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Free Ferry Weekend 2024


May 18 + 19

8:00am - 6:00pm

George's Island


Enjoy a free ride to George's Island all weekend long. Tickets are first come, first serve and are available at the Ferry Center beginning at 8:00am. No advance reservations, so arrive early as this event sells out fast! Plan to be in line at least 15 minutes before ferry departs.

Ferry Times (Saturday, May 18)

  • 10:00am

  • 11:00am

  • 12:00pm

  • 1:00pm

Ferry Times (Sunday, May 19)

  • 10:00am

  • 12:00pm

Downtown parking can be as low as $10 to over $50. Try Spot Hero to find a garage with the best rate. Ride sharing can be a great option if you prefer to be chauffeured. And the MBTA can be the least expensive depending on where you are traveling from. Use Google Maps or the above price estimators to determine the best option for you.

Books You May Love...

The following stories are geared towards younger readers and families who love picture books.

Lake Life with You
Nick and Nack Float a Boat (Highlights Puzzle Readers)
The Mess That We Made
Over and Under the Pond

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