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Free Fun Friday


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Thanks to a generous contribution by the Highland Street Foundation ferries to Georges and Spectacle Islands will be free!

Visit either Georges or Spectacle Island and enjoy a free boat ride to get there!

Participate in fun activities on the islands sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation as part of its state-wide Free Fun Friday initiative.

Ongoing activities will be featured at the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. Programs include:

Children's Puppet Show at 10am
Zumix Brazilian Drum Line from 11:30am-1:30pm
Field Games from 11am-1pm
Hula Hooping (on Long Wharf) from 11am-1pm

Ferries to Georges Island Depart at 8am, 9:15am, 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:00pm, 1:15pm, and 2pm.

Ferries to Spectacle Island depart at 9am, 9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm.

Due to high demand, all tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets are available starting at 7:30 am on August 8 at Boston Harbor Cruises Long Wharf-North Ferry Center. Return times are assigned. No advance reservations. Parties are limited to four.

Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation.

Designed Especially for kids!


  • 8/8/2014 Fri @ 8:00 am; Length: 9 Hrs


Georges or Spectacle

Program Fee:


Program Contact Information

Park Ranger
(617) 223-8666


The boat to this program will depart from Long Wharf-North, Boston. Be sure to arrive 20-30 minutes before departure to allow time for check-in and boarding. Meet at the Boston Harbor Cruises ticket center.


Boston Harbor Island Alliance

Additional Sponsor(s):

The Highland Street Foundation