An unforgettable summer of music, dining, and scenic waterfront views awaits

 BOSTON, Massachusetts – The vibrant pulse of Boston’s waterfront is making a return as the Boston Harbor Hotel kicks off summer with its 25th Annual Summer in the City series through August 29th. Boston’s only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star waterfront hotel offers the ultimate backdrop for dining and entertainment, blending sun-filled days with breezy city nights.

 “We are absolutely delighted to bring back this cherished summer tradition. Each year, Summer in the City encapsulates the essence of New England’s magical summer nights,” said Managing Director Stephen Johnston. “Our waterfront comes alive with music and laughter, creating an unparalleled experience for both locals and visitors.”

Tuesday through Friday nights, the waterfront will be alive with music from live bands performing on a floating barge stage. The Summer in the City music lineup boasts an electric mix, featuring Blues, Soul, Country, Rat Pack, Pop, R&B, and more. The widely popular and lively karaoke nights are also making a return, providing an exciting opportunity for people to showcase their singing talents. See the lineup here.

 Guests can indulge in seasonal delights and refreshing cocktails at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, which offers both indoor and patio dining. Additionally, special seating on the Harborwalk Terrace provides a front row view of the performances. The summer menu features delectable small plates such as Jumbo Shrimp CocktailMini Lobster RollSummer HummusSummer Crudité My Way, Smoked Bluefish Pâté, Wagyu Smash Slider, and more. Cool off from the sun-drenched days with new refreshing cocktails like the Harborside Holdup (Grey Goose Vodka, Aperol, Lime Juice, Passionfruit Syrup, London Essence Roasted Pineapple), Strawberry Lychee Explosion (Gunpowder Gin, Strawberry Syrup, Yuzu, Lychee Purée, London Essence Tonic Water) and Peach Pit (Makers Mark Private Reserve Bourbon, Lemon Juice, Peach Purée, Simple Syrup, London Essence Peach Jasmine Soda).

 Boston Harbor Hotel extends a special thanks to this year’s sponsors: Volvo, Saratoga Springs, MGS Group Real Estate, and Entertainment Specialists, and media partner, Boston Magazine.

 Summer in the City runs June 6th through August 29th on Tuesday to Friday nights, with bands performing nightly from 6:00pm-10:00pm. On Saturday, enjoy the harbor ambiance and drinks from 11:00am to 4:00pm, sans live music. For more information visit  To make a reservation, please visit OpenTable here


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