Innovation Islands

In recognition of the Anniversaries, Boston Harbor Islands Partnership has awarded 12 local nonprofit micro-grants to support the development of new experiences that meet the unique needs of their community. Hop on the ferry to enjoy community-organized events on the Islands.




  • Worcester Youth Nian Dancers on Spectacle Island – June 18 | 1:00 – 3:00 pm

  • Eastie’s Love Island – Spectacle (NOAH) – July 9 | 1:00 – 4:45 pm *link coming soon*


  • Kings & Queens Day on Spectacle Island (AfroDesiaCity) – July 23 | 1:00 – 5:00 pm *link coming soon*


  • East Park Session Series – Spectacle (Stiggity Stackz Worldwide) *link coming soon*




  • Center Club Family Fest, Summer’s End Picnic, & Bay Cove Family Support Family Fest (Bay Cove Human Services) *link coming soon*


  • Teen Mentor Summer Program: Outdoor Enrichment (Girls’ LEAP) *link coming soon*


  • Family Play Week (First Teacher) *link coming soon*


  • Boston Harbor Island Discovery (Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts) *link coming soon*


  • Explorando Boston Islands con Latino Outdoors *link coming soon*


  • Families Exploring & Engaging with the Environment (Family Nurturing Center) *link coming soon*



Boston Harbor Now’s HarborFit program, which provides free fitness programming all around Boston’s waterfront, is proudly presented this year in commemoration of the Boston Harbor Islands’ 25th anniversary as a National Park and 50th anniversary as a State Park.