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Emerald Necklace Parkfest 2022


Emerald Necklace Parkfest


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Saturday, Sep 24

1:00pm - 7:00pm

Emerald Necklace


All 5.5 miles of the Emerald Necklace will transform into a family-friendly event. There will be kid's activities, pop-up art making, storytelling, scavenger hunts, bike decorating, and more. Raindate: Sunday, Sep 25

The path is stroller-friendly, so bring your best sneakers for a day of walking. Don't forget snacks and water.

Below is a map of the 6 parks on the Emerald Necklace: Charlesgate Park, Back Bay Fens, Riverway, Olmsted Park, Jamaica Pond, Arnold Arboretum and Franklin Park

Map of 2022 events for Summer on Emerald Necklace © Emerald Necklace Conservancy Newsletter

Photo: Emerald Necklace Conservancy



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We're collecting cool experiences in (and around) the city -- and sharing them with you! Think of us as matchmakers between awesome programming and young families looking to create sweet memories! 

If you're ever looking for kid-friendly events — we’ll be here!! You can visit our calendar anytime to find tons of free (and close to free) things to do in Boston.

While we try our best to update content, information changes faster than we can keep up. For example, events have been cancelled or postponed due to weather and/or other emergencies. We may also unintentionally make a mistake. Please confirm details before heading out with your little one(s). You can do so by clicking on the "source" button below the map above. If you choose to sign up for different events, the organizations will often reach out to you directly.

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