FAQ


What does it cost to come to Boston GreenFest?

It is FREE for everyone to come and enjoy!

Isn't Boston GreenFest at Boston City Hall Plaza?

This year Boston GreenFest is moving to the Greenway and Long Wharf with 9 venue locations!

On the Greenway (cross streets:  Milk Street and State Street):
  1. Rings Fountain Parcel
  2. The Carousel Parcel 
On Long Wharf:
  1. Near the Aquarium by the iMax
  2. Near the boats at the Aquarium
  3. "Walk to the Sea" by the Aquarium
  4. 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
Spectacle Island:
  1. All day activities on Friday, August 16th with Ayni Institute

What are the hours?

Boston GreenFest is open from noon-6 pm in all locations, except at Christopher Columbus Park where the Solar Stage will be set up and performances will take place until 9 pm on Friday and Saturday (Aug. 16-17) and until 5:30 pm on Sunday (Aug. 17).
Exhibitor hours are from 12-6 pm on all three days.

Do you have events for children?

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

Are you looking for volunteers?

Yes! Please check out tab that says, "Volunteer!" under this FAQ menu.

How do exhibitors and vendors register?

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

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.  

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.  

Does the festival accommodate hearing-impaired attendees?

Yes!  On the Main Stage all the live performances will be announced in writing on the big screen. Let us know in writing if you are planning to attend the EcoYouth Leadership Congress and how we can meet your needs.  The BostonGreenFilmFest will have films that are captioned.

We will be working with new app technology to accommodate speech-to-text conversation via phone.  Please let us know if you have any special needs prior to April 30, 2019 so we can prepare for you.