In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue - and on Monday, October 12 this year we'll celebrate Columbus Day. Boston features a slew of Columbus Day weekend events and activities. A statewide holiday in Massachusetts, Columbus Day festivities include major shopping sales, a fun parade and other special events. Check out some of our favorite Boston Columbus Day weekend events:
- Columbus Day Parade - Enjoy a colorful procession of marching brass bands, Duck Boat floats, vintage autos, military units, Italian organizations and live entertainers. The parade takes place on Sunday, October 11 and winds through the North End's narrow streets (Atlantic Avenue, Hanover Street and Cross Street)
- Columbus Day at Christopher Columbus Park - Overlooking Boston Harbor, this beautiful park hosts an interesting mix of performers and entertainment. You'll also find family-friendly activities. Bring a picnic and enjoy the breezy setting.
- Huge Shopping Sales - Columbus Day weekend is one of the biggest shopping events of the year, and you'll encounter amazing deals almost everywhere you go. It's a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping early.
Are you planning a holiday escape this Columbus Day? Boston is the perfect destination for an autumn rendezvous - and our luxury hotel is an ideal choice for your accommodations. Book your reservations early, because this holiday weekend brings an influx of visitors into the city to celebrate. Would you like to know more about events during the weekend of Columbus Day, Boston attractions, or accommodations at our stylish hotel? Please don't hesitate to contact us by calling 1 (617) 747-1000 for more information, and to make your reservations today. Plan your autumn escape and treat yourself to the break you know you deserve.