How to Ring in the New Year in Boston

From the famous fireworks show over Boston Harbor to the countdown to midnight in Copley Square, there are plenty of ways to ring in the New Year in Boston. Here are just a few ways to say hello to 2020.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Ring in 2020 in Christopher Columbus Park, where you’ll be able to watch the fireworks over the Boston Harbor at midnight. The fireworks will be launched from a barge located between Long Wharf and Fan Pier.

New Year’s Eve Cruise: Speakeasy Edition

While the world says hello to 2020, transport yourself back in time to 1920. This jazz-age inspired cruise will require you to dress to the nines in your best flapper gear to enjoy live DJs, cash bars, and amazing views aboard the Music City Queen Riverboat.

Comedy Show

Laugh your way into the new year with comedian Tom Cotter at the Wilbur Theater (246 Tremont) or check out the lineup at other Boston theaters and venues, such as Laugh Boston.

Countdown to Midnight

The family-friendly countdown to midnight in Copley Square has live music, ice sculptures, and non-stop entertainment. From noon to midnight, all events are free.

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