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Will you be in town on the 4th of July? Don’t miss our special 4th of July programming in coordination with Boston’s Harborfest.

Old North Church / 193 Salem Street, North End / 617-523-6676
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop / 21 Unity Street, North End
The Printing Office of Edes & Gill / 21 Unity Street, North End

Friday, July 1
old-north-church-lanterns

Behind the Scenes Tours
30-minute tours are offered 10 am- 4:30 pm at the following times:
10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, and 4:30
Old North Church

Discover our change-ringing bells and colonial crypt through a half-hour
guided tour!

$6 adults/$5 students & military/$4 kids under 12 (purchase tickets in the gift shop)​

Handmade chocolate

18th c. Chocolate Making Demonstrations11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop

Touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th-century chocolate with costumed interpreters.

Donations appreciated; decadent treats for sale.​

Printing Demonstrations

18th c. Printing Demonstrations11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Printing Office of Edes & Gill

Witness Boston’s only colonial printing experience & purchase a copy of the Declaration!

Donations appreciated; prints for sale.​

Art & Architecture at Old North

Experience Art & Architecture at Old North6:00 – 7:00 pm
Old North Church

Investigate the aesthetic components of the oldest Georgian church in Boston.

$10 adults / $8 students & military (purchase tickets in the gift shop)

Saturday, July 2

COLONIALFEST

“COLONIALFEST”
12 pm – 4:00 pm
Old North Historic Site

Experience colonial life through hands-on activities: fifing, sewing, chocolate-making, hat-making, quill writing.

Donations appreciated; colonial items for sale​

Lanterns

Behind the Scenes Tours
30-minute
tours are offered 10 am- 4:30 pm at the following times:
10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, and 4:30
Old North Church

Discover our change-ringing bells and colonial crypt through a half-hour guided tour!

$6 adults/$5 students & military/$4 kids under 12 (purchase tickets in the gift shop)​

Chocolate Making Demonstrations

18th c. Chocolate Making Demonstrations
11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop

Touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th century chocolate with costumed interpreters.

Donations appreciated; decadent treats for sale.​

Printing Demonstrations

18th c. Printing Demonstrations
11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Printing Office of Edes & Gill


Witness Boston’s only colonial printing experience & purchase a copy of the Declaration!

Donations appreciated; prints for sale.

Paul Revere’s Ride

Dramatic Reading of Longfellow’s Famous Poem Paul Revere’s Ride
1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm


Join our costumed interpreter for a lively reading of the literary masterpiece that made Paul Revere and Old North Church household names and discover the real meaning behind it!

FREE!

Sunday, July 3
Reading book

Independence Day Service s
9-10 am & 11-noon
Old North Church

Worship in the church where the lanterns of freedom were hung .

All are welcome.

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Chocolate Making Demonstrations

18th c. Chocolate Making Demonstrations
11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop

Touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th century chocolate with costumed interpreters.

Donations appreciated; decadent treats for sale.​

Printing Demonstrations

18th c. Printing Demonstrations
11:00 am – 5:30 pm
The Printing Office of Edes & Gill

Witness Boston’s only colonial printing experience & purchase a copy of the Declaration!

Donations appreciated; prints for sale.

The Art of Change Ringing

The Art of Change Ringing
12-1 pm
Old North Historic Site, Bigelow Courtyard

Old North Church Bell Ringers explain the ancient and complex art of change-ringing.

FREE!

Statues in the old north church

Behind the Scenes Tours
30 minute tours are offered 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm at the following times:
1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, and 4:30
Old North Church


Discover our change-ringing bells and colonial crypt through a half hour guided tour!

$6 adults/$5 students & military/$4 kids under 12 (purchase tickets in the gift shop)

Create Your Own craft

Create Your Own Signal Lantern
1-5 pm
Old North Historic Site, Bigelow Courtyard

Get crafty by making paper lanterns; hear the “one if by land, two if by sea” story.

$1.00 per lantern donation appreciated.

Art & Architecture at Old North

Experience Art & Architecture at Old North
6-7 pm
Old North Church


Investigate the aesthetic components of the oldest Georgian church in Boston.

$10 adults / $8 students & military 

Monday, July 4th
old-north-church-lanterns

Behind the Scenes Tours
30 minute tours are offered 10 am- 4:30 pm at the following times:
10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, and 4:30
Old North Church


Discover our change-ringing bells and colonial crypt through a half hour guided tour!

$6 adults/$5 students & military/$4 kids under 12 (purchase tickets in the gift shop)

Chocolate Making Demonstrations

​​18th c. Chocolate Making Demonstrations

11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop

Touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th century chocolate with costumed interpreters.

Donations appreciated; goodies for sale​

Printing Demonstrations

18th c. Printing Demonstrations

11:00am – 5:30 pm
The Printing Office of Edes & Gill

Witness Boston’s only colonial printing experience & purchase a copy of the Declaration!

Donations appreciated; prints for sale.​

Dramatic Readings of the Declaration of Independence

Dramatic Readings of the Declaration of Independence
1-1:30 pm, 3-3:30 pm, and 5-5:30 pm
Old North Church

Join our costumed interpreter for a lively reading of the document that changed our nation.

FREE!​

Art & Architecture at Old North

Experience Art & Architecture at Old North
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Old North Church


Investigate the aesthetic components of the oldest Georgian church in Boston.

$10 adults / $8 students & military (purchase tickets in the gift shop)