Not just a marathon, this is THE iconic marathon that athletes from around the world aspire to run. Going strong since 1897, more than 30,000 runners descend on the city to test their mettle on the challenging 26.2-mile course that traverses local neighborhoods.
On the third Monday in April, Patriot's Day is the annual celebration that honors the memory of the first battle of the American Revolution. Celebrate independence with parades, reenactments and festivals here and throughout Massachusetts.
You haven't experienced Independence Day fireworks until you immerse yourself in the multi-sensory explosion of light, sound and color of Boston's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The Boston Pops provide the soundtrack to the nation's best fireworks.
Explore New England's largest food and wine festival with a quarter-century of history under its belt. Featuring more than 1,800 wines from 200 different wineries, along with seminars, wine tastings and delicious food, this is a can't miss event.
Nobody celebrates St. Patrick's Day like Boston, and there's no better way to enjoy a little Irish cheer than with the city's iconic parade. Widely considered the best in the country, everybody is Irish at least one day of the year. Like it's been since 1901.
The Head Of The Charles Regatta has been welcoming the best crew teams from around the world to the banks of the Charles River since 1965. This two-day rowing competition is an exciting event that attracts over 11,000 athletes and 400,000 spectators.