Fort Independence Boston, Ma

History of Fort Independence

This webpage will show the fantastic amenities offered on this 22-acre site for the Fort and Castle Island State Park site at the Boston Harbor entrance.

Upcoming Events

A Flag Day Ceremony will occur at Fort Independence Parade Grounds on Friday, June 14, 2024 at 11:00am. The public and groups are more than welcome to attend this unique experience. You can bring your old or ripped USA flags, which we will burn, and then properly dispose of the ashes. If you want to bring a group to the event, contact with any questions or details.

Hours of Free Tours at Fort Independence 2024

All events are very much weather-dependent.
In June, July, and August, tours will be run between 12:00 to 3:00 on Saturdays and Sundays starting Memorial Day weekend
Starting Labor Weekend, tours will be on Sundays only.

Starting May 30, the acclaimed Thursday Twighlight Skyline Viewing will return at 7:00 PM to Dusk, and this runs in June and July only.