FAQ


Isn't Boston GreenFest at Boston City Hall Plaza?

This year Boston GreenFest is moving to the Greenway and Long Wharf with multiple venue locations!  The best way to get there is using the location of 296 State Street, Boston, MA 02109 or the Aquarium T-stop.

On the Greenway (cross streets:  Milk Street and State Street):
  1. Rings Fountain Parcel
  2. The Carousel Parcel 
On Long Wharf:
  1. Christopher Columbus Park
Marriott Long Wharf:
  1. Harborview Room:  Green Business Breakfast, Friday, August 16th
  2. Grand Ballroom:  Massachusetts GreenTech Expo, Saturday, August 17th,  12-6 pm
On Central Wharf:
  1. By the iMax of the Aquarium
  2. Central Street for the EcoRide & Drive
Hennessy's Upstairs (25 Union Street - near Faneuil Hall)
  1. Boston Green FilmFest

What are the hours?

Boston GreenFest is open from noon-6 pm in all locations, except at Christopher Columbus Park where the Main Stage will be set up and performances will take place until 9 pm on Friday and Saturday (Aug. 16-17) and until 6:00 pm on Sunday (Aug. 18).

Exhibitor hours are from 12-6 pm on all three days.

Is the event wheelchair-accessible?

Yes!  All of our venues are accessible by wheelchair and we provide wheelchair accessible restrooms.  Food, water, and exhibits are all accessible by wheelchair.  


How is your festival going to be green?

We are attempting to become a zero waste event.  Each vendor and exhibitor is responsible for taking care of his/her own trash,  recycling and containers.

How do exhibitors and vendors register?

Please fill out the contact form and we will get right back to you!

What is and where is Esquina Latina?

Esquina Latina is a section of our event where people can play dominos, register to vote and visit some exhibit spaces where Spanish is the main language spoken.  ¡Bienvenidos a todos!

Will there be drinking water on site?

Yes - Boston Water and MWRA will be providing fresh drinking water available at Christopher Columbus Park. Be sure to bring  you water bottle so you can fill up!

Do you have events for children?

There is a wonderful carousel on the Greenway and a playground at Christopher Columbus Park.  There will be gardening and EcoArt activities, and robots at the GreenTech Expo.  Several exhibitors will have interactive family-friendly booths.  There will be kite-making and kite flying!

Will there be food at the event?

Yes!  There will be cauliflower pizza by Caulipower, Indian food by Guru the Caterer, Egyptian street food by Koshari Mama, and burgers by Grateful Burger.   There will also be refreshments:  Reed's Craft Ginger Beer, Hubert's Lemonade and Bittersweet Homestead's handmade Lemonade.  A healthy snack called Banana Samba that comes all the way from Brazil and to top things off, non-dairy ice cream, So Delicious!

Do you have first aid on site?

Although we do not have a first aid tent per se, our site management is experienced in CPR/First Aid and we work with the City of Boston's EMS department.