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1st Annual President's Day WinterFest 2017

Sponsors by: Mayor Thomas P. Koch and The City of Quincy

 

Monday, February 20, 2017 at 4:00 -- 7:00 p.m.

Hancock-Adams Green Park @ Hancock Street, Quincy, MA


Jimmy Hui, President/Chief Executive Officer at The Jimmy Hui Foundation office is very pleased to announce that Mayor Thomas P. Koch and The City of Quincy will be hosting their first annual President's Day WinterFest 2017 begins on Monday, February 20, 2017 starts at 4:00 -- 7:00 p.m. at Hancock-Adams Green Park on Hancock Street in the Quincy Square to opens for the residents, persons with disabilities, citizens and the public are cordially invited to come and first serve throughout this winter season.

 

The City of Presidents celebrates its first annual President's Day Winter Festival on President's Day, Monday, February 20, 2017 from 4:00 -- 7:00 p.m. on the scenic new Hancock-Adams Green. 

 

The Green is located outside Quincy City Hall, 1305 Hancock Street, just steps from Quincy Center T Station on the MBTA Red Line and Commuter Rail, 15 minutes from South Station in Downtown Boston.

 

This free, family-friendly event will feature the Massachusetts National Guard Quintet, teen pop group 3D, a 35-foot inflatable snow slide for kids, breathing performance and stilt walking, mobile video gaming truck, marionette show, green screen photo booth, live entertainment inside and outside.

 

Visitors can also enjoy costumed re-enactors and guided tours of Quincy's historic 1844 Old City Hall and the National Historic Landmark Green revival masterpiece Church of the Presidents, the final resting place of presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams and First Ladies Abigail Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams, guided tours with costumed re-enactors and more.

 

The festival will also feature the flavors of downtown Quincy's thriving restaurant scene including: Rozafa Mediterranean Bistro, Purefections Chocolate, Cucina Mia Café & Deli, Craig's Café and the original Dunkin' Donuts, a Quincy landmark since 1950.

 

All attractions and entertainment are free, except for food and drink.

 

Quincy is known as the City of Presidents because it is the birthplace of President John Adams, President John Quincy Adams and President of the Second Continental Congress John Hancock. The festival is part of Mayor Thomas P. Koch's effort to shine a light on the beautiful new Hancock-Adams Green, Phase 1 of which opened last year.

 

When the Hancock-Adams Green is completed, Mayor Koch plans on designating it as a place for family-friendly events and activities.

 

The 2017 President's Day Winter Festival is being produced by the City of Quincy, in conjunction with JM Productions. A partnership between the City of Quincy and the City of Quincy's official tourism arm, Discover Quincy. In addition, support has been provided by The United First Parish Church (Church of the Presidents) and the Adams National Historical Park.

 

For more information, please contact Mayor's office at (617) 376-1990 with any questions or concerns about the event.