Spectacle on Spectacle 2021

US Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, addressed the crowd as the guest of honor at Spectacle on Spectacle, Boston Harbor Now’s annual event on Spectacle Island supporting equitable access to Boston’s waterfront and Harbor Islands, a vibrant working port, and a more resilient waterfront.

Thank you to our sponsors, donors, community and park partners, and guests for making Spectacle on Spectacle a wonderful start to the 25th and 50th Anniversaries of Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park.

We want to thank each of you for your generous support of this event and Boston Harbor Now’s mission to ensure a vibrant, welcoming, and resilient Boston Harbor, waterfront, and islands for all.

You can still help with your gift! Click the button below to donate to the Harbor and Islands Experience Fund, and Boston Properties will match your gift dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000. Every gift counts.



Thank you to our Park Partnership honorees and Community Partners who joined us to kick off the 25th and 50th Anniversaries of Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park.


Thank you to our Host Committee

Elaine Richardson
Demetriouse Russell

Host Committee
Kathy Abbott
Catherine and Bob Barner
Brian Dacey
Geri Denterlein
Jamie Fay
Sarah Finnie Robinson
Bob Golledge
Elizabeth Grob
Thomas S. Gunning
Dean Hara
Meaghan Hooper-Berdik
Martha Ann Mazzone
Doug McGarrah
Jennifer and Robert McMahon
Tom McShane
Matthew Murphy
Charles Norris
Martin O’Neill
Charles Pappalardo
Jeff Porter
Bud and Margaret Ris
Veronica Robles
Cheri Ruane
Paige Scott Reed
Raj and Nalini Sharma
Cathy Stone
Kishore Varanasi
Mark Walsh
Governor William Weld
Sheila Willard