Here’s the City of Boston’s Free Summer Events Lineup

Including the fourth annual Donna Summer Roller Disco Party and Friday afternoon concerts.
Donna Summer Roller Disco Party

Photo by Olga Khvan

Yes, the Donna Summer Roller Disco Party will roll on in 2017 as part of the City of Boston’s summer entertainment series. Mayor Marty Walsh and the Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment announced the schedule today, which also includes the 10th annual Caliente! celebration, GospelFest, and Country in the City. All events are free and open to the public. Details like exact times and performers will be shared throughout summer.

Here’s the lineup:

Celebration of Summer IV: Donna Summer Roller Disco Party

Roller skate disco returns to City Hall Plaza for the fourth annual tribute to Boston-born disco legend Donna Summer. Once again, a roller skating rink will be set up for all to enjoy. Free skate rentals will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, June 23, 6-10 p.m., City Hall Plaza, boston.gov.

Caliente: A Celebration of Latin Music and Culture

Caliente! returns to City Hall for its 10th year, celebrating Latin music, art, and dance.

Saturday, July 22, City Hall Plaza.

GospelFest

Enjoy the gospel music at the 17th annual GospelFest, New England’s largest gospel music celebration.

Sunday, August 6, City Hall Plaza.

Friday Afternoon Concert Series

Fridays in July and August, this concert series will showcase local music.

Fridays in July and August, Sam Adams Park.

Country in the City

Enjoy country music in the heart of downtown Boston during the second annual Country in the City concert.

Thursday, September 14, City Hall Plaza.

Boston Social Fitness Festival

From yoga to dancing to kickboxing, this festival is a day-long celebration designed to get Boston moving.

Saturday, September 16, City Hall Plaza.

Hub on Wheels

Complete a 10- or 40-mile long route that starts and finishes at City Hall Plaza for the 13th Annual Hub on Wheels.

Sunday, September 17, City Hall Plaza.


Yiqing Shao Yiqing Shao, Digital Editor at Boston Magazine bmagdigital+yshao@gmail.com