City of Boston Independence Day Celebration

Join us as we celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day!

9:00am Flag raising, National Anthem, remarks by Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, “Stars and Stripes Forever.” City Hall Plaza.
9:30am Parade from City Hall Plaza to Tremont Street.
9:40am Halt for Honors at Old Granary Burial Ground. Wreaths placed on graves of Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Robert Treat Paine, and Peter Faneuil.
9:45am Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Old State House.
10:30am Independence Day Exercises and Oration, Great Hall, Historic Faneuil 
Hall.