Free Ferry Day

Sat Oct 9, 2021
9:00am to 12:30pm ET

Make the most of closing weekend of Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park with a free trip to Spectacle Island. Explore Spectacle’s sandy beaches and winding trails, and enjoy live music on the porch one last time this season.

First come, first served *free* tickets will be available to pick up from Boston Harbor Now staff at Long Wharf North beginning at 9:00am. Tickets go quickly, so arrive early to ensure your seat.

Ferries will depart promptly at their scheduled times from Gate A2, and return ferries will also be assigned based on departure time:

- Depart Long Wharf North at 10:30am - Return ferry from Spectacle at 1:30pm

- Depart Long Wharf North at 12:30pm - Return ferry from Spectacle at 3:30pm

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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