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Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 16, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee. Click here to review the 2018 schedule of events. 

Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day)

This four-day festival features authentic Greek food and desserts, cash bar, traditional dancing and live music, raffles, guided tours of the church, children’s activities, bouncy houses, games, and prizes. It is open to everyone with FREE admission and parking.

2017 Schedule of Events - 2018 Details coming soon!

Thursday Festival Hours Noon—8pm

St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church
119 Common Street
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-843-0047
Free Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 16, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee. Click here to review the 2018 schedule of events. 

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 7:30am

Join The Quincy Chamber of Commerce for an update by Mayor Tom Koch on the redevelopment of Quincy Square.

100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-689-1900
Price: 
$30 members, $40 non-members
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Adams National Historical Park offers tours of the Presidential Birthplaces and Peace Field daily from April 19 - November 10. During open season, the Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Guided Tours begin at the Visitor Center. The first tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour starts at 3:15 p.m. and leave every hour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Weekends in particular can be very busy, so the earlier you can be there the better!

 

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Price: 
Individual Entrance Fee - $10.00 ~ The entrance fee is for all visitors age 16 and older. Children under 16 are free.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

The Adams Academy, built of Quincy granite, is an early and important example of Gothic revival architecture in America. Endowed by John Adams as a preparatory school for boys, it was built on the site where the legendary patriot John Hancock was born. Now home to the Quincy Historical Society whose museum showcases the city’s history from Native American times up through the early 21st century and archives are a major resource for information on local and area history.

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1144
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Explore America’s birth as a global economic power in the 19th century through the prism of one family’s inspiring stories of adventure, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and civic leadership. Long considered the jewel of Milton, this majestic Greek revival mansion was built in 1833 and contains the treasures of four generations of the Forbes family including China trade heirlooms and Abraham Lincoln memorabilia. Historic Preservation work has recently been completed. The museum is open to the public for tours at 11am and 2pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-696-1815
Price: 
$10 adults, $8 seniors and students, Free to members
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Church of the Presidents is the only building in the United States to house the final resting place of two Presidents. President John Adams, First Lady Abigail Adams, their son President John Quincy Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams are interred in the family crypt underneath the front entrance to the building.

1306 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-0062
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Board the Valkyrie for a tour of Boston Harbor. Departs from Squantum Point Park, Marina Bay at noon and returns at 2:00 p.m.. Advanced tickets required. 

Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290
Free Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us at the Eustis Estate for a free concert on the longest day of the year in connection with Make Music Boston. Orkestra Marhaba will perform on the patio starting at 5:30 p.m. and the Mara Bettencourt Quartet will follow at 7:00 p.m. Come early with a picnic and enjoy the music as the sun sets.

Orkestra Marhaba plays classical, folk, and dance music from Anatolia using traditional Turkish and western instruments. Marhaba (or "Merhaba" in Turkish) can mean "welcome" or "hello" in Arabic and Turkish and is meant to reflect the sound of the group.

1424 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186
Phone: 617-227-3956
Free Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

The debut of an exhibition celebrating the Quincy-born company's growth and remarkable and enduring influence on American life. A presentation will follow Howard D. Johnson's progress from a debt mired Wollaston store to creating the famous 28 flavors if ice cream to building the largest restaurant chain in the nation. Exhibition will remain open throughout the summer.  

 

8 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 01269
Phone: 617-773-1144
Free Event
Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Watching fireflies is a sprecial part of warm summer nights in New England but have you ever wondered what is really going on? Join us for an en-”lightening” presentation by Don Salvatore of the Museum of Science’s Firefly Watch project. Learn how you can participate in this citizen science program and help gather data on the health of firefly populations. After the presentation, we’ll take a night hike to observe the fireflies in action! This program is suitable for ages 8 and up and requires pre-registration.

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02184
Phone: 617-333-0690
Price: 
Mass Audubon members $8, non-members $10.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 8:15pm

Dues to the weather rescheduled to our new night THURSDAY, June 21st! - Come watch this 80's classic! Hosted by Quincy is EverythingMeriel, Marina Bay and Sunset Yacht Rentals.

Discover Quincy's Outdoor Movie Monday's are held at a different location each week; weather permitting. BYOC = Bring your own blanket and chair.

 

Boardwalk adjacent to Meriel, Marina Bay
552 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Free Event
Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)

This four-day festival features authentic Greek food and desserts, cash bar, traditional dancing and live music, raffles, guided tours of the church, children’s activities, bouncy houses, games, and prizes. It is open to everyone with FREE admission and parking.

2017 Schedule of Events - 2018 Details coming soon!

Thursday Festival Hours Noon—8pm

St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church
119 Common Street
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-843-0047
Free Event
Friday, June 22, 2018 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 16, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee. Click here to review the 2018 schedule of events. 

Friday, June 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Adams National Historical Park offers tours of the Presidential Birthplaces and Peace Field daily from April 19 - November 10. During open season, the Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Guided Tours begin at the Visitor Center. The first tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour starts at 3:15 p.m. and leave every hour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Weekends in particular can be very busy, so the earlier you can be there the better!

 

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Price: 
Individual Entrance Fee - $10.00 ~ The entrance fee is for all visitors age 16 and older. Children under 16 are free.

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