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Dates:Monday, April 15, 2024 - Sunday, September 1, 2024
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Cost:Free see below
Category:Seasonal Fun

the anchor at shipyard park photoThe Anchor at Shipyard Park in historic Charlestown Navy Yard is the Boston area’s newest community gathering space for all ages. Yes - this is a beer & wine garden that is family friendly.

With unparalleled panoramic views of Boston Harbor and the downtown skyline, this two-story public outdoor venue features an open-air wine and beer garden, multi-level fountain, waterfront mezzanine, lush grass lawns, swing chairs and cozy lounge seating nestled in a historic Navy Yard structure.

The wine and beer garden will feature a selection of local and international brews with selections from all New England states including Down the Road (Mass.,) Long Pine (Maine), Long Trail (Vermont) and Narragansett Del ‘s Shandy (Rhode Island.)

The robust wine selection is provided by 90 Cellars and will include sangria and bubbly in addition to Crook & Marker, an organic spiked seltzer. In addition, there are non-alcoholic options including expresso, coffees, teas, freshly squeezed lemonade with more options added to the menu weekly.

On the food front, they will be offering lobster rolls, turkey BLT, veggie hummus wraps, salads and bar snacks. They plan to expand their food offerings throughout the summer and will also partner with the East Boston Boys & Girls Club to offer baked goods.

The Anchor is an all ages, family and pet-friendly gathering space that will offer inclusive and dynamic programming and events, public art, youth initiatives and complimentary public amenities. In addition to the special events, lawn games including giant Jenga and checkers are available every day.

The Anchor is located at 1 Shipyard Park in Charlestown, MA and will be open Monday-Thursday from 4:00 pm- 11:00 pm and 11 am-11 pm Friday-Sunday.

Starting July 1st, the weekday hours will be extended to 11 am-11 pm. To find out about the latest events and happenings, follow them on Facebook and check out their website at

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Monday-Thursday from 4:00 pm- 11:00 pm and 11 am-11 pm Friday-Sunday.
*Starting July 1st, the weekday hours will be extended to 11 am-11 pm.

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Free to attend; Food & drinks available for purchase



1 Shipyard Park, Charlestown, MA map


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