 802
Boston, MA 02201-2029
United States
Office hours
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For film questions, contact Patricia Papa at 617-635-3911 or

Visiting Boston

With our rich history, diverse neighborhoods, and legacy of arts, culture, and education, Boston has something for everyone.

News and Announcements

Mayor Martin Walsh joins the Boston Police Department for National Night Out in the neighborhoods of Brighton, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, Mattapan and Roxbury.
Aug 2

City announces 17th annual Gospelfest at City Hall Plaza

Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series
Jun 22

Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concerts return July 12

Parks and Recreation
Sail Boston 2017
May 26

Sail Boston 2017

Economic Development
People Skating at Boston City Hall Roller Disco Party
May 22

Donna Summer Roller Disco Party to return to City Hall Plaza on June 23

Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment

Sister Cities

Sister Cities facilitates valuable cross cultural exchanges with cities across the globe.