COVID-19 information
For the latest updates, please visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) website:

Mayor Walsh announces Summer 2017 Events Lineup


Summer events offer free, family entertainment. 

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment today announced the City's 2017 summer programming schedule. All events are free and open to the public.

"From a roller disco party to our Friday afternoon concert series, I'm pleased we're able to offer free, family events throughout the summer that will bring residents and visitors to City Hall Plaza," said Mayor Walsh.  

Summer events include:

Celebration of Summer IV: Donna Summer Roller Disco Party

Roller skate disco returns to City Hall Plaza for the 4th annual tribute to Boston-born disco legend Donna Summer.
Friday, June 23, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
City Hall Plaza

Caliente: A Celebration of Latin Music and Culture

Caliente! returns to City Hall for its 10th year, celebrating Latin music, art, and dance.  
Saturday, July 22

City Hall Plaza



Enjoy the gospel music at the 17th Annual GospelFest, New England's largest Gospel music celebration.

Sunday, August 6

City Hall Plaza


Friday Afternoon Concert Series

Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music.

Fridays in July & August

Sam Adams Park


Country in the City

Enjoy country music in the heart of downtown Boston during the 2nd annual Country in the City concert.

Thursday, September 14

City Hall Plaza


Boston Social Fitness Festival

From yoga to dancing to kickboxing, this festival is a day-long celebration designed to get Boston moving.

Saturday, September 16

City Hall Plaza


Hub on Wheels

Complete a 10- or 40-mile long route that starts and finishes at City Hall Plaza for the 13th Annual Hub on Wheels.

Sunday, September 17

City Hall Plaza

Event times and concert performers will continue to be updated as the summer progresses. Visit the Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment on boston.govTwitter and Facebook for additional details.

Back to top