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Dates:Monday, April 20, 2020
Hours:9:00am - 12:00pm
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Parades
boston patriots' day parade  flag raising 2020 photoMayor Martin Walsh will kick-off the Patriotís Day Celebration in Boston on Monday morning at 9:00AM with a Flag Raising Ceremony on City Hall Plaza.

The Patriotís Day Parade will march from City Hall Plaza and continue onto Kings Chapel on Tremont Street where there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of William Dawes. The parade will proceed to the Old Granary Burial Grounds where a wreath will be laid at the grave of Paul Revere.

The annual ceremonies conclude with the re-enactment of the famous midnight ride of Paul Revere and William Dawes that occurred on April 18, 1775.

The re-enactment of Paul Revereís ride occurs at the Paul Revere Mall on Hanover Street in front of the Old North Church at 10:00AM.

The re-enactment of William Dawesí ride occurs at Eliot Square in Roxbury at 10:00AM.

Celebrate Events Leading to the American Revolution Honoring the first battle in Lexington and Concord!

Patriotís Day is celebrated in Massachusetts to remember the events that took place in Boston leading to the American Revolution.

Traditionally a morning flag-raising ceremony in Government Center is followed by speeches and a Patriots Day Parade.

The parade stops at the Granary Burying Ground for a short service and wreath laying at the grave of Robert Keayne and Paul Revere.

At the end of the parade The Massachusetts Lancers stage the rides of Paul Revere and William Dawes.

From their start in the North End near the Old North Church, each ride through Boston making stops along the way to greet people until they reach the Minute Men Statue at Lexington Green.

Revereís reenactor stops at Foss Park in Somerville, Hall House in Medford Square and Arlington Town Hall before arriving at Lexington Green.

Looking for more Patriot's Day Events nearby? Visit our website for lots more and use the search term 'Patriot's Day'.

For more information about Lexington Patriot's Day Events? The Patriot's Day Lexington Battle Reenactment schedule is a great resource, as well as our guide to Patriot's Day events.

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www.cityofboston.gov/calendar/

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1 City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA, 02108 map

Boston City Hall Plaza
1 City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA 02108

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  • Take the T, as this is also Marathon day.
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