Active Requests for Proposals

Food and Concessions Vendor RFP

Boston Harbor Now, the nonprofit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, seeks an entrepreneurial restaurateur, caterer, restaurant group, or franchisee to operate two existing seasonal concession services and special events business on Georges and Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor, as well as to launch, operate and manage a Beer/Wine Garden on Spectacle Island. There is also an additional opportunity to launch retail services for the Boston Harbor Islands.

RFI Issue Date: August 08, 2019

Site Visit: August 29, 2019

RFI Due Date: Submissions are due on Friday, September 27th at 5:00 pm (new submission deadline).

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Food & Concessions RFP 2019

Food & Concessions RFP 2019: Questions and Answers



Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center AV Project RFP (CLOSED)

Boston Harbor Islands Welcome CenterThe Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center is located in the historic core of downtown Boston and serves as a gateway to the Boston Harbor Islands. This Request for Services seeks a vendor to design, provide and install an audio and visual display system at the Welcome Center which will provide visitors with information and a virtual audio/visual experience of the Boston Harbor Islands.

RFI Issue Date: February 11, 2021

Site Visit: February 25, 2021 – Welcome Center on Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston 10:00AM  *UPDATED – 2/16*

RFI Due Date: Submissions are due on Friday, March 12th at 5:00 pm (new submission deadline).  *UPDATED – 2/16*

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*UPDATED* Welcome Center AV Scope of Work


Peddocks Islands Pilot Programs RFI (CLOSED)

Peddocks Island Pier

Boston Harbor Now, in cooperation with Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) and the National Park Service (NPS), is seeking proposals to activate Peddocks Island through pilot programs during the summer of 2020 and beyond. 

As part of the Peddocks Island Vision Plan process, we invite creative entrepreneurs, companies, research specialists, artists and individuals to submit proposals that leverage the incredible natural and historic assets of the island to enhance visitor experiences.

RFI Issue Date: July 25, 2019

Site Visit: August 20, 2019

RFI Due Date: Submissions are due on Friday, September 27, 2019 by 5pm.

For more information, please write to

Peddocks Island Pilot Programs RFI (PDF)